Their names sound nice: "Anchor centers" and "disembarkation platforms." But these camps for asylum-seekers that the EU wants to set up are supposed to deter migration — though they won't work, says DW's Bernd Riegert.
The Middle East is a place of zero-sum games in which Iran is a player. Beyond the region, however, in Eurasia, Tehran is attempting to take part in a win-win game.
U.S.-Turkey relations, which have been strained due to Pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been living in Turkey for quite a long time and, as stated in the attorney general's bill of indictment, has links with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terror group and Fetullah Terror Organization (FETÖ), actually gives us a great opportunity to interpret the new period of the world.
A lot depends on whether Trump will be ready to go further than simple factual findings that "Germany is a captive to Russia, because of getting so much energy from it".
Uzbekistan has said it has reached an agreement with Russia to jointly build a nuclear power plant, a development it says will help it economize on gas and coal.
US and Europe's support for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), above all, shows their trust in Azerbaijan as a reliable partner in transportation of energy resources, experts on energy issues told commenting on the recent statements of US President Donald Trump about the TAP.
Kosovo Appeals Court has ordered a retrial in the case against Naser Kelmendi, who was sentenced for running a narcotics operation earlier this year.
The administration of the Government of Georgia says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Georgia in the near future.
After a year full of escalatory rhetoric, nuclear tests, and threats of war, the recent de-escalation of the North Korean crisis has come as a welcome respite. In April 2018, during the meeting between the leaders of North and South Korea, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un symbolically entered South Korean territory, becoming the first North Korean leader to do so. In June, US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met in Singapore, marking the first time a US President has met with a North Korea leader in the history of the Hermit Kingdom.
The trade war between the US and China is likely to lead to a decrease in the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) prices, the UK-based Capital Economics consulting company said in its report .