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Russia slams London over info on probes

Russia's embassy in London on Sunday accused Britain of “deliberately” withholding information on probes into the targeting of several Russians on its soil.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/8 22:23:40

Animal spirits

Bullfighter Roman is beaten by his second bull, during the bullfight for the benefit of the Association of Spinal Cord Injuries and Major Physical Disabilities, in Toledo, Spain, on Saturday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/4/8 21:48:39

Building fire kills 6 in SE Russia

Six people were killed in a residential building fire in Ussuriysk in the Russian federal subject of Primorsky Krai, the local department of Russian Investigative Committee said Saturday in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/8 6:54:57

Dogged by social discontent, France's Macron to defend contested reforms

Haunted by mounting public disenchantment, French President Emmanuel Macron will appear on TF1 television on April 12 in an attempt to reach discontent public, the private TV channel announced on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/8 6:39:52

3 dead, multiple injured in van attack in western Germany

Three people including the perpetrator died and a dozen more injured, after a van plowed into crowd in the old town of western German city of Muenster, interior minister of State North Rhine-Westphalia Herbert Reul told media Saturday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/8 6:33:24

Russia seeks meeting with Johnson

The Russian Embassy in London has sent a request for a meeting of its envoy, Alexander Yakovenko, with British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson to discuss the investigation of an ex-Russian spy and his daughter poisoned in Salisbury, the RIA news agency reported Saturday.
Source: Agencies | 2018/4/7 23:23:40

Russian aircraft makes emergency landing in Delhi, no casualty reported

A Russian aircraft with 344 passengers on board made an emergency landing at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport on Saturday evening, Delhi-based news agency Asian News International (ANI) reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/7 23:02:51

Catalan former leader Puigdemont remains in Berlin on bail

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said on Saturday that he will remain in Berlin while the legal case on his extradition is pending.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/7 22:15:35

US slaps new sanctions on Russian individuals, entities

The United States slapped a new round of sanctions on Russia on Friday, targeting Russian business elite and senior government officials, a move that may further damage the already soured ties between Washington and Moscow.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/7 15:09:16

Spanish gov't accepts German decision to free Puigdemont

The Spanish government said Friday it had accepted the decision made in Germany to free former Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/7 8:28:19

Russian watchdog asks court to block Telegram messenger

Russian telecommunications watchdog Roskomnadzor said Friday it had filed a lawsuit in a Moscow court demanding the blocking of instant messaging service Telegram for its refusal to provide encryption keys.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/6 22:57:36

Salisbury chemical attack sparks fierce discussions at UN Security Council

The nerve-agent attack against a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain's southwestern city of Salisbury sparked heated discussions between Russian and British envoys Thursday at the United Nations (UN) Security Council.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/6 17:19:15

World's biggest plane leaves Ukraine for first commercial mission after modernization

The world's biggest plane, the Antonov An-225 Mriya, took to the skies Tuesday from Kiev Antonov airport outside the Ukrainian capital for its first commercial mission since modernization.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/5 11:47:53

People re-enact historic battle in Tapiobicske, Hungary

People re-enact a historic battle in Tapiobicske, Hungary, on April 4, 2018. Battle of Tapiobicske was fought on April 4, 1849 between the Hungarian army and the Austrian Empire during the Hungarian War of Independence.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/5 10:43:51

Turkey's first nuclear power plant project goes forth despite setbacks

A groundbreaking ceremony with attendance of Russian and Turkish presidents via a video teleconference was held Tuesday for Turkey's first nuclear power plant, Akkuyu Nuclear Plant, a strategic choice for Ankara facing setbacks but a powerful symbol of the deepening cooperation with Moscow.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/4 13:24:01

At least 22 injured in tram collision in western Germany

Two tram trains collided Tuesday afternoon in the western German city of Duisburg, leaving at least 22 people injured, including two in serious condition, reported the media FOCUS.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/4 10:17:12

Britain bans all sales of ivory with unlimited fines or 5 years' jail

Britain will ban sales of ivory in a bid to help preserve the world's dwindling elephant population, the government announced Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/3 22:08:39

Prosecutors seek to extradite Puigdemont

German prosecutors on Tuesday asked a court to order the extradition to Spain of Catalonia's ousted president Carles Puigdemont on a rebellion charge following his arrest in Germany last month.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/3 22:03:39