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

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

Wall Street ends higher, posts weekly gains as Fed meeting looms

Wall Street ends higher, posts weekly gains as Fed meeting looms

PCE: Inflation Cools With Consumer Spending American Express, Visa move higher on strong demand Chevron falls after missing earnings estimates Indexes up: Dow 0.08%, S&P 0.25%, Nasdaq 0.95% NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (Reuters) – Wall Street moved ahead on Friday, marking the end of a rocky week in which economic data and corporate earnings expectations … Read more

Film academy reviews Oscar campaigns after surprise nomination

Film academy reviews Oscar campaigns after surprise nomination

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (Reuters) – Hollywood’s film academy said on Friday they were reviewing this year’s campaigns for Oscar nominations, a day after a media report raised questions about the surprise kink for British actress Andrea Riseborough. On Tuesday, Riseborough was nominated for best actress for playing an alcoholic single mother in the little-seen … Read more

War in Ukraine: Fighting in the East and North escalates after tank pledges

War in Ukraine: Fighting in the East and North escalates after tank pledges

Ukraine says it needs more weapons, calls for sanctions Western allies this week agreed to supply tanks Russia says US president holds key to ending fighting NEAR VUHLEDAR, Ukraine, Jan. 27 (Reuters) – Ukraine on Friday battled Russian forces attempting to breach its lines in the east and northeast, and artillery bombardments increased after Western … Read more

In Beijing’s backyard, the US demonstrates its military might

In Beijing’s backyard, the US demonstrates its military might

ABOARD THE NIMITZ, South China Sea, Jan. 27 (Reuters) – For several hours under a gray sky, dozens of fighter jets and helicopters roar in and out of the cockpit of the aircraft carrier Nimitz, in a demonstration of US military prowess in some of the world’s most humid waters. MH-60 Seahawk helicopters and F/A-18 … Read more