Category: World

Modern Love Story: Gundam Robot Helps Couple Fall in Love

Modern Love Story: Gundam Robot Helps Couple Fall in Love © AFP 2017/ Society19:21 23.11.2017Get short URL 0 8410 Love can be found in unusual places, and an example of such a story is Ella and her “Gundam guy,” whose love story has swept away Twitter users. Elle Howley met John Grasso on Tinder, but soon deleted […]

South Korean Authorities Go After Apple Prior to iPhone X Launch

South Korean Authorities Go After Apple Prior to iPhone X Launch © Photo: PixabayAsia & Pacific19:41 23.11.2017Get short URL 0 67 0 0 During the past week South Korean authorities have visited Apple’s HQ to ask questions about its business practices in Seoul and now the authorities have allegedly raided Apple’s offices just a day […]

Chinese Surgeon Defends ‘World’s First’ Head Transplant

Chinese Surgeon Defends ‘World’s First’ Head TransplantCC0 / PixabayAsia & Pacific06:30 23.11.2017(updated 23:18 22.11.2017) Get short URL 0 11120 A Chinese surgeon leading the world’s first human head transplant carried out on a corpse in China has defended the controversial operation. The procedure was carried out by a team led by Dr. Xiaoping Ren from Harbin Medical University […]

Before Military Takeover, Chinese Investment in Zimbabwe Was Dwindling

Before Military Takeover, Chinese Investment in Zimbabwe Was Dwindling © REUTERS/ Mike Hutchings Africa06:45 23.11.2017(updated 03:45 23.11.2017) Get short URL 0 56 0 0 Chinese businessmen say Zimbabwe’s latest political upheaval will not affect their projects in Africa, yet economic policies against foreign companies in Zimbabwe have impacted Chinese trade and investment there. Experts say […]

Will Merkel Survive Germany’s Electoral Chaos?

It should have surprised no one that German Chancellor Angela Merkel failed to form a coalition government. Last September’s splintered national vote all but ensured it. Even if her remarkable political talents had given her immediate success in coalition building, it could not have lasted long. Now she has a Hobson’s choice: the dubious prospect […]

Sochi Talks Roundup: Russia, Iran, Turkey Reach Important Breakthroughs on Syria

Sochi Talks Roundup: Russia, Iran, Turkey Reach Important Breakthroughs on Syria © Sputnik/ Michael Metzel/POOLMiddle East22:12 22.11.2017(updated 22:34 22.11.2017) Get short URL147950 Speaking to the press after his meeting with his Iranian and Turkish counterparts in Sochi on Wednesday, President Putin said the peace talks in Astana and the establishment of de-escalation zones in Syria […]

‘Get Used to It’: China Flies Warplanes, Spy Jets Past Taiwan, Japan

‘Get Used to It’: China Flies Warplanes, Spy Jets Past Taiwan, Japan © REUTERSMilitary & Intelligence22:40 22.11.2017Get short URL 0 19410 A sortie of People’s Liberation Army Air Force H-6K bombers and an additional Tu-154MD intelligence aircraft cruised close to the Miyako Strait over the weekend, spurring Japan to scramble fighter planes. During a previous […]