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"Nothing's agreed until everything's agreed," says May's spokesman after Brexit talks

Senior government ministers in London Monday night stayed tight-lipped after several hours of talks at 10 Downing Street to discuss Britain's so-called Brexit divorce settlement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 13:27:30

Russia condemns new mortar attack on its embassy in Damascus

Russia on Monday denounced the latest mortar attack on its embassy in Syria's capital Damascus, which caused damage to certain building facilities.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 7:57:07

Merkel says to lead CDU again in case of new elections after talks fail

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that she would lead CDU (Christian Democratic Union) again in case of new elections, after the exploratory talks for a government coalition failed Sunday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 7:55:01

Russia's budget revenue up by 19.1 pct in Jan-Oct

Russia's consolidated budget revenue from January to October in 2017 was around 241 billion US dollars, a 19.1 percent increase compared with the same period last year, the Russian Federal Taxation Service (FTS) said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 7:52:39

EU expects concrete results in Macedonia's justice system, public administration

Macedonia is on the right path and has marked positive developments, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European neighborhood policy and enlargement negotiations said here Monday at a joint press conference with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 2:27:23

Lithuanian warship ready to participate in NATO operations

The Lithuanian Navy's minesweeper M54 Kursis is ready to participate in NATO naval activities after meeting its requirements, local news agency ELTA reported on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 2:25:35

EU countries agree measures to strengthen cyber security

European Union (EU) member states on Monday agreed on measures to strengthen cyber security across the EU.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 2:21:31

Putin's advisors propose amending bill on 'foreign agents'

An advisory body of Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday criticized a bill on listing foreign media as "foreign agents" for its multiple shortcomings and proposed it be amended.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 2:16:26

EU ready for Brexit trade pact: Barnier

EU Brexit chief Michel Barnier said on Monday the bloc would give Britain its "most ambitious" trade deal - but only if it meets the bloc's stringent Brexit conditions.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/20 23:18:40

Blow for Merkel as coalition talks fail

Chancellor Angela Merkel was left scrambling to drag Germany out of a crisis Monday after high-stakes talks to form a new government collapsed, potentially forcing Europe's top economy into snap elections.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/20 23:18:40

Russia interested in finding solution to Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: FM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said here on Sunday that Russia is interested in finding a solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and will make every effort to help achieve a settlement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/20 21:57:29

China, Ukraine to strengthen judicial cooperation

China hopes to further strengthen legal and judicial cooperation and exchanges with Ukraine, a senior Chinese official said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/20 21:40:43

Germany's coalition talks drawing to close, with parties still divided

Germany's exploratory coalition talks continued on Sunday as Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc and business-friendly Free Democratic Party (FDP) struggled to create a framework for the so-called Jamaica coalition government, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/20 8:18:35

Russian lawmaker warns US not to deliver weapons to Ukraine

The situation in eastern Ukraine will worsen rapidly if the United States supplies offensive weapons to Ukrainian government troops, a senior Russian lawmaker said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/20 0:25:41

Beirut awaits explanation for sudden resignation in Saudi Arabia

Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon’s prime minister this month while in Saudi Arabia, said on Saturday he would clarify his position when he returns to Beirut next week.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/19 22:33:39

Paris policeman kills three before committing suicide

A policeman killed three people and wounded three others with his pistol before committing suicide on Saturday night in a town in the north of Paris, the French television channel BFMTV reported Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/19 18:06:31

Gerry Adams says to step down as Sinn Fein president next year

Gerry Adams announced on Saturday evening he will step down as president of the party Sinn Fein next year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/19 7:06:37

Russia's radar-equipped aircraft conducts debut flight

Russia's newest A-100 aircraft with the most advanced airborne early warning and control (AWACS) system made its maiden flight on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/19 7:05:55