Iranian president urges EU to step up efforts in nuclear deal implementation
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on the European Union Wednesday to boost its efforts in implementing Iran's nuclear deal, as it complies with Brussels' interests in the Middle East, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
03:07 17 August
Merkel opposes EU-Turkey divorce
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected on Wednesday calls to end Turkey’s EU membership process, but signaled that the EU would not enter into talks with Ankara on modernizing the existing Customs Union, due to recent political tensions, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
22:01 16 August
Greece asks EU help to tackle forest fires
Greece requested European civil protection assistance on Tuesday to help combat the forest fires raging near Athens, a spokesperson of the fire service, Stavroula Malliri told a press briefing, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
01:31 16 August
Turkish jets kill 13 PKK terrorists in N. Iraq
Thirteen PKK terrorists have been killed in airstrikes carried out by Turkish jets in northern Iraq's Mt. Qandil area, the Turkish military announced Monday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
20:33 14 August
EU broadens sanction list agaisnt DPRK amid U.S.-DPRK war of words
The Council of the European Union (EU) on Thursday broadened a sanction list targeting the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in response to the Northeast Asian country's ongoing test-launch of ballistic missiles, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
20:53 10 August
Czech police ask parliament to allow prosecution of PM candidate Babis
Czech police have asked the parliament to allow for prosecution of ANO party leader Andrej Babis, the central European country's most serious candidate to become prime minister after an election due in October, the parliamentary speaker said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
20:28 10 August
UK ready to pay up to 40 billion euros to leave EU
Britain is prepared to pay up to 40 billion euros ($47 billion) as part of a deal to leave the European Union, the Sunday Telegraph newspaper reported, citing three unnamed sources familiar with Britain's negotiating strategy, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:03 06 August
Germany accuses Vietnam of Cold War-style kidnapping of businessman
Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Friday Germany was considering measures against Vietnam for kidnapping a former oil executive and described the abduction, denied by Hanoi, as reminiscent of Cold War spy movies, APA reports quoting Reiters.
05:30 05 August
Russia says reserves right to retaliate over new EU sanctions
Moscow reserves the right to take retaliatory measures over new European Union sanctions but also reaffirms its interest in keeping and developing economic cooperation with the bloc, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:34 05 August
Russian deputy minister blacklisted in new EU sanctions over Siemens turbines to Crimea
The European Union on Friday imposed sanctions on three more Russians, including Deputy Energy Minister Andrei Cherezov, and three Russian companies over the delivery of Siemens' turbines to Moscow-annexed Crimea, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:25 04 August
EU allocates € 13.5M to Azerbaijan’s Lankaran
The European Union has allocated € 13.5 million for the development of Azerbaijan’s Lankaran region.
11:01 03 August
EU's Juncker says ready to retaliate if needed over new U.S. sanctions on Russia
The European Union's chief executive on Wednesday said the United States had taken into account some EU concerns over new sanctions on Russia but Brussels was ready to retaliate within days if the measures hurt EU economic interests, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:50 03 August
Trump signs Russia sanctions bill, but lays out his concerns about the law
President Donald Trump has signed the Russia sanctions bill Congress forced on him, and is adding a statement saying the administration will carry out the law but with reservations about its impact and the constitutionality of some provisions, Bloomberg reported.
19:01 02 August
U.S. VP Pence accuses Russia of attempted coup in Montenegro
The future of the Western Balkans is as part of the West, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday during a visit to Montenegro two months after it joined NATO in defiance of Russia, according to Reuters.
17:40 02 August
Germany wants Europe to suspend prep work for EU-Turkey Customs Union
The German government wants the European Commission to suspend preparatory work on negotiations with Turkey about modernizing the EU-Turkey Customs Union because it would send the "wrong signal", a draft paper obtained by Reuters showed.
13:24 01 August
About 30 migrants found in refrigerator truck in French city of Dunkirk
A total of 26 migrants including a 2-year-old child, who were trying to reach the United Kingdom, were found in a refrigerator truck in the northern French city of Dunkirk, APA reports quoting BBC.
05:28 30 July
Russia suspends US embassy use of diplomatic properties in Moscow
Russia is suspending the use of all warehouses in Moscow by the US embassy starting from August 1, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday.
14:31 28 July
EU court keeps Hamas on terrorism list, removes Tamil Tigers
The European Union's top court kept Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on the EU terrorism blacklist on Wednesday and removed Sri Lankan separatist rebels, the Tamil Tigers, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:14 27 July
Russia calls US source of danger
Moscow sees Washington as a source of danger and makes decisions based on this, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said this on July 26, APA reports quoting TASS.
13:22 26 July
US OKs new sanctions against Russia, Iran, North Korea
The House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a new and comprehensive sanctions bill against Russia, Iran and North Korea, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency
04:51 26 July