Turkey’s parliament approves Sweden’s NATO membership, lifting key hurdle to entry into military alliance

Turkish legislators on Tuesday endorsed Sweden’s membership in NATO, lifting a major hurdle on the previously nonaligned country’s entry into the military alliance. The legislators ratified Sweden’s accession protocol by 287 votes to 55, with four abstentions. The ratification will come into effect after its publication in the Official Gazette, which is expected to be…

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Mamata Banerjee threatens to pull plug on Congress alliance in West Bengal | India News

NEW DELHI: West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress president Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday threatened to pull the plug on opposition alliance INDIA (Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance) in West Bengal as she sent out a loud and clear message to the Congress: “We will not tolerate any interference.”A day after Rahul Gandhi said that…

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