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  • UK waits for newest addition to royal family

    2013-07-12 07:54

    After Andy Murray's historic men's singles championship at Wimbledon this month, it will take a royal baby to make the British more excited.

  • China, Russia consider increasing naval drills

    2013-07-12 07:34

    Senior officers from the Chinese and Russian navies said they are considering more "diversified" joint exercises in different parts of the sea.

  • Increased cooperation brings mutual benefits

    2013-07-12 02:34

    Stoyan Atsarov from Bulgaria was delighted after signing a cooperation agreement with a business partner in Yiwu, Zhejiang province, where his company plans to build its first factory in China. The Bulgarian company will produce rose-oil candy for Chinese costumers.

  • Environmental activists scale London's Shard tower

    2013-07-11 20:40

    Six environmental activists were attempting Thursday to scale the Shard, Western Europe's tallest building, to protest drilling in the Arctic by oil companies.

  • Postal workers to get shares in private Royal Mail

    2013-07-10 21:07

    The British government will lay out plans to privatize the Royal Mail in a 3 billion pounds share offering that will see tens of thousands of workers get a stake in the company.

  • Snowden has not accepted asylum in Venezuela: WikiLeaks

    2013-07-10 06:47

    Edward Snowden has not yet formally accepted asylum in Venezuela, the WikiLeaks said on Tuesday after a Russian lawmaker posted a statement to that effect on Twitter and then deleted it.

  • EU files 1st WTO case against Russia over car levy

    2013-07-09 20:34

    The European Union Tuesday launched its first trade dispute with Russia to the World Trade Organization (WTO),challenging Russia's so-called "recycling fee" on imported vehicles.

  • Latvia to adopt euro as of Jan 1, 2014

    2013-07-09 20:34

    Latvia is set to to adopt the euro as its currency as of January 1, 2014, becoming the 18th member of the single currency area, according to a decision adopted by European Union (EU) finance ministers on Tuesday.

  • Russia to replace lost satellites this fall

    2013-07-09 18:42

    Russia will send two more communications satellites into orbit to replace the three lost in a recent launch mishap, an official said Tuesday.

  • Britain is on royal baby watch

    2013-07-09 16:00

    Britain is on baby watch with Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton awaiting the imminent arrival of their first child.

  • Germany defends 'strictly legal' co-op with NSA

    2013-07-09 08:27

    Angela Merkel's government said on Monday that its cooperation with American intelligence was fully regulated by strict legal guidelines after a magazine reported that the US National Security Agency was in close cahoots with German spies.

  • At least 9 killed in bus crash in Central Spain

    2013-07-08 19:05

    At least nine people were killed in a bus crash in Spain on Monday.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.