Turkey warns citizens of the risk of attack in the United States, Europe hot on the heels of Western warnings

Turkey warns citizens of the risk of attack in the United States, Europe hot on the heels of Western warnings

ANKARA, Jan. 28 (Reuters) – Turkey on Saturday warned its citizens of “potential Islamophobic, xenophobic and racist attacks” in the United States and Europe after its Western allies warned their citizens in Turkey about possible terror attacks. In two separate travel advisories, the Turkish Foreign Ministry advised its citizens in the United States and European … Read more

Iran thwarts drone attack on military site

Iran thwarts drone attack on military site

DUBAI, Jan. 29 (Reuters) – A loud explosion at a military factory in Iran’s central city of Isfahan was caused by a “failed” drone strike, Iranian state media reported on Sunday, citing the defense ministry. “One of (the drones) was hit by the…air defenses and the other two were caught in defensive traps and exploded. … Read more

Ukraine is in talks with allies about obtaining long-range missiles, Zelenskiy aide says

Ukraine is in talks with allies about obtaining long-range missiles, Zelenskiy aide says

Jan 28 (Reuters) – Accelerated talks are underway between Kiev and its allies over Ukraine’s requests for long-range missiles needed to prevent Russia from destroying Ukrainian cities, a top aide to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday. Ukraine has won promises of Western main battle tanks and is looking for fighter jets to push back … Read more

Israel vows to respond quickly to synagogue shooting

Israel vows to respond quickly to synagogue shooting

Shootings after incursion into Israeli West Bank, attacks in Gaza Israel Reinforces Armed Forces in the West Bank Abbas blames Israel for escalation JERUSALEM, Jan. 28 (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday promised a “vigorous, swift and precise” response to a deadly Palestinian shooting near a synagogue on the outskirts of Jerusalem … Read more

FTX founder Bankman-Fried objects to tougher bail, says prosecutors have him ‘sandbagged’

FTX founder Bankman-Fried objects to tougher bail, says prosecutors have him ‘sandbagged’

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 (Reuters) – Lawyers for Sam Bankman-Fried on Saturday urged a US judge not to bar the indicted FTX cryptocurrency manager from communicating with former colleagues as part of his bail. client in the ‘worst possible light’. The lawyers were responding to a Friday night request from federal prosecutors that Bankman-Fried not … Read more

India expects more clashes with Chinese troops in the Himalayas

India expects more clashes with Chinese troops in the Himalayas

NEW DELHI, Jan. 28 (Reuters) – A security assessment by Indian police in the Himalayan region of Ladakh says there could be more clashes between Indian and Chinese troops along their disputed border there as Beijing ramps up military infrastructure in the region. At least 24 soldiers were killed when the armies of the Asian … Read more

Pro-Western retired general Pavel wins Czech presidential election

Pro-Western retired general Pavel wins Czech presidential election

Pavel wins in an overwhelming vote over ex-prime minister Babis Pavel clearly supports Ukraine, West Promises to end the divisions of Babis, the incumbent Zeman Turnout in the presidential election was record high PRAGUE, January 28 (Reuters) – Former army chief and senior NATO official Petr Pavel won presidential elections in the Czech Republic on … Read more

British regional airline Flybe ceases trading, cancels all flights

British regional airline Flybe ceases trading, cancels all flights

Collapse for the second time in three years 276 employees laid off by administrators About 75,000 customers had future bookings Hurt by delayed aircraft delivery Rivals see increasing demand LONDON, Jan. 28 (Reuters) – British regional airline Flybe on Saturday suspended operations for the second time in three years, canceling all flights and laying off … Read more

Exclusive: Top US Treasury official warns UAE and Turkey about sanctions evasion

Exclusive: Top US Treasury official warns UAE and Turkey about sanctions evasion

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (Reuters) – The US Treasury’s top sanctions official will travel to Turkey and the Middle East next week to warn countries and companies that they could lose access to the US market if they do business with entities which are subject to US restrictions such as Washington. cracks down on Russian attempts … Read more

Ukraine calls on Hungarian envoy for ‘unacceptable’ comments by Orbán

Ukraine calls on Hungarian envoy for ‘unacceptable’ comments by Orbán

Jan 27 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s foreign ministry will summon Hungary’s ambassador to complain about “completely unacceptable” comments Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban made about Ukraine, Kiev said on Friday. The announcement marks a new low in ties between the two neighbours. Hungary has repeatedly criticized the European Union’s sanctions against Russia, saying they have failed … Read more