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Julian Assange extradition case final hearing starts

LONDON Founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange is appearing Monday in the final hearing of a case on his extradition to the US, where he faces multiple espionage charges, which could...

US’ Pompeo visits Greece amid tensions in E.Med

ANKARA  US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on Monday, to discuss bilateral relations as well as recent tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean. Pompeo arrived...

Russia: Putin suggests new options on arms control

MOSCOW The Russian president on Monday announced a new initiative aiming to de-escalate the situation in Europe after the termination of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty last year. Vladimir Putin...

Netherlands bans flights from UK over new virus variant

THE HAGUE The Netherlands on Sunday banned air travel from the UK due to fears over the emergence of a new variant of coronavirus. According to a statement by the Dutch...
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EU leaders prepare for new COVID-19 variants

BRUSSELS The EU leaders Thursday began a two-day virtual summit to discuss the bloc’s response to new challenges of the pandemic, as well as the future of EU security and...

NATO chief urges Russia to withdraw from Ukraine’s borders

BRUSSELS The NATO chief Tuesday called on Russia to withdraw its military forces from the Ukrainian border. “Russia must end this military build-up in and around Ukraine, stop its provocations and...

Russia expels 2 German diplomats in retaliatory move

MOSCOW Russia’s Foreign Ministry declared two German diplomats persona non grata Monday in retaliation for the expulsion of two Russian diplomats from Berlin.  The ministry said it summoned German Ambassador to...

UN Refugee Agency ‘shocked’ over migrant deaths on Greek-Turkish border

GENEVA The UN Refugee Agency said on Friday it was “shocked and deeply distressed” by reports that 19 migrants died on Wednesday on the Greek-Turkish border. “We have seen reports in...

Greek parliament passes new law on asylum seekers

ATHENS The Greek parliament has passed a controversial new asylum law early Friday aiming to control the number of migrants entering the country. The bill aims to ease the pressure on...

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Albania: 16 dead

TIRANA, Albania/BELGRADE, Serbia At least 16 people died in an earthquake in western Albania early Tuesday morning, according to authorities. The 6.4 quake hit the Adriatic coastal city of Durres at...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...