NATO to investigate Mediterranean incident with Turkey

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO will investigate French accusations that Turkey’s navy failed to respond to an allied call for inspection this month in the Mediterranean, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday following a meeting of defence ministers. “The incident in the Mediterranean was addressed in the meeting by several allies. My message is that … Read more

Pakistani court convicts three in politician’s murder in London

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ISLAMABAD/LONDON (Reuters) – A Pakistani court sentenced three men to life in prison on Thursday for their part in the assassination of a Pakistani political leader who was stabbed to death in London in 2010, a government prosecutor said. The conviction was hailed as “ground-breaking” by British authorities who aided the trial. Imran Farooq, 50, … Read more

Mexico enlists F1 racetrack, military barracks to fight coronavirus

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico has repurposed a Formula One racetrack, converted a huge convention center and put hundreds of beds into military barracks to create new hospital space to ease the strain on its health system in the mounting coronavirus pandemic. Mexico’s coronavirus death toll has leapt 14-fold since President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador … Read more

Factbox: Major incidents in Mexico’s drug gang conflict

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico has been blighted by rising violence during its so-called ‘War on Drugs’ that began in 2006 during the administration of former President Felipe Calderon, who sent in armed forces to tackle the increasingly powerful drug cartels. Here are some of the most significant moments in more than a decade of … Read more

UK’s Johnson, France’s Macron to discuss coronavirus, Brexit: Johnson’s spokesman

UK's Johnson, France's Macron to discuss coronavirus, Brexit: Johnson's spokesman

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomes France’s President Emmanuel Macron at the NATO leaders summit in Watford, Britain December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/Pool LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron will most likely talk about the global fight against the novel coronavirus and Britain’s future relationship with the … Read more