Albania's Minister of Interior Fatmir Xhafaj resigned from the post on Saturday morning, with Prime Minister Edi Rama announcing shortly after that he had nominated his security advisor for the position.
ussian President Vladimir Putin’s state visit to Uzbekistan, on October 19, resulted in more signed agreements, worth larger sums of money, than any other bilateral meeting the Central Asian republic’s President Shavkat Mirziyaev had held to date.
The German chancellor demanded free elections in four-way talks in Turkey on the possibility of peace in Syria. Merkel and the leaders of France, Russia and Turkey are hoping to capitalize on a shaky ceasefire agreement.
This violence can end very quickly, if politicians, wearing suits, not uniforms, make the right decisions
Any investigation into the Open Dialog Foundation will have to focus on its links to serious economic crimes in Moldova and Kazakhstan, say critics of the human rights organization, writes James Hipwell.
For Dutch leaders, talk of a top EU job usually means only the end of their careers at home.
Chancellor calls her decision to open Germany up to U.S. liquefied natural gas a ‘strategic’ move
BRUSSELS -- NATO has launched its largest military exercise since the collapse of the Soviet Union, mustering tens of thousands of troops in what the head of the Western alliance called a "strong display" of its capability, unity, and resolve at a time of growing danger in Europe.
The Russian leader said new projects of Russian gas deliveries to Europe "are not aimed against any country"
“We believe that the measures we are taking with respect to the possible stationing of US troops in Poland in a larger capacity help to strengthen the security of our country, of the entire region and of the entire North Atlantic Alliance,” underscored Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday.
Kosovo on Thursday (18 October) took the first steps towards creating its own army, ten years after it declared independence, despite fierce opposition from the ethnic Serb minority and Serbia itself which called the move “a threat to peace”.
The European Commission is getting ready to start consultations with Russia over the switching of the Baltic states' power networks off the post-Soviet system and their synchronization with that of western Europe.
"When we have our next meeting with the Russian energy minister … we will brief him also about this desynchronization process," European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic, in charge of energy, said in an interview with BNS Lithuania.
VILNIUS - Vygaudas Usackas, a former EU ambassador to Moscow, says he does not think Russia poses a direct military threat to the Baltic countries.
Uzbekistan’s oil and gas company Uzbekneftegaz and Russia’s LUKOIL will cooperate in the field of geological exploration in Uzbekistan, a Russian company said.
Georgia’s border guards received two Island-class patrol boats from the United States at a special ceremony in Georgia’s Black Sea port of Poti. The vessels will strengthen the country’s Coast Guard fleet and maritime security of its borders, officials say.