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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

British PM comes face to face with EU leader, insists on Brexit deadline of Oct. 31

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson ended a hectic day in Luxembourg Monday insisting Britain will leave the European Union on Oct. 31.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/17 11:08:19

Johnson the Brexit 'Hulk' finally meets EU's Juncker, insists deal is possible

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker for talks on Monday insisting a Brexit deal is possible, despite deep skepticism from European capitals with just six weeks to go before departure day.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/16 21:48:40

Spain's king opens talks to break political impasse

Spain's King Felipe VI began meeting parliamentary leaders Monday in an eleventh-hour bid to form a government and head off what would be the country's fourth elections in as many years.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/16 20:23:39

Russia upholds sentence of 14 years for Polish citizen

Russia's Supreme Court has upheld a 14-year prison sentence for a Polish citizen convicted of spying, the Federal Security Service (FSB) said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/16 20:18:40

Spice of life

A drone photo shows workers spreading red peppers on a field in Gaziantep, Turkey on Sunday. After the peppers are separated from their stems, workers spread them on the ground to dry under high temperatures and split them into pieces before going through the machine process to make flake red pepper.
Source: VCG | 2019/9/16 18:43:39

World must transform food production or face unrest, scientists warn

The world must diversify its food production and consumption, or face damaging supply disruptions that could lead to suffering and social unrest, scientists warned on Monday.
Source: Reuters | 2019/9/16 18:38:39

PM Johnson on collision course with parliament as he compares Britain to Incredible Hulk

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson put himself on a collision course Sunday with the European Union and Britain's parliamentarians by saying in a major interview that he will ignore an instruction to delay Brexit if no deal is reached with Brussels.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/16 12:26:30

Delivery of second S-400 battery complete: Turkey

Turkey's defense ministry said on Sunday that the delivery of a second battery of Russian S-400 missile defense systems has been completed as of Sunday, and added that the systems would become active in April 2020.
Source: Reuters | 2019/9/15 22:13:39

Ex-PM Cameron slams Boris

Former British prime minister David Cameron launched a blistering attack on the UK's current leader Boris Johnson in extracts of his memoirs published Sunday, accusing him of only backing Brexit to further his own career.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/15 21:53:39

Snowden in new France asylum bid

US whistleblower Edward Snowden, living in Russia since leaking a trove of classified documents showing the scope of post-9/11 US government surveillance, wants to claim asylum in France, according to an interview published Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2019/9/15 18:08:39

British PM Johnson prepares for Brussels showdown in bid to win deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed Friday that he will hold a crucial meeting in Brussels on Monday in his latest bid to win a Brexit deal.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/14 16:46:44

British PM to meet with EU leader over Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold talks with President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, on Monday to discuss how Britain leaves the European Union, Downing Street announced on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/13 21:06:23

UN chief launches plan of action to safeguard religious sites

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday launched a plan of action to safeguard religious sites, against the backdrop of a surge in attacks on places of worship and widespread hate speech.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/13 20:19:26