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Kremlin says nuclear deal suspension by Iran forced by US

US pressure on Iran has forced Tehran to suspend the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), known as the Iran nuclear deal, the Kremlin said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 10:38:23

Attack on Polish ambassador to Israel "racist": Polish PM

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Wednesday condemned the attack on the Polish Ambassador to Israel on Tuesday as "racist" and "unacceptable".
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 10:33:36

UK PM to make fourth bid to get go-ahead for her Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed Wednesday she still wants Britain to leave the European Union (EU), but she rejected a second referendum or remaining in the EU's customs union.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 8:44:54

Battling extremism

French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg (left) at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Wednesday to attend the launch of the global “Christchurch Call” initiative to tackle the spread of extremism online. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2019/5/15 22:43:40

British PM eyes last Brexit battle in June

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May has set the stage for a fourth showdown with parliament over her EU withdrawal deal next month, which could also be her last act as Britain's prime minister.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/15 21:18:41

Crossbow killings may be suicide pact: police

Investigators were on Tuesday pursuing leads that five mysterious deaths, including three by crossbow bolts, may have been a murder-suicide pact among Germans with a reported passion for medieval folklore and weaponry.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/15 19:13:41

UN deputy chief calls for inequality reduction, inclusive development

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed on Tuesday highlighted the importance of Sustainable Development Goal 10 on reducing the scourge inequality within and among countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/15 12:44:36

UNGA president calls for social structural transformation to end inequality

To put an end to inequality is a colossal challenge that requires collective solutions and a deep and structural transformation in societies, United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/15 12:39:52

Portuguese PM praises Macao's role in enhancing Portugal-China ties

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa said here on Tuesday that his country's relationship with China is an important element of its national policy.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/15 12:37:11

UK cross-party talks to continue amid Brexit impasse

The talks between Britain's ruling and opposition parties over Brexit will continue on Wednesday after leaders had "constructive and useful" talks.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/15 12:35:02

Finland welcomes Swedish plan to earmark troops defending Finland in event of war

The importance of defense cooperation with Finland had a central position in a Swedish defense plan published on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/15 12:33:39

Honoring heroes

Military personnel, soldiers and war veterans stand on the Alexander III bridge before a ceremony honoring two French soldiers killed in a raid to free hostages in Burkina Faso, on Tuesday in Paris. French forces have freed several hostages from different countries in a military raid that cost the lives of the two soldiers, the French presidency said on Friday.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/14 21:48:42

Spain pulls out frigate from US Gulf fleet

Spain has recalled a frigate accompanying a US aircraft carrier to the Middle East because of rising tensions between Washington and Tehran, the defense ministry said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/14 21:48:40

Flying chancellor

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (center) arrives at Dortmund airport, Germany on Monday. Merkel was forced to swap planes after the one she was using was grazed by a ground vehicle. It was the latest in a line of aviation mishaps afflicting German government officials.
Source: IC | 2019/5/14 21:03:43

May told to ditch talks with Labour

British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure from her own party on Tuesday to abandon a bid to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labour Party.
Source: Reuters | 2019/5/14 21:03:43

2018 'a dark year' for LGBT in France

Assaults in France on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people hit a new record in 2018, “a dark year” for the LGBT community, French group SOS Homophobie reported Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/14 18:53:40

EU's Mogherini stresses Iran still compliant with nuclear deal

The European Union (EU)'s top diplomat stressed on Monday evening that Iran is still compliant with the nuclear deal.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/14 9:59:29

BiH hosts Chinese proficiency contest for college students

The Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) edition of the 18th "Chinese Bridge" -- Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students was held on Monday in Pale, east of the capital Sarajevo.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/14 9:51:56