The biggest factor holding Washington back from boosting oil output is price, Jim Krane, Middle East energy analyst, Rice University's Baker Institute, Houston, told .
A top NATO general said Wednesday that President-elect Donald Trump's suggestion that the United States might abandon its NATO treaty commitments is not serious because the treaty is so binding and important to America and its allies that no president "would dare" change it.
A dramatic upsurge has taken place in the number of migrant deaths, mainly from West Africa, on the perilous Mediterranean sea crossing between Libya and the Italian island of Lampedusa.
The refugee crisis, the election of Donald Trump, the UK’s Brexit vote and the ever-present threat of terrorism, mean current conditions seem right for EU governments to take steps toward deeper military coordination or even integration, writes Richard Maher.
EU ready to support Central Asian countries in addressing root causes of radicalization, violent extremism
Peter Burian The European Union is ready to support the Central Asian countries to address root causes of radicalization and violent extremism, EU Special Representative for Central Asia, Ambassador Peter Burian, said wrapping up his visit to Kyrgyzstan.
Uzbekistan is still against construction of the Rogun hydropower plant, and the official authorities of the country have repeatedly stated that the dam will be built in an earthquake prone region and that threatens the safety of those living in the lower reaches of the Amu Darya River, a Russian expert told .
Turkey should not be “fixated” on the idea of joining the European Union and should look at other opportunities, such as the Russia-led Shanghai Pact, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said.
On November 14-15 the Executive Committee of the NATO Energy Centre of Excellence (NATO ENSEC COE) met for the ninth time at its HQ in Vilnius. The meeting addressed NATO ENSEC COE activity in NATO context, the work left to be done in 2016, and plans for 2017.
Armenia is looking to increase imports of natural gas from neighboring Iran after the two countries signed an agreement earlier this week.
The 26th meeting of the Trade and Transport Facilitation (TTF) Project Steering Committee of the GUAM Organization for Democracy and Economic Development will be held in Azerbaijan, the country’s State Customs Committee said in a message Nov. 11.
US President Barack Obama is visiting Germany, a country where the people and their chancellor have almost always welcomed him with open arms.
A long-lasting intrigue related to appearance of the Iskander missile systems in Armenia was revealed by the country’s President Serzh Sargsyan.
Ankara will wait for results of negotiations on Turkey’s entry into the European Union until the end of 2016, and in case of no result, Turkey will put the issue of its EU accession for referendum, said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
In an interview for the Interfax news agency, Igor Ivanov, President of the Russian International Affairs Council and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (from 1998 to 2004) shared his thoughts on the U.S. presidential election’s results, pointing out the areas Russia’s future dialogue with the new administration should be dedicated to.
In two separate speeches in fall 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping put forward a bold new development strategy encompassing more than 60 countries across Asia, Europe, and East Africa and totaling investments estimated to be in the trillions of dollars.