MOSCOW, April 29 (Xinhua) -- Russia has become the world's leader in the export of wheat, surpassing the United States and Canada, Russian Minister of Agriculture Alexander Tkachev said Thursday.


Rescuers have found two miners' bodies in a flooded colliery in Shaanxi Province, but nine remain missing more than 75 hours after the flood.

Russia launched a Soyuz-2.1a space rocket from the newly-built Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Far Eastern Amur region in the early hours of Thursday, TASS news agency reported.

JAKARTA, April 27 (Xinhua) -- Flash floods, floods and landslides have struck Jambi province in western Indonesia, leaving one missing and scores of houses and roads damaged, senior official of pro

KATHMANDU, April 27 (Xinhua) -- Despite massive damages caused to individual houses by last year's earthquake in Nepal, there has not been significant rise in insurance coverage of such properties

SEOUL, April 27 (Xinhua) -- South Korea and the United States on Wednesday signed an agreement on space cooperation to jointly explore and use outer space for peaceful purposes, Seoul's foreign min

Thailand has strengthened the implementation of its National Ivory Action Plan to stop illegal ivory trade, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) disclosed Wednesday.

Some animal populations, bred under controlled conditions through mature techniques, could be removed from China's special state protection list and regulated differently from wild populations, acc

NEW DELHI, April 25 (Xinhua) -- Flooding in India's northeastern state of Assam has affected nearly 100,000 people, officials said Monday.