In Search of Investment, Turkey Welcomes Saudi Prince It Shunned

Even before the Khashoggi crisis, Turkey was at odds with Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt over its support of the Muslim Brotherhood, a pan-Islamist political movement seen by many Arab governments as a threat to the ruling order. The split over the role of political Islam has shaped regional politics for the past decade, … Read more

How much for gas? Around the world, pain is felt at the pump

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) – At a gas station near the Cologne, Germany, airport, Bernd Mueller watches the digits quickly climb on the pump: 22 euros ($ 23), 23 euros, 24 euros. The numbers showing how much gasoline he’s getting rise, too. But much more slowly. Painfully slowly. “I’m getting rid of my car this October, … Read more

‘The impossible’: Ukraine’s secret, deadly rescue missions

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – As was his habit before each flight, the veteran Ukrainian army pilot ran a hand along the fuselage of his Mi-8 helicopter, caressing the heavy transporter’s metal skin to bring luck to him and his crew. They would need it. Their destination – a besieged steel mill in the brutalized city … Read more

India to Resist Anti-US Messaging at Summit With Xi, Putin

“BRICS has become a platform for discussing and deliberating on issues of common concern for all developing countries,” India’s Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement. The heads of state will discuss “intra-BRICS cooperation in areas such as counter-terrorism, trade, health, traditional medicine, environment,” combating the pandemic and reform of multilateral institutions among others.

Macron holds postelection talks with French party leaders

PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron was holding talks Tuesday with France’s main party leaders after his centrist alliance failed to win an absolute majority in parliamentary elections. The meetings at the Elysee presidential palace come after Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne formally offered her resignation Tuesday, in line with the tradition after parliamentary elections. Macron … Read more

Michelle Pfeiffer looks incredible at First Lady premiere in London

Hollywood icon Michelle Pfeiffer, 64, turned heads at a recent red carpet event in London – looking like she’s barely aged since Scarface. Seemingly ageless Michelle Pfeiffer looked as stunning as ever in a rare red carpet appearance in London on Monday. The actress, 64, was a vision in a chic black dress at the … Read more

Bitcoin Holds Above $ 20,000 After Week of Forced Crypto Selling

Marcus Sotiriou, an analyst at GlobalBlock, pointed to the Glassnode data to say that “a macro bottom, or temporary bottom, could be close,” according to a note on Monday. Altcoins have not suffered the same “cascade in liquidations” as Bitcoin and Ether, which are the tokens primarily used as collateral for leveraged positions, he said.

Russian Nobel-Prize Editor Auctions Medal to Aid Ukrainians

Dmitry Muratov, editor-in-chief of Novaya Gazeta, was awarded the Nobel together with journalist Maria Ressa of the Philippines last year for their “courageous fight for freedom of expression.” He donated his approximately $ 500,000 prize money to charity, and suspended publication of the newspaper in March after Russia passed legislation restricting reporting on the war, … Read more

Qatar Airways CEO Opens Door to Settling Airbus Row Out of Court

With his company hosting the IATA event in Doha, Al Baker has found himself thrown together with Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury at a low point in his decades-long relationship with the European manufacturer. Qatar Airways is suing over surface degradation issues afflicting its A350 wide-body jets, with Airbus having hit back by scrapping the carrier’s … Read more