On 27 October 2015, Polish President Andrzej Duda vetoed ratification of the extension of the Kyoto protocol targets to 2020. This was agreed in the Doha round of international negotiations in 2012. Poland was one of the 192 countries that agreed to this extension.
An Iranian top oil official announced that representatives of a Russian company are scheduled to visit Iran to talk about oil, gas and oil product swaps.
Afghanistan's problems are now clearly visible from Turkmenistan's side of their border, and despite Ashgabat's efforts to keep its neighbor's affairs from spilling over the frontier, fighting has now reached Turkmenistan's doorstep.
It was a visit full of symbolism. It ranged from the presentation of the famous savoury and fragrant Almaty Aport apples to a foreign dignitary who was kind enough to recently say that apples are from Kazakhstan to that dignitary’s following in the footsteps of world leaders to deliver a Central Asia policy-setting lecture at the country’s newest flagship university.
In his speech right after losing parliamentary majority on June 7 elections, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu addressed his voters when he said “I got your message.” Not only him but also President Tayyip Erdoğan thought that Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) voters had “given a warning” because of a “power fatigue” for the last 13 years of rule and asked them not to “punish” the party.
Reports of an ‘arms race’ heating up between Croatia and Serbia are more ill-informed speculation than reality, defence experts say.
Former British Prime MInister Tony Blair apologized for what he calls "mistakes" made during the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.
According to Barry M. Blechman, the co-founder of the Stimson Center think tank, Moscow would not respond with military force were Sweden and Finland to join NATO.
On November 2, 2015, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made an official visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan. During his visit, Secretary Kerry and Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov co-chaired the fourth meeting of the U.S.-Kazakhstan Strategic Partnership Dialogue. Secretary Kerry expressed the United States’ unwavering support for Kazakhstan’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and congratulated Kazakhstan on the 550th anniversary of the Kazakh Khanate.
Kazinform News Agency offers its readers a joint declaration adopted by Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and the U.S. in Samarkand today, November 1.
The Baltic states and Poland is "in the same boat" when it comes to energy infrastructure projects and defence, Lithuania's Foreign Affairs Minister Linas Linkevičius has told the Žinių Radijas radio.
Turkmenistan is ready to increase supplies of the domestic fuel and energy sector products to Ukraine, implement joint cooperation projects in this area, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov said after talks with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko Oct.29, said the message of the government.
Over 70 years ago, the United Nations was founded in New York. Although the UN is needed more urgently than ever, the organization's influence in the world is shockingly limited, writes DW's Daniel Scheschkewitz.
After the Ukraine crisis and military intervention in Syria, the key principles and ideas underpinning Russian foreign policy are becoming easier to understand.
Transatlantic partners said they made ‘substantial progress’ towards a trade and investment agreement at a new round of talks this week in Miami.