Russia on Tuesday warned the United States to ensure its warships stayed well away from Crimea "for their own good", calling their deployment in the Black Sea a provocation designed to test Russian nerves.
Europe passed the grim milestone of one million coronavirus deaths on Monday, as the World Health Organization warned that infections are rising exponentially despite widespread efforts aimed at stopping them.
The head of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU secured the backing of the party's top brass on Monday, party sources said, in a key boost for his campaign to succeed the veteran leader at elections in September.
The pandemic has seeded the idea of a prime minister “who speaks for England alone” as relations between the four nations of the UK deteriorate amid “deep-rooted complacency,” a senior former civil servant has warned.
An Iranian lawmaker lashed out at the French ambassador in Tehran for interfering in the Islamic Republic’s internal affairs and comments about the purpose of the negotiations on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
The head of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, who wants to be their next candidate for chancellor in a September election, said on Sunday the party should make their choice of candidate very soon.