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Europol: High probability of more terror attacks in Europe

Europol: High probability of more terror attacks in Europe

Fighting Daesh in Syria and Iraq are most susceptible to the terrorist attacks as battle-hardened European terrorists return to their homes

Kvirikashvili meets with Mogherini in Brussels

Kvirikashvili meets with Mogherini in Brussels

Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili met the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, in Brussels. The Prime Minister …

 Mogherini: Georgia deserves visa-free regime, but cannot be given it yet

Mogherini: Georgia deserves visa-free regime, but cannot be given it yet

Terms of establishing a visa-free regime with the EU for citizens of Georgia do not depend on political considerations, this is a purely procedural matter, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security …

 Europol: terrororists to step up attacks on Europe

Europol: terrororists to step up attacks on Europe

Europol has warned that militants from so-called ISIS will aim to step up attacks on European targets, as they face defeat in the Middle East. The European police force says more foreign fighters will try to come back to Europe, and …

A Europe of Merkel and Fillon

A Europe of Merkel and Fillon

Their Partnership Could Bring Ideological Unity and Geopolitical Division

Turkey not guest but host in Europe, Erdogan says

Turkey not guest but host in Europe, Erdogan says

Turkey is not a guest but a host country in Europe, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Thursday. "Neither the European Union nor the European countries that are on the brink of falling into the clutches of racism …

Erdogan, Merkel discussed EU responsibility in migrant crisis on phone

Erdogan, Merkel discussed EU responsibility in migrant crisis on phone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the need for the European Union to fulfill its promises to Ankara regarding the migrant crisis, Turkish presidential sources …

Margvelashvili: Georgia counts on Trump#039s support

Margvelashvili: Georgia counts on Trump's support

Georgia expects relations with the United States under Donald Trump to remain strong, Georgian President Georgy Margvelashvili …

EU finds sanctions imposed on Rotenberg unjustified

EU finds sanctions imposed on Rotenberg unjustified

An EU court has partially upheld a complaint from Russian billionaire Arkady Rotenberg against personal sanctions placed on him following the annexation of Crimea.  The court's decision acknowledged that the sanctions against …

EU realizes almost 50 twinning projects in Azerbaijan

EU realizes almost 50 twinning projects in Azerbaijan

The EU has successfully implemented 48 twinning projects in Azerbaijan since 2007, the head of the Operations Section at the EU Delegation in Azerbaijan, Jeroen Willems, said at the event, dedicated to summing up the …

Georgian PM to meet with NATO and EU leadership in Belgium

Georgian PM to meet with NATO and EU leadership in Belgium

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili will visit the Kingdom of Belgium from November 30, 2016.  He will hold bilateral meetings with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs …

Do Russians forgive the West?

Do Russians forgive the West?

The number of Russians, interested in improving relations with the West has increased dramatically, according to the latest survey of Levada Center. 71% of respondents were in favor of the expansion of political, cultural …

EU to decide on visa-free regime today

EU to decide on visa-free regime today

Leading EU institutions today will discuss a new mechanism of suspending visa-free regime, which determines the abolition of visa requirements for citizens of Ukraine and Georgia. "The Slovak presidency will convene a regular …

Nazarbayev: EU not ready yet to interact with EEU

Nazarbayev: EU not ready yet to interact with EEU

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev does not see the readiness of the European Union (EU) to interact with the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). Nazarbayev noted that during the meetings with the heads of a number of Eastern European …

Millions of refugees in Turkey ready to move to Europe

Millions of refugees in Turkey ready to move to Europe

Readmission deal between Turkey and the EU enters death spiral

Key Merkel Ally Backs Trump, Invites Him to Germany

Key Merkel Ally Backs Trump, Invites Him to Germany

Bavarian President Horst Seehofer has praised U.S. President-Elect Donald J. Trump

Juncker: Russia is not a regional power

Juncker: Russia is not a regional power

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker does not consider it possible to lift sanctions against Russia in the nearest future, though he thinks "without Russia, there is no security architecture in …

Erdogan tells European Parliament: #039Know your limits#039

Erdogan tells European Parliament: 'Know your limits'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a rally in Istanbul, announced that the European Parliament should understand that it is not him that rules Turkey, but the government, reports Anadolu agency. "To urge Turkey …

Europe should make a choice,’ says Turkish PM

Europe should make a choice,’ says Turkish PM

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım on Nov. 26 urged European leaders to “decide on with whom to cooperate,” urging them to make a choice between his country and “terror groups.” “First of all, the EU …

Turkey threatens EU to open its borders to migrants

Turkey threatens EU to open its borders to migrants

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to throw open Turkey's borders to illegal migrants after the European Parliament voted to back a freeze in membership talks with Ankara. "If you go any …

Hackers attack European Commission website

Hackers attack European Commission website

The European Commission was the victim of a “large scale” cyberattack Thursday, a EC spokesperson said. “The attack has so far been successfully stopped with no interruption of service, although connection speeds have …

Ukraine and EU intensify energy partnership

Ukraine and EU intensify energy partnership

The European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic and the Energy Minister of Ukraine, Ihor Nasalyk, signed a new Memorandum of Understanding on a Strategic Energy Partnership between the EU …

Ankara in fury after Euro parliament vote

Ankara in fury after Euro parliament vote

The Turkish government has reacted angrily to the European Parliament’s Nov. 24 overwhelming recommendation to freeze Ankara’s EU accession negotiations, with chief negotiator Omer Celik saying his government regards …

Yilldirim: EU parliament vote on Turkey carries no importance

Yilldirim: EU parliament vote on Turkey carries no importance

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Thursday that the European Parliament's vote to freeze Turkey's membership does not carry any importance as the ties between the EU and Turkey are already "forced …

EU#039s Tusk sees Russia sanctions renewal before mid-December

EU's Tusk sees Russia sanctions renewal before mid-December

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday that he expected the European Union to agree on a renewal of economic sanctions against Russia before summit of the bloc's leaders he would chair in mid-December, …

 EU parliament urges to freeze Turkey accession talks

EU parliament urges to freeze Turkey accession talks

The European parliament has urged governments to freeze EU membership talks with Turkey. MEPs in Strasbourg voted by 471 to 37 to halt Turkey’s EU accession talks, with politicians from the Conservative group to the Greens lining …

EU concerned over Karabakh conflict

EU concerned over Karabakh conflict

The protracted conflicts in the Eastern Neighborhood, including Nagorno-Karabakh remain a source of concern and a focal point of attention for Romanian diplomacy in the European Union, the Romanian Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Dan …

Big Western Companies Are Pumping Cash Into Russia

Big Western Companies Are Pumping Cash Into Russia

Some big Western companies were betting Russia’s economy will soon come out of the deep freeze

Russia-UK Breakthrough

Russia-UK Breakthrough

Relations thaw after Johnson and Lavrov discussion

Maria Zakharova: European Parliament#039s resolution is crime

Maria Zakharova: European Parliament's resolution is crime

The resolution adopted by the European parliament on countering Russian media is an "information crime," the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said. "This is a crime since they distract …