Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Manuel Barroso, the outgoing head of the European Commission, remains hopeful about Turkish-EU ties even though very little progress has been made in recent years in Ankara’s bid for membership.
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
A high-up investment banker acquaintance was one of those who coined the term the fragile five in August 2013 to refer to five countries whose currencies had depreciated significantly during the summer
Pro-Ukrainian protesters in eastern Ukraine's city Kharkiv on Sept. 28 toppled a giant Lenin statue seen as a symbol of Soviet legacy and Moscow's control.
War-torn Ukraine has distanced itself from an EU-brokered agreement with Russia that would have restored its gas supplies during winter and helped rebuild trust between the neighbouring foes
Former Norwegian premier Jens Stoltenberg will on Sept. 28 take charge of a revitalised NATO which less than a year ago looked like a Cold War dinosaur in a fast-changing world
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov thinks relations between Moscow and Washington need a new 'reset', blaming the freeze on the United States
Russia and Ukraine are holding European Union-brokered talks on their long-running gas dispute as pressure mounts for a solution to head off a winter supply crisis in Ukraine and beyond
Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Sept. 26 that Hungary could not risk a halt to Russian gas supplies as it froze deliveries to Ukraine amid threats by Moscow
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said he would present a broad plan of social and economic reforms which would allow the country to apply for membership of the EU in six years
Sierra Leone began a quarantine of more than one million people in the largest lockdown in west Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak, as world leaders met to discuss the crisis at the UN
Political raproachment between Tehran and Brussels, as well as relatively convenient access conditions, have been fueling EU’s hopes to replace Russian gas with Iranian in the long-term
Obama implored Middle Eastern nations to take the lead in addressing the conditions that have sparked the rise of extremists, including cutting off funding to terror groups
The ongoing game-changers in energy and geopolitics will likely force Ankara and Brussels to consider a joint strategy over how to achieve gas supply security, particularly in view of what’s happening in the Black Sea region
Turkish companies could play an important role in Russia’s plans to reconstruct Crimea and invest in the fields of agriculture and tourism, the Russian ambassador to Turkey has said
Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels were battling around the airport near the insurgent stronghold of Donetsk
Russia will increase its Black Sea fleet by 2020 with more than 80 new warships and will complete a second naval base for the fleet near the city of Novorossiysk by 2016, its commander said
Russia’s envoy to Turkey says establishing a buffer zone inside Syria and imposing a no-fly zone requires a UN Security Council resolution
A fragile truce between pro-Russian insurgents and Ukrainian forces appeared to be consolidate Monday as clashes subsided and attention focused on the unresolved status of the separatist east.
Relatives of German victims of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 plan to sue Ukraine and its president for criminal negligence for not closing the country's airspace, a lawyer said
Ukraine insisted it would not pull back its troops from the frontline until all sides cease fire under a peace plan aimed at ending five months of bloodshed in the east
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