The revised edition of the Standard Dictionary of Modern Chinese has just been released, and with it, more than 100 new terms — many slang or online neologisms — have been granted admission into the august realm of official Chinese lexicons.
The country’s top politicians on Sunday approved the delivery of thousands of machine guns and hand grenades, as well as hundreds of antitank missiles, to Kurdish forces battling Islamic militants in Iraq.
Iraqi troops and militias aided by U.S. airstrikes broke through a two-month siege of the town of Amerli on Sunday, opening up a humanitarian corridor to thousands of Shiite Turkmen who had been trapped by Sunni militants and deprived of food, water and medicine.
Asked what needs to change to improve the Rockies' production away from Coors Field, Weiss said: "That's the million-dollar question. It's something we've had to deal with in Colorado since we've had a club."
An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the country more than a month ago.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired another short-range projectile into the sea Monday, a Seoul official said, in the country's latest weapons test made three days after it cancelled a plan to send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in the South.