As the Baltic countries and Finland are moving toward the creation of a common gas market, the countries' energy market regulators have agreed to apply transitional market measures starting next year in order to lower trade barriers.
The trial in Kazakhstan in the case of M. Ablyazov, one of the most famous financial fraudsters of the 21st century, led to a very unexpected result. Support for the former owner of BTA Bank refused the most zealous of his supporters.
Speaker of Mazhilis, lower house of Kazakhstan's bicameral parliament, Nurlan Nigmatulin met with his Swedish counterpart Urban Christian Ahlin, who is in Astana on official visit, the Mazhilis press office said.
French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party won a massive majority in parliamentary elections on Sunday with early projections showed, dominating the country's traditional forces in a dramatic re-drawing of the political map.
Iran has doubled nuclear electricity generation, an official told Trend June 14 on condition of anonymity.
On January 20, when Donald Trump arrived in office as the 45th president of the United States, Europe was not sure what to expect. Would the man that called the NATO alliance “obsolete” and Brexit “a great thing” on the campaign trail eventually come to appreciate the transatlantic relationship and its accompanying institutions? Or would he serve as a disruptor to the European project and transatlantic unity more broadly?
"93% of the territory of Tajikistan are mountains, and 60% of water reserves of Central Asia are located on Tajik territory. At the same time, our country by virtue of its peculiarities is under the negative impacts of climate change," President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon said.
The White House said that after an invitation by Polish President Andrzej Duda, Trump would travel to Poland ahead of a summit of G20 leaders in Hamburg, Germany, which takes place on 7-8 July.
Macedonia asked Greece on Wednesday to help its bid to join NATO and the European Union, efforts frozen by a decades-long dispute over the ex-Yugoslav republic's name.
In an interview with DW's Zhanna Nemtsova, Erna Solberg said that she doesn't consider Russia to be a threat to Norway's security. The prime minister also fully backed the European Union's sanctions against Moscow.