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Russia to help CSTO countries make more friends: Putin

Russia will work to help Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) member countries to make more friends through promoting cooperation with interested states and international organizations, Russian President Vladimir Putin said here on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/29 15:58:43

Russia to test first upgraded Tu-160M strategic bomber

Russia has finished assembling its first modernized Tu-160M strategic bomber and will test it soon, local media reported on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/29 10:10:52

UK election poll predicts comfortable Conservative majority of 68 seats

Boris Johnson's Conservative Party would win a comfortable majority in Britain's parliament if the upcoming election were held this week, according to a poll by respected research firm YouGov.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/28 20:53:43

Albania quake toll up to 40, says ministry of defense

The death toll from the most powerful earthquake to strike Albania in decades rose to 40 on Thursday, after 10 more bodies were pulled from the rubble overnight, the defense ministry said.
Source: Agencies | 2019/11/28 20:53:42

Canada's governor general discusses security, digital cooperation in Estonia

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid (R) and visiting Canadian Governor General Julie Payette shake hands prior to their meeting in Tallinn, Estonia, Nov. 27, 2019. Canada's Governor General Julie Payette on Wednesday started a two-day visit to Estonia for talks on bilateral ties and cooperation. (Xinhua/Guo Chunju)
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/28 14:51:57

ECB's new president Lagarde signs euro banknotes

The new president of the European Central Bank (ECB) Christine Lagarde writes her signature on a 20 Euro display banknote at the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, Nov. 27, 2019. Lagarde signed here on Wednesday euro banknotes, vowing to nurture and sustain European citizens' trust in the single currency. (Angela Morant/ECB/Handout via Xinhua)
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/28 13:54:40

Russia postpones cargo ship docking to space station at NASA request

The launch of the Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with the Progress MS-13 cargo spacecraft is scheduled for launch on Dec. 6 and its trip to the ISS will proceed according to the standard three-day scheme, Roscosmos said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/28 13:40:02

EU chief ready

European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen and new members of the EU Commission stand together after the vote by members of the European Parliament on her team of commissioners in Strasbourg, France on Wednesday. Von der Leyen put climate change and migration at the heart of her strategy for the next five years. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/11/28 0:13:39

Labour accuses UK PM of plot to 'sell' NHS to Donald Trump

Britain's main opposition Labour party on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson of plotting a “toxic” deal with US President Donald Trump to allow US pharmaceutical companies access to the state health service.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/27 22:33:42

New EU chief vows to fight climate risks

German conservative Ursula von der Leyen vowed on Wednesday to fight the threat of climate change while expanding economic growth as EU lawmakers' granted final approval for the bloc's new executive who will lead on Sunday.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/27 22:33:40

Albania mourns quake tragedy

Albania was in national mourning on Wednesday as emergency workers continued to pull bodies from the ruins of buildings gutted by a violent earthquake, with nearly 30 found dead and hundreds injured.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/27 22:18:40

6.0-magnitude earthquake jolts Greece's Crete island

A strong earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted Greece's Crete island on Wednesday, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/27 15:58:51

UNESCO awaits damage report from flood-battered Venice

A change could be in the cards for the city, even though UNESCO has listed Venice and its lagoon as a protected heritage site for 32 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/27 15:14:12

US to press allies on burden sharing at NATO summit in London

The delegation of the United States will highlight the progress on burden sharing, security and defense cooperation as well as the future development of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) during the upcoming NATO summit, said the US State Department on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/27 12:35:04

Russia successfully launches military satellite

The satellite is meant to monitor the functioning of other satellites and take pictures of the Earth's surface.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/27 9:54:14

Estonian president reiterates support to Ukraine's reform plan

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid on Tuesday reiterated her country's support to Ukraine's reform plan to improve people's living standards and the business environment.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/27 9:23:06

Albanian quake death toll climbs to 21 as rescue operations continue

The death toll of the disastrous earthquake which hit Albania on Tuesday morning climbed to 21, and rescuers continued hunt for survivors, authorities said on Tuesday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/27 9:17:36

Turkey never promises not to use Russian-made air defense system: FM

Turkey has never promised to anyone that it would not install or use the Russian-made S-400 air defense system, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/27 9:08:52