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...

Arab League urges int’l pressure on Israel to halt demolition of...

The Arab League urged on Sunday the international community to exert immediate pressure on Israel to halt the demolition of Al-Khan Al-Ahmar Bedouin village...

Erdogan, Putin to discuss Idlib in Sochi

On the agenda for the bilateral meeting in Russia's Sochi is Turkey-Russia relations, economy and energy issues, and regional and international issues of common...

Air strike kills four at radio station in Yemen’s Hodeidah –...

DUBAI (Reuters) - Four people were killed on Sunday in an air strike that targeted a radio station in Yemen’s Red Sea port city...

Super typhoon slams into China after pummeling Philippines

HONG KONG/MANILA (Reuters) - A super typhoon made landfall in China’s Guangdong on Sunday, the country’s most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong...

Model Alexa Chung’s brand takes off at London Fashion Week

LONDON (Reuters) - British model and television host Alexa Chung used an airport theme for her London Fashion Week debut on Saturday, while Gareth...

London mayor calls for second Brexit referendum

LONDON (Reuters) - London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for another referendum on Britain’s European Union membership, saying the prime minister’s handling of Brexit...

Johnson says supports May, opposes her Brexit plan – newspaper

LONDON (Reuters) - Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said he supports Prime Minister Theresa May and his opposition was not to her but...

Prison officers return to work after protest against violence in jails

LONDON (Reuters) - Thousands of British prison officers returned to their jobs on Friday, after staging a six-hour walkout to protest against rising levels...

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...

European Parliament approves action against Hungary for damaging democracy

EU lawmakers voted to launch a rare procedure that could lead to sanctions against Viktor Orban's populist Hungarian government for posing a threat to...

Putin says Russia have identified men accused by UK over poisoning

Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, two suspected members of Russian military intelligence, are accused of trying to kill former Russian spy Skripal and his...

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...

China, Russia agree to advance sub-national cooperation

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, on Tuesday called for promoting sub-national cooperation to...

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...