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Russian Defense Minister calls for solving global problems with US

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Tuesday called for solving numerous global problems with joint efforts of Moscow and Washington.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/23 23:46:02

Racist fury

Stephen Yaxley-Lennon (left), founder and former leader of the anti-Islam English Defence League (EDL), addresses supporters as he arrives at London's Central Criminal Court on Tuesday for a hearing in which he was charged with contempt of court. Yaxley-Lennon faced a retrial after an appeals judge last month quashed a contempt of court conviction – for a breach of reporting restrictions around a trial – and ordered his release from prison.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/23 22:23:44

London mayor announces biggest ever social house building program

London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced Tuesday the biggest ever building program that will see more than 11,000 affordable social homes built in the British capital.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/23 21:50:28

Massive maneuvers showcase military muscle, irritate neighboring Russia

Some 50,000 troops will kick off NATO's biggest military exercises since the Cold War on Thursday in Norway, a massive show of force that has already rankled neighboring Russia.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/23 21:43:40

Plastic protest

Demonstrators rally in front of the European Parliament on Tuesday in Strasbourg, eastern France, prior to a vote on banning the sale of single-use plastic items like plates, cutlery or cotton buds that make up more than 70 percent of marine litter.
Source: VCG | 2018/10/23 21:43:40

Researchers find world's oldest intact shipwreck

An ancient Greek trading ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found virtually intact at the bottom of the Black Sea, researchers said on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/23 21:33:40

Italian humanitarian group insists on sending migrant rescue ship amid anti-immigration sentiment

Mediterranea Saving Humans, a new Italian humanitarian group, said here on Monday that they sent a migrant-rescue ship to the Mediterranean to monitor the waters between Italy, Libya and Malta and rescue migrants if needed.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/23 20:31:04

Zero carbon at sea: Rotterdam port eyes a greener future

In Rotterdam, ships from around the world cruise in and out of Europe's busiest port, a bustling industrial hub that employs almost 200,000 people and produces 20 percent of the Netherlands' climate-changing gases.
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/23 19:33:39

Stances of US, Russia on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

US President Donald Trump on Saturday announced his intention to withdraw his country from the decades-old Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty because "Russia has violated the agreements."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/23 19:00:18

France calls on U.S., Russia to avoid "hasty" decision on nuclear arms pact

France on Monday warned that "hasty" and "unilateral" decision on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty would be "regrettable," saying that the Cold War-era pact was important to preserve Europe's security and stability, the country's foreign ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/23 17:39:36

Putin orders sanctions against Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Monday ordering the government to compile a list of Ukrainian individuals and legal entities practicing "unfriendly actions" against Russia.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/23 9:52:31

UK, EU agree on 95 pct of Brexit deal: May

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday that Britain and the European Union (EU) have agreed to 95 percent of a post-Brexit relationship agreement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/23 8:29:21

UN chief hopes for solution to Russia-US rift over nuke treaty

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday expressed the hope that Russia and the United States will solve disagreements over Washington's announced plans to withdraw from an intermediate-range nuclear missile treaty.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/23 8:24:23

Italy to control deficit, stick to big-spending budget

Italy's populist government on Monday responded to EU criticism of its budget with a vow to stick to its public spending hike while scrupulously keeping to its own deficit limits.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/22 22:28:40

US needs to 'think twice' on treaty pullout: China

China on Monday called on the US to think twice about its decision to ditch a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty with Russia.
Source: Agencies | 2018/10/22 22:23:39

May holds course for 'national interest' against mutinous party over Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May urged her increasingly mutinous party on Monday to back her strategy over Brexit, insisting a deal with the EU was close even as she once again rejected the bloc's proposal for the Irish border.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/22 21:53:40

Holocaust denier Robert Faurisson dies at 89 in France

Robert Faurisson, a former French academic who was convicted several times for claiming there was no systematic mass killings of Jews by Nazi Germany, has died aged 89 in his hometown of Vichy, France, his sister said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/22 21:48:40

Poland poll results due on Tuesday at earliest: committee

Poland will announce regional election results on Tuesday at the earliest, an election official said, after an exit poll showed the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) scored limited gains in Sunday's contest.
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/22 21:48:40