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Greek PM announces surprise economic growth of 5.9% in 2021

ATHENS, Greece: Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Saturday that the nation's economy is predicted to grow by 5.9 ...

Marks & Spencer rumored to weigh closing French stores

LONDON, England: As new trade rules following Britain's departure from the European Union continue to impact product availability in stores, ...

In spite of Covid, German industrial production increased in July

BERLIN, Germany: After three consecutive months of declines caused by supply chain issues, German industrial production increased in July, according ...

China fully vaccinates 1 BILLION of its population against Covid

China's mammoth inoculation campaign has seen more than one billion of its citizens ? just over 70% of its population ...

PFC issues India's first Euro Green Bond

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC) has successfully issued its maiden Euro 300 million 7-year ...

4 strategies for a UN breakthrough on energy and climate change

Two important events hosted by the United Nations are coming up that are widely hoped to help address what the ...

China calls on EU to not send wrong messages

Brussels [Belgium], September 16 (ANI/Xinhua): China on Wednesday called on the European Union (EU) to stop sending wrong messages on ...

Soaring natural gas prices could weaken EU economy, Saxo Bank warns

The rise of natural gas prices could hurt the economic competitiveness of the European Union on a global scale, Ole ...

EU looks for deeper Indo-Pacific ties amid China concerns

London [UK], September 16 (ANI): Amid the growing Chinese aggression and ongoing developments in Afghanistan, the European Union will seek ...

EU's von der Leyen calls for more COVID-19 vaccination efforts

© Provided by Xinhua Von der Leyen promised an additional 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to be donated by ...

Xiaomi announces Pad 5 tablet

Beijing [China], September 15 (ANI): Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is returning to Android tablets with the 11-inch Pad 5 after ...

EU to provide extra USD 118mn for Afghanistan

Brussels [Belgium], September 15 (ANI): European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday said the bloc will increase its ...

Nord Stream 2 in limbo as Germany prepares to decide on key license

Germany's federal networks regulator BNA said on Monday it would decide no later than January 8, 2022 whether it will ...

EU has no other option but to engage with Taliban, says top

Brussels [Belgium], September 15 (ANI): The European Union has no other option but to engage with the Taliban regime in ...

EU Integration Tops Agenda Of Merkel's Farewell Trip To Balkans

German Chancellor Angela Merkel continues a farewell trip to the Balkans with a stop on September 14 in Tirana, where ...

Russian ruble makes top 20 popular currencies list

The Russian ruble has become one of the 20 most frequently used global currencies, SWIFT interbank transfer system data shows.The ...

Putin Observes War Games with Belarus

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has observed military exercises being conducted in coordination with Belarus that have raised ...

German rail operator, union reach deal to end strike

BERLIN, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- The wage dispute between Germany's state rail operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) and German Train Drivers' ...

World Insights: U.S., biggest saboteur of post-WWII global peace (Part 2)

ADDICTION TO INTERVENTIONISM To maintain and consolidate its hegemony, the United States has resorted to all means, from hatching "peaceful ...

German shares record small gains at start of trading on Thursday

BERLIN, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- German stocks recorded small gains at the start of trading on Thursday, with the benchmark ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, Sept. 16

BRUSSELS -- China on Wednesday called on the European Union (EU) to stop sending wrong messages on issues concerning China's ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Sept. 16

BEIJING, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

Feature: Bellingham grabbing Mbappe's Champions League record

By Oliver Trust BERLIN, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- At a breath-taking pace, Jude Bellingham has developed into one of Borussia ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0000 GMT, Sept. 16

WASHINGTON -- The United States on Wednesday condemned ballistic missile launches by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), calling ...

Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, Sept. 15

RABAT -- The total number of people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Morocco reached 17,057,066, the Moroccan Ministry of Health ...

U.S., several EU states continue to oppose Nord Stream 2: Russian FM

MOSCOW, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday that despite the completion of the Nord Stream ...

U.S. dollar edges down with inflation in focus

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar inched lower in late trading on Wednesday as market participants continued ...

Israel, EU agree on mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccine certificates

JERUSALEM, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Israel and the European Union (EU) on Wednesday agreed on mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccination ...

Afghan collapse prompts EU to convene defense summit next year

BRUSSELS, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) will hold a defense summit next year during the French presidency ...

EU's von der Leyen calls for more vaccination efforts

BRUSSELS, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Vaccination efforts in the European Union (EU) and outside should continue so that "this does ...

EU's von der Leyen calls for "concrete plans" on climate issues

BRUSSELS, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Global powers must be ready to present "concrete plans" at the Glasgow's COP26 to fight ...

G20 GDP growth slows to 0.4 pct in Q2: OECD

PARIS, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Gross domestic product (GDP) of the G20 area grew by 0.4 percent in the second ...

Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, Sept. 15

BRUSSELS -- The agreement between China and the European Union (EU) on the protection of geographical indications (GIs), which formally ...

China, EU agri-food trade receives boost from GI agreement

BRUSSELS, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The agreement between China and the European Union (EU) on the protection of geographical indications ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Sept. 15

BEIJING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

U.S. dollar edges down following CPI data

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar inched lower in late trading on Tuesday as market participants digested ...

EU has no other option but to engage with Taliban, says top diplomat

BRUSSELS, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) has no other option but to engage with the Taliban regime ...

Turkey cannot shoulder new migration burden from Afghanistan: Erdogan

ANKARA, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Turkey does not have the capacity to shoulder a new migration burden from Afghanistan, Turkish ...

German shares close higher Tuesday

FRANKFURT, Sep. 14 (Xinhua) -- German stocks closed higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark DAX index up 21.57 points, or ...

Merkel urges W Balkan countries to strengthen cooperation

TIRANA, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Germany and the European Union (EU) encourage the Western Balkan (WB) countries to strengthen their ...

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Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo announces candidacy for president

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Greek PM announces surprise economic growth of 5.9% in 2021

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France's Le Pen proposes nationalizing motorways, selling tv, radio

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In spite of Covid, German industrial production increased in July

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