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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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A member of the Pakistani Anti-Narcotic Force (ANF) takes a selfie amid a pile of burning drugs and liquor during a ceremony at the Kacha Ghari army firing range, on ...

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Britain's Prince Harry (2nd from left) and his wife Meghan Markle (right) are presented with a stuffed kangaroo toy by Australian Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove and Lady Cosgrove at Admiralty ...


Trilateral peace talks kick off in Myanmar's capital

Trilateral peace talks among the Myanmar government, the army and 10 nationwide ceasefire accord (NCA)- signatory ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) kicked off here Monday to continue resolving matters in existence through negotiation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 13:36:29

2 suspected terrorists shot dead by police in southern Philippines

Police shot and killed two suspected members of a local cell of the Islamic State (IS) group in the southern Philippines late on Sunday, authorities on Monday said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 12:06:44

Royal couple Prince Harry, Meghan arrive in Sydney

Prince Harry and his new, former film and television actress wife, Meghan, arrived in Sydney on Monday for their first overseas tour as a royal couple.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 10:34:06

S. Korea, DPRK start high-level talks to discuss implementation of Pyongyang Declaration

South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) kicked off high-level talks Monday in the border village of Panmunjom to discuss ways to implement the Pyongyang Declaration, which the leaders of the two Koreas announced in the latest summit in Pyongyang in September.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 9:53:43

Peace replaces war in Yarmouk Camp area of Damascus

During the presence of the Islamic State (IS) in the Yarmouk Camp area south of Damascus, the dust filled the place, adding more blur to the destruction in that once-bustling area.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 9:04:22

Syria-Jordan agree to re-open Nasib crossing

The Syrian Interior Minister Muhammad al-Sha'ar said Sunday that the Syrian and Jordanian sides have agreed to re-open the Nasib-Jaber border crossing as of Monday, according to the state TV.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 8:58:16

Former Brexit secretary urges cabinet rebellion over PM's plan

The former British Brexit Secretary David Davis on Sunday called on cabinet ministers to rebel against the Brexit plan proposed by the prime minister.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 8:54:28

Merkel's Bavarian ally suffers great election loss

Despite garnering the most votes, German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ally, the Bavaria-only Christian Social Union (CSU) suffered great loss in the state election on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 8:31:00

European leaders voice concern over Saudi journalist's disappearance

France, Germany and Britain on Sunday expressed concerns over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and called for "a credible investigation" into the incident.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 8:30:33

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 | 2018/10/15 6:19:28

Turkey, Saudi leaders hold phone talk on missing journalist

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on late Sunday held phone talk with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, discussing the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 6:19:03

ISS crew has enough supplies for 6 months: official

The crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has enough fuel, oxygen, water, and food to last at least six months, Vladimir Solovyov, flight director of the Russian ­segment of the ISS, was cited as saying by ­Russian news agencies on Sunday.
Source: Agencies | 2018/10/14 22:58:40

Merkel's Bavarian allies face threat of election debacle

Voters in the southern German state of Bavaria went to the polls Sunday in an election where Chancellor Angela Merkel's arch-conservative CSU allies were bracing for heavy losses.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/14 22:58:40