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Flight aborts takeoff at Moscow airport over cockpit smoke

A flight bound for Armenian capital Yerevan cancelled its takeoff from Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow on Friday after smoke was detected inside the cockpit, Sputnik news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/19 11:27:09

Europe's satellite navigation system Galileo back online after days of outage

Europe's satellite navigation system Galileo returned to service on Thursday after days of outage.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/19 8:16:04

EU fines US chipmaker Qualcomm 242 mln euros for predatory pricing

The European Commission on Thursday fined US chipmaker Qualcomm 242 million euros for engaging in predatory pricing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/18 20:14:10

Healthcare businesses from Switzerland diagnose prospects in Chinese market

To leverage its leading position in the healthcare industry, Switzerland has set sights on the Chinese market, which has a burgeoning middle class ready to loosen bulging purse strings to access advanced medical services.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/18 19:57:22

Urban transhumance

Sheep arrive at the Parvis des Droits de l'Homme square at the Torcadero facing the Eiffel Tower during an urban transhumance in Paris on Wednesday. The shepherds of Seine-Saint-Denis and their herd began the eleven-day transhumance on July 6 from the basilica of Saint-Denis to the center of Paris.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/18 19:48:40

Putin says Russia ready to restore ties with EU

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Moscow expects to rebuild partnerships and launch constructive dialogues with the European Union (EU) after the European Commission elected its new president, the Kremlin said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/18 15:24:32

British PM hopeful Johnson rules out election deal with new Brexit party

Boris Johnson, a frontrunner in the race to become the next British prime minister, ruled out a general election deal with the newly-formed Brexit Party in his final Conservative Party leadership debate on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/18 13:47:01

New Greek parliament sworn in after general elections

The 300 deputies of the 18th session of the Greek Parliament, elected from the July 7 general elections, was sworn in on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/18 9:43:07

UN envoy arrives in Yemeni capital as rivals agree to implement Stockholm cease-fire deal

UN Special Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths arrived in Yemeni capital Sanaa on Tuesday to hold talks with the Houthi leadership to bolster a cease-fire deal.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/17 22:47:56

Senior French minister quits after lobster dinner scandal

A senior French cabinet minister resigned on Tuesday after reports accused him of extravagant state-funded lobster dinners and misusing public housing in a blow to the centrist government.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/17 20:33:41

Seized missile sold to third country

A missile once owned by the Qatari army and seized by police in Italy among other weapons was sold to a third country in 1994, Doha said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/17 20:23:40

Canada-EU summit to be held in Canada's Montreal

The 17th Canada-European Union Summit will be held in Canadian city of Montreal on Wednesday and Thursday, according to the Canadian Prime Minister's Office.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/17 13:10:30

Merkel congratulates von der Leyen's election as new European Commission chief

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday warmly congratulated Ursula von der Leyen's election as European Commission's new president, saying she "won a new partner in Brussels."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/17 12:52:57

Russia to hold Navy Day parades

Russia will hold military parades across the country and in its naval base in Syria to celebrate its Navy Day on July 28, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/17 10:33:04

US not to sell F-35 jets to Turkey as Russian S-400 arrives

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his administration would not sell Turkey F-35 fighter jets because of Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 air defense system.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/17 10:11:51

Von der Leyen becomes first female EU executive chief with narrow win

Germany's Ursula von der Leyen was elected to be the next president of the European Commission on Tuesday with a slim majority.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/17 9:53:49

German political parties remain divided over von der Leyen's EU candidacy

Shortly before the vote on the new European Commission President on Tuesday, former top candidate for the EU commission presidency Manfred Weber (CDU) called on members of the European Parliament to support Ursula von der Leyen's candidacy for the office.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/16 23:59:47

EU nominee von der Leyen makes her final case to lawmakers

Ursula von der Leyen's fate hung in the balance Tuesday after she gave the most important speech of her career to convince European lawmakers she is the right person for Brussels' top job.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/16 21:28:41