. REUTERS (UK)
U.S. to boost military presence in Europe as NATO bolsters its eastern flank
U.S. President Joe Biden pledged more American troops, warplanes and warships for Europe on Wednesday as NATO agreed the biggest strengthening of its deterrents since the Cold War
. NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN)
Marcos sworn in as Philippine president, capping family’s comeback
Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the namesake son of the late Philippine dictator, was sworn in as the country’s 17th president on Thursday, completing the controversial family’s political comeback after their ouster 36 years ago.
. AL JAZEERA (QATAR)
US, Iran indirect nuclear talks conclude without progress
Indirect talks between Tehran and Washington aimed at breaking an impasse about how to salvage Iran’s 2015 nuclear pact have concluded without progress, the United States State Department has said.
. THE RIO TIMES (BRAZIL)
Brazil’s Defense Ministry nominates military personnel to oversee elections
The Minister of Defense, General Paulo Sergio Nogueira, sent a letter to the TSE (Superior Electoral Court) indicating the name of the ten representatives of the Armed Forces that will supervise the elections this year.
. THE GUARDIAN (UK)
Israel braces for fifth election in less than four years
Israel is set for its fifth election in less than four years after the approval of a bill to dissolve parliament, following the collapse of a short-lived coalition government that banded together to oust the longtime prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu from office.