Britain reaffirms Asia ’tilt’ as new navy warship makes Singapore stop

By Chen Lin SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Britain's new aircraft carrier the HMS Queen Elizabeth made a stop in Singapore...

Nobel Prize 2021 in economics goes to 3 US-based economists

David Card, Joshua D. Angrist, Guido W. Imbens deemed worthy of prize for contributions to labor economics, analysis of causal relationships.

Russia registers highest number of new coronavirus cases for this year

Russia registered 29,409 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, the highest number so far this year, taking the nationwide tally...

U.S. general calls Afghan war “strategic failure”

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, said on Tuesday during a Senate...

Shanghai’s first China-Europe freight train service launched

Shanghai, China's economic hub, launched a freight train service to Hamburg, Germany on Tuesday, marking the first cross-border railway service between Shanghai...

North Korea says it tested ‘hypersonic’ missile

North Korea has successfully tested a new hypersonic gliding missile, state media reported Wednesday, in what would be the nuclear-armed nation's latest...

Britain plans deeper defence ties with Japan in Pacific focus

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Tuesday it would begin formal negotiations with Japan to deepen their defence relationship, part of a...

Turkey to deliver aid to Afghanistan via Pakistan: Çavuşoğlu

Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Monday announced that humanitarian aid will be sent to Afghanistan by land via Pakistan, as it is...

China ready to continue dialogue with NATO : FM

BEIJING, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday met with the Secretary-General of the North...

EU approves 5 billion-euro fund to cushion impact of Brexit

BRUSSELS, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Council of the European Union (EU) on Tuesday green-lighted a 5-billion-euro fund designed to help member...

British Labour Party members declare AUKUS deal “dangerous” to world peace

LONDON, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Britain's main opposition Labour Party on Monday passed an emergency motion that described the new security pact...

SDP secures narrow win, beats Merkel’s bloc in German elections

Social Democrats prepared Monday to enter coalition negotiations to replace the outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel-led bloc as conservatives were on course...

UK Labour party sets out plans to support high street firms...

The tax system is “stacked” against high street firms, Labour has warned as it set out plans to shift the burden to...

Afghan political process impossible without Taliban’s cooperation, – Russian FM

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- It is impossible to achieve the political process in Afghanistan without the Taliban's cooperation, Russian Foreign...

Germany heads for elections to decide on post-Merkel era

Germany is heading to the polls Sunday in a national election that is as close as can be, with the center-left Social...

US Congress set to grill Pentagon Chiefs over botched Afghan exit

The United States Congress is set to grill defense chiefs over the shambolic US exit from Afghanistan as Defense Secretary Lloyd J...

Increase tax on private schools to improve state education – Labour...

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer will look to raise £1.7 billion for state education by increasing the tax burden on private schools...

Over 350,000 dead in Syria over past decade, says UN

The raging conflict in Syria has killed more than 350,000 people in the past decade, the United Nations said Friday.

Vital to strengthen British, China green financial collaboration: City of London...

Russell said despite some differences that the two sides have on certain things, "that doesn't mean we can't still be business to...

EU to strengthen consumer protection in digital age

BRDO PRI KRANJU, Slovenia, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) is determined to improve consumer protection to ensure consumers the...