A fire at a PetroChina branch in northwest China has left one person dead, four injured, and two missing.
The Turkish government says it is determined to continue fighting terrorism as the country launched airstrikes against both ISIL and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party in Iraq and Syria on Saturday.
Manila appears to be a fickle player in international politics since its recent arbitration request on the South China Sea issue completely disregards its previous consensus with China and violates what it has agreed on.
Nearly 500 rescuers are racing to save 11 people trapped in a collapsed mine pit in southwestern China's Yunnan Province.
Earlier, we spoke to our correspondent Terrence Terashima who has been following the demonstrations in Tokyo. He told us that public condemnation and opposition towards Abe's policies began long before the debate over the new security bills.
The Potsdam Declaration demanded unconditional surrender and compliance with the Cairo Declaration of 1943. These two documents constitute the cornerstone of the post-war international order.
For more on the Potsdam Declaration and Shinzo Abe's push to pass security bills, we're joined in the studio by Einar Tangen, a current affairs commentator.
Fuel cells are often mentioned in the context of hydrogen-powered cars, but they can also be used to power homes. We visited the world's largest fuel cell power plant in South Korea's Hwaseong city, to find out why fuel cells could be the next best source of renewable energy. She sends this story.
Pakistan's army chief General Raheel Sharif has inspected a road network under construction in Balochistan Province, which is part of a China-Pakistan development project.
The UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Stephen O'Brien, has wrapped up a four-day visit to South Sudan to see first hand the consequences of ongoing violence in the country.
The city of Quanzhou, in China’s southeastern province of Fujian, boasts one of the richest religious and ethnic blends in the country. For centuries, it was used by merchants traveling the ancient Maritime Silk Road.
Russia's Prime Minister says relations between Russia and China have never been as good as they are now. Dmitry Medvedev said the two countries are enjoying a period of high mutual trust and economic cooperation.
Textbooks can be an important indicator of Japan's domestic political climate, reflecting the country's political changes and social beliefs.
Japan and Germany were the two main aggressors during the Second World War. But after the war, the ways in which the two nations choose to remember the conflict couldn’t be more different.
For more discussion on this, joining us in the studio now is Liu Youfa, former vice president of the China Institute of International Studies.
The Chairman of the Executive Council of the Japan-China Society in Tokyo has said that Japan's pacifist Constitution is in line with the Potsdam Declaration.
For more, we're joined by our correspondent Terrence Terashima in Tokyo.
Japan's upper house of parliament is expected to debate on Monday new security bills that seek to expand the role of the nation's Self Defense Forces.
Let's take a look in detail at the Potsdam declaration -- its goals back then, and its relevance today.
70 years after the Japanese surrender. It seems Prime Minister Shinzo Abe still refuses to face history squarely, and has revealed recently that he is NOT familiar with the 1945 Potsdam Declaration.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his right-wing allies have challenged the peace mechanism by trying to revise the pacifist constitution and promoting the new security bill.
As the world marks the 70th anniversary of the signing of the 1945 Potsdam Proclamation on Sunday, experts said that the commemoration is of great realistic significance under the current international situation.
Kenya and the U.S. on Saturday reaffirmed their commitment on security cooperation and in the war against terrorism to help prevent future terror attacks in the East African nation.
China has launched two new satellites for its homegrown rival to the US's GPS system, known as the Beidou Navigation Satellite System. The successful launch marks another solid step in building Beidou into a navigation system with global coverage.
A suicide bombing has stricken Maroua, capital of the country's Far-North Region. A local military officer said at least 19 people were killed and 62 wounded in the attack on Saturday night.
How is Turkey and the West's relations in their joint fight against ISIL? Earlier CCTV-America spoke to Ronald Grigor Suny about this. He is a history professor at the University of Michigan.
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the Potsdam declaration, a document issued by China, the United States and Britain on July 26th, 1945 in demand of Japan's unconditional surrender, and was accepted by Japan in the 1945 Japanese Instrument of Surrender.
Music fair kicks off in northern China
Channel Tunnel services disrupted as migrants breach fences
For more, we're now joined on the phone by Professor Liu Guoen from Guanghua School of Management at Peking University.
