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Serbia’s gay prime minister participates in Belgrade Pride march

Serbia’s lesbian prime minister on Sunday joined hundreds of activists with rainbow flags for Belgrade’s annual gay march, an event held under heavy security in the conservative country.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/17 23:08:40

Russia rejects allegation it bombed US-backed fighters in Syria

Russia's Defense Ministry on Sunday rejected allegations it had bombed US-backed militias in Syria, saying its planes only targeted Islamic State militants and that it had warned the US well in advance of its operational plans.
Source: Reuters | 2017/9/17 22:53:40

London police arrest 2nd man over bombing

A second man has been arrested over Friday's bombing of a London commuter train that injured 30 people and Britain remained on its highest level of alert on Sunday with soldiers helping provide security.
Source: Reuters | 2017/9/17 22:53:39

British FM accused of Brexit ‘backseat driving’

Britain's Foreign Minister Boris Johnson was ­accused by cabinet colleagues on Sunday of "backseat driving" on Brexit after setting out his own vision of the country's future outside the European Union.
Source: Reuters | 2017/9/17 22:48:40

Madrid vs. the separatists

Whether they have come out as supporters or opponents of an independence referendum banned by Madrid, Catalan mayors are all under pressure and some even say they have received death threats.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/17 22:03:39

Russian minister sees great potential in industrial cooperation with China

Russia and China can cooperate more closely in industrial and high-tech fields, and the future of such a partnership will be rosy, Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/17 11:17:27

Europe should be part of China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative -- former French PM

Europe should join the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative as soon as possible, said Jean-Pierre Raffarin, former French prime minister and president of the Foundation for Innovation and Future Technologies, a partner of BOAO Forum for Asia (BFA).
Source: CGTN | 2017/9/17 10:00:37

London to propose new security treaty to carry on anti-terror cooperation: minister

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd on Saturday said that the government will suggest new security treaty to keep level of counterterrorism cooperation with the European Union (EU) after Britain leaves the 28-member bloc.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/17 7:02:29

UK police recover number of items after arresting 18-year-old man

British police said Saturday that a number of items have been recovered at the port of Dover following the arrest of a 18-year-old man over London tube bombing.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/17 7:00:45

Iceland president accepts PM's resignation, early vote possible on Nov. 4

Iceland's Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson said Saturday that the president has accepted his resignation and a new parliamentary election will possibly be held on Nov. 4, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/16 22:31:02

British police search home in Surrey for investigation into London tube bombing

British police force has evacuated and searched a home in Sunbury of Surrey on Saturday afternoon, British media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/16 22:30:29

Turkish police detain 74 IS suspects in Istanbul

Turkish police on Saturday detained 74 suspected Islamic State (IS) militants in Istanbul, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/16 21:40:20

Military airplane crashes in southwest Russia, no casualties reported

A YAK-130 combat trainer plane crashed Saturday near the Borisoglebsk airfield in the Voronezh region, southwest Russia, during a training flight, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/16 21:09:11

London subway station reopened after rush-hour blast

Police reopened Parsons Green subway station in west London early Saturday, after an explosion injured 29 people at the station one day ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/16 18:22:44

18-year-old suspect arrested in connection with London tube bombing

British police said Saturday they have arrested an 18-year-old man in Dover in southeast Britain in connection with the rush-hour tube bombing in London one day ago, which left at least 29 people injured.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/16 18:10:09

German right-wing politician causes outrage with WWII comments

Alternative for Germany (AfD) politician Alexander Gauland caused outrage in Germany with remarks made about the country's Nazi past on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/16 10:04:54

France strongly denounces DPRK's missile launch

France on Friday denounced "in the strongest possible terms," the latest missile launch by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) over Japanese territory, the country's Foreign Ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/16 10:04:34

Spanish Govt to assume payments in Catalan region as tension over referendum continues

The Spanish government announced on Friday that it will take over all of the payments of essential services and wages from the Generalitat de Catalaluya (Catalan regional government) within 48 hours unless the leader of the Catalan assembly Carles Puigdemont agrees that not one euro of public funds will be used to finance the Oct. 1st independence referendum in the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/16 10:03:55