BEIJING, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) — China and France on Tuesday signed agreements on nuclear energy and science during French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve’s Beijing visit. During talks with Cazeneuve, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said China is willing to work with France to deepen cooperation in the whole industrial chain of […]
BEIJING, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — China will raise the retail prices of gasoline and diesel for the second time this...
MOGADISHU, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — An international charity on Tuesday warned of a potential famine in parts of Somalia...
NICOSIA, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) — The European Commission said Monday that bailed-out Cyprus is experiencing a solid...
ISTANBUL, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) — Visiting UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday discussed the situations in Syria and Iraq with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as Ankara is a key partner in returning peace to the war-torn Arab countries. Referring to the ongoing diplomatic efforts in ending the conflict […]Read more ›
ANKARA, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) — Turkey’s Supreme Election Board announced on Saturday that a constitutional referendum will be held on April 16, Turkish broadcaster NTV reported. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan approved constitutional amendments on Friday, which will bring drastic changes to the country’s political system, including a shift to […]Read more ›
LONDON, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) — The following are the major news items in leading British newspapers on Saturday. Financial Times — Britain’s great crested newts are facing a less certain future post-Brexit as ministers prepare to axe rights afforded to them by European legislation in a bid to speed up […]Read more ›
BRUSSELS, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) — There are wide disparities between minimum wages in member states of the European Union (EU), where the highest is around nine times the lowest, the bloc’s statistical agency Eurostat said on Friday. Twenty-two EU member states had a national minimum wage as of Jan. 1 […]Read more ›
LONDON, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) — The barrister at the center of the historic court case over Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) is to address the House of Lords on the Brexit bill, it was announced Thursday. Lord David Pannick represented businesswoman Gina Miller who challenged Prime Minister Theresa […]Read more ›
NEW YORK, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar rose against most major currencies on Thursday on news that the Trump administration will release a comprehensive tax plan in the next few weeks. In late New York trading, the euro declined to 1.0661 dollars from 1.0688 dollars in the previous […]Read more ›