Bulgaria urged to save architectural masterpiece

Perched like a vast flying saucer on a central Bulgarian mountainside, Buzludzha is a brutalism concrete monument that was built nearly 40 years ago.

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Hostage safely freed at Cologne station incident

The German police ended a hostage-taking in Cologne Central Station on Monday and freed a woman from the violence after hours of tension.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 14:06:44

Portuguese PM reshuffles cabinet

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa has reshuffled his cabinet after Defense Minister Jose Azeredo Lopes' resignation and government's approval of state budget.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 14:00:59

UN envoy deplores South Sudanese children's suffering shown in new report

The UN envoy for children and armed conflict on Monday deplored as dismaying the level of violence and brutality endured by children in South Sudan as shown in a new UN report.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 13:58:06

Myanmar appoints new deputy ministers, Nay Pyi Taw council member

The Myanmar government has appointed three new deputy ministers and one Nay Pyi Taw Council member to reinforce its cabinet, according to an order of the President's Office late Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 13:28:59

US sees uneven recovery after financial crisis: report

The United States sees uneven geographic distribution during its post-crisis recovery, a report released by Economic Innovation Group (EIG) showed on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 13:28:28

Japan's Abe departs for 5-day European tour

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe departed Tuesday for a European tour that will see him visit Spain, France and Belgium for a series of summit talks and to attend the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Belgium.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 13:25:57

Putin orders signing strategic cooperation treaty with Egypt

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed an order on concluding a strategic cooperation agreement with Egypt, according to Russia's official legal portal.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 11:07:50

Russia, Iran pledge joint efforts to stabilize global oil market

Russian and Iranian energy ministers on Monday discussed potential further regulations in oil production under the deal reached between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC producers, the Russian Energy Ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 11:04:59

Pentagon chief's future cast into doubt after Trump's remarks

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis is one of the longest serving members of U.S. President Donald Trump's cabinet, but a remark made by Trump Sunday has put Mattis's position into doubt.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 11:00:58

Trump to send state secretary to Saudi Arabia over disappearance of journalist

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said that he will send Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a Saudi Arabian journalist.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 10:35:32

6.8-magnitude quake hits 162km E of Tadine, New Caledonia -- USGS

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake jolted 162 km E of Tadine, New Caledonia at 010346 GMT on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 9:32:59

Cuban president slams uptick in "hostile rhetoric" from U.S.

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday said the United States was intensifying its "hostile rhetoric" against the island.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 9:31:02

Trump suggests "rogue killers" behind disappearance of Saudi journalist

US President Donald Trump on Monday said that "rogue killers" could be responsible for the disappearance and alleged death of a Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 8:49:46