The parliament has been unable to elect the president of Estonia for the next five years as none of the two candidates in Tuesday's runoff received the 68 votes necessary to get elected.
Both the European Union's lead negotiator in trade talks with the United States and the spokesman for Germany's chancellor on Monday downplayed assertions that negotiations on the proposed landmark pact have collapsed.
Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski met on Sunday with his French and German counterparts in Ettersburg near Weimar, where the Weimar Triangle group was formed 25 years ago to further cooperation between the three countries.
In an interview given to the Brazilian newspaper Folha de S. Paulo, Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán stressed that Hungary is protecting its borders one hundred per cent, even if Ankara follows through on its threats and launches masses of migrants into the European Union.
Geopolitical processes in today’s world increased the strategic significance the Black Sea region has for Russia, and also buttressed the ambitions of Turkey and Bulgaria. The latest geoeconomic and political factors prompt the revival of negotiations on the previously frozen pipeline projects designed to export Russian gas to Europe. Let’s note that the South Stream and the Turkish stream had been frozen due to the cooling in Russia’s relations with Bulgaria and Turkey respectively.
The leaders of Russia, Germany and France have agreed to meet to discuss the situation in Ukraine on Sept. 4-5 in China on the sidelines of the G20 summit, the Kremlin said on Tuesday.
By any standard, the drumbeat of growing tensions between Russia and Ukraine this month has been especially ominous.
Uzbekistan put into operation the electrified railway line Angren-Pap, which, after passing through a tunnel in the mountains, will connect the center of the Ferghana Valley. Previously, to get from one part of the country to another, I had to drive through Tajikistan, which is often accompanied by problems. In addition, the new road will be an important link in the international transit corridor China - Central Asia - Europe.
Renewed Turkish-Russian ties are not disadvantageous for NATO, nor need they suggest Ankara is distancing itself from NATO
Instead of letting the dust settle and carrying on in a business-as-usual fashion after every crisis, the EU must radically reconfigure its whole political structure.
Bilateral meeting of the Presidents of Lithuania and Poland: common challenges require joint efforts
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with President Andrzej Duda of Poland.
Georgia’s State Security Service said it has prevented an attempt of blowing up a part of a gas pipeline that supplies the Russian natural gas to Armenia.
Kazakhstan and Serbia within the official visit of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to Belgrade, signed several documents envisaging the expanding of cooperation between two countries.
With the coming of the Golden Era between the UK and China , during which President Xi Jing Pin was hosted By Queen Elizabeth in England, a long term bond was cemented between the two countries. Like all relationships, it will have its trials and tribulations, but the intent is to be long term, harmonious and positive to benefit both countries and their citizens.
In November 1983 the Soviet Union began to increase the combat readiness of its forces in Eastern Europe, including the air force forward-deployed in East Germany, in preparation to meet an expected pre-emptive strike by the United States and its allies.