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Russian gas flows to Europe, Turkey break new records

Russian gas flows to Europe, Turkey break new records

Cold weather across Europe triggers increased demand for Gazprom gas

Germany under terror attack

Germany under terror attack

Peace and stability in the country, which is rightly considered the economic and political leader of the EU, faced serious challenges after a series of terrorist attacks

Everything you need to know about Europe’s hottest political events

Everything you need to know about Europe’s hottest political events

Which events investors cannot afford to ignore

Turkey could become strategic mediator between East and West

"Turkey could become strategic mediator between East and West"

German political scientist Heiko Langner believes

UN concerned about humanitarian crisis in Mosul

UN concerned about humanitarian crisis in Mosul

UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Stephen O'Brien, expressed concern over the suffering of the people who are living in the Iraqi city of Mosul, where the army is trying to drive out ISIS …

Ruble grows amid growing oil

Ruble grows amid growing oil

Oil prices, after falling the day before, began to recover gradually due to a thorough implementation of the agreement on the production cuts. Thus, the March futures for Brent crude oil on London's …

Heiko Langner sums up results of 2016

Heiko Langner sums up results of 2016

The Berlin political scientist about the peculiarities and contradictions of the German foreign policy, as well as Russia's 'unrequited love' for Germany and the ways to improve bilateral relations

Why Russia-brokered Syrian ceasefire has chance of succeeding

Why Russia-brokered Syrian ceasefire has chance of succeeding

In the case of Syria peace drive Moscow is at centre of decision making while US is out in the cold

Why Iran#039s Rial Hit an All-Time-Low Against the US Dollar

Why Iran's Rial Hit an All-Time-Low Against the US Dollar

Today $1 costs 100 thousand Iranian rials, that is an all-time-low rate against dollar. Although several reasons for the slide have been put forward by economists – amongst them the strength of the dollar against other currencies in the …

Russian parliamentarians discuss Syrian ceasefire with Assad

Russian parliamentarians discuss Syrian ceasefire with Assad

Syrian President Bashar Assad strongly supports the common efforts of Russia and other countries aimed at reaching a ceasefire between the warring sides in Syria, the Chairman of Russia’s Federation Council Committee for …

Washington’s exiguous role in the Caucasus and Europe

Washington’s exiguous role in the Caucasus and Europe

The situation of Nagorno-Karabakh must garner a special priority in the landscape of US Foreign Policy Interests

Hungary: ‘We Must Stop Encouraging Immigration’, Trump Will Be Good for Europe and the World

Hungary: ‘We Must Stop Encouraging Immigration’, Trump Will Be Good for Europe and the World

In conflict situations between the West and the East, central Europe always loses, Peter Szijjarto thinks

Turkey, EU work to speed up flow of European funds for Syrian refugees

Turkey, EU work to speed up flow of European funds for Syrian refugees

In times of war people tend to reproduce more in a bid to continue their line

Five key events for Europe in 2017 through Brexit

Five key events for Europe in 2017 through Brexit

If we thought 2016 was hard, next year could be even tougher

Europe’s deepening economic divide will eventually rip the euro apart

Europe’s deepening economic divide will eventually rip the euro apart

Germany’s road to economic success has been at the expense of other European country’s economic failure

Turkey Pledges to Work for Syria Cease-Fire in Mediator Role

Turkey Pledges to Work for Syria Cease-Fire in Mediator Role

Ankara to facilitate contacts between Syria’s government and opposition groups

Iran finds European buyers of its heavy water

Iran finds European buyers of its heavy water

Iran found potential buyers of its heavy water, spokesman for Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi said. "We have made significant progress and sold 70 tonnes of heavy water in seven …

EU#039s gas dependence on Russia hits new record

EU's gas dependence on Russia hits new record

The share of Gazprom's gas in the balance of non-CIS countries receiving Russian gas in 2016 reached 33.5%, after 31% in 2015. Gazprom Export's December corporate bulletin Blue Fuel notes a steady increase in the company's …

U.S.#039s foreign policy fantasy landed Turkey with a massive bill

U.S.'s foreign policy fantasy landed Turkey with a massive bill

Turkey has been conducting foreign policy by basing it on its own national interests and the new regional situation

EU citizens want more social equality, but not more Europe

EU citizens want more social equality, but not more Europe

Europeans are more concerned about the consequences of the economic crisis than anything else

Juncker opposes change in EU migration policy

Juncker opposes change in EU migration policy

The President of the European Commission Jean Claude Juncker does not support a change in the migration policy of the European Union after the attack in Berlin. In an interview for the …

The U.S. Is Now a Country That Can Be Ignored

The U.S. Is Now a Country That Can Be Ignored

Washington shouldn't pretend to project liberal democratic principles internationally

Common ground on Syria unites Russia and Turkey

Common ground on Syria unites Russia and Turkey

Moacow plans with Turkey and Iran to prepare its own Syrian peace roadmap

Baku Port expects growth in freight transportation

Baku Port expects growth in freight transportation

Drop in the volumes was recorded last year due to global economic crisis

The European Union and future with the South Caucasus

The European Union and future with the South Caucasus

Brussels believes that it has a responsibility to play a role in the political and economic development of the region

Agreement on Georgia#039s visa liberalisation confirmed

Agreement on Georgia's visa liberalisation confirmed

On December 20, 2016, the Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) confirmed, on behalf of the Council, the agreement reached on December 13 with the European Parliament on visa liberalisation for Georgia. The agreement provides …

EU formally extends Russia sanctions

EU formally extends Russia sanctions

The European Union extended economic sanctions against Russia by six months on Monday after completing the legislative process for a decision endorsed last week by national leaders at an EU summit. Sanctions introduced in July 2014 will …

Turkey#039s economic turn to the East

Turkey's economic turn to the East

Growing economic pressures are pushing Turkey towards China and Russia

EU foreign policy chief condemns terror attack in Turkey’s Kayseri

EU foreign policy chief condemns terror attack in Turkey’s Kayseri

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini condemned the car bomb blast which hit Turkey's central city of Kayseri and expressed condolences in a phone call with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut …

Merkel: EU decides to extend sanctions against Russia

Merkel: EU decides to extend sanctions against Russia

The sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis will be extended for an additional six months, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said following the EU summit. Merkel explained …