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Welsh slate mountains proposed as new World Heritage Site

The mountains in north west Wales which provided roof slates for millions of homes is to be nominated by the British government as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it was announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/30 13:14:02

EC commissioner encourages Romania to absorb EU funds for infrastructure

The European commissioner for Regional Policy on Monday called on the Romanian authorities to step up the absorption and use of European funds to promote the construction of transportation infrastructure.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/30 9:57:44

Merkel says will end reign as chancellor at end of term in 2021

Angela Merkel said Monday she would step down as German chancellor at the end of her term in 2021 after a series of political crises and regional vote debacles rocked her fragile coalition.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/29 22:48:40

Barcelona bust

Barcelona police officers lead a cuffed suspect during a police operation against drugs consuming and trafficking on Monday. Hundreds of police backed by a helicopter raided dozens of squatted apartments in central Barcelona used for selling and consuming heroin and other drugs.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/29 22:43:39

Presidential elections for Georgia go into runoff

Presidential elections in Georgia, seen as a crucial test for the increasingly unpopular ruling party, have gone to a runoff, preliminary results showed on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/29 22:38:41

European countries in talks on scrapping biannual clock adjustment

European Union governments began discussions on Monday to assess whether and when to scrap the twice-yearly clock change, amid doubts that the requirement would be dropped in 2019 as the EU executive has proposed.
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/29 22:38:40

Protest gesture

Members of international organization Four Paws carry a zebra out of the city zoo in Fier, Albania on Monday. They are protesting against Albanian authorities for the way animals are mistreated and kept illegally in the country. Rescued animals will be transported to Tirana where they will stay until they will be transported back to their natural habitat in Africa.
Source: IC | 2018/10/29 22:33:39

Merkel offers to resign from CDU leadership after disappointing Hesse elections

German Chancellor Angela Merkel made an offer on Monday not to stand for Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leader, which she has served for 18 years, following a disappointing result for the party in recent regional elections.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/29 20:26:48

Greece celebrates "Ochi Day" sending message against fascism

Greece celebrated on Sunday the national holiday of the "Ochi Day" (No Day) with military and pupils' parades across the country, sending a strong message against the revival of fascism.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/29 8:24:58

Merkel's CDU suffers severe setback in Hesse election: initial forecast

The Christian Democratic Union (CDU), led by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, suffered a great loss in Sunday's state election in Hesse, according to the initial forecast by the public broadcaster ARD.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/29 8:12:16

Leicester City confirms chairman, four others die in helicopter crash

English Premier League club Leicester City confirmed on Sunday night that their Thai Chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, along with other four people, had been killed in a helicopter crash.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/29 7:39:52

Leicester City confirms chairman dies in helicopter crash

English Premier League club Leicester City confirmed on Sunday night that their Thai Chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, along with other four people on board, had been killed when his helicopter crashed on Saturday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/29 6:32:11

UK needs Brexit deal to end austerity: Hammond

British finance minister Philip Hammond said an end to his spending squeeze depended on the country getting a Brexit deal and he warned he would have to drop plans to boost public services without one.
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/28 23:08:40

Thai Leicester City owner, 4 others on crashed helicopter in the UK

Leicester City club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai tycoon, was among the five people who were in a helicopter which crashed in a ball of flames after a Premier League match in the UK on Saturday, a source close to the club said.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/28 23:03:40

Leicester City chairman and his daughter on crashed helicopter

English Premier League side Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and his daughter were on board the helicopter which crashed outside the club's King Power Stadium Saturday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/28 19:31:08

Putin, Macron agree to advance political process in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed to intensify joint efforts to advance the political process in Syria in a phone conversation, the Kremlin said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/28 10:59:51

Leicester City owner's helicopter crashes outside King Power Stadium (updated)

English Premier League side Leicester City owner's helicopter crashed outside the club's King Power Stadium soon after taking off from the pitch on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/28 9:32:19

Higgins re-elected as Irish president

Michael D. Higgins has been re-elected as the president of Ireland in the country's 2018 presidential election, announced Barry Ryan, Returning Officer of Presidential Election and Referendum Office here on Saturday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/28 8:33:31