Just over a month before the Netherlands heads to elections on March 15, conventional wisdom in political circles has it that the man expected to win — right-wing rabble-rouser Geert Wilders — will be unable to form a governing coalition.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has forecast that his country would have difficult days during President Donald Trump’s term in office.
In Spain, some forty thousand people gathered at a Barcelona courthouse Monday in support of former Catalonia regional leader Artur Mas and two other politicians, as they went on trial for organising an independence referendum in November 2014. Underlying the trial is a sense of frustration with Madrid’s position on Catalonian independence as the region’s government promises another referendum for this year.
Martin Schulz will contest this year’s federal elections and he believes the refugee crisis needs a European solution. But do Germans think his increase in popularity is only a short-lived phenomenon? Euractiv’s partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.
Kazakhstan was up to no less than a technological revolution, some aspects of which the post-Soviet space are not implemented before. Widespread automation, robotics, artificial intelligence and the development of international technology park startups - that for the majority of the Central Asian republic neighbors still episodes of the science fiction movie, for Kazakhstan, it is obvious already the near future. It is not far. Translate the economy on a new track President Nursultan Nazarbayev instructed to 2025.
In her congratulatory message to the German-led NATO battalion in Lithuania, Germany's Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday pledged to defend Lithuania's freedom and independence.
Scotland's devolved parliament has officially opposed Westminster's march towards Brexit. The outcome of the vote could now serve as a basis for a second referendum for Scottish independence.
with NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller and the President of the Republic of Moldova, Igor Dodon.
Less than a month into his presidency, Donald Trump is forcing foreign leaders to grapple with an extraordinary question: Is it worth the political risk to invite him for a visit?
Moscow’s defense establishment annually reflects on achievements in modernizing and enhancing combat capability and readiness levels in the Russian Armed Forces.
The European Union needs to change and national parliaments need a stronger role, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło said on Tuesday after talks in Warsaw with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The People’s Liberation Army Navy of China (the PLA Navy) is perhaps the fastest growing and most ambitious navy in the world. After decades of focusing on coastal defence, the PLA Navy is for the first time ever venturing into the world’s oceans and is prepared to fight for supremacy in the region. In order to back up its lofty territorial claims and confirm its status as a means of projecting the country’s power to the world, the PLA Navy has initiated a large-scale programme to build an aircraft carrier fleet.
The TAPI Pipeline Company Limited, created to construct the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline, continues active negotiations with all the parties wishing to join the project.
China's installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity more than doubled last year, turning the country into the world's biggest producer of solar energy by capacity, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said.
US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s telephone conversation on January 28 occurred amid widespread speculation that Trump would lift sanctions on Russia. While no such announcements were even hinted at, the contours of the emerging US-Russia dialogue will have momentous consequences for European security and for Ukraine.