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A challenging issue: The EU-Turkey refugee agreement

A challenging issue: The EU-Turkey refugee agreement

The agreement has turned the Greek islands into an “open-air prison”

Russia on cusp of exiting junk as SP outlook goes positive

Russia on cusp of exiting junk as S&P outlook goes positive

Relatively low oil prices, structural impediments, and sanctions will continue to impinge upon the rebound in GDP

Bannon’s war in the Middle East?

Bannon’s war in the Middle East?

For the first time, migration policy is used as an instrument of foreign policy

Instead of using proxies, West attacks Turkey head-on

Instead of using proxies, West attacks Turkey head-on

The West has a desire to redesign the world as they see fit

A new deal in Asia

A new deal in Asia

Can RCEP pick up where the TPP left off?

Europe is worried about Trump’s plans to de-regulate banks

Europe is worried about Trump’s plans to de-regulate banks

Banking rules, including the Basel III international framework seem to be on hold since the new administration came in

Will Iran have its first conservative president since 1989?

Will Iran have its first conservative president since 1989?

A new conservative front representing several parties is giving Rouhani a run for his money

Ankara’s role in global stability

Ankara’s role in global stability

The early 21st century has been marked by the rise of new players who are increasingly demonstrating their independent capacity to affect politics around the globe. Turkey has become a formidable growth zone that has attracted the attention …

Following Russia’s Lead is the Smart Move for Turkey and Israel

Following Russia’s Lead is the Smart Move for Turkey and Israel

Israel and Russia need to keep on good terms to make certain the region does not spiral into crisis

Mehriban Aliyeva: exle of dedication

Mehriban Aliyeva: example of dedication

Italian view on the first vice-president in the history of Azerbaijan

Second wind for Scottish independence

Second wind for Scottish independence

When in 2014 the majority of Scots voted to stay in the UK, it seemed that the supporters of Scotland's independence failed, and their recover will not be soon.

Russia-India rail link could undermine Suez Canal#039s importance

Russia-India rail link could undermine Suez Canal's importance

Expanding transport networks in Central Asia will help shape global routes

How North Korea is Bringing the U.S. and China Closer

How North Korea is Bringing the U.S. and China Closer

Kim Jong Il brought Washington and Beijing closer to each other during the Bush years and his son, Kim Jong Un, seems bent on doing the same today

Tensions rising between Turkish, European leaders before elections

Tensions rising between Turkish, European leaders before elections

The Netherlands is heading for a nationwide vote Wednesday, with concerns about Muslim immigration a central issue

Unprecedented unrest in Georgia

Unprecedented unrest in Georgia

It is not yet clear whether the authorities have learned the lesson from the incident and how recent events will affect Tbilisi's attitude to the autonomy

EU Turmoil Makes Russia the Sanctioned Bond Market Traders Love

EU Turmoil Makes Russia the Sanctioned Bond Market Traders Love

The political turbulence roiling the European Union is making Russia look like a safe bet to bondholders

Tehran: U.S. Safe Zones in Syria a Pipe Dream

Tehran: U.S. Safe Zones in Syria a Pipe Dream

An Iranian lawmaker says a plan to establish "safe zones" in Syria will get U.S. nowhere

Visit of special importance: Merkel goes to meet Trump

Visit of special importance: Merkel goes to meet Trump

Tonight the head of the German Federal Government Angela Merkel was expected to leave for Washington to meet the US President in person tomorrow

Obama is still running White House Middle East policy

Obama is still running White House Middle East policy

Trump is currently repeating the former president's mistakes

Russia, Turkey pledge partnership aimed at ending Syrian crisis

Russia, Turkey pledge partnership aimed at ending Syrian crisis

Vladimir Putin hosted Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Kremlin