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NATO air force drill kicks off in Bulgarian airspace

The joint air force drill Thracian Star 2018, involving units from Bulgaria, the United States, Britain and Greece, kicked off in Bulgarian airspace on Monday, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 23:54:14

German DHL Express places major order for 14 Boeing 777F cargo planes

DHL Express will purchase up to 21 new Boeing cargo planes in order to meet booming demand for its e-Commerce delivery services, the German logistics company announced on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 23:52:55

Nerve agent was in 'perfume bottle': victim's brother

A British man exposed to Novichok, four months after the same nerve agent was used against a former Russian spy nearby, had found it in a perfume bottle, his brother said.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/16 23:38:39

May's Brexit plan under fire

British Prime Minister Theresa May was expected to face the anger of Brexit supporters in her party on Monday when they try to force her to change course on her strategy for leaving the EU.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/16 23:26:06

Putin says 25m cyber attacks targeted Russia during WC

Russia was the target of almost 25 million cyber attacks during the World Cup, President Vladimir Putin said, though he did not indicate who may have been behind the attacks.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/16 23:23:40

Clashes, accidents mar World Cup partying

Dozens of youths shattered windows at a popular store on the Champs Elysees avenue Sunday while hundreds of thousands of fans celebrated France's World Cup victory, according to an AFP journalist at the scene.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/16 23:18:40

Festive atmosphere

Performers take part in the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Carnival parade, which marks the start of the city's festival season, in Edinburgh, Scotland on Sunday. Over 800 performers delivered an extravaganza humming with the rhythms of salsa, African drummers, Balkan beats and swirling pipes and a feast for the eyes with sequined dancers, feathered costumes, Chinese dragons, circus performers and street theater.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/16 23:18:39

Eye to eye

Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and US President Donald Trump shake hands before their historic summit in Helsinki, Finland on Monday (see story on page 7). Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2018/7/16 22:08:39

Joint police patrol between China, Croatia launched in Dubrovnik

Six uniformed Chinese police officers started joint patrol with their Croatian counterparts here on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 13:58:55

British PM's Brexit plan to scupper Britain-U.S. trade deal, says former top negotiator

U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that the current Brexit policy would mean Britain could not sign a free trade with the United States was backed by the former top Brexit negotiator on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 9:57:58

Algeria rejects to build concentration zones for unregistered migrants

Algeria on Sunday said it is targeted by a campaign of unfounded criticism over its illegal migration policy, reiterating its refusal to establish concentration zones for undocumented migrants.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 9:16:30

Turks hold mass rally in Istanbul to mark 2nd anniversary of failed coup

Tens of thousands of people on Sunday night marked the second anniversary of the defeated failed coup in 2016 with a mass rally in Istanbul.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 9:14:55

Russia to grant visa-free entrance to Fan ID holders till year end: Putin

Russia will provide visa-free entrance to the country for foreign football fans with relevant IDs until the end of 2018, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 9:11:53

Hundreds participate in 2018 Italy's Disability Pride parade in Rome

Hundreds of people gathered in Rome under a blazing sun on Sunday to participate in Italy's fourth Disability Pride parade, calling for more integration of people with disability into the society.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 9:11:14

British PM urges rebel politicians not to wreck Brexit blueprint as new poll shows main rival Labor ahead

British Prime Minister Theresa May launched a drive on Sunday to win support for crucial upcoming Brexit legislation as a new opinion poll revealed support for her Conservative Party had plummeted in the past month.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 9:10:22

New blow to British PM as aide becomes eighth member of her team to resign in one week

An eighth member of British Prime Minister Theresa May's team resigned Sunday over her soft-Brexit proposals.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 9:09:30

Greek Cypriots mark anniversary of 1974 coup

Greek Cypriots on Sunday marked the 44th anniversary of a coup in 1974, which was used as a pretext by Turkey to send troops in Cyprus one week later to this eastern Mediterranean island.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 8:42:42

Quick recovery

French gendarmes ride their motorcycles after a fall during the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris, on Saturday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/7/15 22:33:41