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Russia#039s reaction to new US sanctions

Russia's reaction to new US sanctions

Washington's decision to impose restrictive measures against a number of Russian companies causes disappointment, but the sanctions bring no serious problems to Russia, Russian Foreign ministry’s spokeswoman …

Erdogan: Turkey may hold EU accession referendum

Erdogan: Turkey may hold EU accession referendum

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey may hold a referendum on whether to carry on with negotiations about joining the European Union, Al Jazeera reports. Speaking at a Turkish-Anglo …

UN envoy calls on powers to salvage Syrian ceasefire

UN envoy calls on powers to salvage Syrian ceasefire

UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura called on Russia, Turkey and Iran to salvage the tattered ceasefire in Syria that would also help keep peace talks on track, Reuters reported. "Growing violations in recent …

Sino-Saudi alignment creates strategic opportunity for Turkey

Sino-Saudi alignment creates strategic opportunity for Turkey

Erdogan declared Turkey’s national interests as “residing in the Suez Canal, the adjacent seas, and from there extending to the Indian Ocean”

ISIS fighters penetrate Russia as migrant labor

ISIS fighters penetrate Russia as migrant labor

Russia needs a strong Central Asia to combat terrorism

EU leaders sign Rome declaration and proclaim a ‘common future’

EU leaders sign Rome declaration and proclaim a ‘common future’

The 27 leaders of the European Union signed the Rome Declaration on Saturday, proclaiming, “Europe is our common future,” even as a series of crises have badly weakened efforts to unify the continent and Britain …

EU summit kicks off in Rome

EU summit kicks off in Rome

Leaders of 27 European Union countries, not including the UK, are meeting in the Italian capital to celebrate 60 years since the Treaty of Rome was signed. The countries will sign a new declaration to honour the 1957 treaty, which paved the way …

Merkel acknowledges mistakes of the EU

Merkel acknowledges mistakes of the EU

The European Union made a lot of mistakes many times, but now it's time to correct them, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in an interview with Italian state channel. She arrived in Rome for the celebration of the 60th …

Tillerson to discuss fight against Daesh with Erdogan

Tillerson to discuss fight against Daesh with Erdogan

The agenda of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Turkey includes the meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, State Department's press service reported. The head of American …

Russia, Turkey, Iran Must Hold Talks to Stop Syria Violence: UN

Russia, Turkey, Iran Must Hold Talks to Stop Syria Violence: UN

Russia, Iran and Turkey need to convene more Syrian ceasefire talks as soon as possible to bring the situation on the ground under control, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said, Reuters reported. De Mistura is …

Michael Flynn discussed Gulen extradition plan with Turkish government

Michael Flynn discussed Gulen extradition plan with Turkish government

Michael Flynn, the Trump administration’s first national security adviser, met with Turkish government officials in September to discuss a plan to excise a political enemy of Turkey’s president from the U.S., …

Russia, US confirm absence of major incidents in Syrian skies

Russia, US confirm absence of major incidents in Syrian skies

During a regular video conference of the Russia-US working group on implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding on prevention of flight incidents in Syrian skies, Russia and the United States have …

Armenia’s FM receives OSCE Minsk Group U.S. Co-Chair

Armenia’s FM receives OSCE Minsk Group U.S. Co-Chair

On March 24, Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian received Richard R. Hoagland, the U.S. Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, the Press Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, Panorama.am …

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. …