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Russia Says Will Not Accept Oil Price Cap

The Russian government has said that it "will not accept" a price cap on its oil. Russia's response came today after the EU reached an agreement on Friday to join the G7 in capping Russian oil imports at $60...

EU Imposes Price Cap on Russian Oil at $60 Per Barrel

This Friday, the European Union (EU) agreed to introduce a price cap on Russian oil. The decision is intended to punish Moscow for the Russian invasion of Ukraine and limit potential profits. The cap will be set at $60 per...

Turkish Airstrikes in Syria Jeopardize War Against ISIS, US Says

The rising intensity of Turkish airstrikes on targets in Syria has jeopardized operations against ISIS, according to US officials. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which are mostly bolstered by units from the Kurdish People's Protection Unit (YPG), have said they...

Greek Prime Minister Meets With King Charles III

On Monday, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with the British monarch King Charles III at Windsor Castle, UK. The two men reportedly discussed a number of issues, including environmentalism and possible restoration plans for the former royal estate at...

US Eases Oil Sanctions on Venezuela After Humanitarian Deal

The US government has reached an agreement with Venezuela to lift some of its sanctions against the Latin American country. The move will allow Chevron Corporation, an American multinational energy corporation, to resume pumping oil in Venezuela. The move was...

Germany to Declare the Holodomor in Soviet Ukraine a Genocide

Next week, the German government will vote on a resolution to recognize the Holodomor as a genocide. The Holodomor, known as the "Terror Famine" or "Great Famine" led to the starvation of millions of Ukrainians under the rule of...

Turkey “Ready” to Use Russian S-400 Missile System

Turkey is "ready" to use the Russian-made S-400 missile defense system if the country is threatened, said Turkey's Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar on Tuesday, November 22. "The S-400 is in place and ready for use. It has a...

Greece-Egypt Deal Undercuts Turkey-Libya Illegal Agreement

Greece and Egypt signed an agreement on Tuesday in Cairo that effectively undercuts Turkey's illegal deal with Libya. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in the Fields of Aeronautics and Maritime Search & Rescue (SAR) was signed by Greece's...

Turkey and Egypt Rekindle Relations After 9-Year Rift

Turkey and Egypt renewed their relationship after years of strain with a warm handshake between Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on the sidelines of the World Cup in Qatar on November 20th. The presidency in Cairo on...

UK’s Former Culture Secretary Supports Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Ben Bradshaw, a former UK Secretary of Culture, has backed a campaign for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens, Greece. The Classical Greek marble sculptures, also known as the Elgin Marbles, have been housed in the British Museum...

Greece Foreign Minister on Results of Libya Visit

Greek foreign minister Nikos Dendias provided details on his refusal to disembark his plane during a planned trip to Libya earlier this week.

North Korea Fires Long-Range Missile That Can Reach the US

On November 18th, North Korea test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed roughly 200 kilometers (130 miles) off the coast of Japan. Japanese officials have claimed the missile had sufficient range to hit targets on the US mainland. A...

Saudi Prince Granted Immunity in Death of Jamal Khashoggi

The United States has determined that Saudi Arabia's leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has immunity from a lawsuit filed by the fiancée of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Jamal Khashoggi, a well-known Saudi Arabian journalist, was assassinated on October 2, 2018. This...

Greece in Diplomatic Spat With Libya Over Minister’s Visit

Greece and Libya clashed on Thursday following the last-minute cancelation of the Greek foreign minister's visit to Tripoli. Nikos Dendias arrived at Tripoli airport but refused to disembark from the plane when he realized that waiting to greet him on...

CIA Chief Meets Russian Counterpart in Turkey

The CIA chief met his Russian counterpart in Turkey on Monday. The Kremlin verified that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director William Burns met face-to-face with Sergey Naryshkin, the head of Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR RF), in the...