It is a sign of Central Asia's and Kazakhstan's increasing role and importance in the world that more and more is written about our region. But what is striking - and at times frustrating - is how reporting and analysis can be distorted to fit narratives which have little relationship to what's actually happening.
Brussels' terrorism alert has been raised to the highest level after "precise information" of an attack risk, the Belgian prime minister has said. Public buildings have been asked to close.
The Caspian-littoral countries will work together on the problem of reducing the Caspian Sea level, Khosro Saraei, the director general of Transit and Tariffs Office at the Iranian Ports and Maritime Organization.
The European Commission adopted a list of 195 key energy infrastructure projects, known as projects of common interest (PCIs) .
With Russia’s military invasion and annexation of Crimea, and the subsequent war in eastern Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin has made it abundantly clear that he has no intention of respecting the inviolability of borders and the primacy of international legal norms. It is time for Europeans to end their wishful thinking of a continental order determined by the rule of law. The world, unfortunately, isn’t like that. It is much harder, and power rules.
On Friday, November 20, at 11:00 a.m., President Dalia Grybauskaitė will meet with Latvian President Raimonds Vējonis and Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves at the Palanga Amber Museum.
Over the past two years, the political dynamics in the Greater Caucasus region (the North Caucasian republics within the Russian Federation and countries of Transcaucasia) has been overshadowed by developments in Ukraine and the Middle East.
For centuries, the rule of thumb in trade was that land divides, water unites. It took years and gradually months to follow an overland trading route from Europe to China, as opposed to months and eventually weeks by boat. But speed-trains are changing the global logistics map. These speed train connections are the “hardware” of the overland Silk Path road project that connects Europe to China.
As the rotating president and host of the summit, Turkey has made giving a voice to developing countries and emerging markets its main priority on the agenda of its presidency and is looking to reform global governance to provide more inclusiveness in the market
The US invasion in 2001, the first phase has been very successful. And not because Americans have a weird military capabilities.