BEIJING: China’s education minister has vowed to ban university textbooks which promote “Western values”, state media said, in the latest sign of ideological tightening under President Xi Jinping.
China’s ambitious goals for the SCO are helped by the imminent addition of three new members.
Colombia’s Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe Sunday, beating out contenders from the United States, Ukraine, Jamaica and The Netherlands at the world’s top beauty pageant in Florida.
LONDON: India overtook China as the world’s biggest gold consumer in 2014 as global physical demand fell, an industry report showed on Thursday, forecasting that prices that have declined for the last two years would bottom out this year.
Chelsea’s 4-2 home defeat by League One side Bradford was the biggest FA Cup shock of all time, says former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler. And in a BBC Match of the Day vote 77.2% agreed with him. “Chelsea are by far the best team in England at the minute. They are 2-0 up at home…
As US President Barack Obama visited India over the last three days to attend its Republic Day festivities, the triangular relationship between US, China and India has aroused much speculation.
Paris: The Solar System has at least two more planets waiting to be discovered beyond the orbit of Pluto, Spanish and British astronomers say.
The political stability of the Arab world needs a long-term plan to increase economic stability and move away from dependence on oil as the major economic driver, while also addressing the region’s dangerously high unemployment, particularly among young people.