Former England captain David Beckham posed for photographs and signed autographs with Brazilian fans after arriving in Rio de Janeiro for a fleeting promotional visit.
China's lawmakers and political advisors gather for annual discussion of the country's development. Hope is pinned on reforms to whip the economy onto a more sustainable path.
South Korea reoffered Friday to hold Red Cross talks with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( DPRK) to discuss the topic of regularly holding family reunions, Seoul's Unification Ministry said.
China on Thursday said it attaches great importance to the safety of civil aviation and "relevant country" should follow international practice to ensure the security of civilian facilities in airspace and maritime space.
The Philippines will ensure that its interest is protected during ongoing talks on increased rotational presence of U.S. troops in the country, a senior government official said Thursday.
Thailand's caretaker government has planned to brief world diplomats based in the capital on an alleged conspiracy to depose the elected government by taking advantage of legal loopholes and with the help from independent agencies.
Afghan security forces in operations against anti-government militants raided a house in Saripul province, 350 km north of Kabul, early Wednesday, killing two militants and capturing a Taliban judge, Inspector General Police of the province said.
The State Minister for Resources and Energy Anthony Roberts on Thursday condemned the intimidation of a farmer and his family by extremist groups in rural New South Wales (NSW).
China's top legislator Zhang Dejiang on Thursday called for a smooth election of Hong Kong's next chief executive by universal suffrage.
Egypt's Cairo Criminal Court on Thursday suspended the trial of ousted president Mohamed Morsi over charges of inciting the killing of protesters to study requests to change the judges panel, state-run Nile TV reported.
A senior political advisor in central China's Hubei Province has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and removed from public office for suspected dereliction of duty and taking bribes, the CPC's discipline agency said on Friday.
Default seems certain in China's corporate bond market as the problems of a solar products maker highlights risks in the bond market.
When summing up his business strategy, Lei Jun, founder of China's Xiaomi Technology, used a very political term: "mass line."
One hundred Picasso engravings are being exhibited in China for the first time.
The Golden Bear winning Chinese movie "Black Coal, Thin Ice" will hit domestic cinema screens on March 21, the film's director Diao Yinan said in an interview with Xinhua.
To the beat of deafening Carnival music and whistles, 30,000 revelers took to the streets of the western Greece city port of Patras on Sunday to celebrate life and beat the