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    Rome joins new Silk Road

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    Chinese president Xi Jinping will travel to Italy, Monaco and France this week, the foreign ministry said Monday, with Rome expected to join his global...

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    Putin signs laws against ‘disrespecting’ authorities

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 08:54pm on March 18, 2019

    Russian president Vladimir Putin on Monday signed laws against showing disrespect for authorities and allowing for online media to be fined or blocked for publishing...

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    Gunman kills 3 in Dutch tram

    Reuters . Utrecht | Updated at 05:07pm on March 18, 2019

    A gunman shot dead three people and wounded nine on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday and police said they were...

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    May warns of long Brexit delay

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on March 18, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May has issued a stark warning to lawmakers that if they do not back her Brexit deal, there is the possibility...

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    US, EU slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Agence France-Presse . Washington/ Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    The United States, in coordination with the European Union and Canada, Friday slapped new sanctions on more than a dozen officials and businesses in response...

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    UK MPs vote for Brexit delay and new vote on deal

    Agence France-Presse /Reuters . London/ Washington | Updated at 12:49am on March 15, 2019

    British MPs on Thursday voted massively in favour of asking the EU to delay Brexit and holding a new vote soon on a divorce deal...

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    Brexit set for delay after May wounded by rejection of ‘no-deal’

    Reuters . London | Updated at 10:06am on March 14, 2019

    The British parliament on Wednesday rejected leaving the European Union without a deal, further weakening Prime Minister Theresa May and paving the way for a...

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    UK MPs to vote on no-deal Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:07am on March 14, 2019

    Britain’s Brexit crisis deepened on Wednesday as business leaders warned the country was ‘staring down the precipice’ after MPs overwhelmingly rejected a draft divorce agreement....

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    British MPs set to vote on no-deal Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 07:09pm on March 13, 2019

    British MPs will vote Wednesday on whether they want to avert a potentially chaotic ‘no-deal’ exit from the EU, as business leaders warned the country...

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    Air pollution deaths are double earlier estimates: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:40am on March 13, 2019

    Air pollution causes 790,000 premature deaths every year in Europe and 8.8 million worldwide, doubling recent assessments, according to a study released Monday.Between 40 and...