Key data on Afghan conflict no longer available, US watchdog says
dpa, Hamburg, Germany NATO’s Resolute Support mission has stopped producing key data on the progress of the campaign against the Taliban in war-torn Afghanistan, a US Congress watchdog reported on Wednesday. The data on who controls which districts in the country, one of the most vital indicators of progress... Read more
Trump vetoes bill seeking end to US support for Saudis in Yemen war
dpa, Hamburg, Germany US President Donald Trump blocked a Congressional resolution calling for an end to Washington’s military support for the Saudi-led coalition waging war in Yemen, issuing Tuesday the second veto of his presidency. The president argued that the resolution would weaken his executive powers and place the... Read more
Ecuador president claims Assange used embassy as ‘centre for spying’
dpa, Hamburg, Germany Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno has accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of using the country’s London embassy as a “centre for spying” while he was given refuge there for seven years. Moreno said Ecuador terminated Assange’s asylum because he repeatedly violated international conventions, and WikiLeaks had threatened... Read more
Turkey not backing away from Russian arms deal despite US pressure
Turkey is not backing away from a deal to acquire an advanced Russian missile system, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, despite mounting pressure from the United States. “No one can demand that we give it up,” Erdogan told a press conference in Moscow alongside Russian President... Read more

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