Russian President Vladimir Putin ratified an accord May 2 to set up a $100-billion reserve fund for the so-called BRICS -- the five leading emerging economies that include Russia, China, Brazil, India and South Africa
Firefighters have brought under control a forest fire near Ukraine's Chernobyl plant, scene of the world's worst nuclear accident in 1986, the emergency services said on April 29
An unofficial Turkish delegation has arrived in Crimea through a route offered by Russia and opposed by Ukraine, despite the recent diplomatic row between Moscow and Ankara.
A NATO mission policing Baltic airspace amid heightened tensions with Russia has forged a rather exotic alliance to ensure the safety of pilots and their jets
Polls has got underway in energy-rich Kazakhstan for a ballot almost certain to re-elect 74-year-old strongman incumbent President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Taking care of pensioners who are his bedrock of support has been a key feature of President Vladimir Putin’s rule, but as crisis bites, the Russian government is mooting an idea that has been taboo for 80 years: Raising the retirement age.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
In a comprehensive interview with daily Hürriyet’s Cansu Çamlıbel on April 24, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan underlined in an open way that Armenia’s “struggle does not end in 2015 – it will just enter a more mature phase.”
British Labour party leader Ed Miliband is to vow to end the country's "small-minded isolationist" attitude to Europe if he becomes prime minister after an election in two weeks' time
A Dutch expert helping to identify victims from last year’s MH17 airliner crash in Ukraine has been fired after showing photographs of the dead at a public lecture, the government said on April 23
The EU on April 22 formally charged Russian gas giant Gazprom with abusing its dominant market position in Europe, risking a new battle with the Kremlin and deepening the crisis over Ukraine
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on April 21 Russia was suffering significant economic problems because of international sanctions, but the situation could have been much worse and Russia was adapting
Category: MURAT YETKİN
It was April 2009 when new U.S. President Barack Obama paid his first overseas visit to Turkey and delivered a speech in the Turkish parliament
French President Francois Hollande said April 19 that negotiations with Moscow were under way to find a solution to a dispute over the sale of two Mistral warships, frozen over the Ukraine crisis
The United States gives importance to the “quality of Turkish democracy” not just in political and economic terms, but also as a security issue, said Victoria Nuland, the US Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs
Russia has key interests in common with the United States and needs to work with it on a common agenda, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said, apparently softening his anti-American rhetoric.
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
I arrived in Washington D.C. on the evening of April 13 for the 2015 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund.
About 300 US paratroopers arrived this week in Ukraine to train the Ukrainian National Guard which is fighting pro-Russian rebels in the east, the US Army said in a statement
Turkey’s region is surrounded by problems and Ankara is striving to maintain peace and prosperity, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said during a visit to Kazakhstan on April 17.
A sluggish global economy, the Greek debt crisis and continuing fallout of the Ebola epidemic will take focus beginning April 16 when top finance officials gather for the World Bank and IMF Spring meetings.
Italian oil services group Saipem is in constant touch with Gazprom over its plans to build the Turkish Stream pipeline and is in pole position to win contracts if the project goes through, four sources close to the matter said.
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