Supporters of constitutional changes that seek to extend the powers of Turkey's presidential office have taken lead in a referendum that could change how Turkey is governed.
Several NATO Allies and European Union members came together in Helsinki on Tuesday (11 April 2017), formally agreeing to establish a European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats in the Finnish capital. At a ceremony attended by Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini, officials from NATO and the European Union welcomed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for the Centre, which will open later in 2017.
Big projects as the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline and the Atamyrat-Akina railway are examples of close cooperation between Afghanistan and Turkmenistan, said Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.
This week has become very important if not landmark for the crisis in Syria. It has begun with the brutal chemical attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province on April 4 which left over 80 civilians dead and hundreds injured.
The Nordic countries are going through their own energy transition, but via a different route, said Pekka Lundmark, president and CEO of energy company Fortum.
The leaders of seven Southern European countries will meet in Madrid on Monday (10 April) to scrutinise the consequences of Brexit and discuss their vision for the future of the European Union. EURACTIV Spain reports.
Head of the EU Military Committee Gen. Mikhail Kostarakos expressed his appreciation for the commitment of the Estonian defense forces and the authorities to the development of national defense and said that he supports Estonia in attaining the goals of the forthcoming Estonian EU presidency.
It lasted less than two hours, but the impact of the first manned space flight on April 12, 1961 still rings around the world more than half a century later. The individual bravery of Yuri Gagarin, combined with the extraordinary vision and engineering brilliance which put him into orbit, remains a powerful symbol of how the most difficult challenges can be overcome. Space travel continues to inspire and encourage humanity to raise our sights.
Prime Minister in Kiev security forum: 50 years ago we believed that Lithuania was alive and we were right
As part of his official visit to Ukraine, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has taken part earlier today in Kiev security forum, where he has underscored the freedom-protection values, saying that he is proud of the Lithuanian people who continue helping Ukraine.
Fifty European politicians have said Scotland would be “most welcome” to rejoin the European Union as a full member if it voted for independence.