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How Azerbaijan has avoided the resource curse

If you are a fund manager based in one of the EU member states you should open your eyes to investment opportunities in Azerbaijan. The energy-rich former Soviet republic on the southwest shore of the Caspian Sea is diversifying its economy. …

International Holocaust Remembrance Day marked today

The International Holocaust Remembrance Day is marked today, January 27. As Deutsche Welle writes, every year on January 27, the millions of victims of the Nazi reign of terror (1933-1945) are remembered, with commemorative concerts, …

Damascus threatens to strike Tel Aviv

Syria might respond to an Israeli airstrike on Damascus Airport with a symmetric strike on Tel Aviv Airport, Permanent Representative of the Syrian Mission to the United Nations Bashar Jaafari said. Speaking at a UN …

May: Britain to leave EU on March 29

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May said that Britain will be leaving the European Union on March 29, and that the bloc would only consider extending the ‘Article 50’ negotiating period if there was a credible …

Mogherini speaks to new UN Special Envoy for Syria

High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini had a phone call conversation with the new United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Geir …

US urges Iran to refuse from rocket launches

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Iran on Thursday to cease all nuclear-related activities after Tehran announced plans for three rocket launches in coming months, The National reports. While Iran’s defence ministry …