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Trump predicts a close result in Israel’s election

By Alyza Sebenius Bloomberg News (TNS) WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump emphasized his support for Israel days before what he forecast would be a “close” election there, and made the case for Jewish voters in...

Defense ministers of nine Central and Eastern European countries meet in Poland

Nine defense ministers from Central and Eastern European states met in Warsaw to hold high-level discussions on common defense problems and the strengthening of NATO's eastern flank.The two-day gathering focusing on improving NATO’s combat...

Switzerland to represent U.S. interests in Venezuela

Switzerland announced Friday the signing of an agreement to represent interests of the United States in Venezuela, under a "good offices" accord between the two countries.The European country has held a policy of neutrality...

Hungary to spend over $3.4 bln on ambitious road program

The Hungarian government will spend around 980 billion forints, an equivalent of $3.43 billion by 2024 on the development of its road network, according to official sources."By 2024, the State will spend some 980...

Considerations on Finland’s joining NATO lose credibility in the country after comments by PM...

Foreign policy and security issues are not normally a big part of campaign debates in Finnish politics. Yet, the discussion around Finland's relationship with NATO has got a new development this week.Antti Rinne, the...

Senate Democrats gingerly avoid endorsements in packed 2020 race

By Laura Litvan and Steven T. Dennis Bloomberg News (TNS) WASHINGTON — The proliferation of Democratic senators running for president is making for some awkward moments in the clubby chamber. “Could they all be president? Could...

The United States and Hungary sign agreement on defense cooperation

The United States and Hungary have signed a defense cooperation agreement in Washington on the sidelines of the NATO Ministerial marking the 70thanniversary of the alliance, according to the official statement from the State...

Norway’s oil fund will contribute more money in renewable energy

The Norwegian government will double the framework for the oil fund's investments related to renewable energy, news agency NTB reported Saturday.The Norwegian environmentalists concerned about the consequences of climate change could not be any...

Bulgaria says it seized nearly 60 tons of illegal meat products and milk powder

As much as 60 tons of illegal meat products and milk powder were seized during an inspection of a dairy company, the Interior Ministry and the National Revenue Agency of Bulgaria said in a...

6 LA jail guards charged with child abuse, assault for using pepper spray on...

By Matt Stiles Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES — Six Los Angeles County juvenile detention officers were charged with assault and child abuse Friday for using pepper spray on several teenage girls last year. According...

Erdogan due in Russia to discuss purchase of S-400 and other joint projects

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be on official visit to Moscow on Monday to meet with the Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to a statement from Kremlin.During the eighth meeting of the Russian-Turkish...

Shinzo Abe to send larger delegation to China for economic talks

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo will send a larger delegation than in previous years to hold economic talks with senior Chinese officials, according to a government representative.In April 2018, Japan’s team of delegates from Abe’s...

Turkish opposition mayoral candidate leads in Istanbul recount

The mayoral candidate running for the position of Istanbul’s mayor claimed to be leading the polls in Istanbul amid the recounting in some districts of the country's largest city."The recounting is over in 17...

Prime Minister Khurelsukh of Mongolia meets Chinese delegation to boost ties

Mongolian Prime Minister Ukhnaa Khurelsukh held discussions on Thursday with a delegation of the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation to enhance non-governmental exchanges and relations between the two Asian countries.The meeting coincided with the...

Ohio congressman Tim Ryan launches 2020 bid for presidency

Congressman Tim Ryan from Ohio announced his run for president on Thursday, joining a crowded field of Democrats seeking the party’s nomination this summer. Congressman has represented the 13thdistrict of Ohio since 2003.Ryan’s first...

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Former Trump aides subpoenaed by Capitol riot probe panel

Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and three other of former President Donald Trump’s advisers were subpoenaed Thursday by the select House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

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Interior’s Haaland hints at limits on fossil fuel extraction

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland suggested a sharply limited role for fossil fuel extraction on U.S. federal lands and waters in her most expansive comments yet on the administration’s overhaul of oil and gas leasing.