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August 27, 2018 10:36 AM EU's security must no longer depend on US: Macron

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday that he would put forward new proposals for the European Union to boost its security, saying the bloc must stop depending on American might. "Europe can no longer rely on the United States for its security. It is up to us to guarantee European security," he said in a speech to relaunch his diplomatic 5

August 1, 2018 10:31 AM Erdogan accuses US of 'evangelist, Zionist mentality' in pastor's case

ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed Turkey would not give into threats from the US over the case of an American pastor being tried on terror charges, accusing Washington of showing an "evangelist, Zionist mentality". Andrew Brunson, who led a Protestant church in the Aegean city of Izmir, is at the centre of one of the most bitter 13

July 9, 2018 1:44 PM Trump slams Nato spending on eve of departure for summit

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Monday criticized Nato member states' military spending and said it benefits Europe more than America, setting the stage for a potentially-acrimonious summit with leaders of the alliance. "The United States is spending far more on Nato than any other Country. This is not fair, nor is it acceptable," Trump tweeted 11

June 29, 2018 1:47 AM Libyan strongman Haftar announces 'liberation' of Derna

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar announced Thursday the "liberation" of Derna, the only city in the eastern region beyond his control, from radical Islamist militias. "We proudly announce the liberation of Derna, a city dear to all Libyans," the breakaway military leader said in a televised speech. A spokesman for Haftar's self-styled 14

June 28, 2018 2:47 AM Italian PM to visit White House on July 30

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump will meet Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in Washington on July 30, the White House said on Wednesday. "Italy is an important Nato Ally, a leading partner in Afghanistan and Iraq, and key in bringing stability to the Mediterranean region," it said in a statement. "Together, the United States and Italy will look to deepen 11

June 14, 2018 11:58 PM US air strike in Libya kills Qaeda operative: Military

WASHINGTON: The US military has conducted an airstrike in Libya targeting an Al-Qaeda affiliate, killing one "terrorist," the US military said Thursday. The Wednesday strike took place approximately 80km southeast of the town of Bani Walid, US Africa Command (AFRICOM) said in a statement. "In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord 18

June 6, 2018 11:02 AM Nato rejects Qatar membership ambition

BRUSSELS: Nato on Wednesday declined an overture by Qatar to join the Western military defence alliance, saying membership was reserved to the United States and Europe. It was responding to a comment by Qatar's defence minister on Tuesday that his country's long-term strategic "ambition" was to join Nato. "According to Article 10 of the Washington Treaty 14

May 26, 2018 6:22 AM Colombia to become first Latin American Nato 'global partner'

BOGOTA: Colombia will next week formally become Nato's first Latin American "global partner," President Juan Manuel Santos announced Friday. Santos, who won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end a half-century of armed conflict with the former rebel movement FARC, said the move would improve Colombia's image on the world stage. "We will formalize 14

March 27, 2018 6:11 AM Iceland leaders to snub 2018 World Cup in Russia

REYKJAVIK: Iceland announced Monday it will stage a diplomatic boycott of the football World Cup in Russia over the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain. "Among the measures taken by Iceland is the temporary postponement of all high-level bilateral dialogue with the Russian authorities," the foreign ministry said in a statement said. "Consequently 14

March 26, 2018 2:58 PM Russia vows to react to ‘provocative’ expulsions of diplomats

Moscow said the British authorities have issued 'groundless accusations' against Russia. ― AFP picMOSCOW, March 26 — The Russian foreign ministry today vowed to retaliate against the expulsions of its diplomats by the United States and Canada, as well as 14 European Union countries and Ukraine over the poisoning of a former spy in Britain. “We express 13