UK’s Prince Charles Tests Positive For COVID – 19 For A Second Time

LONDON – Prince Charles has tested positive for COVID-19, his office said on Thursday, the second time that the heir to the British throne has contracted the disease. Charles, 73, has been due to attend an event in southwestern English town of Winchester to mark the 70th anniversary of the accession of his mother Queen … More UK’s Prince Charles Tests Positive For COVID – 19 For A Second Time

Putin Says He Hopes Dialogue On Ukraine Will Continue

PARIS, France – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday he oped dialogue on Ukraine would continue in order to avoid ‘negative scenarios’ including war. At a news conference, Putin raised the possibility of war between Russia and NATO if Ukraine joined the alliance and then attempted to take back Crimea from Russia by force. … More Putin Says He Hopes Dialogue On Ukraine Will Continue

Macron To Seek Clarification Of Putin’s Ukraine Intentions In Phone Call

PARIS, France – French President Emmanuel Macron said he would seek clarification over Russia’s intentions towards Ukraine in a phone call with President Vladimir Putin on Friday amid rising fears of an attack by the Kremlin on its former Soviet republic. Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz stressed their support for Ukraine in a joint … More Macron To Seek Clarification Of Putin’s Ukraine Intentions In Phone Call

Top Diplomats For U.S., Russia Meet In Geneva On Soaring Ukraine Tensions

GENEVA – The top diplomats of Russia and the United States were to meet in Switzerland on Friday to discuss soaring tensions over Ukraine after a flurry of meetings between officials on both sides in the last week produced no breakthroughs. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Geneva for talks with Russian Foreign … More Top Diplomats For U.S., Russia Meet In Geneva On Soaring Ukraine Tensions

Macron Says French French Forces Killed Islamic State Leader In Sahara

Paris / France — French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday that French military forces had killed Islamic Adnan Abu Walid al – Sahrawi, the leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara. ‘It’s another major success in our fight against terrorist groups in the Sahel’, Macron said in a tweet, without disclosing the location of … More Macron Says French French Forces Killed Islamic State Leader In Sahara

Blinken To Discuss Afghan Evacuees At Meetings In Qatar and Germany

WASHINGTON – – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Friday he would travel to Qatar on Sunday to meet with the country’s leaders and thank them for their help with evacuees from Afghanistan, and later go to Germany for a ministerial meeting. Blinken told a news conference at the State Department he would … More Blinken To Discuss Afghan Evacuees At Meetings In Qatar and Germany

U.S. Defense Secretary Thanks GCC Countries For Their Role In Afghanistan Evacuation

Milan / Italy – – The U.S. Secretary of Defense Loyd J. Austin III on Tuesday thanked members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries for their roles in Afghanistan evacuation efforts, according to press releases In a phone call with United Arab Emirates ‘ Sheikh Mohammed bin  Zayed (Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi), Secretary … More U.S. Defense Secretary Thanks GCC Countries For Their Role In Afghanistan Evacuation

Pope Ask World’s Christians To Pray And Fast For Afghanistan

Vatican City – – Pope Francis on Sunday called on the world’s Christians to pray and carry out fasting to ask God to bring about peace and coexistence in Afghanistan. Speaking to pilgrims and tourists in St. Peter’s Square for his weekly blessing, Francis said he was following events in Afghanistan with ‘great worry’ and … More Pope Ask World’s Christians To Pray And Fast For Afghanistan

Biden Pays Respects To U.S. Troops Killed In Afghanistan

Dover Air Force Base – – In hushed reverence, President Joe Biden stood witness with grieving families Sunday under a gray sky as, one by one, the remains of 13 U.S. troops killed in the Babul suicide bombing were removed with solemnity from a military aircraft that brought them home. The only sounds that could … More Biden Pays Respects To U.S. Troops Killed In Afghanistan

U.S. Launches Drone Strike On Islamic State After Afghan Airport Blast

Paris / France – Western forces running the Afghan airlift braced on Saturday for more attacks after the United States launched a drone strike, apparently killing an Islamic State ‘planner’, two days after the group claimed  a deadly bombing outside Kabul airport. Among the 92 killed in Thursday’s suicide blast, claimed by Afghanistan’s Islamic State … More U.S. Launches Drone Strike On Islamic State After Afghan Airport Blast