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NATO chief, Danish defense minister discuss Nord Stream leaks

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and Danish defense minister Morten Bodskov on Wednesday discussed unexplained leaks in two Russian gas pipelines under the Baltic Sea.   “I discussed the sabotage on the Nord Stream pipelines with Defense Minister Bodskov of our valued ally Denmark,” Stoltenberg said on Twitter, following a meeting at the NATO headquarters in […]

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18 candidates vying for presidency in Nigeria start election campaign

Eighteen candidates vying for Nigeria’s presidency started on Wednesday their nationwide campaigns ahead of next year’s general elections.   “Presidential campaigns start on 28th September 2022,” Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) revealed in its timetable.   Nigerians will go to polls in February 2023 to elect their new president for a four-year term.   […]

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Türkiye ‘neutralizes’ wanted senior PKK terrorist in northern Syria

In an operation in northern Syria, the Turkish intelligence agency “neutralized” a senior PKK/YPG terrorist wanted in the top red category list of the country’s Interior Ministry, security sources said on Wednesday.   Codenamed “Silan Emgihan,” Sabah Ogur was neutralized in the Sheikh Maqsoud neighborhood in Aleppo, where the National Intelligence Organization (MIT) pinpointed her […]

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Türkiye ‘neutralizes’ 10 YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Syria

Turkish security forces “neutralized” 10 YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Syria, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.   The terrorists, who were plotting an attack, were targeted in the areas of Operation Euphrates Shield and Operation Peace Spring.   Turkish authorities use the term “neutralized” to imply the terrorists in question surrendered or were […]

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Heads of 4 Ukrainian separatist regions to appeal to Putin on joining Russia

The Russian-appointed heads of Ukraine’s four breakaway regions appealed to President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday to become part of Russia.   Denis Pushilin, representative of the separatist authorities of the Donetsk region, said in an interview with the Russian state-run news agency TASS that he would be heading to Moscow with the final protocol of […]