CGTN China Global Television Network

CGTN China Global Television Network

China Global Television Network, or CGTN, is an international media organization launched by CCTV on December 31, 2016. It is now part of China's predominant radio and television broadcaster, China Media Group, which has incorporated CCTV, CNR and CRI since March 2018.

06.08.2020

Beirut blast death toll rises to 137; countries around the world offer aid

Beirut blast death toll rises to 137; countries around the world offer aid

The Lebanese cabinet announced on Wednesday a two-week-long state of emergency in Beirut. The death toll from the deadly blast at the capital’s port area Tuesday evening has climbed to 137, with around 5,000 people wounded and dozens others missing. Here is what we know so far:  The… »

21.06.2020

Why India-China border clashes matter

Why India-China border clashes matter

By Zou Yue Chinese and Indian soldiers recently engaged in the most serious border clash since they fought a war in 1962, leaving casualties on both sides. CGTN’s Zou Yue says the focus should be on the restraint exercised by the two sides, but he describes the extreme domestic reaction… »

20.04.2020

Oil collapses to $11 as world awash with crude

Oil collapses to $11 as world awash with crude

U.S. oil prices dived to 22-year lows at just 11 U.S. dollars Monday after crashing almost 40 percent in a market flooded with crude and slammed by evaporating demand in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Just before 1200 GMT, the U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude for May… »

15.04.2020

Millions Watch Andrea Bocelli Sing in Empty Milan Cathedral

Millions Watch Andrea Bocelli Sing in Empty Milan Cathedral

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli performed a solo Easter concert from an empty Milan Cathedral streamed live to millions of people around the world in coronavirus lockdown. The “Music for Hope” performance, which was streamed on YouTube from Milan’s Duomo cathedral, has been watched more than 22 million times so far. »

14.04.2020

Graphics: How is COVID-19 spreading in Africa?

Graphics: How is COVID-19 spreading in Africa?

The COVID-19 pandemic is ravaging the world and Africa is not spared. Since the continent reported its first case in Egypt in mid-February, some 15,000 cases and 800 deaths have been confirmed, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University on Monday. The novel coronavirus has spread to almost all African… »

10.04.2020

Air Quality Improves under Coronavirus Quarantines

Air Quality Improves under Coronavirus Quarantines

by Roee Ruttenberg Images from the European Space Agency show how pollution levels in China dropped between December 2019 and March 2020, as much of the country responded to COVID-19 and went into lockdown. Production halted, so emissions halted. It was a similar story in Italy’s industrial north, Europe’s first… »

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