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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

Russian Pacific Fleet to get its first new stealth sub Monday

The Russian Pacific fleet will receive its first project 636.3 stealth Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky submarine on Monday, Nov. 25, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/22 8:00:12

Europe's prisons failing on inmates' health

Prison authorities in Europe are not doing enough to monitor the health of inmates, meaning prisoners are more likely to suffer untreated conditions and are released without adequate support, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/21 20:38:41

Prince Andrew halts public duties over Epstein-related sex scandal

Britain's Prince Andrew stepped down from public duties on Wednesday, saying the controversy surrounding his "ill-judged" association with late US financier Jeffrey Epstein had caused major disruption to the royal family's work.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/21 19:18:40

Frustration drives trans consumers to create sell-out brands

Through its website, Transthetics sells the EZP, a stand-to-pee device, the “Rod” penile extension and other prosthetics designed to enhance stimulation during sex - with stock often selling out online.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/21 18:08:41

US Ambassador to EU says there was "quid pro quo" involving Ukraine in testimony to House

US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland on Wednesday testified that US President Donald Trump conditioned a White House meeting for Ukraine's new president on his assurance to conduct investigation into Trump's democratic adversaries.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/21 12:02:42

Merkel commits to preserving Schengen

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was attending the congress of the European People's Party (EPP) here on Wednesday, said that she was committed to preserving the Schengen area.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/21 12:00:00

In testy leadership debate, Britain's Johnson promises quick Brexit

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson ­doubled down on his Brexit promises on Tuesday, saying only he could take Britain out of the European Union quickly in a testy leadership debate with opposition Labour's Jeremy Corbyn.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/20 21:53:41

Hitler birth house in Austria to become police station after legal battle

The house where Adolf Hitler was born will be turned into a police station, Austria's interior ministry announced Tuesday, after years of legal wrangling as the government looks to prevent the building from becoming a neo-Nazi shrine.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/20 18:48:40

UK's two leaders go head-to-head in televised election battle debate

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour's Jeremy Corbyn faced a national audience on Tuesday night in the first ever televised head-to-head clash between the country's two top political leaders.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/20 11:25:59

Feminism on a rise in the UK

The majority of young women in England and Wales now identify as feminists, according to a study on Tuesday, with researchers attributing a rise in the past year to the #MeToo movement and the failure to stop discrimination at work.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/19 18:13:43

Italy on the move to help floods-hit Venice

The northern Italian city of Venice is entering its second week being battered by the worst floods which have never been seen over the past more than 50 years, as the whole country is on the move to help the lagoon city.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 10:46:08

Brexit dominates UK election campaign

As Brexit headlines continue to dominate British politics and the election campaign as the United Kingdom (UK) heads for a general election in December, business leaders say that the vote must break the Brexit gridlock in Parliament.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 7:52:09

Catalan region president goes on trial for 'disobedience'

The president of Catalonia's regional government went on trial in Barcelona on Monday for “disobedience” after refusing to remove separatist symbols from public buildings, amid heightened tensions in the Spanish region.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/18 21:48:40

Greek police arrest 28 at demonstration marking anti-junta uprising

Greek police said they have arrested 28 people for violence that followed a large demonstration in Athens to mark the anniversary of a 1973 anti-junta uprising.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/18 17:58:39

Int'l charity bazaar held in Dublin with heavy Chinese presence

An international charity bazaar organized by the diplomatic corps in Ireland in partnership with local communities was held here on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/18 15:18:49

Exotic Animals Fair held in Warsaw, Poland

Exotic Animals Fair held in Warsaw, Poland
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/18 11:14:27