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Turkiye will say ‘no’ to Finland, Sweden’s NATO membership: President

Turkiye will say “no” to the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday, as senior representatives of the two countries are set to visit Turkiye for talks in the coming days.
S-500 air defense weapons

Latest S-500 air defense weapons arriving for Russian troops

The latest S-500 anti-aircraft missile system has begun arriving for Russian troops, Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov said during the government’s New Horizons educational marathon on Wednesday.
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NATO expects Turkey not to hold up Finland, Sweden membership

NATO and the United States said on Sunday they were confident Turkey would not hold up membership of Finland and Sweden in the Western military alliance, as the two Nordic states took firm steps to join in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
'ironclad' nuclear deterrence

Biden to emphasize ‘ironclad’ nuclear deterrence during Asia trip: White House

U.S. President Joe Biden will make clear during his trip to Japan and South Korea later this month the "ironclad" U.S. commitment to defend its allies including through nuclear deterrence, amid the threat from North Korea, the White House said Thursday.
selling Turkiye F-16s

US lawmakers signal openness to selling Turkiye F-16s: report

Lawmakers pivotal to Turkiye's purchase of dozens of F-16 fighter jets have indicated they are receptive to the sale, according to a report published on Thursday.
NATO's 'Tiger Meet'

Turkiye not to participate in NATO’s ‘Tiger Meet’ drill in Greece: Sources

Turkiye has decided to not participate in NATO's "Tiger Meet" drill in Greece next month due to "provocation," security sources said on Saturday.
threaten Finland

Russia will threaten Finland after NATO application: ex-PM Stubb

This year’s spring could herald a new security order for Finland and Sweden, as the two countries prepare to submit their NATO membership bids.
tensions in Jerusalem

Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip as tensions soar in Jerusalem

Israeli warplanes launched an attack in the Gaza Strip, targeting what the military said was a weapons manufacturing site belonging to Hamas, the Palestinian group that administers the coastal enclave.
attacks on Kyiv

Russia to intensify attacks on Kyiv, has hit military plant outside Ukrainian capital: Ministry

Russian defense ministry on Friday warned that Russia will intensify attacks on Kyiv in response to strikes on Russian soil. The statement has come after the Russian allegation that Ukraine targetted Russian border towns.
eastern offensive simmer

Fears of Russia’s renewed eastern offensive simmer in Kharkiv

After seven weeks of living next to the sounds of constant pummelling by cruise missiles, shells, mortars and bombs, Ihor Saldyha can tell each of them just by listening.

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