The Senate confirmed two prominent anti-Trump Republicans to serve in the Biden administration on Oct. 26 with former Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona approved to serve as the ambassador to Turkey and Cindy McCain, the wife of the late Sen. John McCain, approved to serve as the ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture.
By George Gilson
When Greek Orthodox Archbishop Athenagoras of America was elected Ecumenical Patriarch - the first among equals with a coordinating role in Eastern Orthodox Church, which is said to have 300 million faithful worldwide) - in 1948, he travelled to Istanbul, Turkey, for his enthronement on the presidential aeroplane of US President Harry Truman.
Ljubljana – Protesters against Covid pass mandate and other coronavirus-related restrictions gathered for the sixth consecutive rally in Ljubljana on Wednesday, urging an early election. The protest was addressed by the head of the Resni.ca (Truth) party Zoran Stevanović, who is considered one of the main initiators of the weekly rallies.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Oct. 19 approved the nomination of former Senator Jeff Flake as U.S. ambassador to Turkey.
The committee voted to approve 33 nomimees for the State Department, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and other critical foreign policy nominations.
Ljubljana – The 25th Volkswagen Ljubljana Marathon will take place in the Slovenian capital on Sunday, after it was cancelled due to the pandemic last year. This year’s edition was slightly altered as well – all the races will be taking place on the same day, with runners testing their abilities on courses of 10 km, 21 km and 42 km.
U.S. intelligence services are due to deliver a groundbreaking report on “unidentified aerial phenomena” to Congress next month
Founded in 1987, Huawei is among the leading global providers of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. With more than 197,000 employees, the company operates in more than 170 countries and regions. Radoslaw Kedzia has been employed by Huawei Technologies since 2008, becoming Vice President CEE & Nordic Region in August 2019.
By George Gilson
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu used a presser in Ankara with visiting Venezuelan Foreign Minister Felix Plasencia to unleash a sharp attack on US President Joe Biden.
The statements were yet another strong indication that US-Turkey relations have reached a nadir.
Biden 'supporting terrorist organisation'