[email protected] Hutchison: NATO is focused on support to Alliance's south in face of security threats there. This will be part of discussions at Foreign Ministers

Map. History of Europe conflict

28 May 2018
US Department of State: 22 Ukrainian soldiers wounded in last 48 hours in eastern Ukraine - highest number since July. Russia-led forces have intensified artillery attacks on Ukrainians defending their country. Russia must end its aggression and fully implement the Minsk agreements.
The demonstrators against the #LaManada sentence arrive at the Gran Vía de Madrid
Meeting of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and British Prime Minister Teresa May1 month ago
Meeting of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and British Prime Minister Teresa May
1 month ago
Aviation Week's @laraseligman Q to Mattis: Do you have concerns that Russia is thinking about providing the S-300 missile system to the Syrian government? MATTIS: "I think anything that's done to continue this fighting in Syria is actually a tragedy."
Protest in Volokamsk of Moscow region today
Protest in Volokamsk of Moscow region today
1 month ago
U.S at OSCE: It is only a matter of time until Russia's aggression in eastern Ukraine results in a catastrophic humanitarian crisis, while the lives of workers at key infrastructure sites remain in constant jeopardy.
Explosions amid fire at Rubin plant in Moscow region1 month ago
Explosions amid fire at Rubin plant in Moscow region
Eyewitnesses report a fire at the Rubin plant in Moscow1 month ago
Eyewitnesses report a fire at the Rubin plant in Moscow
Big fire at Rubin plant in Balashiha of Moscow region1 month ago
Big fire at Rubin plant in Balashiha of Moscow region
Dokuchaevsk - damage at Gornaya street 59 after shelling. 2 killed
1 month ago
9 civilian buildings damaged as result of shelling on Zaitseve, North to Horlivka
1 month ago
New US secretary Pompeo heading to NATO talks, according to official
Fire near military academy in Murmansk1 month ago
Fire near military academy in Murmansk
1 month ago
Mattis Confirms French Troop Deployment in Syria
44 MEPs have called for more EU sanctions on Russia a European Magnitsky act and alignment with CAATSA.
Portnenko A.I 79y.o and Portnenko G.P 77y.o were killed as result of shelling in Dokuchaevsk
Massive law enforcement drill in Odesa today
1 month ago
The issue of Nagorno-Karabakh must be resolved exclusively in a peaceful way - Zakharova
Slovakia president and protesters say new interior minister won't end crisis
1 month ago
Ukraine's Foreign Ministry condemns new wave of raids in Crimea
In Odesa, the SBU exposed a distributor of separatist leaflets
Mi-8 helicopter made an emergency landing in Altai, no casualties
European Central Bank holds key interest rates at record lows: spokeswoman
1 month ago
Committee of the Council of Federation on Defense and Security supported the draft law on counter-sanctions
Armenian FM arrived in Moscow to discus situation in the country1 month ago
Armenian FM arrived in Moscow to discus situation in the country
[email protected]: Commission hopes to convince the UK that it needs to reassess its 'red lines', otherwise UK narrows its options for a future Brexit deal and a "reasonable outcome"
Jens Stoltenberg: I welcome the inter Korean summit meeting. NATO supports dialogue and all efforts towards a peaceful solution to the situation on the Korean Peninsula
EU Commission is still optimistic that US tariffs on European steel and aluminium products will not kick in on May 1. German officials raised doubts today that even temporary exemptions will be on the table
'UK has to face up to the fact that decision time is here' - Phil Hogan addresses the Seanad on Brexit
TASS: Security conference participants in Sochi spoke against unilateral use of force bypassing UN Security Council - Patrushev
[email protected]: 'Global Britain' is not realistic: 1) Outside the EU, UK's importance will be reduced 2) Trade deal with the US will be difficult to negotiate 3) Commonwealth is not a cohesive bloc, no single partner 4) It takes average of 7 years to negotiate FTA
1 month ago
Protesters block traffic in Armenia's capital Yerevan after the opposition accused the ruling party of refusing to cede power following the resignation of veteran leader Serzh Sarkisian
EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development @PhilHoganEU on Irish border: Deadline to find solution is set for June, if no decision by then, no withdrawal treaty, and no transition Brexit
[email protected] Hutchison on Afghan elections: "We are very very concerned that these elections go forward and that they be recognized as legitimate." She says Afghans are increasingly seeing that their lives are better for the years NATO has been fighting there, eg girls in school
Northern Ireland Newtownbutler - Police are currently dealing with a security alert.
