Ankara and Moscow have apparently taken major steps in improving once hostile ties as the Turkish and Russian leaders on Tuesday took part in a symbolic ceremony marking the construction of the Muslim nation’s first and long-awaited nuclear power plant.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is due to arrive in France on Sunday, where his host President Emmanuel Macron is under pressure to halt lucrative weapons sales to the oil-rich kingdom because of its bombing campaign in Yemen.
The recent escalating violence across Syria, including allegations of chemical weapons use in a Damascus suburb, could have consequences so devastating they are “difficult to even imagine,” a United Nations envoy warned Monday, calling for unity among global powers to prevent a chain of events that could draw in actors far beyond the region.
Minister for Investments and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kassymbek held a meeting with Lithuanian Ambassador to Kazakhstan Vytautas Naudužas.
xDominique Ristori, the Director General of the Directorate-General for Energy within the European Commission, has expressed its support for Ukraine's stance on construction of Russian gas pipeline Nord Stream 2.
For the third time in a row, Viktor Orban and his Fidesz party have won the Hungarian elections with an overwhelming majority. The country's flailing opposition, which shares the blame, now faces an uncertain future.
On February 6 and March 15, the European Investment Bank (EIB) allocated loan packages of €1.5 billion ($1.8 billion) and €932 million ($1.14 billion) to complete the construction of the Southern Gas Corridor’s (SGC) two main segments, which will carry Caspian-basin natural gas from Azerbaijan to Southeastern Europe—respectively, the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) and the Trans-Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP) (Eib.org, February 6; Azertag, March 17).
President Donald Trump appointed John Bolton, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, as his National Security Advisor (NSA) effective as of April 9th, 2018.
The move, replacing Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is but the latest of high-level personnel changes in the Trump administration, but perhaps not the last. Mike Pompeo recently was selected to succeed Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State and is now pending Senate Confirmation. Trump’s Chief of Staff John F. Kelly may yet depart as well, and even the Secretary of Defence James Mattis could be eventually replaced.
Poland and France both want a strong European Union without divisions, the Polish foreign minister said on Thursday after talks in Paris with his French counterpart.
Non-Aligned Movement plays an important role in stability, security and peace in the world, said Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev, addressing the Mid-Term Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), titled “Promoting international peace and security for sustainable development” in Baku April 5.