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50 % of London road accidents occur in just 5 pct...

LONDON, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Nearly half of the capital city's serious and fatal road accidents took place in just five percent of road...

British singer Tom Odell performs at Jordan Festival 2018 in Amman,...

British singer Tom Odell performs at the Jordan Festival 2018 in Amman, Jordan, on Aug. 2, 2018. (Xinhua/Mohammad Abu Ghosh)

Beijing-Tianjin railway speed rises to 350 kph

BEIJING/TIANJIN, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- China on Wednesday increased the maximum speed of the bullet trains on the Beijing-Tianjin high-speed railway from 300 km...

Turkey to continue buying Iran’s gas despite US sanctions – minister

Turkish energy minister Fatih Donmez says Ankara would continue to import natural gas in line with its long-term supply deal with Tehran, and hopes...

EU defiant in face of Trump threats over Iran trade

The EU foreign affairs foreign encouraged companies to ignore US President Donald Trump's threats on doing business with Iran. She said it's up to...

Oil reserves in Pakistan, bigger than Kuwait – Exxon Mobil close...

The US energy giant has drilled up to 5,000 meters near the Pakistan-Iran border, says Pakistan foreign minister If the oil deposits are...

U.S. to resume sanctions against Iran

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- The White House said in a statement Monday that the United States will reactivate a slew of sanctions on...

Drug deaths increase in England, Wales, study shows

More than 3,700 people in England and Wales died last year from drug poisoning, two thirds of them a result of drug misuse, the...

Saudi Arabia and Canada in diplomatic row over arrested activists

The kingdom expels Canadian ambassador and recalls its own envoy after Ottawa insisted that Riyadh releases human rights activists. Samar Badawi is one of the...

Britain’s chances of quitting EU with no deal is 60-40, says...

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox put the chances Sunday of Britain leaving the European Union with no deal at 60-40, blaming the intransigence of...

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