Zelensky attends G7 as Ukraine wins access to F-16s
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky arrived in Hiroshima for talks with the G7 Saturday, after winning long-sought access to advanced US fighter jets and training for Kyiv's pilots.
Zelensky's surprise summit appearance - he had previously been expected to appear by video - came after he welcomed a "historic" White House decision to allow Ukraine to get F-16 jets.
Russia fires 30 cruise missiles at Ukrainian targets; Ukraine says 29 were shot down
Russia fired 30 cruise missiles against different parts of Ukraine early Thursday in the latest nighttime test of Ukrainian air defenses, which shot down 29 of them, officials said.
An appeal was made - the Ukrainians spoke up
They were invited to speed up this process, Ukrainian parliamentarian Alexei Goncharenko said, RIA Novosti reports.
"Rada appealed to NATO member countries and the NATO Parliamentary Assembly to speed up Ukraine's entry into the Alliance," Goncharenko wrote on his Telegram channel.
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How the US, family and Hollywood freed the ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero
Rwanda's leader was in combative form in December when, on a visit to Washington, he was asked about his country's most famous political prisoner, and his personal foe.
No amount of US pressure could "bully" Rwanda, President Paul Kagame said, into releasing Paul Rusesabagina, the hotelier whose heroism during the 1994 genocide inspired the movie "Hotel Rwanda."
NATO chief welcomes Türkiye move to ratify Finland membership
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on March 17 hailed Türkiye 's decision to push ahead with ratifying Finland's membership, and said Sweden should also be allowed to join "as soon as possible".
"The most important thing is that both Finland and Sweden become full members of NATO quickly, not whether they join at exactly the same time," Stoltenberg said.
Kalın meets Biden's advisor, top State Department official
Presidential Spokesperson İbrahim Kalın met with U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan at the White House and U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland at the U.S. Department of State on March 14, as part of his visit to Washington.
US says Russian warplane hits American drone over Black Sea
A Russian fighter jet struck the propeller of a U.S. surveillance drone over the Black Sea on March 14 in a "brazen violation of international law," causing American forces to bring down the unmanned aerial vehicle, the U.S. said.
US: TikTok is a Threat to National Security
The social platform TikTok, which teenagers around the world are crazy about, is about to be banned in the United States, BTA reports.
Yesterday, a bill to ban the Chinese mobile application was introduced, written by two senators - from the Republican and Democratic parties, which is about to be voted on.
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Dutch, Japanese join US limits on chip tech to China
Japan and the Netherlands have agreed to a deal with the U.S. to restrict China's access to materials used to make advanced computer chips, a person familiar with the agreement told The Associated Press on Jan. 29.
Vucic expects Chollet to visit Belgrade in first half of January
BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Wednesday evening he expected US Department of State Counsellor Derek Chollet to visit Belgrade on January 11 or 12, and noted that he believed in the creation of a better relationship with the US.