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China supports Europe’s strategic autonomy

Berlin, Germany | Xinhua | China supports the development path chosen by the European people and supports Europe in achieving strategic autonomy, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Qin Gang said here on Tuesday. Qin made the remarks while meeting with the press along with German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock …

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Pakistan’s Imran Khan arrested

Islamabad, Pakistan | THE INDEPENDENT |  Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been arrested outside the High Court in the capital Islamabad. Mr Khan was appearing in court on charges of corruption, which he says are politically motivated. Footage showed paramilitary forces in armoured personnel carriers detaining Mr Khan …

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Mass rallies held in Istanbul ahead of Turkish presidential election

Istanbul, Turkey | Xinhua |  Large-scale rallies were held in Istanbul, the country’s largest city, over the weekend, marking the final weekend before the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for May 14th. On Sunday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, representing the electoral coalition People’s Alliance, attracted hundreds of thousands of …

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Charles III crowned King at UK’s first coronation in 70 years

London, UK | Xinhua | Charles III was on Saturday crowned monarch of the United Kingdom (UK) and 14 other Commonwealth realms in the UK’s first coronation since 1953 at Westminster Abbey in central London. The coronation service lasted about two hours and involved various stages, including recognition, oath, anointing, investiture …

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Sweden to double wage requirement for migrant workers

Stockholm, Sweden | Xinhua | Under new rules proposed by the Swedish government, job seekers from non-European Union (EU) countries will need to secure a higher minimum wage than before if they wish to obtain a work permit in the country, according to the government on Thursday. The government, together with …

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Apple reports second quarter results

San Francisco, USA | Xinhua | Apple on Thursday announced financial results for its fiscal 2023 second quarter ending April 1, with a quarterly revenue of 94.84 billion U.S. dollars, down 3 percent year over year. The company posted its quarterly earnings per diluted share of 1.52 dollars, unchanged year over …

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