Recently, a video made by 17 senior doctors has gained over 100 thousand "likes" online. In the video, These senior doctors have an average of 10 years working experiences, they have expressed concerns over the recent escalating tension between doctors and patients. But they made a clear voice that they will never forget the very beginning moment of raising their minds to be doctors.
In just a few weeks' time in late June this year, a total of seven violent cases against medical workers has appeared in Shanghai, which has left five doctors and three nurses with injuries.
For more details, joining us live now is our correspondent Jack Barton in Brussels.
For more on this, we're joined in the studio by our current affairs commentator Victor Gao.
Major exporters of tech products -- including China, the US and EU -- agreed on Friday to cut global tariffs on more than 200 products. It marks the WTO’s first significant tariff-cutting deal in 18 years.
Tunisia parliament passes new anti-terror law
Nkurunziza wins controversial third term
Obama honors victims of 1998 embassy bombings in Kenya
The Italian Coastguard says it rescued 103 migrants about 80 kilometres off the Libyan coast on Friday.
A Saudi-led airstrike on Taiz in Yemen has killed at least 55 people and left tens injured. News agency Saba quoted a local source as saying the bombing targeted the Mokha area inhabited mostly by engineers, and workers of a power station and some displaced families.
Turkey and the United States have agreed to set up so-called "safe zones" in northern Syria.
US President Barack Obama has addressed the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at the United Nations compound in Nairobi.
The Turkish military has continued its air and ground strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria and camps of Kurdish militants in northern Iraq.
Up to 250 pilot whales have been killed in an annual whale hunt in the Faroe Islands, an autonomous country within the Danish Kingdom.
China is working on its first cyber security law, which clarifies that safeguarding cyber sovereignty and security is an indisputable, international norm.
For generations, sea farers in China have been worshipping the Mazu goddess.
We continue our series 'Silk Road Fujian journey', a nine-episode long special report on Fujian province in eastern China.
Russian officials will continue to go to the disputed Kuril Islands, which Japan refers to as the Northern Territories. That's according to Russia's RIA Novosti, which cited a Foreign Ministry source.
E-commerce has taken China by storm. But it isn't just consumer products that are being sold online. Online sales of medicines are growing and offering people the convenience of door step delivery. And this is only set to grow.
Heavy rainfall on the upper stream of the Yellow River has swelled the famous Hukou Waterfall, on the border between the provinces of Shaanxi and Shanxi.
China's top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng highlighted cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiatives during his four-day visit to Thailand which ends on Friday.
Japan's parliament enacted legislation last months to lower the voting age to 18 from 20. Hoping to encourage young people to gain interest in political participation.
CCTV reporter Yu Peng spoke with Turkey's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mevlut Cavusoglu, for an exclusive interview. Cavusoglu said Turkey's stance on the fight against ISIL has not changed.
Japan's Kyodo News agency reports that the construction company Mitsubishi Materials plans to apologize to forced laborers from China during World War Two and to compensate them financially.
For more, we're joined by our correspondent Terrence Terashima in Tokyo.
After days of wet weather across many parts of China, the national weather agency has finally lifted a blue alert for rainstorms.
For the first time, Turkey's warplanes have bombed extremists in Syria and there are reports that a second strike took place a short time ago.
Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party and the major opposition Democratic Party of Japan have agreed on the composition of a special committee that will debate a set of controversial national security bills.
Thousands of protestors rallied Friday night in downtown Tokyo in a campaign called 'Say no to the Abe government,' targeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's 'runaway' policy.
For more on the US President's visit to Kenya, we spoke with Jonah Blank, a foreign policy expert and senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation, which works to improve policy and decision-making for a global clientele.
US President Barack Obama has arrived in Kenya on his first presidential visit to his father's homeland.
Syria's foreign minister, Walid al-Moallem, says the US-led forces have not achieved any practical results after nearly one year of fighting Islamic extremist groups.
The fight against Islamic State militants has seen a significant escalation in Turkey. Turkey has launched airstrikes for the FIRST time against IS targets in Syria.
