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Swedish, Finnish ministers to head to Turkey for NATO talks

Swedish, Finnish ministers to head to Turkey for NATO talks

The foreign ministers of Sweden and Finland plan to travel "soon" to Turkey for talks to address Ankara's objections to NATO membership for the two Nordic countries, news agency TT reported, citing the Swedish foreign office. …

Putin and Pashinyan hold talks after CSTO summit

Putin and Pashinyan hold talks after CSTO summit

Moscow and Yerevan saw a good growth in bilateral trade last year, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday at a meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on the sidelines of a summit of the Collective Security Treaty …

Russia withdrawing from Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference

Russia withdrawing from Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference

The Council of Russia’s State Duma (lower parliament house) has passed a decision on Russia’s withdrawal from the Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference (BSPC), State duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said on Monday. "Today, …

EU reaching its limits with anti-Russia sanctions

EU reaching its limits with anti-Russia sanctions

The European Union is reaching its limits with sanctions against Russia, an EU diplomat told EURACTIV after the end of the EU foreign ministers meeting on Monday. “If there was such a mess with Russia’s oil, …

WHO: COVID-19 may spread rapidly in North Korea

WHO: COVID-19 may spread rapidly in North Korea

The World Health Organization warned on Monday that COVID-19 may spread rapidly in North Korea, where it said vaccination programmes had yet to begin. “With the country yet to initiate COVID-19 vaccination, there is risk that the …

Gett taxi app in Russia to stop working from June 1

Gett taxi app in Russia to stop working from June 1

The Gett global office will stop supporting the Russian taxi aggregator application from June 1, 2022, the company’s press service said. "The Gett service is available in Russia until June 1. Until that time, we undertake to …

Brent oil rises above $115 per barrel

Brent oil rises above $115 per barrel

Brent oil futures for July delivery climbed to $115.1 on ICE in London, exchange data show. That’s the first time Brent topped $115 a barrel since March 28, 2022. Trading data showed Brent at $115.1 a barrel, or up 0.84%, as of …

Biden’s approval rating hits all-time low

Biden’s approval rating hits all-time low

U.S. President Joe Biden’s approval rating has fallen to 39%, the lowest figure since he took the office, according to a poll conducted by NBC News. 56% of respondents said they are not satisfied with the policies of the …

Turkey nabs ISIS terrorist in Şanlıurfa

Turkey nabs ISIS terrorist in Şanlıurfa

Turkish security forces detained a suicide bomber who had been planning to carry out an attack on behalf of the ISIS (terrorist group banned in Russia) on Monday. The terrorist was detained in the southeastern Şanlıurfa province, …

McDonald’s says it will sell its Russia business

McDonald’s says it will sell its Russia business

McDonald's Corp said on Monday it has started a process to sell all its restaurants in Russia, exiting the country after more than 30 years. The world's largest fast food chain had in March decided to close its 847 …

Baerbock predicts Russia oil sanctions deal within days

Baerbock predicts Russia oil sanctions deal within days

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said she expects the European Union to impose sanctions on Russian oil within the next few days. “We still have to clarify a few things. That won’t happen here today, but I’m …

Georgia among safest countries for business tourism

Georgia among safest countries for business tourism

International online platform Boardroom has published an article on the potential of business tourism in Georgia, which informs the readers about the hotels and exhibition spaces of the country where large-scale conferences, meetings, congresses …

Turkey eliminates PKK terrorist in Syria

Turkey eliminates PKK terrorist in Syria

The Turkish Intelligence Organization (MIT) on Sunday eliminated a member of the PKK terrorist organization in northern Syria’s Ain al-Arab. The terrorist was implicated in the death of Turkish troops and personnel. Ekrem …

Russia records 4,543 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia records 4,543 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia’s COVID-19 case tally rose by 4,543 over the past day to 18,264,836, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Monday. In relative terms, the growth rate reached 0.02%. As many as 1,127 people were …

PM of Belarus to visit Azerbaijan

PM of Belarus to visit Azerbaijan

Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko will pay a working visit to Azerbaijan on May 18, according to the Belarusian government press service. “The focus of the visit is concrete and practical. We need to find new directions …