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New US sanctions will not delay Russian arms production: official

New US sanctions on Russia's defense sector will not hinder the country's arms production, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/24 9:25:26

Britain's major supermarket to eliminate single-use plastic bags by 2023

Britain's major supermarket the Co-op announced Saturday that it will ban single-use plastics by 2023 in an effort to tackle plastic pollution.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/23 15:23:48

Theresa May vows to hold nerve after Brexit talks hit impasse

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain would not flinch in an impasse with the European Union about its departure from the bloc, as French and German ministers suggested the next move in the negotiations should come from London.
Source: CGTN | 2018/9/23 10:46:23

Putin says ready to boost anti-terror cooperation with Iran

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, over a deadly terrorist attack and reaffirmed readiness to intensify counterterror cooperation, the Kremlin said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/23 9:30:39

Show of unity

European leaders pose for a group photo during the EU Informal Summit of Heads of State or Government in Salzburg, Austria, on Thursday. Issues including migration and Brexit will be discussed (see stories on pages 7, 14).
Source: AFP | 2018/9/20 23:13:41

Tensions rise as EU prepares for final Brexit stretch

EU leaders met Thursday to prepare for the final stretch of Brexit negotiations, after public clashes with Britain over who should give ground but signs of a shift on both sides over the key issue of Ireland.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/20 22:23:42

Accused suicide

This photo shows the Saint Romain church in the northwestern city of Rouen, France where 38-year-old priest Jean-Baptiste Sebe, who was accused by a woman of sexually assaulting her daughter, killed himself on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/20 22:18:42

Four children killed as Dutch train hits daycare bike

Four children from a Dutch daycare center were killed on Thursday when a train hit their electric cargo bike at a level crossing, police said on Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/20 22:13:42

Fish out of water

The Russian Navy Project 677 diesel-electric submarine Kronstadt is prepared for a launch ceremony at the Admiralty Shipyard, a subsidiary of the United Shipbuilding Corporation. Project 677 submarines belong with the fourth generation of diesel-electric subs, which began to be built in 2005.
Source: IC | 2018/9/20 22:08:41


Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/20 21:51:55

Merkel takes a gamble with new immigration law

Chancellor Angela Merkel hopes a new immigration law will make it easier for foreign workers to find jobs in Germany, but her push to fill a record number of vacancies risks angering voters who still resent her open-door refugee policy.
Source: Reuters | 2018/9/20 18:53:40

Experts underscore importance of humanitarian demining in Eastern Ukraine

The Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) on Ukraine underscores the importance of humanitarian demining in Eastern Ukraine, Martin Sajdik, an official in the TCG on Ukraine, told local media on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/20 8:34:29

Brexit talks face Irish hurdle at EU summit

Prime Minister Theresa May was set to confront European leaders Wednesday over the fate of the Irish border when Britain quits the EU next year, as Brexit talks enter a final three-month scramble.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/19 22:23:42

Senators grill Macron aide accused of demo assault

Senators on Wednesday grilled President Emmanuel Macron's disgraced former security aide Alexandre Benalla over an assault that tarnished Emmanuel Macron's reputation.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/19 22:23:40

Italians flock to film on police violence

Thousands of Italians are flocking to illegal free public screenings of a new film about a young man's 2009 death in custody, a potent symbol of police violence and a merciless penal system.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/19 22:08:41

CIS expresses regret over termination of Ukraine-Russia treaty

The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) expressed on Tuesday regret over the termination of the Treaty on Friendship, Cooperation and Partnership between Ukraine and Russia, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/19 10:44:56

Japan FM urges clarity over Brexit

Japan's foreign minister on Tuesday urged his visiting British counterpart to ensure clarity over Brexit amid signs that Japanese businesses are growing increasingly nervous about Britain's future outside the EU.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/18 22:18:40

French interior minister to quit as Macron ratings plunge

France's Interior Minister Gerard Collomb announced Tuesday he would quit after next year's European Parliament elections in yet another blow to President Emmanuel Macron.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/18 21:58:40