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Erdogan expands Ottoman Empire dream as Turkey replaces France as Algeria's top investor

Algeria, a former French colony in North Africa, has cancelled the license of France24 news alleging disinformation. The move holds significance as France24 is a French state-owned international news television network and is widely followed. While imposing the order, Algerian authorities alleged that the move was due to France24’s “clear and repeated hostility towards Algeria and its institutions”. Then, Algeria also rejected a 27,000-tonne French wheat shipment after dead animals

UAE Invites India for 12th Sir Bani Yas forum to discuss connectivity from India to Mediterranean

The Belt & Road Initiative (BRI), also known as One Belt One Road (OBOR), is the global infrastructure brainchild of Chinese President Xi Jinping and is the centrepiece of his foreign policy. Under it, Beijing has invested about $843 billion in nearly 163 countries. However, as China faces increasing economic challenges at home and abroad, this initiative is declining significantly. Not only is China reducing pouring money into it, but

Baghdad conference for cooperation and partnership - 28 Aug 2021

Iraq hosted Baghdad Summit 2021, bringing together senior leadership from Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey, UAE, Qatar, Egypt and France together under one roof. All these nations have some or other contentious issues among them. However, the summit was the crucial first step towards regional reconciliation and has set the winds of change in the region. Iraq as a regional mediator Summit’s venue, the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, clearly highlighted the

France to continue military operations in Mali

West Africa and the Sahel region have been natural spheres of influence for France since the colonial days. However, over the last few years, France is increasingly facing threats here. Some of the recent incidents highlight this challenge. Last month, France suspended military ties and $12 million in aid to the Central African Republic (CAR). France is reportedly upset at the anti-French disinformation campaign in CAR. Moreover, it has objected

Indian Navy expands to global Blue Water Navy force

Recently, navies of India and Greece held joint naval exercises near Crete islands in the Mediterranean Sea. The Mediterranean is turning into a hotly contested region after Turkey has laid its illegal claims to it. The apparent reason for Turkish claims is the rich energy deposits that this water body has. Thus, organising such an exercise when Turkey is openly and tacitly helping Pakistan against India sends a strong signal

अफगानिस्तान से जुडी गतिविधियां

अफ़गानिस्तान में तालिबान के साथ लड़ रहा पाकिस्तानी सेना अधिकारी गिरफ्तार काबुल – पाकिस्तान का तालिबान के साथ संबंध ना जोड़ें, ऐसा बयान पाकिस्तान के विदेशमंत्री ने कुछ दिन पहले ही किया था। लेकिन, तालिबान के पक्ष में लड़ रहे पाकिस्तानी लष्करी अधिकारी को हिरासत में लेकर अफ़गानिस्तान ने पाकिस्तान की पोल खोली है। अफ़गानिस्तान में दाखिल होने से पहले इस पाकिस्तानी अधिकारी ने यह बात भी कबूली है कि, वह

Victory of Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijan's alliance with Turkey and Pakistan

Last year, the Azerbaijan-Armenia war turned out a disaster for Armenia. About 4,000 of its troops got killed, and it lost the region of Nagorno-Karabakh to Azeri forces. The defeat brewed a political storm for Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The opposition called for a referendum on his government, and Armenia went for national polls. However, despite the defeat, Armenians once again posed their faith in PM Pashinyan. Defeat at

China poses a direct threat to Israel

Naftali Bennett has several challenging tasks ahead of him as the new Prime Minister of Israel. Within 48 hours of his taking office, Hamas tested Bennett by sending incendiary balloons strapped with explosives. Bennett responded without any hesitation and bombed the perpetrators. However, apart from regional rivals, Bennett has a new challenge on the horizon, China! Chinese foreign policy for the Middle East had largely been passive over the years.

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Armenia accuses Azerbaijan Army of using cluster bombs prohibited by UN Yerevan/Baku: The war raging between Armenia and Azerbaijan since the past nine days only appears to be intensifying with each passing day. Armenia has accused Azerbaijan of using prohibited cluster bombs in the conflict. On the other hand, Azerbaijan government has alleged that Armenia had fired missiles and rockets into civilian areas.  Read More: http://worldwarthird.com/index.php/2020/10/05/armenia-accuses-azerbaijani-army-of-using-cluster-bombs/ Turkey has clear objective

Conflict looms over the Mediterranean Sea

Greece to buy 18 Rafale fighters from France amid rising threat from Turkey, claims a Turkish daily Athens: Amid growing threat from Turkey, Greece is preparing to buy new fighter jets. The Greek government is already in talks with France and is to procure 18 Rafale jets from them as per local news outlets. Out of them, eight are believed to be deployed to Greece immediately.  Read More: http://worldwarthird.com/index.php/2020/08/31/greece-to-buy-18-rafale-fighters-from-ankara/ Turkey