1,900 British teenagers receive free Europe rail-passes

About 1,900 British 18-year-olds won a free Interrail Pass ticket, which ensures a trip in four European countries for up to a month, in...

Performances staged during 22nd Int’l Gdansk Shakespeare Festival in Poland

A performance is staged during the 22nd International Gdansk Shakespeare Festival on a street in the old town of Gdansk, Poland, on Aug. 4,...

Britain to adop new opt-out system for organ donation

The British government announced Sunday that it has outlined plans to implement a new system of consent for organ and tissue donation in 2020...

Thousands of Israel’s Druze rally against Jewish nation law

Israel's Druze, a minority who have pledged allegiance to the state and whose men serve in its security forces, rally in Tel Aviv to...

Venezuela’s Maduro says drone blast was bid to kill him, blames...

Venezuela's information minister says several drones loaded with explosives exploded close to where President Maduro was speaking. At least one explosion rocked a military event...

Brexit supporters criticise Bank of England chief over “no deal” fears

The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, was described Friday as the "high priest of project fear" after he warned the prospect...

China, EU vow to join hands to promote multilateralism, free trade

SINGAPORE, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- China and the European Union (EU) agreed here on Friday to join hands to promote multilateralism and support free...

Turkey to freeze assets of ‘US justice, interior ministers’ – Erdogan

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announces retaliatory measures against the United States after Washington imposed sanctions on two Turkish ministers over the detention of...

Gun fights and clashes leave at least nine dead in disputed...

At least seven rebels and an Indian army soldier were killed in separate gun battles, sparking anti-India protests in India-administered Kashmir even as Indian...

A Jewel in the Crown – Andakulova Gallery Dubai

(By Dr Shahid Qureshi - Chief Editor) : - Gulf home of Central Asian art Andakulova Gallery, Dubai, is a contemporary art gallery whose objective...

China says willing to work with all parties to continue safeguarding...

SINGAPORE, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Friday that China is willing to work...

Bilateral ties get stronger as Hainan Airlines opens 3rd China-Israel direct...

by Xinhua writers Chen Wenxian, Du Zhen JERUSALEM, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- A modern Boeing Dreamliner 787 airplane landed on the Ben-Gurion International Airport of...

Europe swelters in record heatwave

Heatstroke kills two people in Spain as the most severe heatwave grips the continent with temperatures touching a scorching 45 degrees Celsius in some...

Turkey’s Cavusoglu tells US’ Pompeo threats and sanctions won’t work

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Singapore following Washington's move to sanction Turkey's two ministers over the...

Nepal eyes over 2.5 million foreign tourists annually in next 5...

KATHMANDU, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- The Nepali government has aimed to increase annual arrivals of foreign tourists to over 2.5 million in the next...

China helps military veterans find jobs, set up businesses

BEIJING, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- Chinese authorities have issued a guideline to help military veterans find jobs or set up businesses. The guideline, drawn up...

U.S. delegation to visit Russia next week

MOSCOW, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- A U.S. delegation led by Republican Senator Rand Paul is scheduled to meet members of the Federation Council, the...

Turkey to issue ‘equivalent response’ to US sanctions over detained pastor

Turkish foreign ministry issues statement of protest as tensions between Ankara and Washington escalate over the arrest of Andrew Craig Brunson, who is being...

Kazakhstan Ambassador H.E. Barlybay Sadykov,  to Pakistan called on General Qamar Javed...

(Pakistan - Islamabad): - H.E Mr. Barlybay Sadykov, Kazakhstan Ambassador to Pakistan called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at...

Thailand asks Britain to extradite former PM

Thailand's junta wants Britain to extradite ousted leader Yingluck Shinawatra, according to a recent request seen by AFP, in a move denounced as “political.” Yingluck,...