City festival ends in Portugal's Agueda

Greece raises 3 bln euros in 1st test return to bond markets in 3 years

07-26 08:42

Greece raised three billion euros (3.5 billion U.S. dollars) selling five-year state bonds at a 4.625 percent interest rate in what was the country's first test return to international bond markets in three years, Greek national news agency AMNA reported on Tuesday.

News Analysis: Would "Mafia Capitale" convictions end endemic corruption in Rome?

07-26 08:32

More than 40 corruption convictions in recent high-profile "Mafia Capitale" case are part of an endemic problem that could beleaguer the leadership in Rome for years, analysts told Xinhua.

Swiss chainsaw attacker arrested by local police

07-26 08:24

The suspect who attacked and injured five people with a chainsaw on Monday in the northern Swiss town of Schaffhausen was arrested Tuesday evening in the nearby town in Zurich, local police said.

"Normandy Four" leaders discuss Ukrainian settlement by phone

07-25 13:09

Leaders of the "Normandy Four" countries held a phone conversation Monday to discuss the settlement of the armed conflicts in southeastern Ukraine, said the Kremlin and the press office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.