For more on what will happen to these displaced Iraqi civilians, we earlier talked to a political analyst from the US.
In the metropolis of Shenzhen close to Hong Kong, 280,000 people had to flee their homes when Typhoon Haima arrived.
The UN's Human Rights Council has passed a resolution calling for enhanced investigation of rights violations and abuses in Aleppo.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has said that confidence in the path, theory, system and culture of socialism with Chinese characteristics is crucial to carry forth the Long March spirit, and China should keep marching forward.
The Chinese defense ministry is protesting against a patrol by a US Navy destroyer in the South China Sea. The ministry says the move was, as it puts it, "illegal" and "provocative".
Vietnam will receive three Chinese warships from Saturday at its newly opened Cam Ranh international port from Saturday to Wednesday.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he is not severing ties with the US, but wants to "separate" Manila's foreign policy from Washington's.
The Chinese foreign ministry has asked Japan not to meddle in China-Philippine relations. This was in response to Japanese media reports that Japan's government urged the Philippines to uphold an arbitral award on a South China Sea territorial dispute with China.
In Iraq, at least 24 people have been killed, after ISIL militants launched a series of attacks on the government-controlled northern city of Kirkuk.
Dozens of Islamic State (IS) militants on Friday carried out multiple attacks in the Iraqi northern city of Kirkuk targeting security and local government buildings, as the Iraqi and Kurdish security forces are pushing to recapture territories around the city of Mosul in preparation for the final offensive on the IS last major stronghold in Iraq.
The 120th session of China Import and Export Fair, or Canton Fair, is underway in South China’s Guangzhou city. Over 24,000 exhibitors are participating in it. Six decades since its launch, the fair has witnessed the development of a great many Chinese brands, helping them expand their overseas reach.
For more on the housing prices, we are joined in our studio by our current affairs commentator, Mr. Li Yong. Welcome. Q1. Property developers saw deficits in the first half of the year. Should we be concerned about financial risks associated with the sector?
Friday marks the last day of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's trip to China. Infrastructure construction was the key word on the final day of his visit.
For more on the Long March spirit, we are now joined in the studio by Mr. Wang Xuewen. He's the deputy president of International Business Daily. Welcome. Q1. What can we learn from the Long March spirit today?
Typhoon Haima, packing maximum winds of 160 kilometers per hour at its center, made landfall in the coastal city of Shanwei in South China's Guangdong Province at 12:40 pm today. This is the 22nd typhoon of the year and it has already bashed the Philippines.
The ECB said in its Survey of Professional Forecasters on Friday that long-term euro zone inflation projections remain well anchored near the European Central Bank's target, but GDP growth will be weaker than earlier thought.
The UK Prime Minister Theresa May tried to reassure EU leaders over Brexit when she attended her first European Union summit on Thursday in Brussels, but she was told by French President Francois Hollande to prepare for tough negotiations.
The yuan has lost almost half of a percent against the greenback so far this week, and is set for a third straight weekly loss.
Here's what might ease China's congested roads and reduce pollution: a new type of electric-powered public transport. While the new light rail system in Shenzhen could be a major boon to China's public transport industry, can it really help reduce the number of cars on the streets?
Ethiopian authorities have arrested at least one-thousand-five-hundred protesters for violence and property damage, under a six-month state of emergency which was declared less than two weeks ago.
South Africa has confirmed its plan to exit the International Criminal Court, and a formal notice of withdrawal has been handed over to the United Nations. It's the second African country to pull out of the ICC, after Burundi.
For some insight on the impact of a potentially longer Abe administration, we were joined by Yang Xiyu, a senior fellow at the China Institute of International Studies.
Belgium says it can only back the EU-Canada trade deal if there is an unanimity. In a phone call early on Friday, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel spoke with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau said officials from the EU and its Wallonia region failed to find a compromise.
UN Human Rights Chief, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, has called the Syrian city Aleppo "a slaughterhouse" and urged the Human Rights Council to set aside "political disagreements" to focus on civilians. He says rights violations and abuses in rebel-held areas of eastern Aleppo "constitute crimes of historic proportions."
Two of China's biggest bike-sharing platforms have secured millions of US dollars from the country's tech giants. Shanghai's MoBike raised a 100 million US dollars funding from partners like internet giant Tencent Holdings. Beijing-based oFo also secured 130-million US dollars from investors including ride-hailing app Didi and smartphone maker XiaoMi.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines and South African Airways are among the latest to announce a ban on the troubled Samsung Note 7.
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter has said Washington intends to keep its alliance commitments to the Philippines.
Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic party has decided to revise party rules to extend the maximum tenure for party presidents. The move could possibly allow Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to run for a third term in 2018.
