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World - International
2/15/2022 4:03:07 PM
Greece's government is seeking parliamentary approval Tuesday for a 3 billion euro ($3.4 billion) agreement for three new French-made frigates that defense officials say are vital for addressing ongoing tensions with neighboring Turkey.

World - International
2/14/2022 10:53:28 PM
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres spoke to the foreign ministers of Russia and Ukraine on Monday, expressing "serious concern" over the heightened tensions between the countries, his spokesman said.

World - International
2/14/2022 5:29:40 PM
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Monday on a visit to Kyiv he was "determined" to maintain aid to Ukraine amid mounting tensions with Russia.

World - International
2/14/2022 3:53:10 PM
Russia's top diplomat advised President Vladimir Putin on Monday to continue talks with the West on Russian security demands amid rising tensions over Ukraine.

Egypt - Politics
2/13/2022 10:38:18 PM
Egypt said it has diversified its wheat import sources including from the US, France, Romania, as well as Ukraine and Russia, warning that “skirmishes between the world's largest exporters of wheat and grain raises a state of uncertainty in the market."

World - Region
2/13/2022 10:16:56 PM
Israeli police clashed with Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied flashpoint east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah on Sunday, during a visit by a controversial far-right Jewish lawmaker that inflamed tensions.

World - Region
2/13/2022 3:54:20 PM
Israeli occupation police clashed with Palestinians in the flashpoint east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah on Sunday, as a visit by a controversial far-right Jewish lawmaker inflamed tensions.

World - International
2/13/2022 11:06:05 AM
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is flying to Ukraine and Russia this week in an effort to help defuse escalating tensions as Western intelligence officials warn that a Russian invasion of Ukraine is increasingly imminent and Germany has called on its citizens to leave Ukraine as quickly as possible.

World - International
2/13/2022 9:32:22 AM
Efforts to defuse the crisis in Ukraine via a frenzy of telephone diplomacy failed to ease tensions Saturday, with US President Joe Biden warning that Russia faces "swift and severe costs" if its troops carry out an invasion.

World - International
2/12/2022 12:26:33 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden are to hold a high-stakes telephone call on Saturday as tensions over a possibility imminent invasion of Ukraine escalated sharply and the U.S. announced plans to evacuate its embassy in the Ukrainian capital.

World - International
2/10/2022 10:06:36 PM
US and Belarusian defense chiefs held rare telephone talks on Thursday to avoid a "miscalculation" during Russia-Belarus joint military drills, the Pentagon said, at a time of heightened tensions over the Kremlin's massing of troops near Ukraine.

World - International
2/10/2022 2:49:42 PM
Britain's top diplomat urged Russia on Thursday to defuse tensions over Ukraine and take the path of diplomacy even as thousands of Russian troops engaged in sweeping manoeuvres in Belarus as part of a military buildup near Ukraine that has fueled Western fears of an invasion.

World - International
2/10/2022 12:00:24 PM
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday that Western threats towards Moscow would do nothing to ease tensions over Ukraine.

World - International
2/10/2022 10:38:24 AM
A peace agreement for the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine that has never quite ended is back in the spotlight amid a Russian military buildup near the country's borders and rising tensions about whether Moscow will invade.

Business - Markets & Companies
2/9/2022 5:03:06 PM
Equity markets rose Wednesday following a positive performance on Wall Street as traders prepared for the release of highly anticipated US inflation data, while sentiment was also buoyed by signs of easing Russia-Ukraine tensions.

World - Region
2/8/2022 5:40:54 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that after talks with the Russian and Ukrainian leaders he saw paths forward on easing tensions.

World - International
2/8/2022 3:09:01 PM
Denmark said Tuesday it was boosting its military preparedness in response to Russia's "unacceptable military pressure" on Ukraine, putting a mobile NATO-operational battalion on alert.

World - International
2/7/2022 11:02:44 AM
French President Emmanuel Macron is set to hold talks in Moscow Monday in a bid to to help de-escalate the tense situation around Ukraine.

World - Region
2/5/2022 7:59:10 PM
Palestinian prime minister Mohammed Shtayyeh on Saturday urged the African Union to withdraw Israel's accreditation, bringing simmering tensions to a head as the 55-member bloc opened a two-day summit in Addis Ababa.

World - International
2/5/2022 6:32:35 PM
Russia on Saturday sent a pair of long-range nuclear-capable bombers on patrol over its ally Belarus amid spiraling tensions over Ukraine.

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