Demolition begins at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport to be converted into National Park

Demolition at Istanbul's Atatürk Airport began as workers started bulldozing and dismantling unused cargo terminals, kick-starting the long process that will see the nation's...

US now support Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday that the U.S. is softening its position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, the latest...

More than 100,000 children in migration-related US detention: UN says

More than 100,000 children are currently being held in migration-related detention in the United States, including those held with their parents and minors detained...

Egypt celebrates 150th anniversary of opening Suez Canal to int’l navigation

ISMAILIA, Egypt, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- Egypt's Suez Canal Authority (SCA) celebrated on Sunday the 150th anniversary of the Suez Canal's opening to international...

UN chief sends condolences for Gaza family killed in Israeli missile attack

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday sent "heartfelt condolences" to a Gaza family of which eight members were killed in an Israeli missile strike. "The...

Xi says Hong Kong’s most pressing task is to end violence, chaos and restore...

BRASILIA, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said the most pressing task for Hong Kong at present is to bring violence and...

“Yellow Vest” back in France, tensions raised in Paris

PARIS, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- Tensions were high at several places in Paris on Saturday afternoon as "Yellow Vest" resumed nation-wide action to mark...

Turkey won’t step back on S-400, senior official says amid US, F-35 negotiations

Presidential spokesperson İbrahim Kalın said Friday Turkish and U.S. officials have started negotiations on the F-35 fighter jets and Turkey's acquisition of Russian S-400...

Conference on EU energy strategy calls for investments in clean, sustainable energy

A conference of the European Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan underlined here on Friday the need for the European Union (EU) to provide the...

Israel acknowledges killing 8 members of Gaza family

The Israeli military on Thursday acknowledged that it "made a mistake" in targeting a building in Gaza City on Wednesday, which led to the...

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EU retail trade back to pre-pandemic levels

BRUSSELS, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Eurostat, the European Union's statistics agency, said on Wednesday that in June the bloc's retail sale regained 99.7 percent...

China to make cool-headed, sensible response to U.S. impulsive moves, anxiety: FM

China-U.S. cooperation has never been a case of one party giving favor to the other, or one party taking advantage of the other. -- China...

Hiroshima marks 75th anniversary of world’s 1st atomic bombing

Survivors of the world’s first atomic bombing gathered in diminished numbers near an iconic, blasted dome Thursday to mark the attack’s 75th anniversary, many...