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Cigarette smuggling in Gaza affects humanitarian aid deliveries
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Cigarette smuggling in Gaza affects humanitarian aid deliveries

In the heavily blockaded Gaza Strip, cigarettes have become a rare commodity, often selling for $25-30 each. Both U.N. and Israeli officials have reported that coordinated attacks by groups seeking to profit from these contraband cigarettes are severely hampering the transportation of essential aid into southern Gaza. Israeli authorities carefully monitor all goods entering and...

NATO unity faces challenges amid leadership uncertainty
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NATO unity faces challenges amid leadership uncertainty

As President Biden and his team prepared to celebrate NATO’s 75th anniversary, starting Tuesday night in Washington, the goal was to project unity and confidence. The intention was to send a clear message to Russian President Vladimir Putin and other adversaries that, despite more than two years of war in Ukraine, NATO had become stronger...

Political changes in France after early elections
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Political changes in France after early elections

After Sunday’s snap legislative elections in France, the nation faces a deadlocked parliament and significant political uncertainty. No major political factions, left, center or right, have won an outright majority. The left-wing New Popular Front emerged as the leading group with 178 seats. President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist coalition followed with 150 seats, while Marine Le...

Nigel Farage Makes His Parliament Debut
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Nigel Farage Makes His Parliament Debut

Nigel Farage, known for his support of former President Donald J. Trump, his pivotal role in Brexit and his reputation as Britain’s most notorious political provocateur, has been elected to Parliament for the first time. At the helm of the emerging Reform UK party, Farage defied expectations by securing four seats in Parliament, beating many...

Motorcycles and chaos in eastern Ukraine
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Motorcycles and chaos in eastern Ukraine

Russian motorcycle soldiers have introduced a new element of chaos to the fighting in eastern Ukraine, often using motorcycles, dirt bikes, quad bikes and dune buggies to quickly traverse open and exposed spaces. Lieutenant Mykhailo Hubitsky described these assaults: “They moved quickly, scattered and swerved.” These unconventional vehicles are now so common that Ukrainian trenches...