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Puigdemont's dilemma

Spain gives Catalonia three more days to give a straight answer on whether it is declaring independence

EU doesn't plan to suspend talks with Turkey

The European Union is not ready to suspend negotiations on Turkey's accession to the EU yet, Foreign Minister of Luxembourg Jean Asselborn said. At the same time, he noted that there are cities like Izmir and a …

Buta Airways starts flights to Europe

An agreement on opening of direct flights between Baku and Sophia has been reached in negotiations of Presidents of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Bulgaria Rumen Radev. From January 16, 2018 the flights will be operated by low-cost …

European Council building in poison alert

The European Council building that will host EU leaders for a summit next week was evacuated after noxious fumes from the building’s kitchen led to 15 people needing treatment, including five being hospitalized. A ventilation …

 Erdogan: Turkey doesn’t need EU

Turkey does not need the European Union, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during a speech he gave for provincial chairmen of his Justice and Development Party (AKP). "If you’re honest, make …

Cavusoglu: Turks tired of EU promises

There is a significant decline in the number of supporters of Turkey's accession to the EU, the head of the Turkish Foreign Ministry Mevlut Cavusoglu said. "Turkish people's support for the idea of …

Mogherini opens center to counter hybrid threats

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said that the EU's Stratcom East team that deals with Russian disinformation uncovered over 3,000 disinformation cases since its founding two years ago. She said the EU …