Day: January 5, 2020

Erdogan says Turkey already sending soldiers to Libya

ISTANBUL – Turkey’s president said Sunday that the country was deploying military units to Libya, where Ankara is supporting the embattled U.N.-recognized government in Tripoli. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan deliver a speech at an event in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. Turkey’s parliament on Thursday authorized the deployment of troops to Libya to […]

Germany seeks early meeting of EU diplomats over Mideast

BERLIN – Germany’s foreign minister said Sunday that he has proposed bringing forward a regular meeting with counterparts from other European Union countries to the coming week amid escalating tensions in the Middle East. Protesters demonstrate over the U.S. airstrike in Iraq that killed Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran, Jan. 3, […]

Flume Donates $100,000 To WIRES Wildlife Rescue

NewsWritten by Jackson Langford on January 6, 2020 As the country’s bushfires continue to get worse and worse, more and more artists are chipping in and doing their part to help affected families, rural fire services and wildlife. The latest of which is Flume, who revealed on Instagram that he is donating $100,000 to WIRES […]

Pompeo: US may hit more Iranian Ieaders if Iran retaliates

WASHINGTON – The U.S. military may strike more Iranian leaders if the Islamic Republic retaliates for the Trump administration’s killing of Tehran’s most powerful general last week by attacking Americans or American interests, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday. Supporters of the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, or the MEK, an Iranian exile group, hold signs and flags […]

Travelers monitored for mystery illness

THERMAL IMAGING A health surveillance officer monitors passengers arriving at Hong Kong International Airport on Saturday after authorities activated a newly created “serious response” level to a mysterious infectious disease that may have been brought back by visitors to mainland China. —AP MANILA, Philippines — Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Sunday ordered the Bureau […]

Look for other sources sources of crude oil — Pimentel

Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III. photo / CATHY MIRANDA MANILA, Philippines — The Duterte administration should look for other sources of crude oil in the face of an imminent armed confrontation between the United States and Iran, Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said on Sunday. “The government must study and seriously consider securing new […]

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