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Dead person found after Mosque shooting near Oslo

A dead person was found after the Mosque shooting outside Oslo on Saturday, and it was being investigated in related to the shooting incident, police said late Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/11 8:32:16

Two injured in mosque shooting in Norway on eve of Eid al-Adha

A gun shooting took place on Saturday in Al-Noor Islamic Center in Baerum, a municipality just west of Oslo, Norway, causing two wounded including the attacker.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/11 7:25:45

Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers to start indefinite strike from Monday

Portugal's Independent Union of Freight Drivers (SIMM) and National Union of Hazardous Drivers (SNMMP) announced on Saturday their decisions to continue the planned indefinite strike starting on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/11 7:24:26

Portugal to pay European creditors 2 bln euros by year end

Portuguese government on Friday wowed to prepay European creditors 2 billion euros of Troika debt by the end of this year, Portuguese Lusa News Agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/10 11:36:47

British PM reveals fast-track visa plan to woo foreign scientists after Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday unveiled a new fast-track visa plan to attract "the very best minds from around the world" in a bid to boost the country's science sector after Brexit.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/9 10:07:34

Italy on brink of gov't crisis after Salvini calls for snap elections

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said late on Thursday that he will ask parliament for a vote of confidence after Interior Minister Matteo Salvini called for snap elections earlier in the evening, bringing Italy one step closer to a government crisis.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/9 9:04:41

Two Tu-95 bombers conduct flights over Bering Sea

Two Russian Tu-95MS strategic bombers carried out 10-hour flights with the company of U.S. aircraft over the Bering Sea as part of the Ocean Shield-2019 naval exercises, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/9 8:55:03

UN says overhaul of land use vital for climate security

Humanity faces increasingly painful trade-offs between food security and rising temperatures within decades unless it curbs emissions and stops unsustainable farming and deforestation, a landmark climate assessment said Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/8 21:28:40

Russia says outgoing US ambassador failed to improve poor relations

Russia called outgoing US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman a professional diplomat late on Tuesday, but said he had been unable to improve battered Russia-US ties because he had been hamstrung by domestic US politics, TASS news agency reported.
Source: Reuters | 2019/8/7 22:18:40

UK seeks post-Brexit trade deal with US

Britain was seeking to fast-track a crucial post-Brexit trade deal with the United States on Wednesday after new Prime Minister Boris Johnson dispatched his top diplomat and foreign trade minister to Washington.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/7 21:33:41

Nose knows the problem

Barcelona's beaches might be best known for their bars and nightlife, but they also have a reputation for something more pernicious - unpleasant smells, from rubbish and sewage to marijuana and factory emissions.
Source: Reuters | 2019/8/6 7:54:37

Majority now want Scottish independence, says new poll

Scottish voters would vote for independence from the ­United Kingdom, according to a poll by Michael Ashcroft, the first ­major published survey to show a lead for independence since March 2017.
Source: Reuters | 2019/8/5 18:18:40

UK Brexit minister says deal with Brussels possible if EU leaders allow fresh negotiations

A plea was made Sunday to Europe's top Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier to urge European Union leaders to re-open negotiations with Britain to avert a no-deal outcome.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/5 8:58:39

Blaze haze

An aerial view taken from onboard a helicopter shows smoke from forest fires rising above the Boguchansky district of Russia's Krasnoyarsk Krai on Sunday. The total area of the Siberian blazes increased on Friday to about 31,000 square kilometers, according to Avialessokhrana, Russia's aerial forest protection service.
Source: VCG | 2019/8/4 21:23:40

Britain urges EU to reflect political reality on Brexit talks

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has urged EU leaders again to drop their opposition to renegotiating the terms of Brexit, claiming recent European elections required a change of approach.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/4 20:53:40

Migrants on German NGO ship allowed to disembark in Malta

Malta said it has authorized 40 migrants aboard a rescue ship run by German NGO Sea-Eye to disembark following an agreement reached among several EU countries to take them in.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/4 20:53:40

Frenchman zips across English Channel on 'flyboard'

A Frenchman who has spent years developing a jet-powered hoverboard zoomed across the English Channel on Sunday after a first attempt last month was cut short when he fell into the water while trying to refuel.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/4 19:43:40

Virtuous circle: Refugee seeks to rescue others

It was the kindness of strangers that propelled single mother Dalya to a new life in London - now the Iraqi refugee wants to help sponsor a fleeing family of her own.
Source: Reuters | 2019/8/4 19:18:39