The Southern Gas Corridor project demonstrates that the creation of integrated energy infrastructure linking Caspian resources to European consumers is technically possible, economically viable, and politically beneficial for all parties involved, Maros Sefcovic, vice-president of the European Commission for Energy Union said during the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) groundbreaking ceremony in Thessaloniki, Greece on May 17.
An alleged European Commission plan for nuclear power has set off an unforeseen chain reaction in Germany. Upon closer inspection, however, it appears to be nothing more than a waste of energy.
The US House of Representatives approved a resolution on Taiwan on Monday, reaffirming that the Taiwan Relations Act and the Six Assurances are the cornerstone of the US-Taiwan relationship. The case is considered by certain US media and pro-independence forces as showing support for Taiwan. According to Taiwan's Central News Agency, US congressmen have given bipartisan support for Taiwan before Tsai Ing-wen's inauguration this Friday.
Moscow has threatened to retaliate if the neutral Nordic state joins the Western military alliance.
Stating that the relation between the European Union and Russia is currently blocked by the Ukrainian Crisis means ignoring the condition related difference between the two entities.
Kazakhstan, distancing itself from the global information war, is drawn into a global confrontation.
Austria’s new chancellor spoke out against any accommodation with the resurgent far-Right as he was sworn in on Tuesday.
In a situation that seems sure to vex the Kremlin, the separatist entity of Transnistria is growing trade-dependent on EU-oriented Moldova.
A top Ukrainian official said that elections in eastern Ukraine will be possible only after Ukraine's sovereignty is renewed in the region and Russia's presence is eliminated in those territories.
Croatia's President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has left Zagreb for Tehran to discuss expansion of bilateral ties with Iranian officials.
Greece on Tuesday (17 May) launched construction on a 550-kilometre section of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline, with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras eager for the 8,000 jobs it will bring to the country’s crisis-hit economy.
Andres Ilmar Kasekamp, the Canadian-born and educated scholar, is an expert when it comes to analysing the intricacies of the politics of the Baltic States.
US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry have announced that they will attend the NATO summit in Warsaw which will be held in July.
Earlier this month, on April 19, the State Commission on the development of the Arctic Regions convened in Moscow to establish a single company to oversee all the logistics operations in the Russian Far North (Arctic.ru, April 19). The move came amidst news reports showing little success, to date, in developing either the infrastructure or the cargo flows on the famous Northern Sea Route (NSR) along Russia’s Arctic coastline (The Independent Barents Observer, April 16).
The Kazakhstan Centre for Modernisation and Development of Housing and Communal Services moved this year to a new building equipped with energy-saving wind and solar energy systems. The building will serve as a test for the systems with an eye towards introducing them into new construction nationwide.KLM