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Putin, Trump discuss Korean Peninsula, Venezuela over phone

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump on Friday discussed the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue and the situation in Venezuela during a phone talk, the Kremlin said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/4 8:05:21

Serbia will continue its fruitful cooperation with China: president

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said here on Friday that Serbia will continue its fruitful cooperation with China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/4 7:55:06

Trump says had "very productive" talk with Putin

US President Donald Trump said on Friday that he has had a "very productive" talk with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on a lot of issues.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/4 7:50:39

Egypt's transportation minister highlights new Chinese-funded electric train line

Egyptian Minister of Transportation Kamel Al-Wazir stressed the importance of implementing a new electric train line around Cairo which is financed by a loan from the Export-Import Bank of China (China EXIM Bank) with 1.2 billion US dollars.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/4 7:44:42

Cypriot candidates register for European Parliament elections

Cypriot candidates registered on Friday for a May 26 vote to elect European Union Parliament deputies.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/4 7:39:46

Oil prices rise amid strong US job data, Russia's output cut

Oil prices increased on Friday, as the market was buoyed by a surge in US employment last month and Russia's fulfillment to production cut as pledged in a deal between OPEC and its allies.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/4 7:33:55

As British oversight focuses on Huawei but not its competitors, experts call for common approach

Chinese technology company Huawei is again making headlines in the UK, which is in a heated debate over the development of the UK's 5G network and whether the company represents a security threat.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/4 7:32:22

Modern art exhibited 1st time in Greece's top archaeological site Delos

For the first time, a modern art exhibition is being held on Greece's 5,000-year-old archaeological site, the Delos island, once a flourishing trading center in the middle of the Aegean Sea near Mykonos.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/4 7:29:05

Portuguese PM threatens to resign if amendment over teachers' service time finally approved

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa said on Friday that he has informed President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa that his government will resign if the amendment over accounting of teachers' time of service is approved in a final vote.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/4 7:00:43

Death toll from Christchurch terrorist attack increases to 51

A Turkish national shot in the March 15 mosques terrorist attack in Christchurch has died in hospital, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed early Friday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/3 10:28:22

Ukraine to host spring session of NATO Parliamentary Assembly in 2020

Ukraine will host the spring session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in 2020, the Ukrainian parliament press service said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/3 10:10:23

Norway proposes stronger control of international trade in plastic wastes

Norway said Thursday it had put forward a proposal for stronger control of the international trade in plastic wastes.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/2 22:55:48

Cypriot justice minister resigns amid uproar over missing women investigation

Cyprus' Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou resigned his post on Thursday amid an uproar over the alleged failure by the police to effectively investigate the disappearance of several foreign women who fell victims to a self-confessed serial killer.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/2 22:52:07

Britain to ban wild animals in circuses

British Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced Wednesday a new bill to ban the use of wild animals in traveling circuses across England.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/2 11:10:25

At least three policemen wounded, hundreds arrested as May Day rally turns violent in Paris

Traditional May Day rally in Paris was marred by violence on Wednesday as a group of masked people clashed with anti-riot police, injuring at last three police officers, while more than 300 people have been arrested, according to local media.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/2 9:20:38

13 newest EU members highlight their importance, set out demands

Representatives of 13 countries joining the European Union since 2004 signed on Wednesday so-called Warsaw Declaration, in which they highlight their importance for the block and set out demands.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/2 9:15:21

UK Defense Secretary fired over "unauthorized disclosure of information"

Downing Street said Wednesday in a statement that Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson had been sacked by the Prime Minister for "unauthorized disclosure of information".
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/2 8:31:15

Putin signs decree on fast-track application of Russian citizenship for foreigners

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed a decree allowing certain foreign citizens and stateless persons to apply for Russian citizenship under a simplified procedure, the Kremlin said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/1 20:30:37