John Irish

UAE Defends Stance On Russian Individuals, Talking To U.S

The UAE is consulting with the United States on sanctions targeting Russian individuals, but does not want to "lump together" all Russians into one category as some seek safe havens amid the Ukraine war, an Emirati official said on Friday.

French Diplomats Strike Over Reforms, Cost Cuts

French diplomats went on strike on Thursday for the first time in 20 years in protest at staff cuts and reforms by President Emmanuel Macron that they say could hurt France's global standing.