While newspapers like the Daily Mail have labelled the incursion an “invasion”, Turkey’s ambassador to Greece said the small area of land known as Melissokomeio was not a dispute but “a technical matter that is perfectly normal between neighbours across land borders”, Greek newspaper Kathimerini reported on Monday. … [Read more...] about Turkish Ambassador to Greece Dismisses Alleged Border Incursion
Turkey deploys forces to border with syria
Donald Trump’s raison d'être has been to repeal and replace Barack Obama’s presidency, so why did he choose to replicate what might have been the worst part of his legacy, namely Obama’s infamous “red line” debacle in Syria (which signaled weakness and empowered Russia) and his withdrawal from Iraq (which led to the rise of ISIS)? … [Read more...] about Will Republicans’ Attacks on Trump Over Syria Embolden Them on Impeachment?
Reda Zerrouki, a 36-year-old Algerian, who is among thousands of migrants crossing the Balkans in hopes of reaching Europe, explains the importance of his smartphone in front of Main Railway Station in Sarajevo, on November 7, 2018. For Zerrouki, his smartphone is more than just a way to message family and friends, it is also a crucial tool used to map his route through the Balkans region and avoid police patrolling the borders as groups of migrants chose to leave Bosnia and attempt an illegal crossing into neighbouring Croatia hoping to travel further into the EU countries. (Photo by ELVIS BARUKCIC / AFP) … [Read more...] about EU Confirms Funding for Migrants Massed at Bosnia Border, Locals Say Crime Rife
For others, money is more of a concern. Ava Wilson, 72, and her husband moved from the Denver area to Lake Chapala, Mexico in 2008, after losing most of their savings in the stock-market crash. They sold their home in a short sale and bought a modest home in Lake Chapala that they have fixed up over the years. … [Read more...] about Retiring to a sunny foreign vacation spot was the American dream. Now the coronavirus is forcing some expats to come back.
The U.S. Africa Command said Tuesday the Russian military aircraft arrived in Libya recently from an airbase in Russia via Syria, where they were repainted to hide their Russian origin. AFRICOM did not say exactly how many aircraft were transferred or when exactly they arrived in Libya. … [Read more...] about Top lawmaker denies that Russia sent warplanes to Libya