A meeting held on Wednesday between Italy's Environment Minister Gian Luca Galletti and local government heads agreed a three-year plan to cut high levels of smog in the country's largest cities.

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit parts of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday, the met office said.

China will continue improving its energy consumption structure and efficiency in 2016, a senior energy official said Tuesday.

The Eurasian avian-like H1N1 (EAH1N1) swine flu viruses, which have circulated in pigs since 1979, have obtained the ability to infect humans and may "pose the highest pandemic threat" among the fl

More than a million people in England are living with a chronic lung disease linked to smoking, Public Health England (PHE) reported Tuesday.

China on Tuesday launched its most sophisticated observation satellite, Gaofen-4, as part of the country's high-definition (HD) earth observation project.

Shandong Eye Institute, east China, announced Monday the successful transplant of a bio-engineered pig cornea into a human eye in late September.

China and Pakistan on Monday signed a financing agreement on a coal power project located in the Thar Coalfield in Pakistan's Sindh province.

The number of missing people in a massive landslide in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province stood at 85 on Monday as State authorities and local governments vowed to look into the cause of the tragedy.

An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted 94km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea at 22:04:36 GMT on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.