Erdogan Cites Refusal To “Extradite Terrorists” As Reason For Finland and Sweden NATO Veto

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has threatened to block Finland’s and Sweden’s adhesion to NATO, accused the two countries of protecting terrorists and refusing to extradite them to Turkey. Speaking to his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in …

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EU Rejects UK Demand to Change Northern Ireland Protocol

The European Union (EU) rejected the United Kingdom’s demand to change the Northern Ireland protocol. The British administration detailed its legislative intentions to modify the Northern Ireland Withdrawal Agreement in The Queen’s speech delivered by Prince Charles on Tuesday. The …

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G7 Backs Diplomatic Approach To Restrict Iran’s Nuclear Program

The G7 Non-Proliferation Directors Group on Monday called for the revival of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal as the best political solution and also put weight behind the diplomatic approach to restrict Iran’s nuclear program. “We renew our support for …

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Pakistan’s Khan Nominates Ex-Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed as Caretaker Prime Minster

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday nominated former chief justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed for the post of caretaker of Prime Minister Fawad Chaudhry, a member of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) said that the decision was made after consultations and …

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Kyrgyz Opposition Politician Moldokmatov Moved To House Arrest After One Year In Prison

The Kyrgyzstan opposition Turan Party leader, Jenish Moldokmatov was transferred to house arrest on Wednesday after spending a year in a prison on charges of attempting to seize control of the country. Moldokmatov’s aide, Erlan Bekchoro said that the Bishkek …

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Best Way To Avert A Crisis Is Through Diplomacy: US Tells Russia

The US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met Thursday in Stockholm, Sweden amid rising tensions over Ukraine. The US said the best way to avert a crisis is through diplomacy. Blinken called on Russia …

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Lithuanian Government Blocks Chinese Security-Screening Device Maker Nuctech

The Lithuanian government announced on Friday that it would block Chinese security-screening equipment Nuctech from supplying x-ray baggage scanning devices for the country’s three international airports due to national security concerns. According to government spokeswoman Rasa Jakilaitiene, Nuctech won a …

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