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Biden Eases Trade Friction with EU Ahead of Putin Summit

Biden Eases Trade Friction with EU  Ahead of Putin Summit

June 16,2021

BRUSSELS - President Joe Biden on Tuesday moved to end a long-running dispute with the European Union over subsidies for aircraft manufacturers, a major breakthrough ...

NATO Wraps Up Summit on Transatlantic Ties, New Agenda

NATO Wraps Up Summit on Transatlantic Ties, New Agenda

June 16,2021

BRUSSELS-  Leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) held a face-to-face summit on Monday to show their unity and agreed on the "NATO 2030" agenda to address future ...

Somalia’s Army Camp Rocked by Deadly Suicide Attack

Somalia’s Army Camp Rocked by Deadly Suicide Attack

June 16,2021

At least 15 army recruits have been killed in a suicide bomb attack at a military training camp in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.
Army officer Mohamed Adan ...

Biden at NATO: Ready to Talk China, Russia and Soothe Allies

Biden at NATO: Ready to Talk China,  Russia and Soothe Allies

June 15,2021

BRUSSELS - President Joe Biden makes his entrance at a NATO summit aiming to consult European allies on efforts to counter provocative actions by China and Russia while highlighting ...

Iran Says it Has Broad Agreement With the US on Lifting Sanctions

Iran Says it Has Broad Agreement With the US  on Lifting Sanctions

June 15,2021

Iran said it has reached a broad agreement with the U.S. over the lifting of sanctions on its industrial sectors, including energy, but warned there ...

NATO Chief Calls for Tough Stance on China as Summit Begins

NATO Chief Calls for Tough Stance on China as Summit Begins

June 15,2021

As the NATO leaders summit begins, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg called for the transatlantic security alliance to confront the challenges of China’s rise and ...

Bennett Sworn in as Israel’s New PM, Ending Netanyahu’s 12-Year Rule

Bennett Sworn in as Israel’s New PM, Ending  Netanyahu’s 12-Year Rule

June 15,2021

ERUSALEM- Naftali Bennett, leader of the right-wing Yamina (United Right) party, was sworn in as new Israeli prime minister on Sunday night, sending Benjamin Netanyahu ...

Putin: US-Russia Relationship at ‘Its Lowest Point’ in Years

Putin: US-Russia Relationship at ‘Its  Lowest Point’ in Years

June 13,2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin, in advance of his June 16 meeting with United States President Joe Biden, said relations between the US and Russia are at a nadir...

Ukrainian President, NATO Secretary-General Discuss Ukraine’s NATO Membership

Ukrainian President, NATO Secretary-General Discuss Ukraine’s NATO Membership

June 13,2021

KIEV-  Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday held a phone conversation with Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Jens Stoltenberg ...

Biden to Host Merkel in Mid-July: White House

Biden to Host Merkel in Mid-July: White House

June 13,2021

WASHINGTON-  U.S. President Joe Biden will host German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House on July 15, Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Friday...

Biden to Warn UK PM Johnson Over Northern Ireland at G7: Report

Biden to Warn UK PM Johnson Over Northern  Ireland at G7: Report

June 08,2021

WASHINGTON - US President Joe Biden will warn British Prime Minister Boris Johnson not to renege on the Northern Ireland Brexit deal when they meet for the first time at the G7 summit this week, The Times reported on Monday, citing unidentified ...

India’s PM Modi Announces Free COVID-19 Vaccines for All Adults

India’s PM Modi Announces Free COVID-19 Vaccines for All Adults

June 08,2021

NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that the Indian federal government would provide COVID-19 vaccines free of charge to all adults from later this month ...

Mexico President Appears to Hold Key Majority in Elections

Mexico President Appears to Hold  Key Majority in Elections

June 08,2021

MEXICO CITY — President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s party and its allies appeared poised to maintain their majority in Mexico’s lower chamber of the congress ...

Spain Opens Doors to Vaccinated Visitors

Spain Opens Doors to Vaccinated Visitors

June 08,2021

MADRID - Spain on Monday ended restrictions on travelers from outside of the European Union (EU) and the Schengen travel area who have a certificate to prove they have ...

‘Over Confident’ U.S. Risks Going Down Same Path as Soviet Union, Warns Putin

‘Over Confident’ U.S. Risks Going Down Same Path as  Soviet Union, Warns Putin

June 06,2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday accused Europe and the U.S. of hypocrisy over criticism of the response to anti-government protests in Russia and Belarus and warned ...

Iranian Ships Round Cape of Good Hope for First Time, Possibly Toward Venezuela: Reports

Iranian Ships Round Cape of Good Hope for First Time, Possibly Toward Venezuela: Reports

June 06,2021

Two Iranian ships have rounded the Cape of Good Hope, appearing to head for the Atlantic Ocean and on to Venezuela, according to reports...

Chinese Military Has Its Own UFO Task Force… And It’s Been ‘Overwhelmed’ By Surge In Sighting Reports

Chinese Military Has Its Own UFO Task Force… And It’s Been ‘Overwhelmed’ By Surge In Sighting Reports

June 06,2021

The Pentagon isn’t alone in investigating strange objects spotted in the skies: according to reports, the Chinese military has also been tracking UFOs, and in recent years ...

Tourists Fined €3,000 For Stealing Sand, Shells from Italian Beach

Tourists Fined €3,000 For Stealing Sand, Shells from Italian Beach

June 06,2021

Dozens of tourists will have to pay dearly for their souvenirs from Sardinia’s pristine beaches...

