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Israeli missile attack on Syria’s Latakia lasts for over 1 hour

DAMASCUS, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Syria's air defenses were triggered Monday evening by an Israeli missile attack on the coastal city of Latakia, which...

China, EU should enhance mutual trust, jointly safeguard global multilateral trade...

Amid increasing tensions of trade wars worldwide, around 100 leading scholars from China and Europe gathered here in the headquarters of Belgian think tank...

France plans to slash 1,800 jobs in education: minister

PARIS, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer on Monday announced a plan to cut education ministry's payroll by 1,800 employees next...

Turkey’s central bank hikes key interest rate to 24 percent

Its monetary committee decided to "implement strong monetary tightening to support price stability," it said on Thursday, as it raised interest rates by 625...

Macron admits France used a system of torture during Algeria war

President Emmanuel Macron also recognised the French state was responsible for the death of a dissident mathematician in Algeria in 1957, admitting for the...

Israel demolishes homes, goes ahead with Khan al Ahmar ‘colonial project’

The newly-built protest huts are near Khan al Ahmar, a Bedouin village that has become a focus of Palestinian protests and international concern. Israeli forces...

Salisbury nerve attack suspects say they were in UK as tourists

Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, whom the UK accuse of trying to poison Sergei and Yulia Skripal with a nerve agent in Salisbury, appeared...

Turkey’s First Lady Emine Erdogan receives humanitarian service award

Turkey's First Lady Emine Erdogan received a humanitarian service award at the Global Donors Forum in London for her efforts for the needy, and...

Sweden faces political deadlock after far-right gains

With almost all districts having reported, the ruling centre-left Social Democrats and Greens and their Left Party parliamentary allies had 40.6 percent of the...

Idlib assault could spark worst catastrophe of 21st century — UN

Idlib is home to some three million people — around half of them displaced from other parts of the country — and UN says...

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