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Giant postcard unveiled under Swiss Jungfraujoch to fight climate change

A gigantic postcard is seen on the Aletsch glacier under Jungfraujoch in Switzerland, on Nov. 16, 2018. The gigantic postcard breaking the Guinness World Records was staged just under the Swiss Jungfraujoch on Friday to raise awareness worldwide of the emergency and necessity to fight climate change. (Xinhua/Xu Jinquan)
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/17 15:58:41

Ukraine hosts 3rd Silk Road Forum to strengthen cooperation with China

The 3rd Ukraine Silk Road Forum was held here on Friday, bringing together about 800 officials, representatives of the business community and public figures from China and Ukraine.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/17 15:35:39

Russia successfully launches cargo ship toward ISS

Russia successfully launched Progress MS-10 cargo ship toward the International Space Station (ISS), Russian state space corporation Roscosmos said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/17 15:21:36

Britain names new secretaries following resignations

Stephen Barclay was appointed new British Brexit secretary on Friday to replace Dominic Raab, who resigned on Thursday over the draft Brexit agreement between the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/17 9:25:00

Ukraine hosts 3rd Silk Road Forum to strengthen cooperation with China

The 3rd Ukraine Silk Road Forum was held here on Friday, bringing together about 800 officials, representatives of the business community and public figures from China and Ukraine.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/17 9:21:56

British PM May fights for survival after Brexit deal sparks crisis

British Prime Minister Theresa May was fighting for survival on Friday after a draft divorce deal with the EU provoked the resignations of senior ministers and mutiny in her party.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/16 22:23:40

British business community cautiously backs draft Brexit deal

British business community have cautiously backed Prime Minister Theresa May's draft Brexit agreement as uncertainties clouded over the future relationship between Britain and the EU with a cabinet turmoil seen on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/16 10:21:28

British PM set to press ahead with Brexit plan despite political crisis

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday vowed to press ahead with her Brexit plan on the basis of a draft agreement between London and Brussels, despite a political crisis looming large over the hard-won deal, including ministerial resignations within hours earlier in the day.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/16 9:17:06

Russia blocks several terrorist financing channels

Russia blocked several channels used to finance terrorist groups, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/16 8:36:02

Dutch FM welcomes Brexit draft agreement

Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok considers the Brexit draft agreement "a good step", he stated on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/16 0:51:25

Merkel welcomes draft Brexit deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) on Thursday welcomed an agreement between European Union (EU) and British negotiators on a draft Brexit withdrawal deal.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/15 23:30:55

Britain's May hit by resignations over Brexit draft deal

British leader Theresa May suffered a huge blow on Thursday when a series of ministers including her Brexit secretary quit as she tried to sell her proposed EU withdrawal agreement to a divided parliament.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/15 22:03:40

French PM warns of "no-deal" Brexit risk due to uncertainty in Britain

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Thursday cast doubt on the possibility to ratify a draft Brexit deal after a series of minister resignations made hard for British Prime Minister Theresa May to sell the divorce accord with the European Union (EU).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/15 21:57:38

Paris-sized crater recently found under Greenland ice

A massive iron meteorite smashed into Greenland as recently as 12,000 years ago, leaving a crater bigger than Paris that was recently discovered beneath the ice with sophisticated radar, researchers said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/11/15 20:58:42

British PM tells parliament "no plan for no-deal Brexit"

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday told the parliament that "there is no plan for the no-deal Brexit," and the parliament should decide whether it wants the United Kingdom to leave the European Union (EU) without any deal at all.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/15 20:45:00

Second British minister steps down over draft Brexit deal

British Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey on Thursday resigned over the draft Brexit agreement, becoming the second cabinet member to step down hours before British Prime Minster Theresa May is to speak to the parliament to sell the new divorce deal.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/15 18:54:58

British minister resigns over draft Brexit agreement

British Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab resigned on Thursday, saying that he "cannot in good conscience support" the draft Brexit agreement between London and Brussels.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/15 17:27:08

Greece hit by first major strike in post bailout era

Greece's umbrella trade unions of the public sector ADEDY called a 24-hour strike Wednesday, demanding increases in wages and pensions after being slashed since 2010.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/15 14:19:08