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Biden: “I’m staying in the race, I will defeat Trump,” he says, despite his two monumental gaffes

Joe Biden appeared combative in the lengthy press conference he held after the conclusion of the 75th NATO summit, during which his performance was considered rather good. However, it was overshadowed by at least two monumental verbal slips, as his candidacy for a second term in November remains precarious amid doubts about his mental acuity.

Putin and Xi headline summit with anti-Western stance

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping were set to participate Thursday in a regional summit in Central Asia bringing together numerous countries opposed to the West.

Putin and Xi regularly meet under the aegis of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) alliance, whose latest session is being held in Kazakhstan's capital city of Astana.

NATO chief seeks costs on China over Russia support

U.S. President Joe Biden meets with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office at the White House, Monday, June 17, 2024.

NATO's chief called Monday for China to face consequences if it keeps up support to Russia as he trumpeted a sharp increase in allies' defense spending since the invasion of Ukraine.

FM pledges cooperation with China for Gaza ceasefire

Ankara will continue to collaborate with Beijing to achieve a ceasefire in Gaza, Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan said during his three-day trip to China on June 4.

Fidan's remarks came during a joint press conference with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, in Beijing. The Turkish top diplomat highlighted the alignment of views between Türkiye and China on numerous international issues.

China's Xi calls for Middle East peace conference

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on Thursday for a peace conference on the war between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas as he addressed Arab leaders and diplomats at a forum in Beijing.

China is this week hosting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and several other Arab leaders for a forum at which discussions on the war in Gaza were expected.