China on Friday voiced grave concern and strong dissatisfaction over Japan's decision to allow former Taiwan leader Lee Teng-hui to visit Japan.
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This isn't your ordinary world cup. Have you ever seen a football game in which competitors play bare-footed, not in a grass court but a mud field?
Pilot programs involving judicial reforms in some provinces have drawn wide attention across China. The reforms have trimmed the number of judges who remain on the bench to ensure that only the most experienced ones conduct trials.
Japan's Mitsubishi Materials will offer compensation and apologies to Chinese victims of its forced labor during World War Two.
S. Africa: Alcohol not to be sold within 500m of schools, places of worship
For more analysis, we are joined in the studio by Zhang Jun, director of the China Center for economic studies at Fudan University.
China’s health and fitness industry occupies a multi-billion-dollar market.
For more on the employment situation, we're joined on the line by Doctor Wei Nanzhi from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
The government says more than 7 million urban jobs have been created so far this year. That's slightly lower than the same period last year. The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security released the fresh national employment data Friday morning.
World Trade Organization members reached an agreement today to cut tariffs on 1 trillion dollar worth of IT products ranging from video games to medical equipment.
Head of Greece's bank association says more focus should be placed on structural reform instead of fiscal austerity measures in Greece.
U.S. President Barack Obama arrives at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, July 24, 2015.
Nkurunziza wins third term amid controversy
China is planning to price and settle its first crude oil futures in its own currency. That's according to a statement by the central bank.
Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security put out the summary of public opinions on its pension investment proposal.
The National Finance and Development Lab of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences has issued a report on leverage and risk management of China's state assets.
Mitsubishi Materials will apologize to forced laborers from China during WWII and compensate them economically, according to a statement released Friday by a Chinese group.
More Japanese companies that committed war crimes and corporate wrongdoing in wartime by using Chinese slave laborers need to follow the example of Mitsubishi Materials to show repentance, apoligize and offer due compensation to their victims.
Police in the US state of Louisiana have identified a gunman who opened fire in a crowded cinema killing two people and wounding nine. Police say the gunman was 59-year-old John Russel Houser. But they have so far failed to identify a motive. Police said the suspect was "kind of a drifter" who had planned to escape after the killings but shot himself as police closed in. Houser fired at least 13 rounds from a single handgun. Governor Bobby Jindal told CNN that police have finished processing the suspect's hotel room and car and spoken with his relatives.
President Xi Jinping instructed youth organizations to better unite young people and firmly follow the Party.
China is beefing up its medical insurance safety network in the country.
Turkey has agreed to let US military use a key air base near the border with Syria to launch airstrikes against the Islamic State militant group.
China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday the US is trying to influence a South China Sea arbitration case filed by the Philippines.
For the latest on the crackdown against ISIL in Turkey, we are joined by our correspondent Michal Bardavid in Istanbul.
Discussions over Greece's third bailout in five years are set to begin in Athens on Friday.
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived on a surprise visit to Iraq's Kurdistan region on Friday.
The Pentagon said on Friday that a senior Al-Qaeda commander in Afghanistan was killed in a US airstrike on July the 11th.
Turkey says 35 Islamic State militants have been killed after Turkish F-16 fighters bombed targets in Syria early Friday.
Good news came out of the euro zone summit on July 20 that Greece had received a new bailout in exchange for introducing reforms, its third bailout in five years.
While southern China is hit by heavy rains, most of northwestern China is still suffering from a severe heatwave.
Turkey has detained 251 people in coordinated nationwide dawn raids against suspected Islamic State jihadists and Kurdish militants following a wave of deadly violence.
Japanese publisher Nikkei has agreed to acquire British newspaper the Financial Times. That's according to the Japanese media group's announcement.
Australia is poised to ride a wave of foreign investment in its agricultural sector. Farms and cattle stations are becoming increasingly attractive to overseas investors - especially Chinese buyers looking for beef sources in other countries.
China Internet Network Information Center has released a report on the country's internet development, saying that the number of Chinese netizens has reached over 660 million. For more, Xia Cheng is by the board.