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China's President Xi Jinping has met with the nearly 800 athletes and coaches who have just come back from the Olympic Games in Rio.

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Kerry, Lavrov talks to finalize deal on ISIL

US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, are in talks Friday in Geneva. They aim to hammer out final details of an agreement on fighting Islamic State jihadists in Syria.

Shenzhen-HK stock exchanges aim to start trading in November

The Shenzhen-Hong Kong stock connect is expected to be ready for business in November. That's according to a joint statement from the Shenzhen stock exchange and clearance service CSDC.

China's first home-made aircraft carrier in progress

The manufacturing of China's first home-made aircraft carrier is going according to plan. Ministry of National Defense spokesperson Wu Qian said the new aircraft carrier will be of good quality as well as good-looking.

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