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Norway best in world in traffic safety: report

Norway has least traffic accidents in the world, leaving other European countries much behind, newspaper Aftenposten reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/27 21:22:31

Russia's fifth-generation 3D surveillance radar enters into service

Russia's advanced Protivnik-GE mobile 3D surveillance radar has entered into service in the country's southeastern region of Volga, local media reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/27 14:44:04

US tariffs could send Canada into recession

Representatives of Canadian steel industry, auto parts makers, car dealers and the steelworkers union said Tuesday that US President Donald Trump's tariffs could send Canada spiralling into a recession.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/27 11:50:30

UN, partners respond to needs of displaced Syrians with food and shelter

The UN relief wing on Tuesday said the world body and its partners responded to the needs of Syrians displaced by recent hostilities within 48 hours with food and shelter.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/27 11:00:05

Queen Elizabeth gives Royal Assent to Britain's Brexit bill

The first major piece of legislation to pave the way for Britain's exit from the European Union became law Tuesday after it was given the Royal Assent by Queen Elizabeth II.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/27 10:54:57

Stranded migrant rescue ship may dock in Malta: France

A rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean with over 200 migrants on board may be allowed to dock in Malta, France said Tuesday, as EU states remain at loggerheads over how to handle the influx of people trying to reach the continent.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/26 22:13:40

Spain begins first Franco-era stolen babies trial involving 85-year-old doctor

The first trial in Spain over thousands of suspected cases of babies stolen from their mothers during the Franco era opened in Madrid Tuesday as an 85-year-old Spanish doctor appeared in the dock.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/26 21:48:42

Sandy exhibit

A visitor looks at a sand sculpture at the Disney Sand Magic festival in Ostende, Belgium on Monday. More than 240 trucks brought the sand for the festival used to build 150 sculptures from two to six meters high. The Sand Sculpture Festival is the largest festival of its kind in the world and runs from June 23 to September 9.
Source: IC | 2018/6/26 21:48:41

British parliament approves controversial Heathrow airport expansion

Politicians in Britain's House of Commons on Monday night backed the controversial expansion of London's Heathrow Airport by a massive majority.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/26 11:59:25

Nine European countries sign up on joint military force

Defense ministers from nine members of the European Union have met in Luxembourg Monday to sign off on a joint European military intervention, an initiative led by France and backed by Britain as it seeks to maintain defense ties after Brexit.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/26 10:47:06

Turkey's main opposition presidential candidate concedes election defeat

Muharrem Ince, the presidential candidate of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), said Monday that he accepted the defeat in Sunday's election.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/26 9:22:38

Turkey's Erdogan wins election

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday celebrated winning five more years in office with sweeping new powers after a decisive election victory, as his main rival accepted the outcome despite bitter complaints over the conduct of the campaign.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/25 22:03:40

EU divided over Balkan accession as NATO says Macedonia welcome

The European Union is divided over whether to allow membership talks with Albania and Macedonia as anti-immigration sentiment rises in the bloc, but NATO is ready to welcome Skopje into the Western military alliance.
Source: Reuters | 2018/6/25 21:28:41

Turkey's Erdogan, his alliance win presidential, parliamentary elections

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his alliance at the parliament won in Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday, state-run Anadolu Agency announced.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/25 9:06:21

Netherlands to provide 468 mln USD in aid to refugee-affected countries

The Netherlands will provide 400 million euros (468 million US dollars) development aid to countries affected by the Syrian refugee crisis, including Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, state-run Petra news agency reported Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/25 6:10:45

British children exposed to 30 pct more pollution than adults on walk to school: study

British primary school children are being exposed to 30 percent more pollution than adults while walking along busy roads due to their closer proximity to vehicle exhaust fumes, a study claimed.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/25 6:10:08

Merkel counts on bilateral or trilateral agreements to solve migration problem

German Chancellor Angela Merkel struck a cautious note on the migration summit in Brussels Sunday, saying she is in favor of bilateral or trilateral agreements among member states of the European Union (EU) as a way out of the migration crisis.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/25 6:08:03