No-frills Wills: British royals take commercial flight to see queen

Britain’s Prince William has taken a commercial no-frills flight to visit his grandmother Queen Elizabeth, winning plaudits and favourable comparisons to his brother Harry...

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten...

Should I stay or should I run? Pompeo under pressure over...

Republican pressure on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to run for U.S. Senate next year to help keep the party’s majority intact is coming...

Trump’s message to G7 leaders this weekend: Be more like U.S.

President Donald Trump will highlight U.S. economic policies under his stewardship at meetings with other G7 leaders this weekend in France and encourage allies...

Too late for new Brexit deal, France’s Macron tells Johnson

French President Emmanuel Macron told Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that there was not enough time to wholly rewrite Britain’s Brexit divorce deal...

French police suicide rate continues to climb

Three riot police officers, a police commander and a police academy teacher are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently. That...

Turkish exporters sell 5M tons of marble blocks to China

Strong cooperation between Turkey and China in the marble sector resulted in Turkish exporters selling 5 million tons of marble blocks to China last...

EU against Russia returning to G-8, official says

The European Union is against making any unconditional invitation to Russia to let it rejoin talks among the G-7 world leaders, a senior official...

Venezuela, US confirm holding secret talks

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and U.S. President Donald Trump both confirmed Tuesday that secret talks have been taking place between the two administrations to...

Plastic water bottles banned at San Francisco Airport from now on

A ban on the sale of plastic water bottles went into effect at San Francisco International Airport in California on Tuesday, in line with...

China says it will sanction US companies in Taiwan fighter jet...

China said Wednesday that it will levy sanctions against U.S. companies linked to a planned $8 billion sale of advanced F-16V fighter jets to...

UK companies to enrol in customs system for post-Brexit trading

LONDON, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- Companies in Britain will be automatically enrolled in an important customs system to trade post-Brexit, British Chancellor Sajid Javid...

Saudi Arabia implements end to travel restrictions for women

Saudi Arabia has begun implementing previously announced changes that allow adult women to travel without permission and to exercise more control over family matters,...

EU’s Tusk hits back at UK’s Johnson over backstop

BRUSSELS, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- The President of the European Council Donald Tusk hit back at British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over his remarks...

Israel, China to set up joint nanotechnology excellence center in Israel

JERUSALEM, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- Israel's Bar Ilan University (BIU) announced on Tuesday that it will establish a nanotechnology excellence center in collaboration with...

UAE to award India’s Modi during visit amid brutal Kashmir crackdown

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to receive the UAE's highest civilian award amid accusations of human rights abuses levelled against Indian forces...

U.S. should immediately cancel Taiwan arms sales plan: spokesperson

BEIJING, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- A spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council on Monday urged the United States to immediately...

Britain to terminate free movement with EU right after Brexit

Britain said Monday it will immediately end freedom of movement for people from the European Union after Brexit on October 31, in a policy...

EU needs to let go of double standards against Turkey

Despite Turkey already proving itself to be a trustworthy partner, the EU seems to lack vision. The readmission agreement between the two sides is...

Brexit Secretary signs order to scrap 1972 Brussels Act – ending...

The Government has signed into law legislation to repeal the Act of Parliament which set in stone Britain’s EU (EEC) membership in 1972. The 1972...