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Britain's scientists warn of no-deal Brexit's "disaster" effect on research

Prominent scientists in Britain have voiced their concern about a no-deal Brexit scenario, saying it will be "a disaster" for the country's science and innovation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/18 9:46:12

Russia, Serbia sign major deals in energy, infrastructure

Russia and Serbia signed a package of agreements on bilateral cooperation during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to the Serbian capital of Belgrade, the Kremlin said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/18 9:30:47

Albania, Netherlands to further deepen cooperation in EU integration reforms

Albanian Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Ditmir Bushati and his visiting Dutch counterpart, Stef Blok, met here Thursday to further deepen the cooperation in key reforms related to European Union (EU) integration.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/18 9:28:16

UK's May reaches out to Brexit rivals

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces deadlock on Thursday over a new Brexit plan, after narrowly surviving a no-confidence vote sparked by the crushing defeat of her EU withdrawal deal.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/17 21:43:42

Two-thirds of LGBT+ Britons plan to quit jobs in 3 years

Almost two-thirds of British LGBT+ employees say they will quit within three years because their companies are not committed to a diverse workplace, a global study revealed on Thursday.
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/17 16:23:44

Spotlight: UK PM starts talks on new Brexit deal after winning confidence vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May won a vital confidence vote in the House of Commons Wednesday, averting a snap general election that could have ushered in a Labour government.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/17 9:48:43

China has no colonial ambition: senior European parliamentarian

The claim that China is becoming a colonial power is absolute nonsense, a senior member of the European Parliament (MEP) told Xinhua Tuesday, citing the seven voyages of Zheng He, a great navigator in ancient China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/16 22:03:03

Russia ready to 'save' arms control treaty, calls on Europe to help out

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday Moscow is ready to work with the US to save a crucial arms control treaty, calling on Europe to help in faltering talks.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/16 21:53:40

China calls for stable Brexit after UK Parliament veto

China on Wednesday called for a stable Brexit after the UK Parliament rejected the British Prime Minister Theresa May's deal on leaving the European Union.
Source: Global Times - Agencies | 2019/1/16 21:48:41

China has no colonial ambition: senior European parliamentarian

The claim that China is becoming a colonial power is absolute nonsense, a senior member of the European Parliament (MEP) told Xinhua Tuesday, citing the seven voyages of Zheng He, a great navigator in ancient China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/16 14:07:45

UK parliament rejects Brexit deal, creating mounting uncertainty ahead

The British parliament on Tuesday rejected overwhelmingly the Brexit deal, further complicating the country's historic exit from the European Union (EU).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/16 9:58:56

British pound rebounds after Brexit deal voted down

The British pound stopped its decline and rebounded as an immediate response to the British parliament's overwhelming rejection of the Brexit deal on Tuesday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/16 8:04:45

German economy posts weakest growth in 5 years

The German economy grew by 1.5 percent in 2018, the weakest rate in five years and markedly slower than the previous year, preliminary data showed on Tuesday, in a sign that exporters in Europe's largest economy are being hit by trade tensions.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/15 20:48:41

Hundreds of flights axed as fresh strike hits German airports

Hundreds of flights will be cancelled at eight German airports Tuesday, including at the nation's busiest travel hub Frankfurt, as security staff walk off the job in a deepening row over pay.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/15 20:18:41

France offers 1.15 bln USD loan to Iraq for reconstruction

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Monday that his government granted one billion euros (1.15 billion U.S. dollars) loan to Iraq to support reconstruction and stability efforts in the areas destroyed by the war against the extremist Islamic State (IS) militants.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/15 16:04:58

Final word on Brexit plan to go to PM as most crucial vote in a generation nears

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday she will make the closing speech drawing to a close the marathon debate on Britain's future in the European Union (EU).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/15 10:12:26

Hard Brexit would be a catastrophe: Spain's FM

A hard Brexit, whereby Britain would leave the European Union without any agreement, would be catastrophic, Spain's Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said on Monday, while adding that there were contingency plans in place.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/14 21:38:40

Stepping out

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after attending a church service, near her Maidenhead constituency, west of London on Sunday. May on Sunday warned MPs preparing to vote down her EU divorce deal that failing to deliver Brexit would be a “catastrophic and unforgivable breach of trust in our democracy.”
Source: AFP | 2019/1/13 23:01:43