The Chinese economy expanded 8,1% in 2021, following the 2,2% of 2020, as steadily growing industrial production and exceptional trade performance offset a drop in retail sales. Still, that figure fell short of economists' expectations for an 8.4% growth and year on year growth rate fell to 4,9% in the third quarter and 4% in the fourth quarter.Add your comment!
The Government of the United States has announced that effective Jan. 22, foreigners wishing to cross into the country by land or by boat from Canada will also be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19.Add your comment!
Starting in the coming month of April, Aerolineas Argentinas will resume its daily flights between Buenos Aires' Ezeiza airport to the Adolfo Suárez-Barajas terminal in Madrid. The frequency had been interrupted in 2020 due to the COVID-19 crisis.Add your comment!
By Paul Whiteley, Professor, Department of Government, University of Essex – Things just keep getting worse for Boris Johnson. On the same day that one of his MPs defected to the Labour party, former Brexit minister David Davis stood up in parliament to call for Johnson’s resignation.Add your comment!
A distraught Pope Francis again pledged justice for the victims of sexual abuse by members of the Catholic Church, following the devastating report which revealed that former Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI failed to act in several cases of abuse, almost a cover-up, while a bishop in Germany.Add your comment!
A 49-year-old businessman who holds double citizenship of Haiti and Chile has been charged in the United States in connection with the murder of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse at the latter's residence in Port-au-Prince on July 7.Add your comment!
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Friday met in Geneva to discuss the escalating military tensions in Europe, particularly about a possible invasion of Ukraine.Add your comment!
At age 19, Zara Rutherford has become the youngest woman ever to fly solo around the world, after landing back at her Belgian point of departure following a journey of more than 52,000 kilometers (28,000 nautical miles) across several countries and five continentsAdd your comment!
On the month of Holocaust Remembrance Day, United Nations General Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution rejecting and condemning any denial of the Holocaust following on a joint proposal from Israel and Germany.Add your comment!
Following the July 2021 uprisings and how information left the island of Cuba and reached the world, the Communist regime has been revoking visas from foreign journalists, it was reported.Add your comment!