U.S. officials threaten Russia with ‘much more economic pain’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington is prepared to impose more economic pain on Russia if it does not change its behaviour, Trump administration officials said...

EU diplomats expect delay in Brexit deal beyond October target

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders are likely to have to hold an emergency summit in November to consider any Brexit agreement struck with...

Britain apologises to migrants removed in Windrush scandal

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said it would formally apologise to 18 members of the “Windrush generation” who were forced to leave or detained because...

UK prosecutors drop charges against ex-police chief over Hillsborough

LONDON (Reuters) - A former British police chief constable accused of lying over his role in the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium crush that killed...

China’s gymnasts dominate men’s individual all-around at Jakarta Asiad

JAKARTA, (Xinhua) -- Chinese gymnasts dominated the men's individual all-around finals on Monday at the Asian Games here, bringing home a gold and a...

Students from China Cultural Centers worldwide begin study tour in Beijing

BEIJING, (Xinhua) -- A group of students from 18 China Cultural Centers across the world gathered in Beijing on Monday to kick off a...

2018 Int’l Cultural Angel Arts Festival held in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, (Xinhua) -- The 2018 International Cultural Angel Arts Festival was held in Los Angeles, children from China, the United States, and Mexico...

Domestic comedy “The Island” continues to lead Chinese box office

BEIJING, (Xinhua) -- Domestic comedy "The Island" continued to lead the Chinese box office in the week ending Aug. 19, earning about 540 million...

Feature: Millions of Yemenis struggle to secure next meal during Eid...

By Mohamed al-Azaki Sanna,  (Xinhua) -- While millions of Muslims across the globe are sacrificing goats and cows to celebrate Eid al-Adha holidays, or the...

UN chief condemns Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

UNITED NATIONS, (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday condemned a Boko Haram attack on a village in Nigeria's northeastern Borno State that...

Eyeing U.S., Iran says to boost military might, unveils new fighter...

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran said on Tuesday it would boost its military might and also unveiled a new fighter jet amid increased tensions with...

Trump not the isolationist many feared – Hunt

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has not been the isolationist that many feared he would be, Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said...

Russian hacking of conservative groups sites thwarted: Microsoft

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Monday that it had recently thwarted hackers associated with Russian government attempting to steal user information from conservative...

Several blasts heard in Afghan capital Kabul

KABUL (Reuters) - Several explosions were heard in the diplomatic district of the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, but there was no immediate information...

Taliban release 160 civilians but keep at least 20 others captive,...

KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban released more than 160 civilian passengers a day after they were kidnapped from three buses in northern Afghanistan but...

Iran unveils a new fighter jet

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran unveiled a new fighter jet on Tuesday, state media reported, as tensions rise between Tehran and regional rivals over conflicts...

Britain presses for more EU sanctions against Russia

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Tuesday will call for the European Union to increase sanctions against Russia, saying the bloc had to stand “shoulder...

Chinese president meets senior Vietnamese official

BEIJING,  (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday met with a senior official of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), calling for efforts...

UK government takes control of crisis-hit prison run by G4S

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government has taken over the running of a major prison from contractor G4S after an inspection found that staff...

Business leaders’ confidence in UK economy at lowest so far this...

LONDON (Reuters) - Business leaders’ confidence in the British economy has fallen to its lowest point this year reflecting the impact of uncertainty over...