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Fewer but newer nukes in world

The overall number of nuclear warheads in the world has declined in the past year but nations are modernizing their arsenals, a report published Monday said.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/17 20:43:40

Deadly performance

A wreck of a plane is recovered after it crashed into the Vistula River in Plock, Poland on Saturday. A German pilot was killed after the plane plunged into the river during a stunt performance at the Plock Air Picnic in Plock. The pilot was a former employee of Lufthansa, Germany's largest airline, according to the organizers.
Source: IC | 2019/6/16 20:28:39

Trump launches new Twitter attacks on London mayor Sadiq Khan

US President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack Saturday on London Mayor Sadiq Khan, backing a right-wing British columnist who has been widely accused of Islamophobia and once called migrants "cockroaches."
Source: AFP | 2019/6/16 20:23:40

Blades of glory

A CH-53 helicopter on Saturday performs during an air show as part of the festivities to mark the Day of the German Armed Forces at the air base in Fassberg, northern Germany.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/16 20:18:39

Notre Dame cathedral holds first mass since devastating blaze

The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris hosted its first mass on Saturday exactly two months after a devastating blaze, with priests and worshippers wearing hard hats to protect themselves against possible falling debris.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/16 19:33:40

Damaged goods

A picture taken in La Roche-de-Glun near Romans-sur-Isere, southeastern France on Sunday, shows apricots hit by hailstorms that caused one death in the Haute-Savoie department and heavy damage in the Drome department.
Source: VCG | 2019/6/16 19:23:39

Estonia, Denmark to strengthen bilateral ties

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid Saturday welcomed here the Queen of Denmark who is on a two-day visit to Estonia to strengthen bilateral relations.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/16 11:29:49

Slovakia's first female president sworn in

Zuzana Caputova was sworn in as president of Slovakia on Saturday, thus becoming the first female president of the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/16 10:07:15

Vodafone launches first 5G network in Spain in cooperation with Huawei

In cooperation with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, Vodafone Espana on Saturday rolled out the first commercial 5G mobile services in Spain, making it one of the first European countries with the ultrafast mobile network in Europe.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/16 0:30:37

Italy's growing pile of debt starting to risk measurable financial consequences

Italy inched closer towards becoming the first European Union member state to face economic sanctions in response to budget issues, after the European finance commissioner formally called on Italy to explain its high debt levels.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/15 9:45:44

WikiLeaks' Assange faces February US extradition hearing for espionage

Julian Assange's full extradition hearing will begin in February, an English judge ruled Friday, with the WikiLeaks founder wanted in the United States on espionage charges.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/14 22:48:40

Portugal approves agreement with UK for arrangements after Brexit

Portuguese government approved here on Thursday an agreement with the United Kingdom to protect the electoral rights of the citizens of both countries after the "Brexit".
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 9:16:54

Lawmakers in Albania vote against president's decision to cancel elections

Albanian lawmakers voted in favor of a resolution against the decision made by Albanian President Ilir Meta to cancel the upcoming elections during Thursday's session in the parliament, calling his decision as "unconstitutional."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 9:06:25

Britain's Royal Mint releases coins for the Tower of London

The latest coins from Britain's Royal Mint celebrating the iconic Tower of London were released Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 9:00:57

Russia needs to restore leadership in space: PM

Russia, a pioneer in space, has no right to give up its positions and needs to restore its leadership, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 8:22:31

Russian Baltic Fleet carries out drills amid NATO maneuvers

The Russian Baltic Fleet carried out military drills in the Baltic Sea, while maneuvers by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) were underway, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 8:19:28

US-Russia ties getting worse: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington were getting worse and worse, noting in an interview published on Thursday that the current US administration had imposed dozens of sanctions on Russia.
Source: Reuters | 2019/6/13 20:28:42

EU membership talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel waits for North Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev for EU membership talks at the Chancellery, in Berlin on Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/13 20:13:43