Many displaced Syrians responded to harsh border controls by passing through permeable borders, using alternative routes and relying upon the use of smugglers and social networks.
This is not so much an alliance as a coalition of the isolated.
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Negotiations between Russia and Turkey to ensure safe passage of Ukrainian grain hint at a new era of global food diplomacy.
Western European states are ignoring the international legal rights of children and using national security arguments to avoid responsibility for them.
Turkey’s veto on Finland and Sweden joining the alliance is part of a complex political game being played by Ankara.
Plus reports grow of Ukrainian soldiers and civilians being relocated to Russia.
Turkey risks losing influence by blocking Sweden and Finland’s membership of Nato, says an expert.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is against allowing two Nordic countries to join NATO over what he deems their support of ‘terrorists.’ His opposition will test the alliance’s unity.
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Both the Russian and US arsenals boast thousands of nuclear weapons, located in various places around their own countries and, for the US, in Europe as well.
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The warring countries have a long way to go before a credible peace settlement can be signed.
If talks succeed in ending the violence, it would cement Turkey’s role as a key regional power broker.
Wheat accounts for about 20% of human calorie consumption, and Russia and Ukraine are both major exporters. The war could hit household food supplies in countries as far apart as Egypt and Indonesia.
Russia is a big player in the global nuclear power construction business. Why this era could soon be over.
The Montreux Convention Regarding the Regime of the Straits gives Turkey control over the water route between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean.
There are important strategic and political maritime dimensions to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.