Britain introduces electronics restrictions on flights from six countries

Britain has introduced restrictions on carry-on electronic goods on direct inbound flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia for the safety of the public, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May...

World has just months to stop starvation in Yemen, Somalia – Red Cross

By Stephanie Nebehay | GENEVA The world has got just three to four months to save millions of people in Yemen and Somalia from starvation, as drought and war wreck crops and block aid across...

White House defends Trump’s wiretapping claim, playing down FBI’s Russia-link probe

WASHINGTON, March 20 (Xinhua) -- The White House on Monday defended President Donald Trump's claim that his predecessor Barack Obama had ordered wiretapping Trump Tower and played down FBI's probe into Russian election meddling. "There's...

EU to react within 48 hours after Britain triggers Article 50: Tusk

BRUSSELS, March 20 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) will unveil its guidelines on Brexit in 48 hours once Britain fires the starting gun to leave the bloc, European Council President Donald Tusk said...

EU to convene summit on April 29 to approve guidelines on Brexit

BRUSSELS, March 21 (Xinhua) -- European Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday announced that he will convene a summit on April 29 to approve the European Union(EU)'s guidelines on Brexit. "I will call European Council...

Belt and Road Initiative website launches

BEIJING, March 21 (Xinhua) -- The official website of the Belt and Road Initiative (www.yidaiyilu.gov.cn) was launched Tuesday, offering information on investment policies and enterprises involved in the initiative, among other topics. The website, called...

Russia launches live-fire drill in Crimea

MOSCOW, March 20 (Xinhua) -- Russia has launched a large-scale live-fire exercise in Crimea, a senior military official said Monday, after the West repeatedly asked Moscow to return the Black Sea peninsula to Ukraine. The...

President Xi meets U.S. Secretary of State

BEIJING, March 19 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping met here Sunday with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, saying that cooperation is the only correct choice for both countries. There are important development opportunities...

UK Policeman Caught with £700,000 Drugs Stash, which Was Supposed to be Destroyed

(London - Media Report)  As his colleagues were fighting to keep the drugs off the street, Keith Boots was stealing them from work to sell on. A police inspector responsible for destroying seized drugs...

Turkey could be restoring Death Penalty

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday he expected parliament to approve restoring capital punishment after next month’s referendum in a move that could end Ankara’s bid to join the EU. His...