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'Green growth' duo wins Nobel Prize

US economists William Nordhaus and Paul Romer on Monday shared the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize for constructing "green growth" models that show how innovation and climate policies can be integrated with economic growth.
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/8 22:43:39

Doctor found guilty but not convicted in Spain 'stolen baby' case

A Spanish court found an 85-year-old former doctor guilty Monday of taking a newborn away from her mother under the Franco dictatorship but refrained from convicting him, in the first trial of the so-called "stolen babies" scandal.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/8 21:43:40

Russians won't face restricted use of US dollar: finance minister

Russia's de-dollarization plan for its economy does not mean restricted use for Russians of the US dollar, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told Russia's Rossiya-1 TV channel on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/8 8:35:27

Italy threatens to close airports to German migrant deportations: report

The Italian government has threatened to close its country's airports amid reports that Germany is preparing to deport groups of migrants to Italy, the German Press Agency (DPA) reported on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/8 8:34:43

Netanyahu, Putin to hold meeting after downing of Russian plane

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he and his Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed to meet, for the first time after Russia held Israel accountable for the downing of a Russian plane in Syria.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/8 8:11:16

UK musicians urge PM to reverse course on leaving EU

British musicians including Ed Sheeran and Rita Ora wrote an open letter Sunday to Prime Minister Theresa May warning that Brexit is "serious madness" and threatens "every aspect of the music industry."
Source: AFP | 2018/10/7 22:08:40

David Beckham son's 'racist' post sparks Chinese social media discussions

Chinese netizens accused the son of former British soccer star David Beckham of discriminating against Asian-looking people on an Instagram post.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/6 14:33:09

Juncker hopes to reach Brexit deal in November

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said here on Friday that he hoped the European Council would make progress this month so that a Brexit deal could be reached in November.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/6 9:12:23

Chinese Swede groups demand apology from TV station, host for insulting China

Major associations of Chinese Swedes on Thursday lodged strong opposition to Sveriges Television (SVT) for insulting China during a late-night satirical talk show, demanding the national broadcaster and its host make a "sincere apology" to the Chinese people.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/5 19:15:26

At least 13 killed in bus collision in western Russia

At least 13 people were killed Friday after two buses collided on the Tver-Rzhev highway in west Russia's Tver region, the office of the regional governor Igor Rudenya said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/5 16:38:56

May triumphs at party conference, but crucial Brexit showdown looms on horizon

British Prime Minister Theresa May stole the show as she brought the four-day Conservative Party Conference to a close Wednesday in Birmingham.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/4 9:38:02

Russia expects more gas exports to Europe, plans LNG output hike

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Wednesday that European consumers are likely to boost imports of Russian pipeline gas, while Russia intends to raise its share in the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/3 21:26:28

3 scientists share 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry is awarded to three scientists, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/3 18:22:24

3 scientists share 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to three scientists working the field of laser physics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced here on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/3 17:37:15

3 scientists share 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics are shared by three scientists, the Royal Academy of Sciences in Stockholm announced on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/2 18:21:41

"No deal" scenario worst possible version of Brexit, warns senior German politician

A "no deal" scenario, in which Britain ceases to be a member of the European Union on March 29 2019 without having secured an agreement on their subsequent ties, would be the "by far worst possible version" of Brexit, a senior German politician has warned.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/1 20:15:39

EU convoy hit by suicide car bombing in Somali capital

A suicide car bomb ripped through a European Union (EU) convoy near the Somali defense ministry in the capital of Mogadishu on Monday, police and witnesses said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/1 20:12:43

Two scientists share 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Two scientists shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the Nobel Committee announced here on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/1 20:10:35