Fri, 27 Nov 2020

EU Parliament Backs Lobster Deal And EU-US Mini Trade Pact

BRUSSELS - Thanksgiving just got a little bit better for the Maine lobster industry.The European Union parliament on Thursday approved ...

Hungary, Poland Pledge Mutual Support For EU Budget Veto

The Hungarian and Polish prime ministers have signed a joint declaration pledging to support each other in blocking the European ...

Russia Accuses West Of 'Meddling' In Belarus

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused the West of interfering in Belarus as he met Alyaksandr Lukashenka, who has ...

26/11 anniversary: European lawmakers write to PM on terrorism

Brussels [Belgium], November 26 (ANI): Two Members of European Parliament (MEPs) have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to express ...

ECB warns against 'abrupt' end to pandemic aid

The European Central Bank warned Wednesday that a premature withdrawal of government support to the eurozone's pandemic-hit economies could derail ...

Ethiopia Rejects International Interference in Tigray Conflict

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed stressed his country's sovereignty and "right to uphold and enforce its laws within its territories" ...

First EU citizens may be vaccinated against COVID-19 by December end

Brussels [Belgium], November 25 (ANI/Sputnik): First European Union citizens could be vaccinated against the coronavirus by the end of the ...

Scotland First in the World to Make Sanitary Products Free

LONDON - Scotland on Tuesday made sanitary products free to all women, becoming the first nation in the world to ...

Germany's DAX 30 index to add 10 companies in major revamp

Germany's blue-chip DAX 30 index will grow by 10 companies and tighten entry rules following criticism over the spectacular collapse ...

How Biden and Kerry could rebuild America's global climate leadership

John Kerry helped bring the world into the Paris climate agreement and expanded America's reputation as a climate leader. That ...

Jailed Russian Historian Dmitriyev Goes On Trial Again

PETROZAVODSK, Russia -- Russian historian Yury Dmitriyev, who was sentenced to 13 years in prison on a controversial child sexual-abuse ...

Kazakhstan to borrow $1.8Bln for COVID fight

Kazakhstan is borrowing $1.8 billion from development banks to help cope with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.The lower house ...

Stocks boosted as Biden begins White House transition

Stock markets mostly rose Tuesday as news that Donald Trump's team will now work with Joe Biden ahead of his ...

Moscow Says U.S. Destroyer Forced Out Of Russian Waters

Russia's Defense Ministry says a U.S. Navy destroyer has left Russian waters in the Far East after being warned it ...

Stocks boosted as Biden starts White House transition

Most stock markets rose Tuesday as news that Donald Trump's team will now work with Joe Biden to begin his ...

2021 Ducati Diavel 1260 Lamborghini Edition Revealed

A couple of weeks after Ducati revealed the 2021 version of Diavel 1260, the Italian superbike manufacturer has now unveiled ...

What provoked France's controversy over publishing images of police

Protests over a security bill approved in parliament this week have shown how France is struggling to balance its attachment ...

PSG edge Leipzig to relaunch Champions League campaign

Paris Saint-Germain reanimated their Champions League ambitions on Tuesday night following a 1-0 victory over RB Leipzig.Neymar scored the only ...

2021 BMW G310R Launched In Europe - More Expensive Than Before

Launched In Europe - More Expensive Than Before The new gets a host of aesthetic as well as mechanical updates ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Nov. 27

BEIJING, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

U.S. dollar edges up on Thanksgiving Day

NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar rose modestly in late trading on Thursday. The dollar index, which ...

German shares close flat on Thursday

FRANKFURT, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- German stocks closed flat on Thursday, with the benchmark DAX index down 3.23 points, or ...

Second COVID-19 wave further weakens Germany's consumer climate: GfK study

BERLIN, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- The second COVID-19 wave "dealt a blow" to consumer climate in Germany and the forward-looking ...

German shares almost unchanged at start of trading

BERLIN, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- German stocks stayed almost unchanged at the start of trading on Thursday, with the benchmark ...

COVID-19: Germany Will Try to Get EU Deal to Close Ski Resorts

Germany is seeking an agreement with EU countries to keep ski resorts closed until early January, in an attempt to ...

Backgrounder: Timeline of global fight against COVID-19

BEIJING, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- More than 60 million cases of COVID-19 have been recorded around the world by Wednesday, ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Nov. 26

BEIJING, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

European tourism industry sees partial recovery in summer

BRUSSELS, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- The European tourism industry only partially recovered amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as the contraction of ...

U.S. dollar weakens amid downbeat economic data

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar dipped in late trading on Wednesday as market participants digested newly-released ...

France preparing to levy "GAFA tax" for 2020

PARIS, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- French Ministry for the Economy and Finance confirmed on Wednesday that tax notices have been ...

German shares close flat Wednesday

FRANKFURT, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- The German stocks closed flat on Wednesday, with the benchmark DAX index down 2.64 points, ...

Analysis: Schalke's hopes vanishing in Bundesliga

By Oliver Trust BERLIN, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- For good reason, the FC Schalke 04 has developed into an object ...

German shares gain 0.41 pct at start of trading on Wednesday

BERLIN, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- After reaching a nine-month high on Tuesday, German stocks continued positively at the start of ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0920 GMT, Nov. 25

TASHKENT -- Uzbekistan will implement a 183.6-million-U.S. dollar project to develop rural infrastructure with the assistance of the World Bank ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, Nov. 25

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico may start COVID-19 vaccinations in December if regulatory institutions certify the effectiveness of the drugs, Foreign ...

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Philippine rebels still recruiting children as fighters, says report

PASIG CITY, Philippines, Nov. 26 -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Thursday reported that a total of ...

UNICEF to distribute two billion Covid-19 vaccines next year

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) is working with more than 350 partners, including major airlines, shipping lines and logistics associations ...

Ivanka Trump could become embroiled in father's tax-avoidance schemes

If you're a fan of TV crime procedurals, you've no doubt seen shows where detectives interrogate two suspects detained in ...

Shattered Iraq once again prepares for elections

As authorities in Iraq continue to operate "in the eye of multiple storms", international support remains essential for resolving ongoing ...

19-year old IAF cadet and flight instructor die in light plane crash

TEL AVIV, Israel - Two Israel Air Force personnel have been killed in a light plane crash in Southern Israel.The ...

White House formally engages in transition to Biden presidency

WASHINGTON, DC - The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the "apparent winner" of the November ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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