Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution on July 29 that sought to set up a special tribunal to try those responsible for shooting down flight MH17 over Ukraine.
Turkey’s number of fish sees a substantial fall due to overfishing activities by boats. Authorities urge a new law for recreation of productive marine environment for fish species, with some facing extinction
Russia's Economy Ministry said on July 28 it expected gas production at Gazprom to decline to 414 billion cubic metres (bcm) this year, an all-time low, due to sluggish demand and a decline in upstream investments
Ukraine's truce monitors reported July 28 coming under "targeted" fire in the past few days in incidents that have forced them to review future operations in the war-torn state
Russian prosecutors on July 28 declared the US Congress-funded National Endowment for Democracy the first "undesirable" foreign group under a controversial new law to ban overseas organisations deemed a threat.
Ukraine has banned French actor Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years, its state security service said on July 29, apparently for making comments that suggested he supported Russia's annexation of Crimea last year.
The sharp decline in Russia’s economy may have almost run its course, official data showed on July 28, slowed by a huge devaluation of the ruble and heavy government spending on anti-crisis measures
Turkey will compete in a relatively easy group in the qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, after it avoided being paired with the powerhouses of European football
The talks between Russia and companies that will construct the first phase of Turkish pipeline project will start soon, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said.
The eighth International Painting Festival has begun in the Black Sea province of Trabzon with the participation of 40 female artists from 20 different countries under the auspices of Femin&Art, a female artist collective
A new $100 billion international bank dedicated to the emerging BRICS countries opened in China’s commercial hub Shanghai on July 21, officials said, as an alternative to other multilateral lenders
EU ministers failed to agree July 20 on how to redistribute a total of 40,000 mostly Syrian and Eritrean migrants from overstretched Italy and Greece
Some 8,000 people with HIV in war-torn eastern Ukraine face a critical shortage of medicine and their supply will run out in mid-August unless a blockade is lifted, a U.N. AIDS envoy has warned
Ukrainian and U.S. troops launched fresh drills July 20 near the war-torn country’s Polish border in a bid to show unity and resolve in the face of an increasingly resurgent Kremlin
Bank of Cyprus, the largest lender of Greek Cyprus, announced July 17 that it has sold off its Russian subsidiary Uniastrum as part of what it called a “de-risk strategy.”
President Petro Poroshenko called it a “moral duty” July 17 to punish the “murderers” who killed 298 people by downing Flight MH17 over rebel-held eastern Ukraine one year ago.
Fenerbahçe, the Turkish giant that has undergone a facelift this summer by picking up Portuguese international Nani and Dutch star Robin van Persie from Manchester United, will return to the Champions League with a third qualifying round game against Ukraine’s Shakhtar Donetsk, after the draw was made on July 17.
Relatives of MH17 crash victims have filed a nearly $900 million suit against a one-time leader of Ukranian insurgents over the shooting down of the jet over the rebel-held east of the country last year.
Ukraine lost eight soldiers July 15 in a dramatic spike in fighting with pro-Russian gunmen that further imperilled a truce Washington's top European envoy is desperately trying to salvage in Kiev.
Russia’s floundering auto market could stabilize in the second half of this year, the head of Ford Motor Co’s Russian venture told the Vedomosti newspaper on July 14, halting a slide in sales fuelled by the country’s economic downturn.
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