Category: GWYNNE DYER
Last Sunday was a busy day: three elections, in three different continents, all of them offering at least the hope of better times.
Moscow and Kiev clinched a deal that will guarantee that Russian gas exports flow into Ukraine and beyond to the EuUthroughout the winter despite their rivalry over the fighting in eastern Ukraine
Swept along by the excitement as the Berlin Wall was torn down, former top Soviet officials now say, 25 years on, they feel stabbed in the back by the West.
Russia may restart gas supply to Ukraine as soon as next week if Kiev pays $2.2 billion worth of debt and pre-payments, gas export monopoly Gazprom said on Friday, under a deal that is also vital to ensure deliveries to Europe.
Turkish warplanes have confronted Russian jets over the Black Sea, as NATO aircraft also tracked Russian strategic bombers over the Atlantic and sorties of fighters over the Baltic
European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso said Thursday a deal to resolve a bitter Russia-Ukraine supply dispute was "within reach" as he urged the two sides to settle their differences.
An unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff from a commercial launch pad inn Virginia, marking the first accident since NASA turned to private operators to deliver cargo to the ISS
US Vice President Joe Biden next month visits Ukraine as well as Turkey, where fighting across the border in the Syrian town of Kobane has sparked tensions with Washington
Russia plans to recognise elections being organised next weekend by rebels in east Ukraine in defiance of the government in Kiev, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview
Pro-Europe parties secured a big win in an election in Ukraine, a partial vote count showed, with President Petro Poroshenko hailing people's support for his plan to pursue democratic reforms sought by the West
Armenian and Azeri leaders have agreed to pursue talks over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region after resuming direct contacts at a meeting in Paris on Monday, the French government said.
A loose political grouping that backs Poroshenko is expected to become the leading force in the assembly, giving him a mandate to pursue a peace plan for the east and carry out deep reforms sought by the EU
France’s President François Hollande hosts leaders Armenian leader Serzh Sarkisian and Azerbaijan leader İlham Aliyev as Europe makes a fresh push to end the conflict over Nagorno Karabakh
More than 100 films from 28 countries will be shown at the third Universal Children’s Film Festival to be held between Oct. 27 and 31 in Istanbul’s Tuzla neighborhood.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
As you read this article, one of NATO’s top soldiers, the LANDCOM commander in Izmir, Lt.-Gen. Frederick Ben Hodges, will be packing his bags and moving to the command post of Wiesbaden where the U.S. Land Forces in Europe are located.
European Union leaders agreed Oct. 24 what they hailed as the world's most ambitious climate change targets for 2030, paving the way for a new UN-backed global treaty next year.
Russian investigators detained four more staff members Oct. 23 at the Moscow airport where the CEO of French oil giant Total died when his plane collided with a snow plough.
Russia, Ukraine and the EU began crunch gas talks on Oct. 21 to resolve a bitter price dispute and end fears that Moscow could halt crucial energy supplies to Europe this winter.
Turkey’s Central Bank has said it will begin paying interest on financial institutions’ lira required reserves from November in a bid to support growth and domestic savings
Turkey and Azerbaijan have learned from past crises, which have strengthened their relationship, Azerbaijani academic Elhur Soltanov tells the Hürriyet Daily News
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