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.
Female Ukrainian refugees are suddenly tasked with shouldering both home and work responsibilities. Policy measures are needed to respond to women’s unique situations during this war.
Bird flu is highly contagious in domestic flocks, and a major outbreak is underway in the US. A veterinary scientist explains what consumers need to know.
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.
The persistent power inequalities between Africa and Europe do not bode well for supposed change. This is why the latest summit is important.
Promising findings in Serbia, Ukraine and Turkey show what can be achieved with a bit of information.
The future of Christmas food could include artificial meat, soil-free veg and hybrid protein treats.
Contrary to most economists, President Erdoğan has long believed that raising interest rates increases inflation.
From ‘turkey trot’ to ‘going cold turkey,’ the centerpiece to many Thanksgiving dinners has lent its name to many things. But it also borrowed its name from elsewhere.
Deep-fried turkeys are delicious, but making one can be dangerous. The scientific reason for fiery Thanksgiving mishaps? A difference in the densities of ice, water and oil.