‘Alliance of peace and security’ being raised against Turkey, PM says during US visit

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis plans to brief US President Donald Trump on Turkish violations in the Eastern Mediterranean and Aegean and the threat they pose to international stability and regional security, he told an event in Tarpon Springs, Florida, on the first of a four-day visit to the United States on Sunday night.

US deploys troops, Iran vows 'revenge' after Soleimani death

Thousands more U.S. troops were ordered to the Middle East on Jan. 3 after the United States assassinated Iran's military mastermind and Tehran promised "severe revenge."    

President Donald Trump said top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani was "terminated" when he was on the verge of attacking U.S. diplomats but he insisted that Washington is not seeking to topple Iran's government.

#2019PresidentialElection: Presentation of candidates

On September 27, 2019, the Central Electoral Bureau took note of the 14 final candidacies and the electoral signs submitted by political parties, electoral alliances, citizens' organizations belonging to national minorities and independent candidates, and on September 28, the following ballot order was established by registration of the candidates: 1. Klaus- Werner Iohannis, 2.

General Nicolae-Ionel Ciuca, picked for Defence Minister (bio)

On October 24, 2019, Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban unveiled the composition of his cabinet that he will submit to Parliament for a vote. General Nicolae-Ionel Ciuca was picked for the position of Minister of Defence. Nicolae Ciuca was born on February 7, 1967 in Plenita, Dolj County.