Full story - March 20, 2018
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks at a table lined with microphones during a news conference in Beijing.
Voicing hopes that Beijing and the United States could avoid a trade war, Premier Li Keqiang told the close of the annual parliament session that China would open its economy further, so that foreign and Chinese firms can compete on an equal footing.
Full story - March 19, 2018
 Saudi Arabian women, seeking a job, talk with recruiters during a job fair in Riyadh.
Women in Saudi Arabia need not wear headcover or the black abaya — the loose-fitting, full-length robes symbolic of Islamic piety — as long as their attire is "decent and respectful," the kingdom's reform-minded crown prince said.
Full story - March 18, 2018
Putin
Putin's thumping victory will extend his total time in office to nearly a quarter of a century, until 2024, by which time he will be 71.
Full story - March 18, 2018
Aung San Suu Kyi
"We discussed the situation in Rakhine state at considerable length today," Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told reporters at the end of a summit of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Australia, much of it held behind closed doors.
Full story - March 18, 2018
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
Duterte's comments during a speech to graduating cadets at the Philippine Military Academy in northern Philippines comes after ICC prosecutors last month opened a preliminary examination into the president's "war on drugs," which has led to the death of thousands since it began in July 2016.
Full story - March 17, 2018
Russian policeman
The move followed Britain's decision on Wednesday to expel 23 Russian diplomats over the attack in the English city of Salisbury which left former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia Skripal, 33, critically ill in hospital.
Full story - March 17, 2018
Facebook
The more than 50 million profiles represented around a third of active North American Facebook users, and nearly a quarter of potential US voters, at the time, the paper said.
Full story - March 16, 2018
homosapiens
The findings indicate advances in technology and social structures unexpected so early in our species' history, scientists said.
Full story - March 16, 2018
vietnam
American soldiers killed 504 people on March 16, 1968, in Son My, a collection of hamlets between the central Vietnamese coast and a ridge of misty mountains, in an incident known in the West as the My Lai Massacre.
Full story - March 16, 2018
An electrical line technician works on restoring power in Vilonia, Arkansas.
The Trump administration on Thursday blamed the Russian government for a campaign of cyber attacks stretching back at least two years that targeted the US power grid, marking the first time the United States has publicly accused Moscow of hacking into American energy infrastructure.

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