Lithuania and Poland are preparing to host US heavy arms as part of an American plan that could see the US station military equipment in Central and Eastern Europe for the first time despite opposition from Russia.
Tajikistan is looking forward to the north corridor connecting Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and China to turn operational, Sangmuhamad Zaurov, deputy head of the Tajikistan mission in Iran told .
After 2019 Gazprom shall not pump gas through Ukraine under no circumstances – “even if the Moon and the Sun reverse their roles”, stated yesterday the deputy head of the Gazprom’s Board Aleksander Medvedev. But in order to refuse of the transit contract with Ukraine in reality the holding company shall have to construct new gas pipelines passing Ukraine for the following four years, as well as to reconclude long-term contracts with European partners. The severe statements of Gazprom represent one of the methods to force Europe to speed up, according to the experts.
Finnish President Sauli Niinistö has dismissed criticism from an unnamed Estonian government official and Finnish political pundits who questioned his decision to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on June 16.
Pro-European parties came out decisively ahead of those favoring closer ties with Russia in Moldova's local elections held on June 14.
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush, the son and brother of U.S. presidents, officially entered the 2016 presidential contest Monday, the 11th Republican in the race, with more candidates likely in the coming weeks.
The European Games that kicked off on June 12 in Baku are already unforgettable not only for its grand opening ceremony, but also for the fact that Azerbaijan’s capital, after the opening of the Games, hosted a meeting of the presidents of Turkey and Russia.
In a significant move to deter possible Russian aggression in Europe, the Pentagon is poised to store battle tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and other heavy weapons for as many as 5,000 American troops in several Baltic and Eastern European countries, American and allied officials say.
Chairman of the Romanian Parliament's Special Joint Committee on Accession to the Schengen Area Senator Titus Corlatean has welcomed Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavasoglu, as part of the Turkish official's visit to Romania at the invitation of his Romanian counterpart.
Joining the Euro-Atlantic family would be a win-win for Montenegro and the Alliance, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday (11 June 2015) during a visit to Podgorica. The Secretary General and Prime Minister Milo Đjukanović discussed progress on required reforms concerning Montenegro’s NATO membership bid. "NATO Allies decided to open a period of intensified and focused talks with Montenegro and our Foreign Ministers will assess progress in December. They will decide whether enough progress has been made to invite Montenegro to join the Alliance. So we are in a crucial phase," the Secretary General said.
Recently, I was asked by radio journalist Aurimas Perednis what I thought about the issue of illegal migrants flooding the EU's southern states. No one in Europe disputes one thing: the current state of affairs is dangerous and cannot be left to run its own course.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are set to meet privately during their attendance of the opening ceremony of the European Games 2015 in Azerbaijan's capital Baku on Friday.
The fifth Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in Astana completed its work on June 11 with the adoption of a final declaration based on peace initiatives proposed by President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev in his opening address to the congress.Untitled
EIA's analysis of the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan rule shows U.S. coal production falling after the proposed rule takes effect. In 2024 in the Base Policy case, coal production falls to a level last seen in the late 1970s. Total production recovers gradually thereafter, as coal-fired generation increases in the later years of the projection, but it never surpasses levels reached in the 1980s. Production levels at all major coal basins are affected, but production in the West falls the most.
As no political party managed to achieve a majority in Sunday’s general election in Turkey, the country is expected to see a period of negotiation to decide the next steps in forming a government.