Russia assumes the presidency of the UN Security Council amid tensions

World 01/27/22, 21:38

On February 1, Russia will assume the presidency of the UN Security Council based on the standard protocol that rotates the presidency every 30 days following the alphabetical system. Amid the tension created between Russia, Ukraine and NATO members, notably the United States, over the alleged imminent Russian invasion of Ukraine, ...

U.S. readies response to Saudi strike: ‘We’ll see what happens’

World 09/18/19, 10:08

Following Monday’s meeting with President Donald Trump on the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities, the U.S. military is now on standby and preparing for a response to counter the attack. Saudi and U.S. investigators have established “with very high probability” that the attack on the Saudi oil industry was launched ...

Merkel vows Germany will keep pushing for ‘global solutions’

Europe 12/30/18, 18:21

Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany will keep pushing for global solutions to challenges in 2019 and also has to take greater responsibility in the world. Closing a politically turbulent 2018 in Germany, Merkel devotes a significant part of her annual New Year's address to the merits of bringing a multilateral approach ...

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