124 12th January 2017 8:50 AM

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 "Not My President's Day" protestors rally in LA to oppose Donald Trump

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) — Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the City Hall here on Monday, also the President Day, as part of the nation-wide “Not My President’s Day” rally to voice opposition against U.S. President Donald Trump. “We are here just to show the rest of the world that what made [...]

 Death of Russian envoy Churkin stuns UN Headquarters

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) — The sudden death of Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin Monday stunned the diplomatic community, staff of the UN secretariat and reporters. The 64-year-old veteran diplomat was the longest-serving ambassador on the 15-member UN Security Council, where he was known for his quick-witted debating skills and good humor. [...]

 Update: Five people dead in light aircraft crash in Melbourne

SYDNEY, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) — The Australian Authorities confirmed that five passengers had died after their light plane crashed into a Melbourne retail outlet on Tuesday Morning. “It looks like no one survived the crash,” Victorian police said. The plane went down on route to King Island of the south coast of Australia. The Victorian [...]

 UN chief and EU saddened to learn sudden death of Russian UN envoy

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday said that he “learned with shock and sadness” of the news of the sudden passing Vitaly Churkin, the Russian permanent representative to the United Nations. Moreover, European Union(EU) foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Monday also mourned the passing of Russian Ambassador to [...]

 Aust'n researchers discover how HIV virus "evades" immune system

SYDNEY, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) — Australian researchers have come a step closer to understanding how the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) evades the immune system. The “unexpected” discovery, published by Monash University on Tuesday, is an important step in defeating HIV. HIV has been responsible for more than 39 million deaths in the last 30 years [...]