The state of European security may dramatically worsen in 2017 if the worrying trends of 2016 continue. Observers should watch for four big and consistent problems.
Tevan J. Poghosyan: Astana meeting can be a serious step towards the peaceful resolution of the Syrian conflict
An exclusive interview with the member of the Parliament, National Assembly of Armenia Mr. Tevan J. Poghosyan.
Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has said the UK must not gain advantages from leaving the EU. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has reiterated that Brexit does not spell the end for the bloc.
Looking back over the past month, which saw some of the most difficult challenges for humanitarian workers in Syria but which also witnessed evacuations of thousands of civilians from war-ravaged eastern Aleppo, United Nations envoys for Syria said today that things have to change in 2017 and that “it can change in 2017.”
With few exceptions, governments across Europe do not like Donald Trump’s policies. As he prepares to enter the White House, the U.S. president-elect has already spoken extensively about making America great again. In particular, his economic policies seem protectionist, and his foreign policy, particularly with regard to Israel and Russia, will pose serious challenges to the EU. But instead of moaning about what is still Europe’s greatest ally, EU leaders should respond to the new administration in several ways.
Moldova`s newly elected president Igor Dodon paid his first official visit to Transnistria and held talks with Vadim Krasnoselsky, the head of the breakaway region, on January 4. The information was provided by Dodon on his Facebook account.
Here are eleven main things that will happen in Lithuania politics in 2017.
Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will go into service in mid-2017, Turkey's Transportation Minister Ahmet Arslan said.
The Azerbaijani armed forces staged a new subversion along the Northeastern part of Armenian-Azerbaijani international border on the early morning hours of December 29. Three Armenian soldiers are confirmed killed, while Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense spokesperson declined to comment the operation, nor published about losses — in a long-standing practice.
The New Europe Bridge over the Danube River connects the Bulgarian city of Vidin with Calafat, Romania. However, the much-anticipated economic upswing for two of the EU's poorest regions is yet to be seen.