Chinese President Xi Jingping meets Queen on UK visit

Chinese President Xi Jingping has begun his four-day state visit to Britain. Mr Xi and his wife, Peng Liyuan, were officially welcomed this afternoon by the Queen and Prime Minister during a ceremony at Horse Guards Parade in London. Her Majesty and Mr Xi travelled together in a procession along Continue Reading

All-out brawl breaks out in Ukrainian parliament over flight MH17 vote

A brawl broke out in Ukraine’s parliament as ministers voted to approve a presidential decree to call up more military reserves to combat rebels in eastern Ukraine. Kiev repeated the decree of partial mobilisation it made 45 days ago, calling up additional reserves to bolster what it is calling its Continue Reading