Britain's Prince Philip will stop carrying out engagements

May 4, 2017

Britain's Prince Philip will stop carrying out engagements

Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, Prince Philip, will stop carrying out public engagements this fall, Buckingham Palace announced Thursday. The palace said in a statement that Philip, who is 95, has the full support of the queen in his decision. He will continue heading numerous ...

/ Apr 30, 2017

Abe returns to Japan after visits to Russia, Britain

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe returned to Japan on Sunday after a four-day trip that took him to Russia and Britain for talks with those countries leaders. In a step toward concluding a post-World War II peace treaty, Abe agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin ...

First direct London-China train completes 12,000-km run

Apr 29, 2017

First direct London-China train completes 12,000-km run

The first freight train to link China directly to the U.K. arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu Saturday after covering over 12,000 kilometers (7,500 miles), making it the second-longest route in the world. The journey is the latest effort in China’s drive ...