Proposal outlined by PM in Florence left in tatters after EU 27 countries signal displeasure
Barbara Slavin of the Atlantic Council estimates that all the damages to the 2015 nuclear deal have already been done, but the historic accord is here to stay.
BP will be comfortable for the next five years with the oil price between $50 and $60, BP Group Chief Executive Robert Dudley told .
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is in Brussels, where he will consult with NATO allies on troop contributions and other support for Afghanistan, before announcing his own policy plan for the war-torn country.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Vice-President of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič in charge of Energy Union. With the approaching negotiations on the new Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), Lithuania’s energy related interests, threats posed by the Atsravyets nuclear power plant and other EU instruments aimed at ensuring energy security were discussed at the meeting.
Joining of such huge members as India and Pakistan to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) which is expected in June 2017 will dilute the ability of the organization to act as a cohesive body and will not strengthen its influence at the international level, Bruce Pannier, US expert on Central Asia believes.
BILL GATES, the world’s richest man, who has devoted much of his philanthropy to improving global public health, gave a speech the other day at the Munich Security Conference that should have caught everyone’s attention. Mr. Gates insisted that world leaders think differently about public health and national security. They should listen.
Kosovo President, Hashim Thaci and Turkey President, Recep Taip Erdogan in Presidential Palace in Turkey.
Western democracies will be further challenged next year, as populist parties are expected to make gains in Europe, while China and Russia increasingly set the global agenda, taking advantage of a US withdrawal.
Decision of the State Council of the French Republic on the release of the Kazakh banker Mukhtar Ablyazov has caused mixed reactions in the legal and diplomatic circles of the country. In the margins of the agencies suspect that the State Council had an impact from the outside. And do not rule out the financial lobby.