The Bulgarian government has asked parliament for a mandate to negotiate with the United States on buying new fighter jets, Defence Minister Krasimir Karakachanov said on Wednesday after ministers met in Sofia.
It means that Bulgaria plans to move ahead with the purchase of Lockheed Martin's F-16 Block 70 Viper jets to replace its aging fleet of Soviet-era Mig-29 planes.
Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren -- an outspoken critic of Wall Street and nemesis of Donald Trump -- entered the 2020 race for the White House on Monday.
Wall Street stocks roared back to life on Wednesday, shaking off four straight routs following strong retail sales data and White House reassurances that Fed Chair Jay Powell won't be fired, reports AFP
The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished up nearly 1,100 points, or about five percent, at 22,878.45.
U.S. President Donald Trump is "open to a potential meeting in the future" with his Turkish counterpart, the White House said Dec. 24.
U.S. President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan that Washington "would take a look at" the possibility of extraditing FETÖ leader Fethullah Gülen, who Ankara accuses of being behind a 2016 coup attempt, but he made no commitment, the White House has said.
President Donald Trump did not commit during a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the G20 summit two weeks ago to extradite Fethullah Gülen, a senior White House official said on Dec. 17.