Pressing COVID-19 Situation Urges World to Rethink Priorities: Think Tank

Pressing COVID-19 Situation Urges World to  Rethink Priorities: Think Tank

June 05,2021

WASHINGTON- COVID-19 is the twenty-first century's Chernobyl moment -- a catastrophe so significant it must force us to wake up and rethink our priorities, according to an opinion ...

Libya, Spain Discuss Ways to Boost Bilateral Ties

Libya, Spain Discuss Ways to  Boost Bilateral Ties

June 05,2021

TRIPOLI-  Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah on Thursday met with his Spanish counterpart Pedro Sanchez over the ways to boost bilateral relations, said a government ...

Germany’s Coronavirus Lockdown ‘Not Responsible’ for Pandemic Decline, Study Finds

Germany’s Coronavirus Lockdown ‘Not  Responsible’ for Pandemic Decline, Study Finds

June 05,2021

A new study from a German university found that the country’s COVID-19 infections were already falling prior to each government-mandated lockdown. ..

UN Commemorates Its Fallen Peacekeepers

UN Commemorates Its Fallen Peacekeepers

May 29,2021

UNITED NATIONS - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday laid a wreath to honor more than 4,000 UN peacekeepers who lost their lives since 1948, and presided over ...

Assad Wins Syria’s Presidential Election

Assad Wins Syria’s Presidential Election

May 29,2021

DAMASCUS - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has won his fourth seven-year term in the 2021 presidential race, the Syrian parliament announced on Thursday...

Horror, Heroism Mark Deadly Shooting at California Rail Yard

Horror, Heroism Mark Deadly Shooting at California Rail Yard

May 29,2021

SAN JOSE-  Taptejdeep Singh died trying to save others from a gunman. Kirk Bertolet saw some of his coworkers take their last breaths...

‘Terrorising a Generation’: Israel Arresting Palestinian Children

‘Terrorising a Generation’: Israel Arresting  Palestinian Children

May 29,2021

Thirteen-year-old Mohammed Saadi was kidnapped, blindfolded, beaten and threatened with a gun to his head by five men in his hometown of Umm al-Fahem...

UN Chief Calls for Transformation of Extractive Industries Toward Sustainability

UN Chief Calls for Transformation of  Extractive Industries Toward Sustainability

May 27,2021

UNITED NATIONS-  UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for a transformation of extractive industries to support sustainable development and a transition to ...

Presidential Election Kicks Off in Syria

Presidential Election Kicks  Off in Syria

May 27,2021

DAMASCUS-  Syria's presidential election began on Wednesday in government-controlled areas across Syria...

Tehran Has the Upper Hand in Nuclear Deal Talks in Vienna, President Rouhani Says

Tehran Has the Upper Hand in Nuclear Deal Talks in Vienna, President Rouhani Says

May 27,2021

Iran’s president has said that Tehran has the upper hand in negotiations with foreign powers in Vienna, as diplomats gather in an attempt to restore the Joint Comprehensive Plan ...

Whatsapp SUES Indian Government over new Social Media Rules, Citing ‘Privacy Concerns’ – Reports

Whatsapp SUES Indian Government over new Social Media Rules, Citing ‘Privacy Concerns’ – Reports

May 27,2021

WhatsApp has reportedly filed a legal case against the Indian government over a new set of social media rules that just took effect, asking a Delhi court to declare ...

Blinken Says US Will Aid Gaza Without Helping Hamas

Blinken Says US Will Aid Gaza Without Helping Hamas

May 26,2021

JERUSALEM - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed Tuesday to “rally international support” to aid Gaza following a devastating war there while keeping ...

French Health Minister Blasts ‘Lousy’ Disinformation Campaign after influencers Offered Money to say Pfizer Covid Jab is Dangerous

French Health Minister Blasts ‘Lousy’  Disinformation Campaign after influencers Offered Money to say Pfizer Covid Jab is Dangerous

May 26,2021

The French minister of health has labeled a campaign, which offered influencers €2,000 to suggest the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine is dangerous ...

Italian ‘King of Cocaine’ Arrested in Brazil 2 Years after Escaping Uruguay Prison

Italian ‘King of Cocaine’ Arrested in Brazil 2 Years after Escaping Uruguay Prison

May 26,2021

Brazilian authorities announced the arrest of Italian drug boss Rocco Morabito on Monday evening, almost two years after he escaped from a Uruguayan prison while waiting ...

Thousands Evacuated in India as Strong Cyclone Yaas Inches Closer

Thousands Evacuated in India as Strong Cyclone Yaas Inches Closer

May 26,2021

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated in low-lying areas of two Indian states and moved to cyclone shelters to escape a powerful storm barreling towards the eastern coast...

No Full Access for UN Inspectors to Nuclear Sites after Stopgap Deal Expired – Iranian Parliament Speaker

No Full Access for UN Inspectors to Nuclear Sites after Stopgap Deal Expired – Iranian Parliament Speaker

May 24,2021

As the Vienna nuclear talks have not led to a breakthrough, Iran must ramp up pressure and further limit its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, the parliament ...

Poland to PurchaseTurkey’s Combat Drones in 1st NATO Sale

Poland to PurchaseTurkey’s Combat Drones in 1st NATO Sale

May 24,2021

Poland will purchase 24 Bayraktar TB2 (Tactical Block 2) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) from NATO ally Turkey, Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak told Polish public radio ...