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Saudi Air Force jets arrive in Greece for joint drill

As part of military cooperation between Greece and Saudi Arabia, six Royal Saudi Air Force F-15s arrived on the Greek island of Crete this weekend, said a Hellenic National Defense General Staff statement on Sunday.

Ireland stops AstraZeneca shots over blood clots, Belgium goes ahead

“Following new information we received from the Norwegian Medicines Agency on Saturday and after a meeting with the Health Products Regulatory Authority, the National Immunization Advisory Committee has recommended that the administration of COVID-19 vaccine AstraZeneca be temporarily delayed from today,” said Dr. Ronan Glynn, Ireland’s Chief Medical Officer.

Strong tensions in the Mediterranean for the agreement between Turkey and Libya

The maritime boundaries deal sealed between Turkey and the internationally recognized government in Libya has angered regional neighbors, inflaming tensions in eastern Mediterranean over energy resources.

Russia tests hypersonic Kinjal missile in Arctic

In November, Russian MiG-31K fighter jet launched the first hypersonic Kinjal (Dagger) missile in the Arctic at the Pemboy military range, reports TASS, citing a source in the Russian defense industry.

The impressive numbers of modern slavery in London and the UK

In 2018 the Metropolitan Police reported 263 cases of modern slavery in London

Brexit: EU refuses weekend talks on Johnson’s proposal

The European Union has rejected a British request to hold Brexit talks this weekend, British media reported, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson reiterated his commitment to leaving the bloc Oct. 31 despite the possibility of a not reaching an exit deal.

US tariffs on European products. Affected wine, whiskey and cheese

American lovers of Scotch whisky, French wine and Italian cheese might have to dig deeper into their pockets after the Trump administration slapped tariffs on $7.5 billion of European consumer products.