U.S. forces in Afghanistan have once again vowed to defeat the Islamic State militant group. the top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan told VOA.
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Aug. 25 that Poland was isolating itself within the European Union, and that the Polish government was at odds with the bloc's democratic values and economic reform plans.
Relations between Latvia and Russia are not easy but it is a diplomat’s mission to talk and seek common ground, Latvian ambassador-designate to Russia Maris Riekstins said in an interview with LNT commercial TV channel this morning.
In a long telephone conversation on Wednesday – after Belgrade withdrew its diplomats from Skopje – Serbian and Macedonian leaders agreed to try to improve recently tense relations through more dialogue.
Opening of the Turkish-Armenian border is out of the question, Egemen Bagıs, Turkey’s former minister for EU affairs, told Trend.
The Central Asian states are putting aside longstanding differences for several reasons, Kenneth Katzman, a senior analyst at the Congressional Research Service, commenting on the rapprochement of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.
Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev received Defense Minister of Kazakhstan Saken Zhasuzakov, who is on a visit in Tashkent.
Boosting the Polish army and securing NATO's eastern flank dominated talks during the Polish president's Thursday meeting with the NATO chief who is visiting Poland.
After the talks between the officials delegations of Turkmenistan and Armenia had concluded in Yerevan, the ceremony of signing bilateral documents took place.
The United States is considering supplying lethal weapons to Ukraine, U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis has said.
He said this after a meeting with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv on Thursday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has slammed Germany's three main political parties as "enemies of Turkey" ahead of parliamentary elections. The comments drew a swift rebuke from Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday told Turks living in Germany they should punish mainstream German parties in September's parliamentary elections.
The Almaty City Court Appeals Board upheld the decision of the Almaty City Specialised Criminal Court against BTA Bank’s former board of directors’ chairman Mukhtar Ablyazov, who in June 2017 was found guilty of organising and leading a criminal group and embezzling more than one trillion tenge (more than US$7.5 billion) from the bank. The ex-banker was sentenced in absentia to 20 years in prison, according to the court statement.
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Italy's interior minister said on Tuesday he saw light at the end of the tunnel for curbing migrant flows from Libya after a slowdown in arrivals across the Mediterranean in recent months.
Perhaps one of the most anticipated and unpredictable intrigues of the year in Central Asia is the Oct. 15 election in the Kyrgyz Republic, a country of slightly more than six million people.