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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan meets with U.S. President Joe Biden on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium…
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The two leaders agreed in a meeting this week that Turkey would take a lead role in securing Kabul's airport as the United States withdraws troops from Afghanistan
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Thu, 06/17/2021 - 10:10 PM
U.S. President Joe Biden, left, and Russia's President Vladimir Putin, right, meet for the U.S.-Russia summit at Villa La…
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Experts from the two countries will be tasked to work on 'specific understandings of what's off-limits' and to follow up on cyberattacks that originate in either country
Masood Farivar
Thu, 06/17/2021 - 09:15 PM
Thousands of Afghan Emigrants Deported Back to Afghanistan
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VOA talks with two friends whose journey through Turkey and Europe led back to Afghanistan
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Thu, 06/17/2021 - 03:03 PM
Russian president Vladimir Putin, left, talks with US president Joe Biden, right, during the US - Russia summit in Geneva.
Seasoned European politicians say US-Russian summit was needed so that Kremlin can be in no doubt now of change of gears in West since Donald Trump left White House
Jamie Dettmer
Thu, 06/17/2021 - 11:34 AM
FILE - Signage is seen on the headquarters building of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), with the United States, RFE/RL and the Czech Republic's flags fluttering in the foreground, in Prague. (Jan Rambousek - RFE/RL)
US accuses Russia of attempting to drive RFE/RL out of country by listing it as a 'foreign agent' media organization and imposing fines against it for failing to comply with requirements
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Thu, 06/17/2021 - 11:23 AM
FILE - Corn stalks struggling from lack of rain and a heat wave covering most of the U.S. lie flat on the ground in Farmingdale, Illinois.
UN report says climate change is causing more intense global drought disasters, which are threatening agricultural production and world’s safe water supply
Lisa Schlein
Thu, 06/17/2021 - 09:54 AM
FILE - Spain's Rafael Nadal waves to the crowd after losing to Serbia's Novak Djokovic in their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, June 11, 2021.
Spanish tennis great says he made decision to skip two tournaments after 'listening' to his body
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Thu, 06/17/2021 - 08:57 AM
FILE - An Airbus A 350 - 1000 performs a demonstration flight at Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, east of Paris, France.
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longest-running dispute in history of the World Trade Organization has seen damaging retaliatory tariffs levied on products on both sides of Atlantic
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Thu, 06/17/2021 - 07:19 AM
Biden and Putin Exchange Diplomatic Pleasantries, but Differences Remain
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Human rights, cybersecurity, Ukraine continues to be sticking points
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Wed, 06/16/2021 - 11:56 PM
(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 26, 2019 A French soldier secure a perimeter during a break in the military convoy's…
Dadi Ould Chouaib, also known as Abou Dardar, was arrested on June 11 in the flashpoint 'tri-border' region between Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso
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Wed, 06/16/2021 - 08:47 PM
A graffiti of Alexei Navalny by Swiss artists Julien Baro & Lud is pictured ahead of the June 16 summit in the Swiss city…
'He deliberately moved to be arrested,' Russian leader says of the prominent Kremlin critic after summit with US president
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Wed, 06/16/2021 - 06:22 PM
President Joe Biden speaks during a news conference after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, June 16, 2021.
Two leaders exchanged diplomatic pleasantries, but major differences remain following high-profile talks in Geneva
Patsy Widakuswara, Senior White House Correspondent
Wed, 06/16/2021 - 06:03 PM
Soldiers are seen during German Minister of Defence Ursula von der Leyen's visit to German troops deployed as part of NATO enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) battle group in Rukla military base, Lithuania, Feb. 4, 2019.
Defense ministry says some 30 troops would be repatriated, adding that if allegations prove true, some will face immediate dismissal
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Wed, 06/16/2021 - 04:37 PM
As US Withdraws from Afghanistan, CENTCOM Head Says NATO Assistance Essential
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Top US commander in the region says help from NATO allies will be important to keep the pressure on terror groups
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Wed, 06/16/2021 - 04:25 PM
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group F match between Hungary and Portugal at the Ferenc Puskas stadium in Budapest, Hungary, June 15, 2021.
It's impossible to know, but soft drink giant underperformed broader market on Tuesday
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Wed, 06/16/2021 - 02:06 PM