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Belarusian president approves visa facilitation, readmission deals with EU

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has decided to sign visa facilitation and readmission agreements with the European Union (EU).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/21 9:35:18

Russia may stop automatic tax data exchange with Britain, dependencies: media

The Russian Federal Tax Service (FTS) may stop the automatic exchange of financial information with Britain and its dependencies -- the Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey, TASS news agency reported Friday, quoting an FTS draft order.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/21 8:13:36

Roscosmos found out causes of hole in Soyuz MS-09, but will not disclose them

Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos found out the causes of a "hole" in the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft, but will not disclose the information, Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin said.
Source: sputniknews.com | 2019/9/20 15:53:18

Italy, France vow to move in coordinated way after talks on immigration, Libya

French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte shake hands after speaking to the media, in Rome, Italy, Sept. 18, 2019. Rome and Paris showed a willingness to move in a coordinated way after Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and French President Emmanuel Macron held talks late Wednesday on such key issues as immigration and instability in Libya. (Photo by Alberto Lingria/Xinhua)
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/20 10:35:51

UK PM Johnson awaits judgement on parliament prorogation as EU's Juncker says Brexit deal possible

The legal case to decide whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he suspended the British parliament drew to a close Thursday in London.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/20 9:41:25

Curious kid

A boy gazes through a bus window as police evicted migrants from the center of Athens, Greece on Thursday. Police removed more than 200 migrants, including dozens of children, from two squats in the city center as part of a clean-up drive by the new conservative government.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/19 21:33:40

UK's Johnson caught lying to father of sick child

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he was not embarrassed after being filmed lying to the father of a sick child angrily confronting him during a hospital visit on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/19 20:13:40

Britain to leave EU on Oct. 31 no matter what: Brexit minister

Britain will definitely leave the European Union on Oct. 31, no matter what, visiting British Secretary of State for Brexit Stephen Barclay said here Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/19 17:16:46

EU warns of no-deal Brexit if Johnson government doesn't get serious

The European Union's two top officials handling troublesome Brexit negotiations warned Wednesday that the risk of a no-deal exit looms large unless Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government offers concrete proposals.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/18 21:03:40

Electric boat test run

An electric boat, the Sea Bubbles, aka “flying taxi” cruises on the river Seine with the Eiffel Tower in background ,during a test in Paris, on Wednesday. With pollution a major issue for Paris and the city's public transport bursting at the seams, The Sea Bubbles start-up launched a four-day test run on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/18 20:53:40

In Scottish capital, love for pastime endures

Most nights of the week, Margaret Fisher can be found sitting in the same seat in the same Glasgow bingo club she has been frequenting for nearly 25 years.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/18 17:53:40

North Macedonia deserves green light for EU accession negotiations: Tusk

North Macedonia has done its homework and now it is time for the European Union (EU) to finish its part of the work over the country's bid for EU membership, President of the European Council Donald Tusk said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/18 12:48:29

UN Security Council extends mandate of Afghanistan mission

The Security Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution to extend the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for one year.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/18 12:09:53

UK confident 5G decision to be made in its own national interests: ambassador

The British government is confident that it will decide on implementing 5G network based in its own national interests, a senior UK official told the Global Times on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 1:44:20

UK Supreme Court enters Brexit crisis

Britain's Supreme Court began considering legal challenges Tuesday to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend parliament for over a month, as the country's political crisis over Brexit intensifies.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/17 21:38:40

Tension looms large over Chinese enterprises about Brexit outcome

The much anticipated ABP Royal Albert Dock in London is shadowed by the uncertainties of Brexit.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 17:13:40

Norwegian seafood exports to China maintain robust growth in 2019

Norway has witnessed a big jump in seafood exports during the first eight months of this year, as their total value has increased by 38 percent compared to the same period last year, data from the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) showed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 15:13:23

France reiterates support for Sudan's transitional period

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Monday voiced his country's support for the current transitional period in Sudan to achieve peace and justice.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/17 11:19:42