1 month ago
The idea of the government setting removal targets for illegal immigrants goes back decades - PM May's spokesman
[email protected] Hutchison: NATO is focused on support to Alliance's south in face of security threats there. This will be part of discussions at Foreign Ministers
[email protected] Hutchison: We know there are domestic politics in all NATO Allies that must be worked through. We value Italy's contributions to NATO greatly, including to @ResoluteSupport
"We are very concerned about Russia's activities," says @USAmbNATO Hutchison, previewing NATO's foreign ministerial. She cites "malign activities" attempting to "destabilize our alliance."
European Commission President Juncker says eurozone should honour Greek debt relief pledge
The rocket "Rokot" with the European satellite Sentinel-3B started from Plesetsk. The orbiting satellite will be used to collect data on the state of the oceans, sea ice and coastal zones.
1 month ago
Greece will keep its cool to 'dangerous' Turkish provocations, PM says
1 month ago
British interior minister faces calls to resign after Windrush scandal
Iran media confirms arrest of British-Iranian scientist and peace campaigner Abbas Edalat; says he was part of 'infiltration network'
EU starts monitoring aluminum imports after U.S. tariffs
[email protected] Hutchison: We support Ukraine's aspirations to NATO membership. I was in Ukraine this month and had great meetings. I was encouraged by desire for strengthened alliance with Europe. But reforms must be made.
EU issues ultimatum to tech giants such as @facebook: Step up your efforts to tackle fakenews or face a new set of regulation from Brussels
1 month ago
ARF ministers and governors resign
Police seized weapons in Liubech village of Chernyhiv region
1 month ago
MoD spox: Donetsk sector – militants delivered 51 attacks, used 120mm mortars on multiple occasions in Verkhniotertske, Hnutove, Vodiane areas, 82mm one near Shakhta Butovka and Avdiivka. Hostile small arms and light weapons attacks were recorded in 17 locations.
Incidents like Skripal poisoning/support for the Syrian government have "created a situation where tensions are higher and relations between Russia and NATO are more difficult than they've been in many years," says @jensstoltenberg. He says that makes dialogue more important
"We all should welcome" President Ghani's offer of reconciliation talks with the Taliban, says @jensstoltenberg. He expects foreign ministers to recommit resources to Afghanistan, a key issue Friday
EU officials say May has little over a month to choose whether to leave Northern Ireland permanently aligned with the EU or keep the whole of the UK in a customs union. UK Brexit Secretary Davis told MPs neither would happen
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg welcomes Korea summit (taking place simultaneously with NATO foreign ministers tomorrow) and Pyongyang's pledge to stop nuclear pursuits, but says until there's more clarity on this, sanctions must remain in place
1 month ago
Greek PM says Greece is remaining calm in the face of 'dangerous' provocations from Turkey challenging Greek sovereignty
From where we stand rightwe must assume new tariffs starting May 1st, says German government spokesperson just before Merkel's departure to DC1 month ago
"From where we stand rightwe must assume new tariffs starting May 1st," says German government spokesperson just before Merkel's departure to DC
We will close the ForMin with a meeting on the Western Balkans and NATO's Open Door policy: discussing the progress made by BiH, Skopje and Georgia - @jensstoltenberg
NATO Foreign Ministers will also address Afghanistan and our renewed commitment with troop increases and financial support - @jensstoltenberg
We will launch a new training mission for Iraq at NATO summit in July. Foreign Ministers will agree further details tomorrow, planning for a training mission of several hundred - @jensstoltenberg
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg adds Syria and Skripal poisoning to list of concerns the alliance has about Russia, as foreign ministers come to town Friday
NATO Foreign Ministers will be joined by the EU HR/VP @FedericaMog to discuss how we could cooperate more closely to build stability - @jensstoltenberg
1 month ago
NATO SecGen: Minsk agreement is only platform we have to try to find negotiated solution to conflict in Ukraine. But problems with lack of implementation must be resolved.