The Mosul offensive is sparking a humanitarian crisis. According to the International Organization for Migration, as of Thursday the current operation in and around the city has already forced over 5,600 people to flee their homes.
Islamic State militants in Iraq have attacked several government buildings and a power station in the northern oil city of Kirkuk. Police report that at least 24 people were killed during the pre-dawn attack.
Friday marks a week since the attempted coup by militias in Tripoli against the UN-backed government in Libya. The administration is demanding the arrest of those behind the plot.
Fashion and technology. It might sound like an unusual mix. But in Dubai, leading international tech brands are trying to stitch the two together
We talk about China's economic reforms -- but often on the macro-level. This week -- we're going to dive-in to look at economic transitions at regional and corporate levels. Today, we begin with corprate tax.
The Chinese yuan’s foreign exchange rate has been volatile in October .
The spokesperson of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, Wang Chunying, said on Friday that the forex rate of renminbi is generally stable right now.
China's National Bureau of Statistics said real estate sector has been stabilized, because of the effects of regulatory policies.
China's National Bureau of Statistics released its monthly survey on home price in 70 major cities.
Reports are just coming in of an earthquake in western Japan. Multiple people reportedly have been injured in the earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6.
One of the most popular catch phrases in the tech world this year is, of course, virtual reality. And it won't surprise you that the VR industry is branching out beyond entertainment. Alibaba subsidiary Ant-Financial has just revealed the world's first payment application that works in the virtual world. The company aims to roll out its VR Pay to the masses by the end of the year. While it sounds cool enough, is your wallet ready for it?
China's red-hot property market in major cities has shown signs of cooling after authorities stepped in with a spate of measures to contain sky-high prices, an official survey showed Friday, citing fresh data for the first half of October.
This week, the Chinese people nationwide are reflecting upon their shared history over the 80th Anniversary of the ‘Long March.’
A joint statement released by China and the Philippines on Friday
The Chinese yuan slipped to a six-year low against a strong US dollar. On Friday, China's central bank fixed the daily yuan dollar midpoint at 6.7558. That's 247 basis points lower than the previous setting, the biggest decline since the end of August.
Britain has sent warships to monitor a Russian aircraft carrier group and other vessels in the North Sea. The aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and its task force are making transit by sailing through the North Sea and the English Channel.
The capital of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region in northern Iraq is only 80 kilometers from Mosul and 50 from the frontlines of the one of the country’s largest ever military operations. Yet the city of Erbil so far has felt few shockwaves emanating from the conflict.
Thailand's ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra said the military has ordered her assets seized and fined her over a rice subsidy scheme.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged building a solid national defense and strong armed forces that are commensurate with China's international status and national security and development interests.
Weather authorities say Typhoon Haima has made landfall in the southern Chinese city of Shanwei. Eastern coastal areas of Guangdong Province have been battered by strong winds and rain.
Typhoon Haima has brought transport and public services in Hong Kong to a standstill. The city issued the No. 8 Northwest Gale or Storm Signal earlier today. This is the first time Hong Kong hoisted the signal since 1995.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called for carrying forth the spirit of the Chinese Red Army in the Long March eight decades ago and moving forward in "a new long march."
Chinese President Xi Jinping said the Long March was "a great feat in human history," "epic" and a "human miracle".
The White House said it has not received any official requests from Manila to change cooperation between the two countries. But, Duterte's 'anti-U.S.' sentiments and statements have caused anxiety in Washington.
Let's go back to Mr. Liu Baocheng.
The Philippine president also announced that his country was cutting its ties with the United States, expressing his desire to become more dependent on China instead, both militarily and economically.
Joining us again is Zhang Yuanyuan, the former Chinese Ambassador to New Zealand and Belgium. He is also the translator of the book 'The Long March: The Untold Story' by Harrison E. Salisbury.
Tthe city of Yan'an in Shaanxi Province is known for its cave dwellings, where communist revolutionaries stayed and established their headquarters. Today, cave houses are still there, some people still live inside but more are moving out. Preserving the cultural heritage and moving forward, can we do both at the same time?
As a cradle for the Chinese revolution, the city of Yan’an has a special chapter in the annals of Chinese modern history. In the past decades, Yan'an also has seen advances in its economy, such as in red tourism and agriculture. However, the old revolutionary city has many challenges ahead.
Despite 80 years having passed since the heroic journey, the spirit of the Long March continuous to have tremendous influence on China's society and ideology. Earlier, my colleague Asieh Numdar interviewed a historian, who shared his opinions on the Long March's hardship, spirit and long-lasting legacy.
For more discussion on this, we are joined in the studio by Mr. Liu Baocheng, Dean of the Center for International Business Ethics at the University of International Business and Economics.
