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Close call

Workers inspect a train collision site between Augsburg Central Station and Oberhauser Station in Augsburg, Germany, on Tuesday. No casualties have been reported so far.
Source: VCG | 2017/9/19 23:08:40

Russia unveils statue of AK-47 inventor Kalashnikov

Russian officials and Orthodox priests on Tuesday unveiled a statue in Moscow of inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov, whose iconic AK-47 assault rifle has claimed countless lives worldwide.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/19 22:13:40

‘We can do it’

Syrian student Moataz Ghannam believes many Germans misunderstood Chancellor Angela Merkel when she delivered her now-famous rallying cry at the height of the refugee influx, “We can do it.”
Source: AFP | 2017/9/19 19:18:39

Spanish minister warns Catalan independence would lead to poverty

Spanish Minister for the Economy Luis de Guindos warned on Monday that the Catalan region in northeastern Spain would face poverty should its inhabitants declare independence.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/19 11:13:29

12,200 migrants illegally enter EU in August: Frontex

The European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, said on Monday that around 12,200 migrants illegally entered the European Union (EU) in August.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/19 7:23:51

British cyclist jailed for 18 months over pedestrian death

A young British cyclist, who knocked over and killed a 44-year-old woman in east London earlier this year, was sentenced on Monday to 18 months in jail in a young offenders' institution.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/19 7:23:34

Probes going on in London over subway blast

British police questioned two suspects on Monday -- an 18-year-old Iraqi refugee who is believed to have planted a homemade explosive device on a packed rush-hour subway carriage in west London on Friday, and a 21-year-old from Syria, who is named by police as Yahyah Farroukh.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/19 7:23:19

Trial of anti-fascist musician's murder concerns all Greeks: victim's mother

The trial of the Greek ultra-right Golden Dawn (Chryssi Avghi) party for the murder of anti-fascist activist and musician Pavlos Fyssas four years ago concerns the entire Greek society, the victim's mother Magda Fyssa said in a statement released by the family on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/19 7:20:53

Russian president visits West-2017 military drills

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Russia's Leningrad region and observed Zapad-2017 (West-2017) military exercises Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/19 7:17:04

More than 100 firefighters tackling huge fire in northern London

More than 100 firefighters are trying to tame a huge fire at a warehouse in north London on Monday evening, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/19 7:16:03

BOE governor says Brexit could lead to rising inflation in UK

Bank of England (BOE) Governor Mark Carney said on Monday that de-integration effects of Brexit can push up the inflationary pressure in UK, as the country is adjusting its trade and investment relationships with Europe Union.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/19 7:15:24

Spain expels DPRK ambassador

The Spanish government on Monday took the decision to expel Kim Hyok Choi, the ambassador of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to Madrid, capital of Spain
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/19 7:15:02

Productive campaigner

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, top candidate of her conservative Christian Democratic Union party for the upcoming general elections, holds a sample of produce from regional farms at an election campaign event in Freiburg, Germany, on Monday. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2017/9/18 23:33:40

Top official moves from UK’s Brexit ministry to prime minister’s office

Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed Britain's top official at its Brexit ministry as her EU adviser to "strengthen cross government coordination of the next phase of talks with the European Union," a government spokesperson said on Monday.
Source: Reuters | 2017/9/18 23:18:40

Bottoms up

Visitors celebrate at the Hofbraeu (brewery) tent during the start of the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, on Saturday. Oktoberfest is the world’s largest beer festival.
Source: IC | 2017/9/18 23:13:40

Red, white & blue

The Red Arrows aerobatic team from Great Britain performs during Athens Flying Week at Tanagra air base north of Athens on Sunday. The performance is part of an annual air show that hosts aerobatic teams from across the world.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/18 22:33:39

One of two suspects of London subway blast named by British police

Yahyah Farroukh has been named as the 21-year-old man arrested on Saturday by police investigating the attack at Parsons Green subway station in west London, local television reported early Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/18 16:45:49

Temple talk

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel speaks to journalists after attending the opening ceremony of the “Deutschland 8” Exhibit in Taimiao Temple next to the Forbidden City, in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: AP
Source: AP | 2017/9/18 0:08:39