Turkish move into Syria gives Putin a chance to ramp up Middle East role

Analyst: Russia is probably the only player in the room among the grown-ups who can talk with everyone in the room at the same time. Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan shake hands during their … Read More

Germany, other Nato members, stop arms sales to Turkey over Syria operation

posted in: Germany, News

Smoke billows following Turkish bombardment on Syria’s northeastern town of Ras al-Ain in the Hasakeh province along the Turkish border on 9 October 2019. Germany said Saturday it will halt sales of weapons to Turkey over its widely criticized operation … Read More

Germany seeks to reassure Jews after Yom Kippur attack

The attempt to massacre Jews inside a synagogue stokes renewed concern about rising far-right extremism and questions about the police response. “It’s not easy being openly Jewish in Germany, [but] the main message is we can’t give up. We won’t … Read More

‘Majority of Britons haven’t changed their minds on Brexit,’ says leading pollster

posted in: European Union, News

Despite three years of negotiations, infighting Estonians, the birth of the Brexit Party, the fall of UKIP and attempted party coups, the vast majority of the British public haven’t changed their minds on leaving the EU, that is according to … Read More

Los Angeles Wildfire Declared ‘Major Emergency’; 100,000 Forced to Evacuate, Two Freeways Closed

At a Glance Residents of more than 23,000 homes in Los Angeles were ordered to evacuate. The 210 and 5 Freeways are closed because of the Saddleridge Fire. On Thursday, numerous mobile homes were destroyed in Calimesa, California, by a … Read More

North Korea tells U.S. to come up with deal or face bigger missile tests: ‘There is a limit to our patience’

posted in: Far East, News

North Korea has warned the United States that it may resume new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests if progress was not made soon on the countries’ bilateral peace process. In a commentary published Thursday by the official Korean Central News … Read More

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