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Russian security forces kill suspected IS member, foil terrorist attack

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said Wednesday it has killed a suspected member of the Islamic State (IS) group who was plotting a terrorist attack in the city of Saratov in southwestern Russia.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/27 16:15:33

EU resolutely supports Iran nuclear deal, regrets over US exit

The European Union (EU) on Wednesday firmly supported the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known at the Iran nuclear deal, regretted over US withdrawal from the deal and asked Iran to implement the agreement.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/27 14:53:45

Mogherini says INSTEX ready for operation

High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said on Wednesday that the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX) is ready for operation.
Source: IRNA | 2019/6/27 0:40:51

Boris Johnson challenges rival to back Brexit deadline

The UK's Boris Johnson challenged his rival for Britain's leadership on Tuesday to deliver Brexit by the end of October whatever happens, only to be accused once again of trying to avoid scrutiny.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/26 20:13:42

Dome drill

A firefighter sprays water on the cupola of the Berlin Cathedral during a fire drill on Wednesday in Berlin, Germany. The exercise was organized to train for firefighting and rescue operations.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/26 20:13:40

UK's Johnson admits needing EU support in event of no-deal Brexit

Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, has acknowledged that London would need cooperation from the European Union to cushion potential shocks in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/25 21:13:41

Harry and Meghan's new home cost $3 million to refit

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's new home in Windsor cost 2.4 million pounds ($3.05 million) to renovate before they moved in, royal accounts showed Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/25 19:48:42

Magnitude-6.6 quake hits Russia's Kamchatsk

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck Russia's Far East Kamchatsk Peninsula on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/25 18:11:21

Imamoglu wins re-run Istanbul poll

Turkey's opposition revelled Monday in a landslide win in Istanbul's re-run mayoral vote - a blow to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Source: Reuters | 2019/6/24 20:38:41

Britain's Johnson domestic 'row' rocks leadership race

Britain's leadership contest was rocked on Saturday by reports that police were called to a late-night "row" between frontrunner Boris Johnson and his partner, just hours before campaigning opened to win over grassroots Conservatives.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/23 21:28:40

Istanbul votes for mayor again

Millions of Istanbul residents began voting on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies.
Source: Reuters | 2019/6/23 20:23:39

Russia ready to work with any elected British PM: Putin

Russia intends to work with any new British prime minister who is willing to cooperate with Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/23 14:54:04

EU looks forward to working together with new British PM: Tusk

The 27 European Union (EU) members decided to maintain a united front on the issue of Brexit and look forward to working together with the next British Prime Minister, President of the European Council Donald Tusk told a press conference Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/22 8:25:07

Putin bans Russian passenger flights to Georgia amid tensions

President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Friday, ordering Russian airlines to indefinitely suspend passenger flights from Russia to Georgia starting July 8 as tensions flared up between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/22 8:14:35

EU leader warns of no Brexit renegotiation

The EU's leader Friday fired a Brexit warning to whoever wins the battle to become the next British prime minister, saying the existing divorce deal could not be changed.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/21 22:28:40

5.1-magnitude quake shakes western France

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck western France on Friday morning but did not cause any major damage, the country's Central Office of Seismology announced.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 18:20:37

Pilot killed as helicopter crashes in south Russia

A private Mi-2 helicopter belonging to an entrepreneur crashed in south Russia's Krasnodar territory on Friday, killing the pilot, Sputnik news agency reported, citing an Emergencies Ministry source.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 15:10:20

London to close 20km streets for biggest ever car-free day

London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced Thursday that 20 kilometers of streets will be completely closed to traffic on the British capital's biggest ever car-free day.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/21 11:21:31