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Remains of 117 Chinese soldiers killed in Korean War returned

SHENYANG, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The remains of 117 Chinese soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War were returned to China on Sunday from the Republic of Korea (ROK). Escorted by two Chinese fighter jets,...

“Armenia ‘biggest threat to regional peace’ – President Erdogan

Armenia's latest violations along the border with Azerbaijan in occupied Nagorno-Karabakh region have shown that it is the biggest threat to regional peace, the Turkish president said on Sunday. Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Twitter...

Pakistan continues to support an independent Palestine state with Al-Quds Al-Sharif as its capital:...

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said Pakistan continued to support a two-state solution – in line with the UN General Assembly and Security Council resolutions, within the internationally agreed parameters, i.e....

Bank of England’s Tenreyro says evidence on negative rates is ‘encouraging’

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England’s investigation into whether negative rates might help the British economy through its current downturn has found “encouraging” evidence, policymaker Silvana Tenreyro said in an interview published late...

UK reports 5,693 coronavirus cases on Sunday

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain recorded 5,693 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, down on the 6,042 reported a day earlier, data published on the government’s website showed.

UK police arrest man after fatal shooting of police officer

LONDON (Reuters) - A man had been arrested on suspicion of supplying a firearm as part of the investigation into the fatal shooting of a British police officer, London police said on Sunday. Matt Ratana,...

Azerbaijan says it freed six villages from Armenian occupation

Azerbaijani army also took under control some strategic peaks in Agdere, Murovdag highlands, says Defense Ministry. The Azerbaijani army liberated six border villages from Armenian occupation, the country's Defense Ministry said on Sunday. Speaking to reporters...

UK police clash with protesters at COVID-19 demonstration in London

London police clashed with demonstrators Saturday as they broke up a protest in Trafalgar Square against COVID-19 restrictions amid rising tensions over limits on everyday life as the government tries to stem a sharp...

Coronavirus cases surpass 500,000 mark in France

The number of coronavirus cases in France has passed 500,000, authorities said Friday after recording a near-record daily jump in infections. The total number stood at 513,034, Health Ministry data showed, taking France into a...

Johnson lines up two critics of BBC for big media roles – Times

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to appoint two Brexit-backing critics of the BBC to important roles in the media, including one as chairman of the publicly owned broadcaster itself, the...