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Russian Navy to get over 480 armament units this year: Putin

"Once again, we will continue to develop the Navy, making it modern, ocean-going and highly efficient," Putin said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/4 10:22:36

Spain MPs sworn in with Vox as third largest party

Spain's new parliament met for its opening session Tuesday, with the far-right Vox as the third-largest party following a divisive election that failed to resolve years of deadlock.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/3 22:28:41

Putin orders strengthening Russian navy

The advanced Zircon missile could have a speed of Mach 9 (over 11,000 kph) and a flight range of more than 1,000 kilometers.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/3 9:57:06

UN climate change conference COP25 opens with focus on challenges

The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) opened here on Monday, where delegates are discussing measures to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement amid unclear prospects and challenges to multilateralism.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/3 8:50:10

Johnson makes terror threat UK poll issue

Britain's Boris Johnson said Sunday he had ordered the security services to step up monitoring of convicted terrorists released early from prison, prompting accusations that he was exploiting the London Bridge attack for political gain less than two weeks before elections.
Source: Agencies | 2019/12/2 22:18:40

Helicopter crash kills three rescuers

Three emergency workers were killed in a helicopter crash near Marseille while on a rescue mission in southern France where floods have left two dead, officials said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/2 19:18:40

Johnson talks tough on crime

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Sunday he would strengthen prison sentences, vowing to boost security after an attack in the British capital by a man convicted of terrorism who was released early from prison.
Source: Reuters | 2019/12/1 21:53:40

Malta PM to step down over slain reporter case: party sources

Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat will step down on January 18, party sources told AFP on Saturday, following mounting criticism of his response to the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/1 21:08:40

Six European countries join barter system for Iran trade

Paris, London and Berlin on Saturday welcomed six new European countries to the INSTEX barter mechanism, which is designed to circumvent US sanctions against trade with Iran by avoiding use of the dollar.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/1 20:13:40

UN official urges Europe to help Greece manage refugee crisis

Photo taken on Nov. 29, 2019 shows children playing in the Moria refugee camp on Lesvos island, Greece. Europe should share responsibility and help ease the suffering of thousands of refugees and migrants living in Greece, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi said on Nov. 28. (Photo by Lefteris Partsalis/Xinhua)
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/1 13:44:00

3 wounded in stabbing incident in The Hague, perpetrator on run

A stabbing incident in the center of The Hague on Friday night left three people wounded, the police stated.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/30 17:27:06

Cuba, EU dialogue on unilateral coercive measures

Delegations from Cuba and the European Union (EU) met on Friday in Havana for the Second Dialogue on Unilateral Coercive Measures.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/30 13:56:10

Donald Tusk hands over European Council to Charles Michel

Donald Tusk hands over European Council to Charles Michel
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/30 10:42:11

London Bridge knife attacker has connections to terror groups: media reports

London Bridge knife attacker has connections to terror groups: media reports
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/30 8:09:24

Changing of the guard

Newly appointed European Council President Charles Michel (left) and outgoing European Council President Donald Tusk attend the handover ceremony at the EU Council building in Brussels, Belgium on Friday
Source: VCG | 2019/11/29 23:17:25

UK's Johnson replaced by ice block in TV debate

British broadcaster Channel 4 represented Prime Minister Boris Johnson with a block of melting ice in a prime-time election debate on the environment on Thursday, prompting his Conservative Party to complain this broke impartiality rules.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/29 22:03:40

Russian Scientists Create New Types of Cold-Resistant Steel

Russian scientists have developed a technology for the industrial production of metal sheets from new types of steel that have unique characteristics making it possible to use these steel grades in the difficult climate conditions of the Arctic.
Source: Sputniknews | 2019/11/29 20:03:08

Putin Reveals How Parents Opposed His Interest in Martial Arts, Names the Man Who Changed Their Mind

Previously, the Russian president also spoke about his youthful fascination with boxing and what led him to give up this particular sport.
Source: Sputniknews | 2019/11/29 20:01:07