The roots of Russia’s bold intervention in Syria—which began in earnest on Wednesday with airstrikes against opponents of President Bashar al-Assad’s government near the city of Homs—extend to the beginning of the Arab Spring in early 2011, when Vladimir Putin served as prime minister nominally under his protégé and hand-picked successor, Dmitri Medvedev.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to visit Kazakhstan this year, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said at a briefing on the results of his working trip to the United States.
A reduction of natural gas taxation in Greece could boost industry competitiveness and simultaneously increase the much-awaited tax revenues, a recent study showed.
The EU's highest court struck down a deal that allows thousands of companies to easily transfer personal data from Europe to the United States, in a landmark ruling on Tuesday that follows revelations of mass U.S. government snooping.
An uneasy balance is inevitable in Lisbon with Pedro Passos Coelho’s conservative government back in power despite a clear swing to the left.
Poland's United Left coalition championed Barbara Nowacka on Sunday as its candidate for the post of prime minister at a Warsaw convention less than a month before the 25 October general election.
Estonia and Italy have signed an agreement this week outlining the terms of relocating refugees who have arrived in southern Europe and are seeking asylum.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said his renegotiation of Britain's ties with the European Union was "bloody hard work" but that he would not be rushed into naming a date for a referendum on membership, London's Sunday Telegraph reported.
The Energy Union Strategy identifies the Southern Gas Corridor as a key project for diversifying the EU's external sources of energy, Arias Cañete, the member of the European Commission, said.
To the Islamic State militant group, foreign fighters from the Balkans have particular importance due to their historical ties to Islam, their homelands’ proximity to other Western Europe and because ethnic disputes in the region remain close to the surface.
Mankind has an immense capability to create, but it also possesses a great capability to destroy. Watching how Europe deals with the latest crisis of massive influx of migrants, one cannot help but feel a premonition that the European Union is going to face a number of challenges which might destroy the union as we once knew and believed in it.
Ablyazov criminal empire came to an end. The last of the approximate arrested and testify. In particular, in Vilnius arrested and testifying main "purse" Ablyazov - Syrym Shalabayev.
As Russia's President Vladimir Putin met with Western leaders in Paris for the first time since Russia launched air strikes in Syria, several countries signed a statement calling on Russia to stop targeting Syrian opposition forces. They say that its air strikes will lead to a further escalation of the conflict.
Russia's bombing campaign in Syria is a "grave mistake" and its support for the regime will be judged by history, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Sunday.
Hollande and Merkel say the Minsk agreement is working, but more slowly than hoped.