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Brexit is already causing a drop in EU migration to UK

Figures released this week show net migration – the difference between those coming into Britain and those leaving – from other European Union countries falling below 100,000 for the first time since March 2013. Brexit...

23 staff members leave Red Cross over sexual misconduct

The International Committee of the Red Cross joins the list of prominent charities that have uncovered sexual misconduct among its staff. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said 23 staff members had left...

DPRK ‘willing to talk’ with US, delegation tells ROK president

The high-ranking delegation from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) attending the closing ceremony of the PyeongChang Olympics expressed Pyongyang's willingness to talk with the US during a closed-door meeting with Republic of...

Trump tax cut fuels record profit for Buffett’s Berkshire

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday reported a record quarterly and annual profit, fueled by a big cut in the US corporate income tax rate championed by President Donald Trump. Fourth-quarter net income increased...

CPC proposes change on Chinese president’s term in Constitution

The Communist Party of China Central Committee has proposed the removal of the expression that the President and Vice-President of the People's Republic of China "shall serve no more than two consecutive terms" from...

UN Security Council approves a 30-day ceasefire in Syria

The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously adopted a resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire “without delay” in Syria, in a bid to allow for humanitarian aid deliveries and medical evacuations. What does the resolution say? Resolution...

Beijing calls for level-playing field after Macron targets Chinese land acquisition in France

Beijing called on Paris to provide “an enabling environment and a level-playing field for Chinese enterprises' investments and operations” on Friday, a day after French President Emmanuel Macron promised measures to help prevent foreign...

Cyprus: Turkish navy forces Italian drillship back

Five Turkish warships threatened to engage an Italian drillship Friday and forced it to turn back after it tried to break a two-week blockade off Cyprus, Cypriot officials said. The drillship from Italy's energy giant...

EU’s Tusk: UK position on Brexit ‘pure illusion’

European Council President Donald Tusk on Friday dismissed  the ideas floated by Britain on what sort of relationship it wants with the European Union after it leaves the bloc as "pure illusion". Tusk said he...

Kazakh Prime Minister launch National Identity & Modernization Program

In his report into the key sectors of the economy delivered at a government meeting on Feb. 9th, Prime Minister Bakhytzhan Sagintayev emphasised the role ideology played in achieving successful economic modernisation. He then...