Now for more on the commemoration, we are joined by our reporter Han Peng here in Beijing.
Leaders of the Communist Party of China have gathered in Beijing to mark the 80th anniversary of the Long March victory.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has hailed the Long March as a "stately monument" in the history of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
A convention was held on Friday to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the victory of the Long March at the Great Hall of the People in downtown Beijing.
China's high-flying home prices in major cities have been "markedly contained" by authorities' property curb policies, an official survey showed on Friday, citing fresh data for the first half of October.
CCTV reporter Han Peng is at the Great Hall of the People. Let's go live to him right now.
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Over 22,000 guns destroyed in South Africa
Nations urged to accommodate Paris Agreement in polices
Buhari vows to redouble efforts to free remaining girls
China's Ministry of Commerce on Wednesday welcomed a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel report which ruled the United States violated WTO rules in 13 anti-dumping measures imposed on imports from China.
China and the Philippines on Thursday pledged to improve economic ties through cooperation.
China released another two captive-bred giant pandas into the wild on Thursday in southwest China's Sichuan Province, in an attempt to diversify the species' genetic pool.
Russia on Thursday began another humanitarian pause of airstrikes to allow rebels and civilians to flee the Syrian city of Aleppo, a cease-fire the Kremlin extended by an additional 24 hours.
Republican candidate Donald Trump refused to say on Wednesday that he would accept the outcome of the Nov. 8 US presidential election, leaving open the possibility he would challenge the ultimate outcome.
Typhoon Haima is approaching south China and is expected to land in south China's Guangdong province on Friday.
Iraqi security forces on Thursday recaptured a town from Islamic State (IS) militants near the city of Mosul, as major offensive continued to seize more ground around the city, a security source said.
Aid efforts weaken as Al-Shabaab seizes towns & villages
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari told the 21 girls released by Islamist militants last week that he will 'redouble' efforts to bring home about 200 still missing after the kidnapping in Chibok in 2014.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday agreed that the two countries will properly handle differences and achieve full improvement and greater progress in bilateral ties.
As the world's second largest economy, China still has around 60 million people living in poverty. But government efforts are helping to eradicate poverty along the path of the Long March and across the country.
80 years ago, the Communist Party of China and its Red Army survived what was called a grueling strategic retreat, remembered as the Long March. Loyal countrymen in one of China's poorest provinces, Guizhou, helped Red Army soldiers during the march. Today Guizhou is investing in education to try to establish itself as a global big-data and cloud-computing center.
China's private insurance sector is booming. As the nation's population gets older, commercial insurance has become a hot sector for investment, and some of China's biggest publicly traded companies are getting on board.
A new report by China's General Administration of Customs says trade in raw materials has continued to drop. Exports of Chinese raw materials have gone down every month for the past year-and-a-half, while imports have fallen for 20 months in a row. Trade in raw materials, has dropped nearly 7% since the start of the year.
The Philippines has been actively promoting bilateral trade with China after Rodrigo Duterte took office earlier this year. China is the Philippines' second largest trading partner and its biggest export market.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has held talks with visiting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at Beijing's Great Hall of the People. Li said that China always advocates that bilateral disputes be resolved through dialogue between related parties.
This year's Shanghai Fashion Week has just ended, but in addition to the 500 brands showing their new collections, independent buyers were also out in force -- they import foreign branded fashion goods for sale here, where the brands are popular but selling can be very different.
The World Robot Conference kicks off in Beijing today, with over 150 renowned robot making companies unveiling their latest products, or humandroids.
The first economic forum of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization kicked off in Beijing Thursday. This is the first economic forum of the organization since it was founded in 2001.
China's trade fell nearly 2 percent in the first three quarters, mainly dragged down by trade of processed goods.
China's telecommunications sector had stable growth in the third quarter. The sector expanded 50 percent year on year while revenues rose 4.8 percent.
China's producer price index is expected to firm in the coming months, according to the National Bureau of Statistics Thursday.
Data from the first three quarters suggests a rebound in the industrial sector.
European Union leaders are holding a 2-day summit to discuss a variety of issues. Senior officials have criticized Russia over its bombings in Syria and have called on the EU to unite to urge Moscow to end its alleged attacks on civilians.
Chinese President Xi Jinping met with President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. It's Duterte's first state visit outside southeast Asia since taking office in June.
Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin said on Thursday bilateral ties between the two countries have now been fully restored and the two countries are ready to begin a new stage of cooperation.
Members of the Iraqi government are divided over the current Mosul offensive and the implications following liberation. Questions include future political stability, care for an estimated one million refugees and whether the current Iraq-Pershmerga cooperation will continue.