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Turkey Will Deploy S-400 System despite US Warning

Turkey Will Deploy S-400 System despite US Warning

Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday US officials have told Turkey it would be impossible for Congress to approve the sale of F-35 jets if Ankara buys the Russian S-400 air defense system, but that Turkey is working to overcome those problems. Turkey says it has already paid Moscow some of

Man Lands in Jail for Preparing ISIS-Inspired Attack in Stockholm

Man Lands in Jail for Preparing ISIS-Inspired Attack in Stockholm

A 46-year-old man was on Friday sentenced to seven years in jail after he was found guilty of preparing an attack in Stockholm on behalf of ISIS. The Solna District Court in Stockholm says David Idrisson, an Uzbek national who has been living legally in Sweden since 2008, should be expelled for l

EU Unanimously Rejects Money Laundering Blacklist

The European Council at the level of foreign ministers rejected a draft list of 23 countries submitted by the European Commission considered as high risk in the field of money laundering and terrorist financing. A statement said the Council “unanimously decided to reject a draft list put forward

Hillary Clinton Will Not Run for President in 2020

Hillary Clinton Will Not Run for President in 2020

Hillary Clinton announced Monday that she will not run for president in 2020. The former secretary of state, senator and first lady ruled out another campaign during an interview posted Monday by New York TV station News12. She added, however that she’s “going to keep on working and speaking a

Russian, US Military in Talks Over Coordinating in Syria

Russian, US Military in Talks Over Coordinating in Syria

Russia’s Defense Ministry revealed ongoing talks with the US aimed at bringing closer views on operations in Syria, especially the military operations of the US-led international coalition in the country, and Washington's plans to partially withdraw from Syrian territory. Chairman of the Joint Ch

Tokyo Court Approves Ghosn's Release on Bail, Rejects Appeal

Tokyo Court Approves Ghosn's Release on Bail, Rejects Appeal

A Tokyo court approved the release of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn on 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) bail on Tuesday, rejecting an appeal by prosecutors to keep him jailed, a lawyer for the auto executive said. Ghosn, in detention since November, could be freed as soon as Wednesday morning,

Husband of 'ISIS Bride Shamima' Wants to Take Her to Netherlands

Husband of 'ISIS Bride Shamima' Wants to Take Her to Netherlands

The Dutch husband Shamima Begum who joined ISIS wants to return to the Netherlands with her and their child, the BBC reported on Sunday. Begum, 19, left London with two school friends to join ISIS when she was 15 but now wants to return to the UK with her newborn son.

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