Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova’s new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Soviet nation.
The European Central Bank says the euro has gained ground on the dollar as a global currency used for government reserves, rebounding from historic lows as U.S. sanctions deter some countries’ use of the U.S. currency.
Turkey’s Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control. Three soldiers were lightly wounded.
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