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China#039s Big Play for Middle East Oil

China's Big Play for Middle East Oil

The energy ventures meet the needs of both sides, but China needs to use its momentum

 With Awkward Timing, Trump Meets Lavrov

With Awkward Timing, Trump Meets Lavrov

Yesterday talks between the Foreign Minister of Russia Sergei Lavrov and President of the U.S. Donald Trump continued for an hour. There are no details, but Trump called the talks “good.” However, New York Times states that it was …

Azerbaijan after Haydar Aliyev

Azerbaijan after Haydar Aliyev

İlham Aliyev and his friends have literally protected the inheritance from the founding president of Azerbaijan

Neo-fascism: does it pose systemic threat in Germany?

Neo-fascism: does it pose systemic threat in Germany?

Germany's struggle against fascist ideology and its carriers is faltering

Cultural capital of Azerbaijan: 25 years of occupation

Cultural capital of Azerbaijan: 25 years of occupation

Today marks the tragic date in the history of Azerbaijan

Trump’s Middle East Plan

Trump’s Middle East Plan

depends on creating a grand anti-Iran alliance running through Jerusalem and Riyadh

Difference between output and exports bedevils OPEC oil goals

Difference between output and exports bedevils OPEC oil goals

The fact stands behind the recent slump in crude oil prices

Caucasus conservatory

Caucasus conservatory

Cradle of Azerbaijani music: 25 years of occupation

US is ahead of China-in poverty stakes

US is ahead of China-in poverty stakes

An economy on the move has triggered employment opportunities for millions

Iran will go along with whatever OPEC decides on crude cutbacks

Iran will go along with whatever OPEC decides on crude cutbacks

OPEC meets on May 25 in Vienna to discuss the output cuts

Azerbaijan: racing to develop natural gas potential

Azerbaijan: racing to develop natural gas potential

Azerbaijan will be focused on the Shah Deniz field and the Southern Gas Corridor initiative

First steps toward the official #039new Turkey#039

First steps toward the official 'new Turkey'

With the "yes" vote having prevailed in the April 16 referendum, Turkey is opening a new page

ISIS militants defeated in battles with Syria army and Kurds backed by U.S.

ISIS militants defeated in battles with Syria army and Kurds backed by U.S.

A loss in the jihadists' heartland of Raqqa would be devastating both symbolically and strategically for ISIS

Six things to know about the economic outlook for the Caucasus and Central Asia

Six things to know about the economic outlook for the Caucasus and Central Asia

Growth in these regions is expected to pick up this year as the external environment improves

France: a fateful Sunday

France: a fateful Sunday

The last chance for political survival of traditional political elites and pro-European France

Tehran and Riyadh accuse each other of backing terrorism

Tehran and Riyadh accuse each other of backing terrorism

Iran and Saudi Arabia jostle for regional supremacy

Did Turkey deliberately frustrate US officials?

Did Turkey deliberately frustrate US officials?

The upcoming meeting between Erdoğan and Trump is likely to be very challenging

Oil wipes out OPEC-inspired gains with break below $50/bbl

Oil wipes out OPEC-inspired gains with break below $50/bbl

OPEC isn't the most important player in the market any more

Moscow-Berlin-Washington: when will they lift sanctions?

Moscow-Berlin-Washington: when will they lift sanctions?

Western sanctions policy against Russia depends on the US and on the situation in Germany after the autumn elections to the Bundestag

Turkey’s quest for a place?

Turkey’s quest for a place?

Europe cannot reject this voluntariness by Turkey to become a member of EU