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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.

Gaza child suffering from cancer amazes people with cooking talent

Palestinian child Mahmoud Abu Nada cooks inside the kitchen of a local restaurant, in Gaza City on Oct. 13, 2018. Although blood cancer has forced him to leave school, 11-year-old ...

World Food Day marked

A worker prepares packs of bread at a bakery on the World Food Day in Quezon City, the Philippines, Oct. 16, 2018. World Food Day is celebrated every year on ...


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

Saudi Arabia vows retaliation over potential sanctions

Saudi Arabia warned Sunday it would retaliate against any sanctions imposed on the oil-rich kingdom over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as the Riyadh stock market suffered its worst plunge in years.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/14 22:58:39

Rebels fire shells from Syria buffer despite heavy arms pullout

Opposition fighters have fired mortar shells from a planned buffer zone in northwest Syria, in a deadly attack that threatens a deal to protect the last major rebel bastion from a government offensive.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/14 22:28:40

First step

Poll workers count ballots during Cote d'Ivoire's regional and municipal elections at a polling station in Bouake, on Saturday. More than 6 million Ivorians were eligible to vote for 201 mayors and 31 heads of regional councils, which comes ahead of a presidential election in 2020.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/14 22:28:40

Hun Sen offers to resume search for US soldiers

Cambodian leader Hun Sen has offered to resume working with a US program that recovers the remains of American soldiers killed during the Vietnam War.
Source: Agencies | 2018/10/14 22:28:39

Australia halts gay expulsions

Australia's conservative government will ban schools from expelling students over their sexuality, after a public outcry over the issue that threatened to sway the result of a crucial by-election and change the balance of power.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/14 22:23:39

Nepal rescuers retrieve bodies of nine climbers after freak accident

The bodies of nine climbers killed on Nepal's Mount Gurja were retrieved from the mountainside Sunday as rescuers tried to piece together what led to the freak accident.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/14 22:18:39

Premier Li Keqiang visits Europe at key turning point: observers

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to the Netherlands and Belgium comes at a key turning point in the global governance system and will showcase China's and Europe's resolution in resisting US unilateralism and trade protectionism through deeper bilateral and multilateral cooperation, Chinese observers said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 21:53:40

Japan to pledge 2019 tax hike to help reduce debt mountain

Japan will announce Monday a sales tax hike in 2019 after repeated delays, reports said Sunday, in an effort to address the nation's huge public debt.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/14 21:53:39