The Madrid government sacked Catalonia’s president and dismissed its parliament on Friday, hours after the region declared itself an independent nation in Spain’s gravest political crisis since the return of democracy four decades ago.
A decision to create Astana International Exchange JSC of the Astana International Financial Center (AIFC) has been made within the framework of the meeting of the Board of Directors of the AIFC.
Despite its conclusion just over a month ago, Russia’s military exercise Zapad 2017 has left western observers with many unanswered questions.
Slovakia’s prime minister, president and parliament speaker pledged yesterday (23 October) to keep to a pro-European path, a day after its Czech neighbours became the latest central European ex-Communists to elect a populist taking a hard line on the EU.
EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn has said the European Commission (EC) received the so-called "Marshall Plan for Ukraine," but it has already the necessary tools for its implementation.
When debating against Martin Schulz during the recent German elections campaign, Angela Merkel stated that Muslims are an integral part of German society. At first glance, this statement appears to be exclusively relevant to German domestic politics.
Yesterday, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met with the Foreign Minister of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel, ahead of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Foreign Minister Mikser emphasised at the meeting in Berlin that Estonia and Germany are close allies and partners, who share the same views on challenges facing the EU.
Eddie Maier, deputy head of unit at the European Commission Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development’s Instrument for Stability and Nuclear Safety, discussed nuclear safety and the regional projects and activities of the International Science and Technology Centre (ISTC) in Central Asia in a recent interview with The Astana Times.
Croatian companies are protesting that a newly-adopted EU directive likely to increase wages for employees sent to work in other EU states will hurt their their businesses and cause job cuts.
In the margins of the Mediterranean Conference of the Organization for Security and Co – operation in Europe, which is being held these days in Palermo. Deputy Prime Minister, Andrei Galbur, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, met with Italian Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister, Angelino Alfano, today, the MAEIE’s public diplomacy, strategic communication and media interaction service has reported.