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Thousands in Belgrade protest against Serbia-Kosovo deal

People hold a banner reading: "No to capitulation" as they march during a protest against the Serbian authorities and French-German plan for the resolution of Kosovo in Belgrade, Serbia, March 17, 2023. (PHOTO / AP) BELGRADE – Several thousand people gathered in Belgrade to protest against a Western-backed deal to normalize ties between Kosovo and […]

Turkish president says to ratify Finland’s NATO bid

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (right) and Finland's President Sauli Niinisto speak to the media during a joint press conference at the presidential palace in Ankara, Türkiye, March 17, 2023. (PHOTO / AP) ANKARA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed Friday to ask the parliament to vote on Finland's NATO membership bid, but delayed […]

UK drops plan to tax sovereign wealth funds

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt is pictured through spring flowers as he arrives to meet children and staff at Busy Bees Battersea Nursery in south London, on March 15, 2023, after delivering his budget earlier in the day. (PHOTO / AFP) LONDON – British finance minister Jeremy Hunt has dropped a plan to […]

Ecuador opposition requests to hold impeachment hearings

Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso speaks during a press conference with his Costa Rican counterpart Rodrigo Chaves (not in photograph) at the Rafael Angel Calderon Guardia museum during Lasso's official visit to the country in San Jose, on Mar 1, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) QUITO — A group of opposition legislators in Ecuador has formally requested […]

Anger as France pushes through pension bill without vote

French President Emmanuel Macron reacts during the National Roundtable on Diplomacy at the Foreign Ministry in Paris on Mar 16, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) PARIS — French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne used a special procedure to push an unpopular pensions bill through the National Assembly without a vote on Thursday, triggering boos and shouts of […]

Defense minister: Poland broke up spy network

Poland's defense minister Mariusz Blaszczak speaks to the press during a two-day meeting of the NATO alliance's defence ministers at the NATO Headquarter in Brussels on Feb 14, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) WARSAW – Poland has broken up a espionage network operating in the country, the defense minister said on Thursday, after private broadcaster RMF […]