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President Xi’s article on strengthening history education in Chinese military to be published

BEIJING, July 31 (Xinhua) -- An article by Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on strengthening education on the history of the Party and the...

China’s Mandarin teaching program in UK schools extended under gov’t language drive

LONDON, July 31 (Xinhua) -- The British Department for Education (DfE) announced Saturday that the Mandarin program in British schools is set to be extended for a further three years from this...

UK Police issue drugs warning after man dies and two others taken to hospital

Police have warned of the dangers of taking illegal substances as a man died and two others are in hospital after falling ill at a north London nightclub. The...

Bank of England set to hold interest rates, but policymakers split on inflation threat

The Bank of England will give its latest verdict on interest rates and the economy on Thursday amid a growing split among policymakers over the threat of soaring inflation as growth rebounds.

Why is the PKK terrorist group suspected to have caused wildfires in Turkey?

As Turkish people wonder if the simultaneous fires in multiple Turkish cities are arson attacks, the country’s air force bombed around 40 targets of the PKK terror group in northern Iraq.

USA using press freedom to ‘play double standards’: China

US biggest funder, doer of coronavirus research, alleges Beijing. China on Friday accused the US of "playing double standards" in the name of press freedom. "The US is just...

US swimmer Dressel breaks world record for 3rd Tokyo 2020 Olympics gold

24-year-old finished in 49.45 seconds, bettering his own world, Olympics times. American swimmer Caeleb Dressel set a new world record as he won men’s 100-meter butterfly on Saturday to...

‘EU can’t back down’ on Kashmir: European Parliament vice president

Fabio Massimo Castaldo, 15 members of European Parliament send letter to EU Commission president, bloc's foreign policy chief. The vice president of European Parliament and its 15 members on...

Pay rise offer a ‘big kick in the teeth’, protesting nurses claim

Nurses have expressed their “utter dismay” at the Government’s proposed 3% pay increase and described the offer as “a big kick in the teeth”. NHS staff claim they are...

Britain ‘closing in’ on free trade agreement with New Zealand

(Reuters) -Britain is nearing an agreement in principle on a free trade deal with New Zealand, its trade ministry said on Saturday, as London looks to bolster its post-Brexit trade ties with...