Publication: Global Times

First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Chinese state councilor meets Iranian foreign minister

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday.Zarif is in Beijing to attended the fourth ministerial conference of the Istanbul Process on Afghanistan held on Friday.Chinese President Xi Jinping and ... [Published Global Times - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Iran, Nuclear, China
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Industrial growth stays stable despite pressure: official

China's industrial and economic growth remained stable despite existing downward pressure on its macro economy due to the deceleration of industrial production growth in the first three quarters, a Chinese official said Friday.Relatively poor exports ... [Published Global Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Myanmar rules shift

Myanmar's parliament will consider amending the country's constitution, which currently bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president through a clause targeting those, like her, with foreign family members, ahead of crucial elections ... [Published Global Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Israel reopens Al Aqsa mosque after closure following shooting of activist

Israeli security forces stand guard as Palestinian Muslim worshippers pray on a street outside the Old City on Friday, following restrictions by Israeli police to allow only Muslim men over 50 to access the Al Aqsa Mosque compound. Photo: AFPMuslim worshippers ... [Published Global Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

PLA to battle Ebola

China will dispatch an elite unit from the People's ­Liberation Army (PLA) to help Ebola-hit Liberia, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, responding to UN calls for a greater global effort to fight the deadly virus in West Africa.The PLA squad, which ... [Published Global Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

UN warns of foreign jihadists

Jihadists from more than 80 countries and regions have flocked to fight in Iraq and Syria on an "unprecedented scale," according to extracts of a UN report published by Britain's Guardian newspaper on Friday.Around 15,000 people have travelled to fight ... [Published Global Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

No spooky costumes on subway, say Beijing police

Beijing police have warned people they may face arrest for wearing Halloween fancy dress on the subway due to safety concerns, The Beijing News reported.With Halloween's arrival, the wearing of fancy dress or scary makeup on the city's extensive subway ... [Published Global Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Not so scary

Two baby lions play with a pumpkin lantern prepared for Halloween at the Yunnan Safari Park in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan Province on Thursday. Tourists to the park can also pick pumpkin lanterns and masks at the gate and take them back home for ... [Published Global Times - 15 hours ago]
Entities: Pumpkin, Kunming, China
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Manhunt launched after kids murdered

Police in East China's Jiangxi Province have launched a manhunt after two primary school students were stabbed to death on Friday, authorities said.The killer, who appeared to be around 50, attacked three children as they walked home from school at 11 ... [Published Global Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Open-air drama

A Chinese actor and a actress perform in the Second Wuzhen Theatre Festival in Wuzhen, Zhejiang Province, on Thursday. The 11-day festival has attracted more than 300 performance groups from all over the world. Photo ... [Published Global Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Casualties feared as explosion rocks bus station in northern Nigeria

Casualties were feared Friday morning after an explosion rocked a bus station in Nigeria's northeastern state of Gombe, witnesses said.Details of the incident were still sketchy but witnesses said the explosion occurred at the premises of the state-run ... [Published Global Times - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 2 reports

Lenovo completes acquisition of Motorola

Lenovo Group and Google jointly announced on Thursday that Lenovo's acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google is complete, according to a press release sent to the Global Times on Thursday.The transaction has been approved by several authorities, including ... [Published Global Times - Oct 30 2014]

Quotes

"Poor demand from overseas and domestic economic structural adjustments, such as eliminating overcapacity in some industries, are the major factors that drag down the growth of the country's economy" Chang Jian, a Hong Kong-based economist with Barclays Capital, told the Global Times Friday
Around 15,000 people have travelled to fight alongside Islamic State (IS) and other hard-core militant groups from "countries that have not previously faced challenges relating to Al Qaeda" said the report
"If they cause any public security incidents, such as stampedes, the police will deal with it severely" The Beijing News noted
"Volunteers have so far moved more than a dozen bodies out of here. But I am not sure if all the victims are dead" he said

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