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Karl Marx House reopens as Trier celebrates thinker's anniversary

The Karl Marx House, in which the German thinker was born and later was turned into a museum, reopened after full renovation on Saturday, to mark the 200th birthday of the man whose ideas are still influencing the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/6 6:34:34

Netanyahu to meet Putin in Moscow amid rising tension over Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on May 9 to "discuss regional developments" amid rising tension over Iran.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/6 6:34:07

Europeans mark 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth

People in European cities paid homage to Karl Marx on Saturday, marking the 200th anniversary of the great thinker's birth.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/6 6:33:22

Karl Marx House reopens as Trier celebrates thinker's anniversary

The Karl Marx House, in which the German thinker was born and later was turned into a museum, reopened after full renovation on Saturday, to mark the 200th birthday of the man whose ideas are still influencing the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/5 20:04:50

Europeans mark 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth

People in European cities paid homage to Karl Marx on Saturday, marking the 200th anniversary of the great thinker's birth.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/5 19:44:02

May avoids London wipeout in local polls

Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party avoided a wipeout in London local elections and eked out gains in Brexit-supporting regions elsewhere, results on Friday showed, denting the opposition Labour Party's hopes of a big win.
Source: Reuters | 2018/5/4 23:53:40

Nobel Literature Prize junked

For the first time in almost 70 years there will be no Nobel Literature Prize this year, after the Swedish Academy that selects the laureate failed to contain a deep crisis stemming from the anti-sexual harassment #MeToo campaign.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/4 23:48:41

Disturbing trade

Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen (left) and Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visit the Custom House in Heathrow Airport, to inspect seized ivory and rhino horns and other items related to the illegal wildlife trade, in London on Friday. Johnson and Pietersen have joined forces to tackle the “horrendous” illegal wildlife trade.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/4 23:48:40

Bulgaria, US start five-week joint drill

The Bulgaria-United States joint exercise Thracian Eagle 2018, involving a dozen of F-15 jets from the Oregon Air National Guard, kicked off at Graf Ignatievo Air Base on Friday, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/4 23:44:43

EU says protectionism poses threat to economic growth

The European Commission said on Thursday that the eurozone growth was still set to remain strong, but warned an escalation of trade protectionism poses threat to global economic growth.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/4 9:21:30

Karl Marx pride of the city: mayor of thinker's hometown Trier

"Karl Marx is the pride of Trier!" Mayor Wolfram Leibe told Xinhua ahead of the upcoming celebrations of the 200th birthday of the thinker, which falls on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/4 9:19:30

Greek PM pledges more efforts to tackle refugee challenge at forefront of crisis

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pledged more efforts to tackle the refugee challenge at the forefront of the crisis during a visit to Lesvos island on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/4 9:14:35

14 injured in train collision in Czech

Fourteen people, including three children, were injured after two passenger trains collided and derailed on Thursday near Cesky Krumlov, a town in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/4 9:10:40

Russian fighter jet crashes over Mediterranean Sea, both pilots killed

A Russian Su-30SM fighter crashed over the Mediterranean Sea shortly after its takeoff, killing both pilots on board, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/4 0:49:29

Acid test

British Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip arrive at a polling station to vote in local elections, in central London Thursday. Voters in England went to the polls to choose local councilors in the first electoral test for May since she lost her parliamentary majority last year. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2018/5/3 23:33:40

Basque separatists end 40 years of insurgency in Spain as ETA disbands

Basque separatist group ETA formally declared its dissolution Thursday, marking the definitive end to western Europe's last armed insurgency after more than four decades of violence.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/3 23:23:41

All-seeing eye

A soldier of the Dutch army holds a Black Hornets drone during a demonstration on Wednesday in Arnhem. The Dutch army is going to buy and use the 18-gram devices for scouting missions. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/5/3 22:38:40

Blast at north London Jewish festival, some 30 injured

Some 30 people, including children, were injured Wednesday night in an explosion during a Jewish festival bonfire in north London.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/3 14:49:31