Erdogan Says Turkey Opposes Finland, and Sweden Joining NATO

Turkish President Recep Tayyp Erdogan said Friday that his country is not in favor of Finland and Sweden joining NATO, and said that even accepting Greece into the alliance was a mistake. Speaking to reporters, Erdogan said that they are …

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Macron Rebrands Party as ‘Renaissance’ Ahead of Parliamentary Elections

French President Emmanuel Macron rebrands his ruling centrist party La République en Marche as “Renaissance” as he attempts to a ruling majority in the June parliamentary elections. Stanislas Guérini, the party’s secretary-general, announced in a press conference in Paris on …

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Leftist Colombian Presidential Candidate Claims Assassination Plot Against Him

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Gustavo Petro, Colombia’s election frontrunner, stated he will cancel rallies in the coffee region owing to an alleged assassination plot. Petro said in a tweet that the organized crime group “La Cordillera” was organizing an assassination attempt on the progressive …

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Germany, Portugal, Spain Urge the French to Vote for Macron

German, Portuguese, and Spanish leaders urged France Thursday to vote for Emmanuel Macron in the elections this weekend, saying the choice of the French will be crucial for all of Europe. France will have its second round of the presidential …

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Macron More Convincing Than Le Pen in French Presidential Debate, Poll Shows

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More French people found President Emmanuel Macron convincing than his far-right rival Marine Le Pen in a television debate ahead of Sunday’s presidential runoff vote, an opinion poll showed. A flash survey by Elabe showed that 59 percent of polled …

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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon Reported to Police for Breaching COVID-19 Face Mask Law

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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been reported to the police after footage showed her breaching COVID-19 face mask rules. A mobile phone video on social media showed Sturgeon without a mask during a visit to a barber shop in …

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France’s Far-Right Candidate Le Pen Calls Rival Macron Most ‘Authoritarian’ President

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen retorted against her rival Emmanuel Macron’s remark on her authoritarian and extremist views, calling Macron the country’s most authoritarian French president. “This [criticism] makes me smile because we have never had a president …

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Former President Trump Endorses Celebrity Doctor Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania Senate Race

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Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday announced that he is endorsing celebrity surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz for a Senate seat in Pennsylvania. “The Great Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has a tremendous opportunity to Save America by electing the brilliant and …

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Brazilian Officials Resign En Masse

Ten members of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s cabinet and three other top officials have resigned from their positions in a move seen to help boost the far-right leader’s re-election prospects ahead of the general election. According to Brazil’s electoral law, …

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