Chinese President Xi Jinping hosted some 5,000 delegates from across the globe at a ‘Belt and Road’ Forum in Beijing last week to discuss his signature infrastructure project, which began in 2013 to rebuild ancient trading routes across Eurasia.
Mexican lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to approve the creation of a new 60,000-member national guard, a proposal embraced by leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as a crucial tool in the fight against organized crime.
In its best display yet in the tournament, a goal in each half from Hwang Ui-jo and Lee Seung-woo were sufficient for South Korea to seal a convincing win over Iran and set up a quarterfinal tie with 2018 AFC U23 champion Uzbekistan, which beat Hong Kong 3-0 earlier on Thursday.
Iranian gymnast Omid Ayenehband has featured fine athletic skills, flexibility and agility at the 15th edition of Junior Artistic Gymnastics Asian Championships, and harvested the Islamic Republic’s second bronze medal in the continental tournament.
Iranian karate practitioners have exhibited great punching, knee strikes as well as open-hand techniques at an international So Kyokushin field championships in the country, and claimed the top position.