In the US primaries, Democratic candidate Joe Biden received the support of three former competitors. Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar have withdrawn and now stand behind Biden’s candidacy.
At least 18,000 migrants have crossed the border between Turkey and Europe in one day. That was announced today by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Greece says that at least 66 migrants have been arrested and around 4,000 have been arrested.
In March, Prince Charles and Camilla jointly visit the countries of Cyprus and Jordan. The Prince of Wales packs his bags a bit earlier, because he visits the republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina solo. Clarence House announced this on Tuesday.
A second political revolution in the US? After the rise of Donald Trump on the right, the Democratic party is now also on the left in the grip of an outsider who throws political habits overboard. Bernie Sanders is gaining ground.
Chief executive James Staley of the British bank Barclays is being investigated by regulators in the United Kingdom for his links with the American billionaire and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), among others, a financial watchdog, looks at what exactly Staley’s relationship with Epstein was and whether he was sufficiently open about this to his employer.
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar finds a coalition with Sinn Féin’s leftist nationalists “not an option.” Varadkar, the leader of the center-right party Fine Gael, wants to talk to other parties, he said the day after the Irish parliamentary elections.
Mustafa Akıncı, president of the unilaterally declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, warns against “a permanent division of the Greek and Turkish communities on the island.” In an interview with The Guardian, he says that an agreement must be reached quickly for a solution.
European countries want to make an effort to still hold Iran to the nuclear agreement that was concluded in 2015, but which the US left. The countries hope to de-escalate the conflict in the Persian Gulf.