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Trump breaks silence on Navalny, casts no blame on Putin

WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Donald Trump, who drew criticism as U.S. president for his praise of Russian leader Vladimir Putin, on Monday made his first public comment on the death of Russian oppos...

Hungary's Orban laments 'nightmare' pardon scandal

The resignation of Hungary's president over a child sexual abuse pardoning scandal was "correct, but a big loss" for the country, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in his annual state of ...

MSC 2024: Ukraine's Zelenskyy rallies leaders for support

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz opens discussions at the Munich Security Conference, saying Europe must be able to defend itself Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy calls on the world to support hi...

Decoding China: Inevitable Taiwan tensions in 2024

Members of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) are apparently not taking a vacation to mark the Chinese New Year, which began on February 10. Taiwan's Ministry of Defense has counted a...

Ukraine updates: 'Fierce' fighting continues in Avdiivka

The Ukrainian military said there was fierce fighting in the besieged frontline town of Avdiivka. It said it was preparing new positions around the industrial hub as Russia stepped up attacks. "...

Ukraine updates: Russia decries Belgorod attack

A missile strike on the Russian city of Belgorod near the Ukraine border killed at least six people and wounded another 17 in the Russian city of Belgorod, officials said. Russia said Ukraine carrie...

Trump spurs reflection on nuclear weapons in EU

The looming prospect of NATO-skeptic Donald Trump winning a second term as US president is serving as food for thought in Europe on everything from climate to trade. But this week, explosive comments...

Putin says he prefers 'more predictable' Biden over Trump

LONDON, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview broadcast on Wednesday that he preferred Joe Biden to Donald Trump but was willing to work with any U.S. president. ...

Leading 'China hawk' from US to visit Taiwan next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mike Gallagher, one of the U.S. government’s most prominent critics of China, will visit Taiwan next week, according to the Financial Times. The newspaper reporte...

Germany to hit NATO budget goal for 1st time since Cold War

Germany will meet NATO's defense spending target of 2% of its gross domestic product (GDP) for the first time since the early 1990s, according to a Defense Ministry spokesman and NATO forecast rel...

Influence of social networks on financial markets - Octa overview

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach Newswire - 14 February 2024 - Social media can have a significant—sometimes critical—impact on the reputation of public companies and their quotes. Influencers...

US Senate lurches toward possible early passage of Ukraine aid bill

WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - The Democratic-led U.S. Senate moved towards the final passage of a $95.34 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan on Monday, amid growing doubts about the le...

Experts fear Trump's NATO comments 'made Europe less secure'

NATO "cannot be an 'a la carte' military alliance, it cannot be a military alliance that works depending on the humor of the president of the US," Josep Borrell, the foreign policy c...

Republicans blast Trump over threat to abandon NATO allies

WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Some of former President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans on Sunday lashed out at him for saying he would not want to protect NATO members from a future attack by R...

More US military aid for Taiwan inches closer despite Trump's opposition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. lawmakers have come one step closer to securing an aid package that would provide around US$1.9 billion in weapons sales to Taiwan, while also providing more weapons ...