The Vatican on Saturday announced a historic accord with China on the appointment of bishops in the Communist country as Pope Francis recognized seven Beijing-appointed bishops in a move that could pave the way for a rapprochement between the Catholic Church and the world's most populous country.
Vatican announces historic deal with China on bishops
China’s decision to buy fighter jets and missile systems from Russia is a normal act of cooperation between sovereign countries and the United States has “no right to interfere”, Defense Ministry spokesman Wu Qian said on Saturday.
China says US has 'no right' to interfere in Russia military cooperation
Russia has rejected the findings of an Israeli investigation into the deadly crash of a Russian military aircraft in the Syrian province of Latakia, and called on Tel Aviv to launch a new probe into the matter.
Russia rejects Israeli findings on downed plane
The globe-trotting travels of the UN’s environment chief have been sharply criticized in a draft internal audit as ‘contrary to the ethos of carbon emission reduction’.
UN environment chief criticized by UN over frequent flying
The Canadian government on Friday ordered a new review of the Trans Mountain pipeline to the Pacific taking into account the impact of increased tanker traffic on endangered killer whales along the coast.
Canada regulator to reconsider Trans Mountain pipeline to Pacific
Many are missing and it is feared that more than 200 people in total may have drowned. Rescue efforts resumed on Friday after being halted overnight.
Lake Victoria Tanzania ferry disaster death toll hits 100
Vietnam’s President Tran Dai Quang, a former chief of internal security who became one of the most high-profile leaders in the communist-ruled country, died on Friday after an illness, state media said.
Vietnam's president dies after viral illness
Carol Donovan became convinced 2018 could be a good year for Democrats in Dallas County, Texas, when so many enthusiasts jammed into the party’s annual fish fry fundraiser last October that they ran out of catfish.
Democrats' enthusiasm to blunt Trump soars for congressional election: Reuters/Ipsos poll
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday the European Union must come up with an alternative to her Brexit proposals, saying talks had reached an impasse after bloc’s leaders had rejected her plans without explaining why.
May: Brexit talks hit impasse

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