After enduring three years of a foundering economy and feuds with the West, things may be looking up for Russia. The Brexit vote in June exposed the deep discord in the European Union, giving Moscow a glimmer of hope that dissenting member states might break the bloc's consensus on its sanctions against Russia in a future vote on their renewal.
Despite huge problems since the beginning of the 90th, Kazakhstan has not been limited to internal affairs. Kazakhstan deals with foreign policy which purpose is ensuring the best climate for development of the country and the nation. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrisov told about it during the international conference in honor of the 25th anniversary of Independence of Kazakhstan, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Dec. 4 submitted the next fiscal year’s budget to the parliament on Dec.4.
Trend has had an exclusive interview with Sebastian Kurz, Austria’s minister for foreign affairs, who will chair the OSCE starting from 2017 when his country takes over the OSCE presidency from Germany.
Poland’s Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has said that the resignation of the Italian Prime Minister could lead to “big changes” in Italy and the country’s possible exit from the eurozone.
NATO’s largest cyber defence exercise, Cyber Coalition 2016, wrapped up in Estonia on Friday (2 December 2016).
Turkey slammed Friday the Greek defense minister's recent remarks targeted at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, calling on Panos Kammenos to act in a manner "befitting the dignity of his position".
Shavkat Mirziyoyev won the historic presidential vote on Sunday by a landslide, according to the Uzbekistan Central Election Commission.
Bulgaria’s absorption of 160 million euros of EU funds for management of the refugee crisis is endangered by the country's political instability and by issues to do with public procurements, a deputy minister warned.
Kazakhstan’s peace initiatives supported by international community
Andrejs Berdnikovs: After the accession to the EU Latvia turned from the recipient society into a donor country
An exclusive interview with the Ph.D. in Political Science Mr. Andrejs Berdnikovs (Riga)
The General Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Poland on Cooperation in Defense Sphere has been signed following the negotiations of delegations headed by President Petro Poroshenko and President of Poland Andrzej Duda.
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Ali Akbar Salehi says Tehran has worked necessary options into the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which it can use in case the nuclear deal collapses.
Internationally recognised speakers, scholars and politicians presented reports and spoke about Kazakhstan’s achievements and future during the Nov. 28 international conference, 25 Years of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan: Outcomes. Accomplishments. Vision for the Future. The conference was part of the celebrations of country’s quarter century of independence on Dec. 16.
On Sunday, November 27, François Fillon officially won the center-right primary in France, becoming the de facto leading candidate for the presidential election of April-May 2017. President Sarkozy’s former prime minister (2007-2012) won in a landslide victory, getting more than 66 percent of the votes against Alain Juppé, also former prime minister (1995-1997) and long-time favorite of the polls. This victory, which seemed impossible a month ago, already constitutes the opening of a new era in the history of France’s conservative party, as it puts an end to both Alain Juppé and Nicolas Sarkozy’s political careers. Often forgotten by the media and labelled as too traditional, François Fillon is now at the center of attention, and his program under more serious scrutiny.