Energy services giant Wood Group headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland, has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by US-based Bechtel to work on the Tengiz oil field in Kazakhstan, Wood Group reported .
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday the government is hopeful of rolling out a landmark goods and services tax bill by next year and will not to resort to retrospective taxation, in a bid to woo foreign investors to Asia’s third-largest economy.
Lithuanian and Swedish Foreign Ministers discuss strengthening bilateral partnership and joint initiatives
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden Margot Wallström to discuss bilateral partnership, the situation in Ukraine, relations with Russia, regional security, cooperation in the region and in the fields of strategic communication, energy and transport.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev have said that one of the crucial tasks of the bilateral cooperation is to intensify trade and economic cooperation.
NATO has said it was prepared to send troops to Turkey to defend its ally after violations of Turkish airspace by Russian jets bombing Syria and Britain scolded Moscow for escalating a civil war that has already killed 250,000 people.
At Thursday's NATO Defence Ministerial meeting in Brussels, UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced that the UK would deploy a persistent military presence to the Baltic states.
In the coming years, Iran’s gas will be unavailable for Europe, according to Sergei Pikin, director of the Russian Energy Development Fund.
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at a U.S.-China business roundtable, comprised of U.S. and Chinese CEOs, in Seattle, Washington September 23, 2015. The Paulson Institute, in partnership with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, co-hosted the event.
Fear of the unknown and threats of retaliation have replaced prosperity as the force maintaining cohesion in Europe. This will progressively weaken Europe's balance of power.
The fate of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project will largely depend on the further relations between Russia and Turkey with regards to the Syrian issue, according to the analyst at "Eurasia Energy Observer" Andrej Tibold.
The political scene in Republika Srpska is tensing up as two opposing blocs prepare for a showdown in the assembly that will reveal which of the two has the upper hand.
The problem of sharing water resources in Central Asia does not lose its relevance. Over 20 years of independence of the countries in the region managed to avoid large-scale conflicts in this area. However, the ongoing debate about changing the mode of operation of transboundary rivers Amu Darya and Syr Darya creates a disturbing backdrop of uncertainty and a concern for the future.
President George HW Bush called for Germany to be a Partner in Leadership with the United States in May 1989, six months before the fall of the Berlin Wall. He did this in anticipation of the changes that were building, sensing that with the end of the Cold War, Germany would be the central power in Europe. Chancellor Helmut Kohl was reluctant to take on this role, and this reluctance has characterized Germany ever since. Today, the United States looks to Germany to provide leadership to a Europe adrift. Germany stands as one of the few successful countries in Europe with a stable leadership while France and Britain seem shadows of the countries they were in 1990, with the European Union unable to fill the gap.
The US and Iran share an interest in defeating the “Islamic State” (IS, aka ISIL, ISIS or Daesh), but Iran is desperately concerned to maintain and even enhance its role in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon, which the US opposes, Edward Haley, a US international affairs expert, believes.
The huge influx of migrants into Europe is being used by some foreign leaders to weaken the European Union politically, EU president Donald Tusk said in Poland..