NEW DELHI (AP) — India has announced two more successes in its space program — launching the country’s largest rocket and testing the re-entry of an unmanned crew module, part of India’s quest to send humans into space. The Indian Space and Research Organization said Thursday that the 630-ton rocket
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is ramping up its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics by holding a series of international athletic competitions and promotional events.
NEW YORK (AP) — Avon cosmetics will pay $135 million to settle criminal and civil charges after its China unit pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by bribing officials there. Avon Products Inc. is the world’s largest direct seller of cosmetics. Its Avon China unit
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — China has secured a deal to construct a high-speed train link between Serbian and Hungarian capitals that will cut travel time between Belgrade and Budapest from eight to less than three hours. The 400-kilometer (250 miles) railway is part of China’s ambitious plans to speed up
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering the U.S.’s continued support to Pakistan in its fight against extremism after a terrorist attack that killed scores of schoolchildren.