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Russia FM says supports unity of Gulf region

Russia supports all efforts of Kuwait and welcomes means to preserve the unity of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Sergey Lavrov, the Russian Foreign Minister, said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/7 10:38:50

Chinese delegation promotes "Beautiful China" at ITB Berlin

China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism led a delegation of more than 80 members representing different localities, tourism businesses and aviation companies to the ITB Berlin 2019, presenting the tourism brand "Beautiful China".
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/7 8:17:21

Ukraine welcomes new EU sanctions against Russia

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday welcomed an EU decision to launch a new package of sanctions against Russia over the Kerch Strait incident.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/7 2:30:45

Eyes on the ball

Rival teams the Up'ards and Down'ards battle for the ball during the annual Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide “no rules” soccer match on Tuesday in Ashbourne, UK. Played since the 17th century, the match sees teams from opposite ends of the Derbyshire town aim to get the ball into one of two goals positioned five kilometers apart at either end of Ashboune.
Source: VCG | 2019/3/6 20:18:41

Women power

Women's rights have taken center stage in election campaigns for Spain's left- and right-wing parties as International Women's Day approaches even as ultra-conservative groups hit back at what they dub "radical feminism."
Source: AFP | 2019/3/6 19:43:40

Europe's market open to all players who fulfill rules: senior EU official

The European market is an open and rules-based market to all players who fulfill EU rules, European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip said here on Monday while meeting with Ken Hu, a senior Huawei executive.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/6 12:24:17

Berlin continues backing JCPOA

Director General for Africa, Latin America, Near and Middle East of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs Philipp Ackermann said that his country continues backing Iran nuclear deal officially known as JCPOA.
Source: IRNA | 2019/3/6 9:37:14

Ukrainian president approves anti-terror strategy

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday signed a decree to approve the country's anti-terror strategy, the presidential press service said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/6 1:49:16

To the rescue

A helicopter drops water as a fire rages in Posada in the northern Spanish region of Asturias on Tuesday. Firefighting crews aided by cooler temperatures made progress in their battle to contain dozens of wildfires which broke out in northern Spain, a region that is normally rainy, especially in winter, officials said.
Source: VCG | 2019/3/5 21:03:40

Brexit talks resume as divorce day looms

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier meets Britain's negotiating team on Tuesday as both sides seek a breakthrough with just weeks to go before this month's ominous divorce deadline.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/5 19:48:41

UK royal family issues warning to trolls following social media abuse

Britain's royal family on Monday warned trolls on its social media accounts that they will be banned under new guidelines issued following abuse of Kate and Meghan – the Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/5 18:33:40

Poland to remove legal barriers to 5G development

Poland is "on the last stretch" to implementing legal changes that will make it easier for 5G network to develop in the country, the Minister of Digitization said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/5 1:28:57

Macron calls for France's reconciliation with Italy

French President Emmanuel Macron has launched a call for reconciliation with Italy following a diplomatic spat between the neighbors that saw Paris briefly recall its ambassador.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/4 20:48:40

Web looms large

Thirty years ago this month, a young British physician working at a lab near Geneva, Switzerland, invented a system for scientists to share information that would ultimately change humanity.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/4 18:53:40

IS teen's Dutch husband seeks return to Netherlands

The Dutch husband of Shamima Begum, a British-born teenager who fled to join Islamic State (IS), wants to live with her in the Netherlands, he said in an interview out Sunday from detention in Syria.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/4 18:13:40

Estonia votes as far-right surge challenges mainstream

Estonians began voting Sunday in a general election with the center-left coalition dueling with its traditional liberal rivals and a surging far-right party buoyed by a backlash from mostly rural voters in the Baltic eurozone state.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/3 19:38:39

Hungary to end anti-Juncker posters

Hungary's government announced Saturday that it would end a controversial poster campaign accusing US philanthropist George Soros and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker of supporting illegal migration.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/3 19:03:40

Italy arrests top Camorra boss

Italian police on Saturday arrested top mafia fugitive Marco di Lauro after over 14 years on the run.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/3 18:58:40