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World's largest industrial show opens in Hanover

The Hannover Messe, the world's largest industrial show, opened here on Sunday evening with the highlights of 5G network and artificial intelligence (AI).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/1 9:47:48

Zelensky, Poroshenko advance to second round of Ukraine's presidential election: exit poll

The national exit poll showed on Sunday that Ukrainian actor Volodymyr Zelensky and incumbent President Petro Poroshenko gained the largest number of votes in the first round of the country's presidential election and make it to the run-off, the Ukrainian government-run Ukrinform news agency said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/1 7:51:30

Presidential elections in Ukraine well-organized: incumbent president

The ongoing presidential elections in Ukraine are well-organized, incumbent Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/31 23:04:04

Comic leads Ukrainian election

A comedian whose political experience is limited to playing the president on TV is likely to top the first round as Ukrainians vote for a leader Sunday, amid frustrations over living standards and corruption.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/31 20:43:40

May risks 'total collapse' of govt in Brexit impasse: report

British Prime Minister Theresa May risks the "total collapse" of her government if she fails to get her battered Brexit deal through parliament, the Sunday Times newspaper said, amid growing speculation that she might call an early election.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/31 20:23:40

Eiffel Tower celebrates its 130th anniversary

The Eiffel Tower celebrates its 130th anniversary during this weekend by organizing a series of events.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/31 20:14:12

Not green enough

Outside the French Mediterranean port of Marseille, at Fos-sur-Mer, one of the largest industrial and port zones in Europe has been spewing a noxious cocktail of fumes for years. And few residents think EU pledges to clean up the continent will make a difference anytime soon.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/31 20:03:39

Ukraine's presidential election kicks off

Voting for the presidential election in Ukraine kicked off on Sunday with a record number of 39 candidates competing for the presidency.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/31 13:45:24

UN agency to assist Ghana's industrialization program

The UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Ghana's government signed two agreements here on Friday on measures to boost the country's industrial development and export competitiveness.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/30 21:22:45

Britain, EU wrestle with challenges as uncertainty drags on beyond "Brexit day"

On March 29, the date on which Britain was originally due to leave the European Union (EU), a picture went viral on the British social media.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/30 18:06:11

British lawmakers reject PM's Brexit deal

British lawmakers on Friday voted to reject Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, which has already been rejected twice in Parliament since January.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/30 9:54:19

Brexit in chaos on day UK should have left EU

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans were thrown into chaos Friday when MPs rejected her EU withdrawal deal for a third time.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/30 9:51:45

British parliament to hold vote on withdrawal deal on Friday

British lawmakers will hold a vote on the withdrawal agreement on Friday in a fresh effort to break the current Brexit deadlock.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/29 15:39:14

Russian troops to stay in Venezuela as needed: Moscow

The Russian troops will stay in Venezuela as long as the legitimate Venezuelan government needs them, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/29 11:55:20

Future is Here: Dubai to Buy Russia-Made Hoverbikes

Hoversurf, a startup from Russia's Silicon Valley (the Skolkovo Innovation Centre), has designed and built the world's first flying bike. The Hoverbike S3 is able to reach a maximum speed of 96 km/h and can be used for half an hour without recharging, though at the moment much depends on the driver's weight.
Source: | 2019/3/29 9:45:59

Third MC-21 Airliner Begins Flight Testing Despite US Sanctions

Earlier, the Russian government estimated that an additional 2.7 billion rubles (about US$40.7 million) in funding would be necessary for the creation of domestic composite wing materials for the MC-21 to replace components sourced in the United States and Japan which have been made unavailable by US sanctions.
Source: | 2019/3/29 9:39:36

Russia's Vostochny Cosmodrome Ready for Space, ISS Launches - Roscosmos

One of the routes opened for launches of Soyuz-2 carrier rockets from the Vostochny space center can be used to launch manned and cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS), a spokesperson for the Russian state space corporation Roscosmos told Sputnik on Sunday.
Source: | 2019/3/29 9:36:44

British parliament to hold vote on withdrawal deal on Friday

British lawmakers will hold a vote on the withdrawal agreement on Friday in a fresh effort to break the current Brexit deadlock.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/29 9:10:06