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How much Europe can Europe take?

How much Europe can Europe take?

Either political integration catches up with economic integration, or economic integration needs to be scaled back

US sanctions 30 individuals, entities for ties with Iran, Syria and North Korea

US sanctions 30 individuals, entities for ties with Iran, Syria and North Korea

The United States sanctioned 30 individuals and entities in China, North Korea and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this week for supplying goods and services in support of Iran’s ballistic missile program and other …

Bulgarian nationalists block Turkish border crossings

Bulgarian nationalists block Turkish border crossings

Bulgarian nationalists blocked for several hours Friday the three main crossing points with Turkey to prevent coaches bringing in thousands of Turks with Bulgarian passports to vote in Sunday's elections, organisers said, Yahoo News …

Erdogan: You call me dictator, I will keep up Nazi taunts

Erdogan: You call me dictator, I will keep up Nazi taunts

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he won’t turn the other cheek and promised to keep calling European leaders “Nazis” as long as they keep calling him a “dictator,” RT reports. …

Lukashenko under sanctions invited to US

Lukashenko under sanctions invited to US

The US Embassy in Belarus sent an invitation to the President of the country Alexander Lukashenko to attend the ceremony commemorating the centennial of the United States' entry into the Great War, the US diplomatic …

Kremlin: Chechnya’s leader controls situation in republic

Kremlin: Chechnya’s leader controls situation in republic

Chechnya’s leader Ramzan Kadyrov is in control of the situation in the Russian North Caucasus republic and no country is immune to the threat of terrorism, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. …

Putin: Russia has no intention of interfering in France#039s election

Putin: Russia has no intention of interfering in France's election

Relations with France are very important for Russia, the country's President Vladimir Putin said at the meeting with the French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in the Kremlin. …

 Russian and Uzbek PMs to meet in Moscow on March 28

Russian and Uzbek PMs to meet in Moscow on March 28

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will meet with the head of the Uzbek government Abdullah Aripov in Moscow on March 28. "Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Uzbek Prime Minister …

 Voloding: Ukraine increasingly turning into terrorist state

Voloding: Ukraine increasingly turning into terrorist state

Ukraine is turning into a terrorist country where laws do not work, Speaker of Russia’s State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin said. "Such statements can only be made on the basis of the investigation," he …

Marine Le Pen: we reject diplomacy of sanctions and blackmail

Marine Le Pen: we reject diplomacy of sanctions and blackmail

French right-wing presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen criticized the anti-Russian sanctions and vowed to fight against 'black lists', while visiting Moscow. "As for the sanctions and my attitude towards …

Armenia: Arrest, Missile Smuggling Allegations Amid Election Caign

Armenia: Arrest, Missile Smuggling Allegations Amid Election Campaign

The Armenian parliamentary election campaign took an unexpected turn on March 22, when agents from the National Security Service arrested Samvel Babayan

 France ready to organize meeting between Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan

France ready to organize meeting between Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said that France is ready to organize a meeting between the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan on the settlement of the …

 Europe does not believe Trump, expert

Europe does not believe Trump, expert

EU's concern about NATO is not unfounded

Stoltenberg reveals main theme of next NATO summit

Stoltenberg reveals main theme of next NATO summit

Fight against terrorism and fair defence spending will be the main themes of the NATO summit, which will take place in Brussels on May 25, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in the statement. "This …

Lukashenko and Poroshenko discuss Donbass

Lukashenko and Poroshenko discuss Donbass

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko held telephone conversations yesterday, the press service of the President of Belarus said. During the …

Will US tighten sanction against Iran?

Will US tighten sanction against Iran?

Iran would face tighter US sanctions over ballistic missile launches and other non-nuclear activities under a bill announced on Thursday by a bipartisan group of senators. It would set mandatory sanctions for anyone involved with …

Turkey to review its relations with EU after referendum

Turkey to review its relations with EU after referendum

Europe could be faced with a surprise depending on the results of the April 16 referendum in Turkey, the country's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said. In an interview with broadcaster CNN Turk, Erdogan said …

US Senate confirms Trump nominee David Friedman to be US ambassador to Israel

US Senate confirms Trump nominee David Friedman to be US ambassador to Israel

The US Senate has confirmed on Thursday President Donald Trump’s nominee David Friedman to be the next US ambassador to Israel. Senators approved the nomination of Friedman in a 52- 46 …

Russia, Kyrgyzstan to expand military-technical cooperation

Russia, Kyrgyzstan to expand military-technical cooperation

Today, Vladimir Kozhin, Russian President's aide on military-technical cooperation issues, said that Russia and Kyrgyzstan are going to sign an agreement on the development of military-technical cooperation within the …

Turkey#039s ambassador to Russia hopes trade crisis between countries will be over soon

Turkey's ambassador to Russia hopes trade crisis between countries will be over soon

Turkey's Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Russia Huseyin Dirioz hopes that the Russian-Turkish trade crisis that arose after Turkey suspended duty-free imports of Russian agricultural products will be resolved …