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People play with Lego bricks at Lego bricklive convention in Brussels

Kids play with Lego bricks at a Lego bricklive convention in Brussels, Belgium, Nov. 2, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 13:22:03

EU sends diplomatic delegation to Mongolia

The European Union on Thursday signed an agreement with Mongolia on sending a diplomatic delegation to the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 8:06:56

Sweden eyes geo-fencing technology to prevent terror attacks

Sweden is considering introducing digital geo-fences in urban areas to protect cities against potential terror attacks, Swedish TT News Agency reported on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 8:05:29

Ukraine to increase grain exports in 2017

Ukraine plans to increase its grain exports this year despite the projected decrease in harvest, a senior Agriculture Ministry's official said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 8:03:49

Ban on RT, Sputnik shows Twitter controlled by US political power: Russian FM

Twitter's decision to ban advertising by Russia's RT television channel and Sputnik news agency shows the US authorities' control over the decision-making of the company, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 7:59:37

Judge jails 8 former members of Catalan gov't over independence declaration

Spanish High Court Judge Carmen Lamela on Thursday sent former Catalan deputy leader Oriol Junqueras and six former members of the Catalan government to prison without bail on charges of rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds in relation to the Catalan independence declaration last week.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 7:57:55

Nordic citizens to have joint e-identity system

While the process of European integration is feared of stalling, the Nordic countries have made another step forward in adopting a resolution to introduce a joint electronic identity system.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 7:57:25

Finnish minister calls for Nordic involvement in Arctic satellite services

Finnish Minister for Transport and Communications Anne Berner said on Thursday the poor availability and quality of satellite based positioning in the Arctic sea areas will be "a real problem in the near future".
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 7:56:18

Asylum seekers double in Germany over 2 years: official data

The number of migrants seeking humanitarian protection in Germany has more than doubled between 2014 and 2016, according to official figures published on Thursday by the Federal Statistical Office.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 1:42:50

Hearty welcome

British Prime Minister Theresa May greets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu outside 10 Downing Street in London on Thursday. The two are preparing to celebrate the centennial of a British declaration that ultimately led to the foundation of the state of Israel. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2017/11/2 23:13:39

Spain seeks arrest of ousted Catalan leader

Spain's state prosecutor on Thursday asked a High court judge to issue a European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont after he failed to appear at a court hearing earlier in the day.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/2 22:58:39

UK defense minister resigns over sex scandal

British defense minister Michael Fallon quit on Wednesday, the first resignation in a growing sexual harassment scandal that prompted calls for a wholesale change in the "locker room" culture in parliament.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/2 22:38:39

Catalan politicians appear in Madrid court over independence declaration

Former members of the Catalan regional government, including former Deputy Prime Minister Oriol Junqueras, arrived at the Spanish National Court in Madrid on Thursday to face questioning over a misuse of funds and other issues related to a declaration of independence made by the Catalan Parliament on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/2 21:48:46

Spanish government delegate expects new elections to end crisis in Catalonia

The Spanish government delegate in Catalonia said on Thursday that he was "convinced" that new elections in the region would put an end to the ongoing crisis.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/2 21:30:46

Affluent London families send their kids to Chinese-English institutions

Like a tranquil hidden gem in the noisy west end of London, Kensington Wade, a preparatory school, has made big waves on the Internet, both in China and the UK.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/2 20:33:39

UK Minister Denies Sexual Harassment Allegations as 'False, Malicious'

A string of sexual abuse allegations have emerged since the UK parliament was prompted to discuss the behavior of politicians, following the scandal around American film producer Harvey Weinstein.
Source: Sputniknews.com | 2017/11/2 18:40:15

UK Police Using Chemical Spray to 'Tag' Moped Criminals in London

Faced with an upsurge in crime by gangs using stolen mopeds, police in London have revealed the latest weapons in their arsenal.
Source: Sputniknews.com | 2017/11/2 18:30:22

Turkey detains 283 suspected IS militants in last 11 days

Turkish police have detained 283 suspected Islamic State (IS) militants in Turkey in the past 11 days, a statement released by Security General Directorate said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/2 17:06:15