Russia threat rekindles NATO's sense of purpose

NATO will undertake "the biggest overhaul of collective defense and deterrence since the Cold War" at this week's key summit in Madrid, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday.Driving the...

Biden-Erdogan Meeting On The Table As Turkey Vows 'Won't Back Down' At NATO Summit

Biden-Erdogan Meeting On The Table As Turkey Vows 'Won't Back Down' At NATO Summit The 2022 NATO summit in Madrid, Spain is set to kick off Tuesday and run through Thursday of this...

Biden aims at China in new illegal fishing policy framework

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Biden administration is stepping up efforts to combat illegal fishing by China, ordering federal agencies to better coordinate among themselves as well as with foreign...

Oil up 2% on Bets G7 Move Versus Russia Will Further Tighten Supply

By Barani Krishnan Investing.com -- Crude markets rallied on Monday on speculation that the predominantly-Western Group of Seven nations might further tighten the flow of oil to their shores in a...

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ELMAU, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit, the annual meeting of the leading democratic economies, which this year is being held in the Bavarian Alps in Germany; and on the summit of NATO...

The US and its allies are scrambling to respond to China's intensifying moves in the heart of the Pacific

China's pursuit of security agreements with Pacific Island countries have set off alarm bells for the US and its allies in the region.

As Biden attends G-7 summit, some allies worry America is backsliding

One year ago, Joe Biden strode into his first Group of Seven summit as president and confidently told the closest U.S. allies that "America is Back."

Lithuania Hit By Cyberattack As Russian Hackers Warn More Coming Until Kaliningrad 'Blockade' Lifted

Lithuania Hit By Cyberattack As Russian Hackers Warn More Coming Until Kaliningrad 'Blockade' Lifted On Monday a major DDOS attack has targeted Lithuania's national network...

Crude Oil Edges Higher; G7 Meeting in Focus

By Peter Nurse Investing.com -- Oil prices edged higher Monday as traders look to the ongoing G7 meeting for further moves to limit the funding Russia gets from its oil exports. By 9 AM ET , U.S....

G7: we will stand with Ukraine 'for as long as it takes'

By Angelo Amante and Matthias Williams GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany - Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies on Monday pledged to stand with Ukraine "for as long as it takes" by...

The coming legal battles of post-Roe America

Abortion rights protesters carry an upside-down US flag in Reno, Nevada, on June 24, after the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade. | Ty O’Neil/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty...

Russia defaults on debt for 1st time in more than a century

LONDON - Russia defaulted on its foreign sovereign bonds for the first time since the Bolshevik revolution, as sweeping sanctions effectively cut the country off from the global financial system...

In Colorado and elsewhere, 2020 election deniers seek top voting offices

By Joseph Ax - Tina Peters, an election official in western Colorado, has been indicted for election tampering and barred by a judge from overseeing voting in her home county this year. But...

Spain turns to Africa, lobbies NATO, allies over Ukraine-driven migration

By Belén Carreño, Borja Suárez and Joan Faus MADRID/LAS PALMAS - Spain is shifting its foreign policy towards Africa while lobbying the EU and NATO for support to address migration from the...

Is Mike Pence a hero?

Members of the Jan. 6 committee said recently they might subpoena former Vice President Mike Pence to testify about the pressure he faced from then-President Donald Trump to overturn President...

Russia Defaults on Key Foreign Debt Payment for the First Time in a Century

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US and allies look for ways to 'starve' Russia of energy revenues as Zelensky speaks to G7

President Joe Biden and fellow world leaders, huddling in the Bavarian Alps, heard Monday from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky as they mull the next phase of his country's grinding war with...

Go-slow Turkey unlikely to reach Nordics deal at NATO meet

By Orhan Coskun and Jonathan Spicer ANKARA - A NATO summit this week is unlikely to see a breakthrough to overcome Turkey's opposition to Sweden and Finland's membership bids as Ankara takes an...

European Markets Rise as Momentum from Asia, U.S. Lingers

By Scott Kanowsky Investing.com -- European stocks opened broadly higher to touch a two-week high on Monday, following on from gains made in Asia and a late-week rally on Wall Street, as concerns...

Norway court names suspect in Oslo gay bar shooting ahead of Pride gathering

By Gwladys Fouche OSLO - A Norwegian court on Monday named the suspect in a deadly rampage at a gay bar in Oslo as Zaniar Matapour, a Norwegian citizen of Iranian origin, as the city prepared a...

Explainer-Hong Kong's rocky political road since the 1997 handover

By James Pomfret HONG KONG - Hong Kong on July 1 will mark its 25th anniversary under Chinese rule. The financial hub returned to China from Britain in 1997, with promises of wide-ranging...

European Stock Futures Marginally Lower; ECB, G7 Meetings in Focus

By Peter Nurse Investing.com - European stock markets are expected to open marginally lower Monday, with investors looking toward the European Central Bank’s annual get-together as well as the...

Biden urges G7 to stay together as leaders target Russian gold, oil price

U.S. President Joe Biden told allies "we have to stay together" against Russia on Sunday as G7 leaders gathered for a summit dominated by war in Ukraine and its impact on food and energy supplies...

Sri Lanka sends 2 ministers to Russia for oil amid crisis

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka is sending two ministers to Russia to negotiate for fuel — one of the necessities that the Indian ocean island nation has almost run out of amid its ongoing...

Death toll of children in Afghanistan quake rises to 155

GAYAN, Afghanistan (AP) — The death toll of children in last week's devastating earthquake in southeastern Afghanistan has risen to at least 155, the United Nations said as the scope of the...

What to watch in primaries in Colorado, Illinois, elsewhere

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven states are set to host primary elections Tuesday as the nation comes to terms with last week's stunning Supreme Court ruling eliminating the constitutional right to an...

Taiwan, United States to hold trade talks on Monday

TAIPEI - Taiwan and the United States will hold trade talks on Monday under a newly agreed framework, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative said. Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Sarah...

Russian forces turn sights on Lysychansk in battle for eastern Ukraine

By Tom Balmforth and Marko Djurica KYIV/POKROVSK, Ukraine - Russian forces were fighting to achieve one of their strategic objectives in Ukraine on Monday as Moscow-backed separatists said they...

Explosive Report Confirms Expansive CIA 'Stealth Network' Of Spies & Commandos Inside Ukraine

Explosive Report Confirms Expansive CIA 'Stealth Network' Of Spies & Commandos Inside Ukraine A fresh New York Times report has confirmed what many already suspected - that the CIA is...

Erdogan to meet with leaders of Sweden, Finland before NATO summit

ISTANBUL - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will attend a round of talks with the leaders of Sweden and Finland, as well as NATO on Tuesday ahead of the summit in Madrid, Turkish presidential...

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