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Turkish-Russian trade hit by fresh US sanctions threat

Turkish-Russian trade hit by fresh US sanctions threat

A US threat to hit financial firms doing business with Russia with sanctions has chilled Turkish-Russian trade, disrupting or slowing some payments for both imported oil and Turkish exports, according to seven sources familiar with the matter. The US executive order in December did not explicitly

Canada to dispatch 800 more drones to support Ukraine

Canada to dispatch 800 more drones to support Ukraine

The Canadian government said Monday it will dispatch more than 800 drones to Ukraine starting as early as this spring. The Department of National Defence said in a statement that drones have become a critical capability for Ukraine in its war with Russia. It said the drones are important for surve

Shooting in Indianapolis leaves one dead, five injured: Police

Shooting in Indianapolis leaves one dead, five injured: Police

A shooting at a Waffle House restaurant in Indianapolis early on Monday morning killed a woman and wounded five other victims, police said. Officers responded to a report of a shooting at the restaurant on Lynhurst Drive around 12:30 am, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said in a st

US rivalry with China expands to biotech

US rivalry with China expands to biotech

US lawmakers are raising alarms about what they see as America’s failure to compete with China in biotechnology, warning of the risks to US national security and commercial interests. But as the two countries’ rivalry expands into the biotech industry, some say that shutting out Chinese

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake shakes Mexico resort town Acapulco

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake shakes Mexico resort town Acapulco

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake hit near the Mexican resort town of Acapulco on the Pacific coast on Saturday afternoon, according to the country's national seismological service. In the capital Mexico City, the earthquake alarm caused residents to evacuate but no damages were reported, Mayor Marti Bat

Putin and his thugs caused Navalny's death: Biden

Putin and his thugs caused Navalny's death: Biden

US President Joe Biden on Friday blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin for Alexei Navalny's death and warned there could be consequences, saying he was "not surprised" but "outraged" by the opposition leader's passing. "We don't know exactly what happened, but there is no doubt that the de