Germany blocked EU boss’ NATO bid

Germany blocked EU boss’ NATO bid

Source link Ursula von der Leyen is too hawkish on Russia for the job, Olaf Scholz reportedly told the White House German Chancellor Olaf Scholz intervened last year to prevent European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen from becoming NATO’s next secretary general, Germany’s Die Welt newspaper has said. Scholz reportedly felt that von der […]

Prosecutor’s report damages Biden’s reelection bid – Obama adviser — RT World News

Prosecutor’s report damages Biden’s reelection bid – Obama adviser — RT World News

Source link Political strategist David Axelrod has told the NYT that findings on the US president’s memory loss will resonate with voters President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign may have been undermined by a report showing that he averted criminal prosecution partly because of his allegedly declining mental acuity, David Axelrod, the US political strategist who […]

Zelensky plays ‘pensioners will die’ card in bid to unlock US aid — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Zelensky plays ‘pensioners will die’ card in bid to unlock US aid — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link The Ukrainian president has vowed to personally compensate American aid skeptic Ron DeSantis “once Kiev has won the war” Ukrainian pensioners will die without social benefits financed by Western aid, President Vladimir Zelensky told journalists in Latvia on Thursday. The leader lashed out at US politicians who oppose continued assistance to Kiev, taking […]

Senegalese opposition leader ‘barred from presidential bid’ — RT Africa

Senegalese opposition leader ‘barred from presidential bid’ — RT Africa

Source link Ousmane Sonko, who is currently imprisoned, is reportedly being prevented from submitting his candidacy for the 2024 vote Jailed Senegalese opposition figure Ousmane Sonko is being illegally prevented from submitting his candidacy for the 2024 presidential election, his supporters have claimed. The leader of the Patriots of Senegal for Work, Ethics, and Fraternity […]

Assange gets court date for ‘last chance’ bid to appeal US extradition — RT World News

Assange gets court date for ‘last chance’ bid to appeal US extradition — RT World News

Source link The WikiLeaks founder faces a sentence of 175 years if sent out from Britain on charges of disclosing classified information WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s possible final appeal against extradition to the United States will be held at the High Court of Justice in London on February 20 and 21, according to a statement […]

Russia’s ruling party backs Putin’s presidential bid — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Russia’s ruling party backs Putin’s presidential bid — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link United Russia has approved the incumbent leader’s run as an independent candidate The convention of the ruling United Russia party has unanimously approved President Vladimir Putin’s bid to seek reelection next year as an independent candidate. If the incumbent leader wins the vote, it will be his fifth term in office. DETAILS TO […]

Hungary threatens to block Bulgaria’s Schengen bid — RT Business News

Hungary threatens to block Bulgaria’s Schengen bid — RT Business News

Source link Sofia slapped a hefty transit tax on Russian gas in October, a move which Budapest considers unacceptable Hungary will block Bulgaria’s entry into the EU’s passport-free Schengen area unless Sofia lifts its transit tax on Russian gas, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto warned in a video posted on Facebook on Saturday. According to […]

Ex-Russian president backs Putin reelection bid — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Ex-Russian president backs Putin reelection bid — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Russian President Vladimir Putin’s announcement that he will run for office again next year is a “logical” move considering the current global situation, former Russian leader Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday. Medvedev’s comments came after Putin officially announced earlier in the day that he would seek reelection in 2024. In a statement provided […]