President Komorowski officially appointed Ewa Kopacz, Monday, as Poland's new prime minister designate, after Donald Tusk's election to lead the EU's European Council earlier this month.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has won a confidence vote on his reshuffled government. Ahead of the vote, the premier delivered an impassioned defense of his economic policy.
China is set to overtake the US as the world's biggest economy in 2024, as consumer spending is expected to almost quadruple within the next ten years, according to IHS. But analysts also point to major challenges ahead.
Ukraine's parliament has adopted legislation granting greater autonomy to the separatist regions in the east of the country, as well as amnesty for most of those involved in recent fighting with government forces.
An exclusive interview of the co-Chairman of Russian non-governmental organization Ekozashchita (Ecodefence) Vladimir Slivyak.
NATO has formed the basis for Turkey’s security and defense policies since 1952. Three crises which recently emerged: Ukraine, Syria, and Iraq, have begun to threaten Turkey’s security and regional interests. Therefore, establishing a common cause with NATO and receiving, when necessary, NATO’s support in these crisis zones became Ankara’s first priority for the Newport summit.
Senior officials and diplomats from Kazakhstan and the European Union held what is expected to be the final round of negotiations on a new enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) between Kazakhstan and the EU in Astana from Sept. 9-12.
European sanctions will make Russia and China closer, – former IMF Managing Director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn
Europe’s sanctions against Russia due to the annexation of Crimea and the Ukrainian crisis will push the RF to get closer with China, said Dominique Strauss-Kahn, IMF managing director (2007-2011) during the panel “Global Economy and Geopolitical Risks – Disruptions from Battlefield Ukraine” at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Yalta European Strategy (YES).
Many experts point to the growing role of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as an indication that it has become the main political instrument for Central Asian states, although it also receives a lot of criticism. On the eve of the September 13, SCO summit in Bishkek, we are talking to Dr. Andrey Karneyev, Deputy Director of the Institute for Asian and African Studies at Moscow State University, about the organization's role in international relations and the decisions expected to be made at the upcoming forum.
A 300-year union could come to an en end when Scotland votes on independence on September 18. The debate has many facets, and they're not all about the country's political status.