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Chinese Labour Corps of WWI finally remembered in the UK after 100 years

On November 12, also Remembrance Sunday, British TV broadcaster Channel 4 aired a documentary about the untold story of the 140,000 Chinese workers who contributed on the Western Front during WWI.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/15 21:23:39

Small plane crashes in Russia's Far East, one child survives

A small passenger plane with seven people on board crashed at landing Tuesday in Russia's Far East, with one child surviving the incident.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/15 13:55:30

May faces turmoil on all fronts, but her survival as PM likely: experts

British Prime Minister Theresa May witnessed the start of a debate on Tuesday over Britain's crucial bill to pave the way for Britain's withdrawal from the European Union (EU).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/15 7:53:24

Finland's commander says Russia-Belarus joint exercise defensive

Jarmo Lindberg, commander of the Finnish defense forces, contradicted western skepticism on Tuesday about the alleged aggressive nature of the Zapad-2107 military exercises jointly conducted by Russia and Belarus in September this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/15 7:52:25

Lebanese PM should "return freely" to "close period of uncertainty": French PM

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Tuesday said that his Lebanese counterpart Saad Al-Hariri should "return freely" to Lebanon to preserve the country's stability and to avoid a fresh crisis in a region already marred by civil wars and tense conflicts.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/15 7:49:08

Moscow to retaliate US move against Russian media

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said here on Tuesday his government will take retaliatory measures if Russia's international news network RT America is forced to register as a foreign agent in the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/15 7:48:49

Turkey moves closer to form own space agency

As a regional player, Turkey has set its sights on space. An ambitious space program will constitute the backbone of a special agency which should be launched next year to determine policies and strategies in space and aviation technologies.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/15 7:47:14

Macron vows "general mobilization" for better life in marginalized districts

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday unveiled "a plan of general mobilization" for better life in marginalized districts in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/15 7:45:31

May's Brexit deadline will be challenged by her own MPs

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deadline was Tuesday facing opposition from her own MPs.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/15 7:44:12

Polish government adopts "constitution for business"

The Polish government passed a package of regulations on Tuesday, aim to simplify procedures for people setting up and running their own businesses.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/15 7:43:55

Spain’s Rajoy vows to defeat separatists in Catalan election

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Tuesday he hopes to defeat separatists in next month's Catalan election, which will be dominated by regional lawmakers' independence drive, calling for a "massive" turnout by voters.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/14 23:33:40

Scientists warn of ‘giant leap backward’ at UN global warming talks

Carbon dioxide emissions are set to rise this year after a three-year pause, scientists said at UN climate talks Monday, warning that “time is running out,” despite White House officials using the occasion to champion the fossil fuels that drive global warming.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/14 20:48:39

Philippines, Russia vow to expand trade, strengthen military cooperation

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte expressed his willingness to expand trade ties with Russia during his talks with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, a government statement said in Manila on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/14 14:02:29

23 EU members signal intent to launch common defense pact

After decades in discussion, common European defense has taken a significant step towards becoming reality in Brussels after 23 European Union (EU) members signed their intent on Monday to join a pact to finance, research and deploy military forces in a permanent cooperative agreement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/14 7:39:46

France commemorates Paris attacks victims, terror risks remain high

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday led a ceremony to commemorate the victims killed in the shootings and explosions that rocked several places across Paris and in the city's northern suburb of Saint-Denis on Nov. 13, 2015.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/14 3:46:22

France says further sanctions on Iran over ballistic activities "if needed"

France suggested Monday that further sanctions could be imposed "if needed" against Iran over its ballistic missile program, the country's foreign ministry spokesperson said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/14 3:43:45

23 EU countries sign defense pact on permanent structured cooperation

Defense ministers of 23 EU member states Monday signed a pact to on joint defense cooperation and handed it over to EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/14 2:54:32

Catalan ex-leader says independence not only solution

Catalonia's deposed president said he might consider a solution to Spain's political crisis that did not involve the region's secession, appearing to soften the staunchly pro-independence stance that cost him his leadership last month.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/13 23:23:40