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Spanish king and queen visit Cuba for capital's 500th anniversary

Spain's King Felipe VI begins an unprecedented visit to Cuba on Tuesday to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the capital Havana at a time of increased tensions between the island nation and the United States.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/12 18:53:40

Election boost for Johnson as Brexit party abandons plan to contest all Conservative seats

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's hopes of winning a majority in the general election were given a massive boost Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/12 7:38:56

Never forget

French President Emmanuel Macron attends a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe as part of commemorations marking the 101th anniversary of the signing of armistice to end World War I, in Paris on Monday. The Treaty of Versailles was later signed in June of 1919, officially ending the war. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/11/12 0:33:39

Socialists win Spain vote, far-right 3rd

Spain's Socialist Premier Pedro Sanchez emerged as winner but weakened from Sunday's repeat election that propelled the far-right Vox into third place in a ­result set to deepen years of political turmoil.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/11 22:48:40

Incumbent president leads Romania's presidential elections: exit polls

Incumbent president leads Romania's presidential elections: exit polls
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/11 9:20:33

Spain holds elections again

Spain voted on Sunday in its fourth general election in as many years amid heightened tensions over the separatist push in Catalonia that has fuelled a surge in support for upstart far-right party Vox.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/10 22:08:39

Napoleon expert kills co-author

Police in Saint Petersburg on Saturday arrested a prominent Russian historian on suspicion of murdering a former student after he was hauled out of a river with a backpack containing a woman's arms, authorities said.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/10 20:28:39

In Romanian countryside, cohabitation grows strenuous

Romania has Europe's highest number of brown bears which have always been a common sight in Cusma, but residents say that the bears never used to venture into farms to take animals.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/10 19:03:44

Trump says might attend Russia's victory day parade next May

Trump says might attend Russia's victory day parade next May
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/10 14:30:06

Germany marks 30th anniversary of the fall of Berlin Wall

Germany marks 30th anniversary of the fall of Berlin Wall
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/10 10:15:13

US not fulfilling Syria promises: Erdogan

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States and Russia on Thursday of failing to fulfill their part of a deal for Kurdish militia to leave a Syrian region bordering Turkey, and said he would raise this with President Donald Trump next week.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/8 23:23:41

NATO experiencing 'brain death,' France's Macron says

France's president warned fellow European countries on Thursday that NATO was dying, citing a lack of coordination and US unpredictability under President Donald Trump, comments quickly rejected as “drastic” by the German chancellor.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/8 23:18:44

Coal mine accident injures 2, traps around 35 in Germany's Teutschenthal

Around 35 people were trapped underground following a coal mine explosion on Friday in the eastern German town of Teutschenthal, according to German Press Agency (DPA).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/8 21:17:10

All Essex lorry victims confirmed as Vietnamese nationals

All 39 people found dead in the Essex lorry incident were confirmed to be Vietnamese nationals, Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/7 22:14:58

Erdogan criticizes EU for its attitude towards Turkey

Visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized here on Thursday the European Union (EU) for its attitude towards Turkey, which he termed as "far from constructive," during a joint press conference with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/8 14:43:18

Beyond vegan burgers: Next-generation protein could come from air

It may sound like science fiction, but in a few short years the family dinner table may be laden with steak from a printer and other proteins produced from air, methane or volcanic microbes.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/7 17:58:40

BiH, Sweden to strengthen bilateral ties

Members of Bosnia and Herzegovina's presidency and visiting Swedish royal family vowed on Wednesday to strengthen the relations between the two countries, BiH's presidency said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/7 9:58:59

British PM warns of "horror show" year ahead if Brexit unresolved

Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Wednesday Britain faces a year-long "horror show" in 2020 if the impasse over Brexit is not resolved.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/7 8:11:57