When NATO confirmed last week that it was cutting the Baltic air policing mission in half - eight fighter jets will patrol the skies of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia instead of the current 16 - the reactions were varied.
Since the start of the conflict in Syria — indeed since the start of the Arab revolutions — Turkish and foreign observers have focused on the collapse of the regional order and its implications for Turkish security.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is set to call early elections, state television said on Thursday (20 August), in a bid to quell a mounting rebellion in his leftist Syriza party and seal support to implement a tough bailout programme.
Even an optimistic forecast of the Ministry of Economic Development Shall Not Improve the Situation of the Country.
A number of Lithuania’s political figureheads believe recently elected Polish President Andrzej Duda’s decision to make Estonia, and not Lithuania, his first destination as president reflects the current state of bilateral relations between Lithuania and Poland.
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimukhamedov received Vice President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Wencai Zhang.
Each year Kazakhstan and China more and more are increasing economic cooperation. The chief researcher of Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of Kazakhstan Konstantin Syroezhkin made commentaries for the portal Ortcom.kz about how it is useful for the Kazakh economy.
On August 3, Baku welcomed the Nomad express container train traveling from Shihezi, China to Georgia via Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan..
In Vilnius, the police apprehended by transnational criminal groups Sirym Shalabayev someone for a long time fugitive Great Britain, Ukraine, Russia and Kazakhstan.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė will leave for Latvia on a working visit on Thursday, 20 August.
The customs control on the border of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan has been removed within the framework of Kyrgyzstan accession to the EEU. Earlier, Armenia joined the union. The Customs Union has five members: Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan.
The presence of NATO in Poland and Central and Eastern Europe should increase, said President Andrzej Duda in his first interview for Polish Radio since taking office.
The customs border between Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan has been officially lifted with the accession of Kyrgyzstan into the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) on August 12. The order to open the borders was given at the official ceremony through a teleconference by two presidents Nursultan Nazarbayev and Almazbek Atambayev.
Armenia, a small poor country, will soon be crucified between Russia and China, and will finally have to forget about its hopes for independence.
Rome hosted the Counter Violent Extremism (CVE) Summit Process Senior Officials’ Check-In Meeting on July 28-29. Representatives from more than 65 countries, 10 multilateral bodies and other organisations gathered to review the results of achievements gained since the February White House CVE Summit and to prepare for the Sept. 29 leaders’ meeting in New York, which will be held on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly.