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War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/30/2022 7:41:41 PM
Just two days after agreeing to lift deal-breaking objections to Sweden and Finland's NATO accession, Turkey's leader warned Thursday that Ankara could still block the process if the two countries fail to fully meet his expectations.

War in Ukraine - Military
6/30/2022 10:30:36 AM
NATO was facing rebukes from Moscow and Beijing on Thursday after it declared Russia a ``direct threat'' and said China posed ``serious challenges '' to global stability.

World - Region
6/29/2022 7:26:27 PM
US President Joe Biden thanked his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday for dropping opposition to the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO, with the US also signalling support for Turkey's plan to buy F-16 warplanes.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/29/2022 1:30:50 PM
Turkey said Wednesday it would seek the extradition of 33 alleged Kurdish militants from Sweden and Finland under a deal to secure Ankara's support for the Nordic countries' NATO membership bids.

World - International
6/28/2022 9:29:00 PM
​Turkey agreed Tuesday to lift its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, a breakthrough in an impasse clouding a leaders' summit in Madrid amid Europe's worst security crisis in decades triggered by the war in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/28/2022 2:26:09 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday he would meet US President Joe Biden on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Madrid for talks on Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the bloc's expansion into two Nordic states.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/27/2022 12:47:30 PM
Finnish and Swedish leaders will discuss their stalled NATO bids with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday at the start of an alliance summit in Madrid, Helsinki said on Monday.

World - Region
6/20/2022 8:44:42 PM
Turkey on Monday said it did not view next week's NATO summit as a final deadline for resolving its objections to Finland and Sweden joining the Western defence alliance.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/17/2022 2:43:56 PM
Russia reduced natural gas to Europe again Friday, including cutting flows by half to Italy and Slovakia and completely to France, as countries have worked to ease their dependence on Russian supplies amid the war in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Military
6/15/2022 6:01:19 PM
The West must step up weapons deliveries to Ukraine and prove its commitment to helping the country's military fight along a 1,000-kilometer (620-mile) front line in a grinding war of attrition with Russia, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Wednesday.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/15/2022 12:26:00 PM
When Turkey's president rails against ``terrorists'' in the Swedish Parliament, Amineh Kakabaveh is convinced he is talking about her.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/15/2022 12:20:48 PM
The leaders of seven NATO nations from across Europe pledged their support Tuesday for Sweden and Finland's bids to join the alliance and for providing more heavy weapons to help Ukraine battle Russia.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/12/2022 6:58:53 PM
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Sunday that Turkey has ``legitimate concerns'' over terrorism and other issues that need to be taken seriously.

World - International
6/5/2022 9:00:00 AM
Top US General Mark Milley said Saturday that the United States is determined to support Sweden and Finland as the countries pursue NATO membership, a statement underscored by his visit to the USS Kearsarge after it became the largest US warship ever to dock in Stockholm.

World - International
6/4/2022 9:20:46 PM
A wildfire whipped by gale-force winds blazed through vegetation in a southern suburb of Athens on Saturday, the fire brigade said, forcing residents to evacuate.

War in Ukraine - Military
6/4/2022 9:54:04 AM
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has met with Finland's prime minister and spoken to Turkey's president as he seeks to overcome Turkish resistance to Finland and Sweden joining the alliance.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/2/2022 10:10:13 AM
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday said he's convening a meeting of senior officials from Finland, Sweden and Turkey to try to overcome Ankara's objections to the two Nordic countries joining the alliance.

World - Region
6/1/2022 2:37:34 PM
Turkey will no longer hold high-level talks with neighboring Greece, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday amid rising tensions between the traditional rivals.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
5/30/2022 1:14:00 PM
Turkey’s approval of the applications by Sweden and Finland to join NATO will hinge on changes in attitudes to Ankara’s national security concerns.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/26/2022 9:55:03 PM
Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin said Thursday during a trip to Kyiv that it would take Russia decades to repair its standing in the world after invading Ukraine.

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