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Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan intends to expand co-op with EU

Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan intends to expand co-op with EU

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev met with his Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic in Munich Feb. 17. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic shared her good impressions of her visit to …

Johannes Hahn: Turkey#039s EU accession is not a priority for Brussels

Johannes Hahn: Turkey's EU accession is not a priority for Brussels

There are still a lot of contacts between the EU and Turkey, but Turkey's accession to is not Europe's priority, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said today …

Fikri Isik: Russia and Iran can#039t be excluded from Syrian process

Fikri Isik: "Russia and Iran can't be excluded from Syrian process"

Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik spoke about the regional role of Turkey and its relations with the West at the Munich Security Conference, held today. Isik noted that recently, a huge number of events happened in the …

European Parliament votes for European army and EU centralisation

European Parliament votes for European army and EU centralisation

The European Parliament adopted the resolution, suggest creating an EU finance minister, an army and giving the EU Commission the power to formulate and give effect to a common EU economic policy, backed up by a euro-area budget. …

Asia wants a stronger global role for Europe

Asia wants a stronger global role for Europe

The EU has to demonstrate its understanding of Asian concerns and interests

G-20 Responds to U.S. Warning

G-20 Responds to U.S. Warning

to NATO and Shift on Israel

EU split over pace of reform as crisis bites

EU split over pace of reform as crisis bites

The UK's vote to leave the EU came as a seismic shock to most MEPs

Why Trump Is Right on Russia

Why Trump Is Right on Russia

There are many good reasons for the United States to reach conciliation with Moscow

Sergei Lavrov: Russia cooperates with anyone who is ready

Sergei Lavrov: Russia cooperates with anyone who is ready

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov today addressed the annual meeting of students and teaching staff of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Diplomatic Academy. The correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reported that …

Azerbaijan-Europe cooperation: Towards a deeper dialogue

Azerbaijan-Europe cooperation: Towards a deeper dialogue

The EU is aware that in the South Caucasus, regional cooperation is problematic because of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Merkel#039s Twilight

Merkel's Twilight

Germany picks Trump critic as its new president

Facing multiple pressures, oil prices move lower

Facing multiple pressures, oil prices move lower

OPEC sees shale oil rising, while Europe sees short-term economic woes ahead

Mogherini expresses doubt about Trump#039s commitment to sanctions policy

Mogherini expresses doubt about Trump's commitment to sanctions policy

The European Union's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, signaled doubt about Donald Trump's commitment to U.S. policy towards Russia. Republicans and Democrats in Congress have expressed …

Turkey delivering on its promise to resettle refugees

Turkey delivering on its promise to resettle refugees

It steps up efforts to provide larger lists of resettlement candidates

Nearly all Nord Stream 2 to go to Central Europe

Nearly all Nord Stream 2 to go to Central Europe

What gas will supply northwest Europe as production declines over the coming years

Russia has no plans to build Turkish Stream blindly

Russia has no plans to build Turkish Stream blindly

Russia has no plans to begin construction of the second line of the Turkish stream in Europe without any guarantee and approval from the European Commission. "Of course, no one will build it blindly, because it is associated with …

European debt crisis: It#039s not just Greece that#039s drowning in debt

European debt crisis: It's not just Greece that's drowning in debt

Greece is still drowning in debt as the International Monetary Fund has warned that its debts are on an "explosive" path

Will The US Leave NATO?

Will The US Leave NATO?

Trump Could Anger Russia By Expanding American Involvement In The Military Alliance

EU ready to help China fight protectionsim

EU ready to help China fight protectionsim

EU trade commissioner welcomed China's support of globalisation and multilateralism

Merkel: Sanctions against Russia cannot yet be lifted

Merkel: Sanctions against Russia cannot yet be lifted

Following talks with Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo, German leader Angela Merkel said sanctions against Moscow over the ongoing conflict Ukraine cannot yet be lifted. "The situation …

Baku opens new chapter of cooperation with EU

Baku opens new chapter of cooperation with EU

Ilham Aliyev's visit to Brussels will be of great importance in terms of preparation, signing and implementation of a new agreement between Azerbaijan and the EU

Will Russia overtake Europe in 33 years?

Will Russia overtake Europe in 33 years?

The International consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) presented the report titled 'The Long View: How will the global economic order change by 2050?', where its experts said that Russia will become the leading European …

Military budgests of EU: It is cheeper together

Military budgests of EU: It is cheeper together

Europe could save almost a third of what it spends on military equipment

EU plans to extend anti-Russian sanctions for six months

EU plans to extend anti-Russian sanctions for six months

The European Union plans to renew asset freezes and travel bans against key allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin who are accused of destabilizing Ukraine, at a time when Donald Trump is weighing warmer ties …

Russia to ban poultry from EU countries suffering from avian influenza

Russia to ban poultry from EU countries suffering from avian influenza

Rosselkhoznadzor will within two weeks announce a ban on import to Russia of poultry products and hatching eggs from the EU countries, where avian influenza cases have been registered, the authority's representative Yulia Melano …

Mogherini: Europe interested in strong Russia

Mogherini: Europe interested in strong Russia

Strong Russia is in Europe’s best interest, the High EU Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, said in an interview with the Italian Corriere della Sera daily. "I doubt …

 EU leaders to discuss future of union without Britain

EU leaders to discuss future of union without Britain

Migration and life after Brexit will dominate discussions as EU leaders meet in the Maltese capital of Valletta today. The informal summit in Malta, hosted by the Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and chaired by …

European Parliament approves Georgia visa waiver

European Parliament approves Georgia visa waiver

The European Parliament has agreed to lift visa requirements for Georgia once a suspension mechanism allowing reintroducing visas with third countries enters into force. Most lawmakers voted in favor of the proposal at a session in …

Europe permits Iraqi Airways to enter airspace - media

Europe permits Iraqi Airways to enter airspace - media

The European Aviation Safety Agency has lifted a ban on Iraqi Airways entering European airspace, Iraq's transport minister Kadhim al-Hamami told state television. The national carrier was banned from flying to …

Turkey is finding itself a place in the new world

Turkey is finding itself a place in the new world

Whilr the U.S. and Britain are cooking up their new alliance, they are also saving a slot for Turkey