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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 on Tuesday, as U.S. lawmakers pushed for stronger measures to...

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, missing an informal deadline the previous month, diplomats in...

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 they were not issued with documents when they came to...

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 96 fans will no longer face charges after a review...

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 bronze medal. Lin Chaopan took the gold medal with 86.750 points,...

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 study tour organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The...

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 performed a gala show to celebrate the event on Sunday...

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 yuan (78.9 million U.S. dollars), China Film News reported Tuesday. The...

Feature: Millions of Yemenis struggle to secure next meal during Eid al-Adha festival

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 Islamic "Festival of Sacrifice" starting on Aug. 21, millions of...

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 caused heavy casualties on Sunday, said his spokesman. Guterres called for...