Obama authorizes secret support for Libya rebels

 U.S. President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing the Central Intelligence Agency to conduct covert operations to help rebels in Libya, media reports said here on Wednesday. Obama signed the order, known as…

Relocation of Shaanxi residents soon

  The Chinese government is undertaking a relocation project for the people in Shaanxi province, Northwest China.  The project which is worth about 14 billion Yuan ($ 2.14 billion) will take the people out of remote…

Plutonium creates panick in Japan

 Plutonium has been detected in soil samples which were taken from the surrounding area of Japan’s Fukishima Dai-ichi nuclear plant –  TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Co and plant operator) confirmed on Monday. The government of…

Second Confucius Institute established in Sweden

Sweden’s second Confucius Institute was inaugurated Tuesday at the Karlstad University in the province of Varmland. Eva Eriksson, governor of Varmland,said at the inaugural ceremony that she will fully support the institute and hope that…

Chinese banks’ net profit up 34.5 percent

China’s banks made a net profit of 899.1 billion yuan ($137 billion) last year, up 34.5 percent from a year earlier, the fastest pace in three years, the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) said in…

Carter visits Cuba for discussions

Former US President Jimmy Carter is in Cuba for a three-day visit. He has made it clear that the trip, his first in nine years, is a private event. He adds that the primary purpose…