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... Cross has been posthumously awarded to the family of Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Collier who was shot dead by a terrorist in 1958 during the Cyprus Emergency. The sterling silver cross is awarded to the family of servicemen and women who have died on active service since the Second World War.
The German chancellor praised Turkey's efforts for more than three million refugees who fled Syria's civil war. “Turkey has done a great job for refugees,” she said, stressing that the EU remains committed to the refugee agreement with Turkey, including its financial commitments. Concerning the EU's ...

The Syrian army and rebel groups engaged in fierce battles early on Sunday on a critical front in eastern Ghouta where government advances have in effect splintered the insurgent enclave into three, a war monitor said. More than 1,100 civilians have been killed in the onslaught on the biggest rebel ...
Britain stood alone against the Nazis in 1940 after the fall of France. She survived and won the war with the help of America and Russia and the inspirational oratory of Winston Churchill. His oratory also won him a Nobel prize for literature in 1953 and Gary Oldham an Oscar in 2018 in the film Darkest Hour.
A trade war between Europe and the United States can still be averted, German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries said on Saturday, adding she hoped that talks in Brussels this weekend could help to prevent an escalation. US President Donald Trump set import tariffs on Thursday of 25 per cent on steel ...
Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she would work with France to tackle pressing issues such as trade policy, the war in Syria and competition with China after the Social Democrats (SPD) approved joining a coalition with her conservatives. Merkel welcomed the vote by a clear majority of SPD ...

The Dow and S&P 500 fell on Friday and were on track for weekly losses as investor anxiety built over a possible global trade war following President Donald Trump's threat to impose import tariffs on steel and aluminum. Europe has drawn up a list of U.S. products from bourbon to Harley Davidson ...
Syrian government forces aim to advance into the eastern Ghouta region one “bite” at a time, a pro-government commander said on Friday, as a war monitor said the army had seized new ground from rebels. In one of the deadliest offensives of the war, government air strikes and bombardment have killed ...
Greece is furious about Turkish attempts to block the prospects of natural gas' drilling around Cyprus. Yet, despite the growing tension between the two countries, going to war does not seem a plausible option, because Turkey is involved in many other issues at this time. Turkey also has close economic ...
Once more the Cyprus government has been caught napping, not having a strategic plan to diffuse Turkey's anticipated provocations; provocations that have now been put into practice. Like modern pirates, Ankara has sent five war ships with one objective; to flex its muscles and stop ENI's gas exploration ...

An employee walks in Eni petrol station at Strovolos area in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Cypriot officials said Turkish warships stopped a renewed attempt by a rig to reach a target southwest of Cyprus where Italian company Eni was scheduled to carry out exploratory drilling for gas.
In an official statement, Egypt warned of any violation of its rights in the eastern Mediterranean region in response to the official Turkish position, which refused to recognize the legality of the agreement between Egypt and Cyprus on the exploitation of natural resources of the two countries' exclusive ...
The Republic of Cyprus says there will be not reunification talks with Turkey until a row over gas exploration is settled, amid growing tension in the eastern Mediterranean. Turkey insists that ... The two countries almost came to war over the rocks, which are home to a few wild goats, in 1996. Greece accuses ...
That would surprise most historians, who say the Cold War ended between the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the break-up of the Soviet Union in 1991. But Berlusconi said it ended in May 2002 at a Nato summit he hosted near Rome attended by US President George W. Bush and Russian President ...
No one was hurt in the collision, which happened near uninhabited Aegean islets over which Turkey and Greece nearly went to war in 1996. ... Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades refrained from direct comment on Erdogan's statements, but said Turkish naval activity should cause no public alarm.
“But the U.S. brought the threat of war to the Korean peninsula with large-scale new sanctions on the DPRK ahead of the Olympics closing ceremony,” the state news agency said, using the initials of the North's ... A blockade by the United States would be considered an act of war, the news agency said.


 

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