Russia likely running short on drones, hindering key war reconnaissance strategy: UK

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The war in Ukraine has been driven by artillery and drone capabilities Western defense officials have advised, but according to the UK’s Ministry of Defense Saturday, Russia may be running low on “pivotal” unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). The defense ministry said UAVs have proven vulnerable to both … Read more

Turkey NATO block may be related to military equipment demands: reports

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Turkey may hold out for military equipment concessions from NATO in exchange for its vote to support Finland and Sweden’s rise to the alliance, according to experts. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken over the past week of his country’s concerns regarding a “terrorist” Kurdish presence … Read more

Russia cuts off gas exports to Finland in symbolic move

HELSINKI (AP) — Russia halted gas exports to neighboring Finland on Saturday, a highly symbolic move that came just days after the Nordic country announced it wanted to join NATO and marked a likely end to Finland’s nearly 50 years of importing natural gas from Russia. The measure taken by the Russian energy giant Gazprom … Read more

Biden’s North Korea strategy is a long way from Trump’s showy diplomacy

And during a news conference here Saturday, he did not sound particularly eager for a handshake with the North Korean despot. “That would depend on whether he’s sincere and whether he’s serious,” Biden said when asked whether he’d be willing to meet Kim. The days of glitzy, leader-to-leader summits and other photo ops that defined … Read more

Turkey’s Erdogan discusses concerns with NATO hopefuls Sweden and Finland

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of his ruling AK Party (AKP) during a meeting at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey May 18, 2022. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register ISTANBUL, May 21 (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who has objected to Sweden and Finland … Read more

Turkey’s Erdogan talks to Swedish, Finnish leaders on NATO

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday discussed his objections to Sweden and Finland joining NATO with the two Nordic countries’ leaders, Erdogan’s office said. He spoke to Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson in separate calls to address Ankara’s concerns about those it considers terrorists in their … Read more

Gas prices, food shocks, war, inflation add up to economic dangers, G-7 leaders warn

Placeholder while article actions load BONN, Germany — The financial leaders of the world’s most powerful countries warned this week of the potential for a global economic slowdown, as the threats caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continued to multiply. Globally, the war is sending energy and food prices soaring. In the United States, Britain … Read more

Zelenskyy says UN, Red Cross order Russia to take its ‘mountains of corpses’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross have directed Russian President Vladimir Putin to remove his “mountain of corpses,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Saturday. “They abandoned their military,” Zelenskyy said in an interview with a Ukrainian news outlet. “They were dying, but … Read more

Australian prime minister concedes election defeat

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister conceded defeat after an election Saturday that could deliver a minority government. Scott Morrison acted quickly despite millions of votes yet to be counted because an Australian prime minister must attended a Tokyo summit on Tuesday with US, Japanese and Indian leaders. “I believe it’s very important that … Read more

Russia’s Gazprom cuts off Finland from gas supply amid NATO application

France Ambassador for International Investment Pascal Cagni discusses the French economy and energy independence. Russia has cut off Finland’s natural gas after the Scandinavian country made clear its desire to join NATO and refuse to pay in Russian currency. Finland’s government-owned energy company announced Saturday that they will be losing access to Russian natural gas … Read more