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Turkey's Erdogan Orders Expulsion of 10 Ambassadors

Turkey's Erdogan Orders Expulsion of 10 Ambassadors

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday told his foreign minister to expel the ambassadors of 10 countries, including Germany and the United States, who had appealed for the release of a jailed civil society leader. The envoys issued a highly unusual joint statement on Monday saying th

NATO Not Ready for Equal Dialogue with Moscow, Says Russian Defense Chief

NATO Not Ready for Equal Dialogue with Moscow, Says Russian Defense Chief

Russia’s defense minister accused NATO on Saturday of gradually gathering forces near Russia’s borders and being unwilling to discuss European security with Moscow on equal terms, Interfax news agency reported. Shoigu’s comments were the latest sign of mounting tension between Russia and NATO aft

Turkish Defense Minister Warns Against Alliances that Harm NATO

NATO-member Turkey’s defense minister said the forming of alliances outside of NATO would harm the organization, according to comments released on Saturday, after Greece and France agreed a defense pact last month. NATO allies Greece and France clinched a strategic military and defense cooperatio

In South Sudan, Flooding Called ‘Worst Thing in My Lifetime’

In South Sudan, Flooding Called ‘Worst Thing in My Lifetime’

He feels like a man who has drowned. The worst flooding that parts of South Sudan have seen in 60 years now surrounds his home of mud and grass. His field of sorghum, which fed his family, is under water. Surrounding mud dykes have collapsed. Other people have fled.

UN Chief 'Very Worried' over Possible COP26 Failure

UN Chief 'Very Worried' over Possible COP26 Failure

UN chief Antonio Guterres said Thursday that the current climate situation was "a one-way ticket for disaster" and stressed the need to "avoid a failure" at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow. The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, struck at the COP21 summit, called for capping global w

Nissan Ex-chair Ghosn Set on Restoring Reputation

Nissan Ex-chair Ghosn Set on Restoring Reputation

Carlos Ghosn, the former auto industry superstar whose career screeched to a halt with his arrest three years ago, isn't about to settle into quiet retirement. The former head of the Nissan-Renault alliance fled to Lebanon in late 2019, while out on bail facing financial misconduct charges in Jap

Israel to Readmit COVID-vaccinated Foreign Tourists

Israel to Readmit COVID-vaccinated Foreign Tourists

Individual tourists who are vaccinated against COVID-19 will be able to enter Israel from next month, the government said on Thursday, further easing curbs on foreign arrivals. A joint plan between the tourism and health ministries and Prime Minister Naftali Bennett will allow the admission of fo

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