HARARE (Xinhua) — Preparations for the opening of Zimbabwe's first traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and acupuncture clinic at the country's largest referral hospital are at an advanced stage, with all medical equipment already in place.
TOKYO (Kyodo) — A female lawmaker of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party said at a party gathering Friday, some women might make false reports of sexual violence, according to participants, a remark seen as insulting to victims of sexual assault.
TOKYO (Kyodo) — Hiroshi Hoketsu, 79, is a Japanese three-time Olympic equestrian. He made his Olympic debut at the 1964 Tokyo Games and became the oldest Japanese Olympian when he participated in the 2012 London Games at age 71.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan on Thursday condemned recent Chinese military activity after Beijing sent two military surveillance planes toward the island for three straight days, calling it a “deliberate provocation.”
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States butted heads with China and Russia at the United Nations on Thursday over responsibility for the pandemic that has interrupted the world, trading allegations about who mishandled and politicized the virus in one of the few real-time exchanges among top officials at this year’s COVID-distanced U.N. General Assembly meeting.
NEW YORK (AP) — “I did the best I could,” President Donald Trump said.
TOKYO (Kyodo) — The Tokyo Olympic bid committee transferred a total of over 1.1 billion yen ($10.5 million) to overseas destinations around the time the Japanese capital was picked as the host city in 2013, sources close to the matter said Tuesday.
The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 200,000 Tuesday, by far the highest in the world, hitting the once-unimaginable threshold six weeks before an election that is certain to be a referendum in part on President Donald Trump’s handling of the crisis.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A veteran Nepalese Sherpa guide who was the first person to climb Mount Everest 10 times has died at age 72 after a long illness, family members said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States slapped additional sanctions on Iran on Monday after the Trump administration's disputed unilateral weekend declaration that all United Nations penalties eased under the 2015 nuclear deal had been restored.