AP A man rides his scooter through burning tires set up by anti-government protesters during ongoing protests against the government, in Khaldeh, south of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Protesters have been holding demonstrations since Oct. 17 demanding an end to widespread corruption and mismanagement by the political class that has ruled the country for three decades. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
A protester is detained by police during a demonstration against the Turkish government's removal from office of three pro-Kurdish mayors on August 19, 2019, in Ankara.
People cool off at a fountain in New York City, the United States, July 20, 2019. New York City entered a state of emergency on Friday due to the first heat wave of this summer.
Artists perform at the "Sweet Art Museum" installation art exhibition in Sao Paulo, Brazil, June 19, 2019. The exhibition will open to the public on June 20 and will last to late August. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso)
Attendees of a Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony to economist Arthur Laffer, laugh at a joke from President Donald Trump, right, Wednesday June 19, 2019, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
Balinese women in traditional dress perform in a parade of the Bali Arts Festival in Bali, Indonesia, Saturday, June 15, 2019. The month-long annual festival started on Saturday.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend a Polish-American reception with Polish President Andrzej Duda and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday June 12, 2019.
President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Tuesday, June 11, 2019, after a trip to Iowa to tour a renewable energy facility and speak at a fundraiser.
Asian Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Affairs (AIDIA) organized an interactive session on “Understanding the Oil and Middle East Geo-Politics and Its Impact in South-Asia “with Ambassador Anil Trigunayat, Distinguished Fellow of Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) India.
Seoul is hopeful that the Korean peninsula is soon going to witness a peaceful unity as the clouds of doubts have started clearing between the two Koreas – North and South – in recent years.
The second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) has concluded in Chinese capital Beijing today issuing a 38-point joint communique titled ‘Belt and Road Co-operation: Shaping a Brighter Shared Future.’
The executive directors of the World Bank (WB) today unanimously selected David R Malpass as president of the World Bank Group for a five-year term beginning on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
Beijing reported GDP of over 3 trillion yuan (446.6 billion U.S. dollars) in 2018, authorities said Wednesday. According to the municipal statistics bureau, Beijing attained GDP of 3.03 trillion yuan last year, up 6.6 percent.
American farmers have been forced to warehouse a bumper crop of soybeans, or sell at a loss, while a Midwest medical supply company is considering shipping production overseas amid growing uncertainty.