Erdogan says Western missions will ‘pay’ for closures

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Western missions would “pay” for issuing security warnings and temporarily closing consulates in Turkey last week, while police said there was no serious threat to foreigners after detaining 15 Islamic State suspects on Sunday.

Israel Raid Israeli forces reduced a house in the Aqabat Jabr camp to rubble as they looked for attack suspects.
Israeli army besieges homes in West Bank raid

The Israeli army has raided a refugee camp near the Palestinian city of Jericho, destroying at least one house where it believed attackers were holed up.

Russia Ukraine War Ukraine is poised to receive a new $US2.2 billion package of US military aid.
Zelenskiy says situation getting tougher

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday that the situation on the front lines in the east of the country was getting tougher and Russia was throwing more and more troops into battle.

Pakistan Musharraf Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf seized power in Pakistan in 1999 in a bloodless coup.
Former Pakistan ruler Pervez Musharraf dies in exile

Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has died in hospital in Dubai at age 79 following a long illness.

Thousands of Danes protest cancelling of public holiday

Thousands of people gathered in Copenhagen on Sunday to protest a bill put forward by the government to a scrap a public holiday to help finance increased defence spending.

US shoots down Chinese spy balloon

US authorities are trying to recover debris after shooting down a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the Carolina coast.

Ukraine and Russia: what you need to know The UK says the international community needs to speed up assistance for Ukraine.
Ukraine and Russia: what you need to know

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak spoke with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, and the two agreed on the importance of the international community speeding up assistance for Ukraine, Sunak’s office said.