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France and Germany seek to cover rift with EU plan

France and Germany have drawn up a plan to guide deep reform of the European Union to present to fellow members and to counter concerns about divisions between their leaders.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/26 21:33:40

13 dead, 600 injured as powerful earthquake jolts Albania

Albanian rescuers were digging through rubble in search of survivors on Tuesday after the strongest earthquake in decades leveled buildings and trapped victims under the debris, claiming at least 13 lives and injuring more than 600 people.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/26 20:18:40

UK's Labour Party launches political manifesto to tackle inequality

The UK's main opposition Labour Party unveiled a special manifesto on race and faith on Tuesday, ­proposing that children be taught about colonialism, injustice and the British empire.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/26 18:38:40

China's investment in Slovakia expects huge rise: Deputy PM

China's cooperation with Slovakia has massive room for development, as the current investment is "deeply below its potential," but the country is ready to deepen the bilateral relations in exports and investments, said Richard Raši, Deputy Prime Minister of Slovakia.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/26 18:23:40

13 French soldiers killed in helicopter accident in Mali: Elysee

Thirteen French military officers, on operation against jihadists in Mali, were killed in an accident of their two helicopters Monday, President Emmanuel Macron's office announced on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/26 18:06:46

Turkey holds over 3,700 irregular migrants in past week

Turkish security forces held over 3,700 irregular migrants across Turkey over the past week, semi-official Anadolu Agency reported on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/26 13:51:55

Russia plans to build lunar base after 2025

Russia plans to build a base on the Moon after 2025, which can be used to monitor comets and asteroids and prepare flights to other planets, a Russian official said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/26 10:23:24

Putin hails "unprecedentedly high level" of Russia-China ties

Contacts between the United Russia party and the Communist Party of China (CPC) have a major role to play in the development of bilateral ties, Putin said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/26 10:21:04

Over 20,000 people rally for higher salaries for Croatian teachers

Over 20,000 Croatian teachers and their supporters gathered on Monday at the capital's main square, demanding higher salaries and better working conditions.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/26 9:14:59

Turkey tests Russian-made S-400 systems: sources

Turkey on Monday and Tuesday would be testing the radar systems of Russian-made S-400 anti-missile defense systems in capital Ankara, sources from the Turkish Defense Industries Directorate told Xinhua.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/26 8:48:48

UK driver admits to two charges after bodies found

A British driver accused of the manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese migrants found dead in a refrigeration truck pleaded guilty on Monday to conspiring to assist illegal immigration.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/25 22:03:41

Thieves score massive museum jewelry heist

A policeman stands outside Green Vault city palace, a unique historic museum that contains the largest collection of treasures in Europe after a robbery in Dresden, Germany, on Monday. Thieves took antique jewelry, diamonds and precious stones worth more than a billion euros.
Source: VCG | 2019/11/25 19:48:40

Doctors worrying Assange 'could die'

More than 60 doctors wrote an open letter published Monday saying they feared Julian Assange's health was so bad that the WikiLeaks founder could die inside a top-security British jail.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/25 19:08:42

Exit polls show Romania's incumbent president wins presidential runoff

Exit polls showed Romania's incumbent President Klaus Iohannis has led significantly in the presidential runoff on Sunday, with 64.8-66.5 percent of the vote.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/25 9:50:45

Bristh PM vows to table "Get Brexit Done" deal before Christmas

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson launched the Conservative Party's election manifesto Sunday, promising to put his "Get Brexit Done" deal before parliament ahead of Christmas recess.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/25 9:49:03

UK police charge men over Vietnamese migrants disaster

A 23-year-old man has been charged with human trafficking offenses in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals whose bodies were found in a refrigeration truck in Britain.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/24 21:33:40

149 migrants rescued in shipwreck off Italian coast

A total of 149 migrants have been rescued and some 20 are missing after a boat capsized late Saturday in stormy seas near the Italian island of Lampedusa, authorities and local media said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/24 11:02:46

Convention of Germany's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party held in Leipzig

Convention of Germany's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party held in Leipzig
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/23 10:07:21