SEOUL, July 1 (Xinhua) -- The sixth case of Zika virus infection in South Korea has been found in a 28-year-old woman who recently came back from Dominica, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and

MEXICO CITY, June 29 (Xinhua) -- In Mexico, some 20,000 people die annually around the country because of air pollution-related ailments, the National Institute of Public Health (INSP) said on Wedn

The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Tuesday unveiled a ten-year strategy that seeks to accelerate agricultural transformation in Africa in a bid to achieve food security, economic growth and job

Australian researchers believe they've cracked the code which could lead to keeping the dreaded herpes virus, which causes cold sores, at bay for good.

HONG KONG, 6.29 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale jolted 75km NW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu at 22:46:47 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

ADDIS ABABA, June 28 (Xinhua) -- The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the African Union (AU) have launched a project geared towards ending hunger in the Horn of Africa.

VIENTIANE, June 28 (Xinhua) -- Lao government has warned poachers, traders and businesses not to hunt, sell or display prohibited or protected wildlife and aquatic species, including live animals,

GUIYANG, June 28 (Xinhua) -- Two people are dead and another is missing after a rainstorm pounded a county in southwest China's Guizhou Province from Monday evening to Tuesday morning.

In an amendment to the environmental protection law, the city's legislative body yesterday increased the fine imposed on polluters to one million yuan (US$152,000), 10 times the existing 100,000-yu

WELLINGTON, June 7 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand will help Pacific island peoples adapt their homelands to climate change and rising sea-levels as many are unwilling to leave their homes, Climate Change