Around 250 Chinese fishing vessels were detected by Peruvian naval forces some 230 miles (370.15 km) off the coast of Peru, sparking a Twitter war between Washington and Beijing.
ASEAN Foreign Ministers issue statement, expressing sympathies and condolences over Beirut port blast
07:21 | 10/08/2020
Learning of the August 4 explosion in Beirut, the Foreign Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on August 9 issued a statement on the incident, at a proposal of Vietnam.
07:20 | 10/08/2020
Willian has confirmed his Chelsea exit after a seven-year contract. He is near Arsenal move to completing the signing of midfielder Willian on a three-year deal, beating off competition from Barcelona and Inter Miami.
15:52 | 09/08/2020
Met Office forecasts that the UK will be battled by thunderstorms following scorching as high temperatures also cover across Europe.
14:45 | 09/08/2020
As countries are rushing to research and produce vaccines that can put a swift end to Covid-19 pandemic, health experts still warned that vaccines are not the magic bullet but some basic preventive measures including hand-washing, mask-wearing and social distancing are still critical to contain the contagion of the deathly virus, according to SCMP.
09:37 | 09/08/2020
World breaking news today August 9: Twitter has had preliminary discussions about a “combination” with TikTok. Meanwhile, Mauritius declares emergency as stranded ship leaks oil, Lebanese Prime Minister proposes early elections, and oil price also make headlines today.
08:33 | 09/08/2020
TikTok, famous Chinese video-sharing app, is reportedly planning to sue the Trump administration after his executive order issued for banning the service from the United States.
17:53 | 08/08/2020
Yellow weather warnings for thunderstorms across the UK has been issued by Met Office. Meanwhile, flash flooding and thunderstorms are forecasted in Europe.
15:25 | 08/08/2020
At least 18 people were killed on Aug 7 when a passenger plane crashed when it overshot the runway at the Calicut International Airport in Karipur, in the southern state of Kerala, India.
12:11 | 08/08/2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the recently passed policy has proved that the actions of Hong Kong officials were unacceptable and contrary to China's commitment to the principle of "one country, two systems".
09:28 | 08/08/2020
The US has so far contributed more than China to the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s coronavirus response, despite its threats to withdraw from the international body over alleged missteps in the early stages of the pandemic.
07:44 | 08/08/2020
China's attempts to change the status quo in the South China Sea (Bien Dong Sea in Vietnam) risks provoking a stern response from the international community, stressing that "anyone who is trying to change the status quo by force needs to be forced to pay a high cost," Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono told CNN in an exclusive interview on August 7.
07:33 | 08/08/2020
The World Health Organization has opposed to “vaccine nationalism”, warning the status quo of rich countries to grab the treatments by themselves.
07:32 | 08/08/2020
With the surge of Covid-19 cases and deaths, many Asian countries have tightened measures to prevent the spread of the virus, and have re-imposed a lockdown to cope with the disease.
15:37 | 07/08/2020
Over the past 53 years since its inception, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has successfully resolved differences to build a united community to respond to all regional and global challenges, says Norwegian ambassador to ASEAN Morten Høglund.
15:35 | 07/08/2020
On August 6, US President Donald Trump issued an executive order banning any transactions with ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns the video-sharing app TikTok.
UK and Europe weather forecast latest, August 8: Heat-health warnings for the EK as hot weather to bake Europe
14:48 | 07/08/2020
Extreme heat is forecasted to bake Europe over weekend as heat-health warnings issued for the UK.
09:29 | 07/08/2020
Chinese Global Times has recently boasted its dubs "aircraft carrier killers" missile DF-26 in a live-fire in a warning to the US sending USS Nimitz and USS Ronald Reagan to the South China Sea or Bien Dong Sea.
09:28 | 07/08/2020
World breaking news today August 7: Japanese are commemorating the victims of a catastrophic Hiroshima atomic bomb. Meanwhile, Lebanon has declared three days of national mourning for the Beirut explosion, US offers $10 million reward for hackers meddling in US elections and gold prices also make headlines today.
UK and Europe weather forecast latest, August 7: Hot weather makes chart turn RED across the UK and Europe
19:53 | 06/08/2020
Temperature is forecasted to climb over the weekend, which makes charts turn red across the UK and Europe.
14:33 | 06/08/2020
A new type of virus, which is likely to be passed to be infected after bite by ticks, is emerging in China, with more than 60 people infected and killed at least seven.