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Russia working on Taliban ties, Putin says in Tajikistan
MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin says Russia is trying to build relations with the Taliban and that Russia wants to see all the ethnic groups in Afghanistan take part in running the country....
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Germany: Former Nazi guard, 101, jailed for aiding murder
BERLIN, Germany (AP) — A 101-year-old man was convicted in Germany of more than 3,500 counts of accessory to murder on Tuesday for serving at the Nazis’ Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II. The Neuruppin Regional Court sentenced him to five years in prison. The man, who was...
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France's Macron: Russia cannot, should not win Ukraine war
KREMENCHUK, Ukraine (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that Russia “cannot and should not win” the war in Ukraine. Speaking at the end of the Group of Seven summit in Germany, Macron said the seven industrialized democracies would support Ukraine and maintain sanctions against...
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Denmark's Queen Margrethe opens new refugee museum
Denmark&aposs Queen Margrethe on Sunday inaugurated the new museum "FLUGT - Refugee museum of Denmark," about being a refugee seeking shelter in Denmark. Loading comments... 1m14s Three killed, several...
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Turkish, US presidents discuss bilateral ties, regional issues
Türkiye's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his US counterpart Joe Biden held a phone conversation on Tuesday, discussing several issues, including the NATO summit in Madrid. "The call addressed...
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Zelenskyy Calls for Missile Defense System Ahead of NATO Talks
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Tuesday he stressed the need for a “powerful missile defense system for Ukraine to prevent Russian terrorist attacks” in talks with NATO’s leader. The phone call with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg came ahead of the start of a summit of NATO...
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Fight over funding threatens EU deal on new climate laws
Summary EU countries seek deals on new green policiesDispute over fund to shield citizens from CO2 costsCountries at odds over 2035 ban on fossil fuel cars LUXEMBOURG, June 28 (Reuters) - A dispute over how to shield poorer citizens from European Union policies to put a price on pollution is...
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Türkiye demands 'results' not 'verbiage' from Sweden, Finland on terror groups
Sweden and Finland must consider Türkiye's security concerns if they seek to join NATO, the Turkish president said before leaving for a NATO summit meeting in Madrid on Tuesday. Saying that NATO membership comes with responsibilities, Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters: "If Sweden and...
photo: AP / Turkish Presidency
Israel’s natural gas windfall in Europe is bad news for Palestinians
In its quest to secure new energy supplies, Europe is on the verge of transforming the Middle East’s longest-running conflict. The Ukraine war and the decoupling of Europe’s reliance on Russian natural gas has led European Union member states to frantically look for new energy sources. The recent...
photo: AP / arc Israel Sellem
Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding
LONDON: Extreme weather events - from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours - have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous flooding in Bangladesh, and...
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