Feature: Half million revelers celebrate Chinese New Year in London

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Feature: Half million revelers celebrate Chinese New Year in London 

LONDON, Feb. 15 — About 500,000 Chinese and Britons gathered at the center of London on Sunday, taking part in one of the largest Chinese New Year celebrations outside Asia.

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U.S., German leaders discuss refugee crisis

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on U.S., German leaders discuss refugee crisis 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 — U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday discussed by phone the European response to the refugee crisis, the White House said.

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Kremlin says it supports coalition with West to fight terrorism

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Kremlin says it supports coalition with West to fight terrorism 

MOSCOW, Dec. 8 — The Kremlin on Monday showed its support to form a united international coalition with coordinated efforts, saying it is the only effective way to fight global terrorism.

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Feature: World's first telegram to catch notorious killer to be sold at auction

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Feature: World's first telegram to catch notorious killer to be sold at auction 

LONDON, Nov. 12 — More than a century ago wireless telegraphy was the forerunner of today's e-mail as a means of global communication.

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EU issued 2.3 M first residence permits in 2014: official data

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on EU issued 2.3 M first residence permits in 2014: official data 

BRUSSELS, Oct. 20 — European Union member states issued 2.3 million first residence permits to non-EU citizens in 2014, official data showed on Tuesday.

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Boeing 777 plane catches fire on Las Vegas runway

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Boeing 777 plane catches fire on Las Vegas runway 

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9 — A British Airways plane caught fire during takeoff on a runway in Las Vegas on Tuesday afternoon, said local aviation authority.

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India's gold, silver ease on global cues, fall in demand

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on India's gold, silver ease on global cues, fall in demand 

NEW DELHI, Sept. 8 — Amid weak global cues and slackened demand from jewelers and retailers, gold prices drifted by Rs 140 to Rs 26,700 per ten gram at the bullion market on Tuesday.

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(News Feature) UK’s Globe Theatre brings ‘Hamlet’ to Manila as it marks 125th show in two-year world tour

August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on (News Feature) UK’s Globe Theatre brings ‘Hamlet’ to Manila as it marks 125th show in two-year world tour 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Aug. 24 (PNA) — The long wait of Filipino playgoers to see a Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre production ended on Sunday (Aug. 23) as the London theater company staged Globe to Globe: Hamlet at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Little Theater in Pasay City.

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Van Persie lands on Istanbul

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Van Persie lands on Istanbul 

ANKARA, June 13 — Fenerbahce fans have shown up in vast numbers to welcome the Dutch forward Robin van Persie who arrived in Istanbul on Sunday night to sign with the Turkish club.

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Italy remains one of Russia’s major partners — Putin

June 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Italy remains one of Russia’s major partners — Putin 

MILAN, June 10 — Russia and Italy are the most important partners that respect the interests of each other, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the opening ceremony of the Russian Day at Expo-2015 universal exhibition in Milan on Wednesday.

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