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Iran, EU poised to expand ties in energy, climate change

The first Iran-EU Business Forum on sustainable energy opened Saturday to enhance Iran-EU ties, particularly in the energy and climate sectors, Tasnim news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/30 9:20:42

Iran's exports to EU jump three fold following nuclear deal

Iran's exports to the European Union have increased three fold after the implementation of nuclear deal between Iran and the six major world powers in 2015, European Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/30 9:19:40

Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia for "smear" content

The access to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia has been blocked because of its content showing Turkey in coordination and aligned with terror groups, Turkish government said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/30 9:18:02

Over 1,600 detained in Turkey's security operation

A total of 1,628 people were detained during a massive security operation across Turkey, the security forces said early Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/30 9:13:05

EU leaders adopt guidelines on Brexit negotiations

The 27 European Union (EU) countries' leaders during their first official meeting since last month's British triggering of the Article 50 adopted unanimously the guidelines on Brexit negotiations with Britain, European Council President Donald Tusk said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/30 9:05:56

EU foreign policy chief says Turkey accession process ongoing but no new negotiation opens

Turkey's accession process into the EU continues but currently there is no new work ongoing to open new chapters, said EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/29 10:21:10

Le Pen courts left-wing voters in video call

Marine Le Pen, a frontrunner in the French presidency race, on Friday called on hard-left voters to block centrist rival Emmanuel Macron.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/29 10:20:52

French vote unveils antithetical visions of France, Europe: Italian analyst

The first round of the French presidential election unveiled two antithetical visions of France, and of its role within Europe, according to an Italian analyst.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/29 9:21:39

Second fence is ready at Hungarian-Serbian border: minister

The second line of a double-row fence alongside the Hungarian-Serbian border has been completed Friday, along all of its 155-km length, said Karoly Kontrat, Hungary's State Secretary of the Ministry of Interior.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/29 9:20:11

Fifth victim of Stockholm terror attack dies Friday

A total of five people have died in the terrorist attack here on April 7, with the last victim, a teacher and politician from Trollhattan on the Swedish west coast, succumbing to her wounds on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/29 9:17:05

German soldier arrested on suspicion of terrorism

A German soldier has been arrested because he is suspected to have posed as a Syrian refugee under a false name and planned a "false-flag" attack to discredit refugees, German media reported on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/29 9:15:33

Analysts say Erdogan's foreign visits not likely to trigger policy reset

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to kick off a foreign tour at the end of this month that enables him to have a series of meetings with top leaders of the world but is not expected to lead to a readjustment in Turkey's foreign policy, a much-needed overhaul to break the country's growing isolation, according to analysts.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 21:50:49

EU signals to take tough stance in Brexit talks

The European Union (EU) has signalled it will take a tough stance in the upcoming Brexit negotiations with the UK.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 21:49:06

100 people injured in violent protests at Macedonian parliament

Around 100 people sought medical assistance after protests at the Macedonian Parliament turned violent on Thursday, the Macedonian Interior Ministry said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 21:46:26

Protesters rush into Macedonian Parliament after election of new Parliament speaker

Protesters rushed into the building of the Macedonian Parliament on Thursday afternoon after the MPs from SDSM and the smaller Albanian parties elected Tallat Xhaferi from DUI as new Parliament Speaker.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 11:50:37

Brexit likely to affect Italian exports, contributions to EU

Possible consequences of Brexit on the Italian economy could be on exportations and contributions that the country will be required to pay to the European Union (EU), experts have told Xinhua.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 11:48:42

300 students fall sick due to food poisoning in France

More than 300 students were taken ill on Thursday due to suspected food poisoning in Rouen, a city in northeastern France, regional authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 10:07:14

Terror suspect tackled

Police take a man into custody for carrying knives near the Houses of Parliament, in London Thursday. The man has been arrested on suspicion of terror offenses.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/28 0:18:41