When tensions are high, it is even more important to talk with Russia: we remain open to meaningful dialogue and continue to work for the next meeting of the NATO - Russia Council - @jensstoltenberg
1 month ago
Germany expects US to impose punitive tariffs on EU aluminium and steel imports from May 1, government source says
For several years, Moscow has shown a pattern of dangerous behaviour: the illegal annexation of Crimea, the destabilisation of Eastern Ukraine, meddling in democratic processes, cyber-attacks and disinformation - @jensstoltenberg
Foreign Ministers will meet tomorrow to prepare the NATO summit in July and will begin with a meeting to discuss Russia - @jensstoltenberg
1 month ago
NATO SecGen: A few years ago, NATO was responsible for countering Taliban in Afghanistan. Afghans themselves have responsibility for security. Important progress. We continue to train, advises, assist and provide funding.
NATO SecGen: We'll close ForMin with meeting on Open Door policy to discuss progress by Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Former Republic of Macedonia. We'll also discuss Ukraine.
1 month ago
NATO SecGen: We will launch new training mission for Iraq at NATOSummit in July. Currently planning for several hundred to train Iraqis and help build military schools to help prevent reemergence of ISIS.
NATO SecGen previews ForMin for media: Ministers will prepare for upcoming NATOSummit in July. 1st meeting will be on Russia, which has shown pattern of dangerous behavior for years
1 month ago
Germany says not making itself more dependent on Russia with new pipeline
1 month ago
President of Armenia National Assembly Ara Babloyan announced that on May 1 @ 12pm the RA National Assembly at a special session will discuss the issue of Prime Minister's election. Note that the deadline for nominating candidates for Prime Minister is April 30
1 month ago
MP opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan announces temporary freeze on civil disobedience actions blocking the roads to stop people from participating in these actions with covered license plates + to restore order among rogue drivers participating in the actions
Lionel Messi can register his name as trademark for sports goods: EU court
1 month ago
Protest actions continue in Yerevan
Protest actions continue in Yerevan
1 month ago
German parliament approves a draft resolution recognizing the Jewish State of Israel
1 month ago
Armenia's parliament will elect the new prime minister on May 1, says the speaker of the parliament
Searches in Belogorsk, Crimea today1 month ago
Searches in Belogorsk, Crimea today
Security Services of Ukraine detained pro-Russian propagandists from Kyiv and Odesa
Security Services of Ukraine detained pro-Russian propagandists from Kyiv and Odesa
1 month ago
Labour has been granted an urgent question at 10.30am to ask Home Secretary Amber Rudd if she will make a statement on the alleged use of deportation targets in the Home Office
1 month ago
UK can finalise trade agreement with EU before Brexit, says David Davis
Two Italian men have been charged in connection with an incident before the Liverpool vs Roma Champions League match on Tuesday which left a 53-year-old man seriously injured, Merseyside Police have said
Pakistan and Indian Armies to make a history with first ever joint military drills
1 month ago
2 Armenian top officials have arrived in Moscow for talks
Dodon with Krasnoselski at Bender: Peacekeeping mission on Nistru needs to continue1 month ago
Dodon with Krasnoselski at Bender: Peacekeeping mission on Nistru needs to continue
Pope Francis prayed for Korean people with the thousands of people in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday General Audience. To the Korean people, who ardently desire peace, I promise the prayer and the closeness of the whole church.1 month ago
Pope Francis prayed for Korean people with the thousands of people in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday General Audience. "To the Korean people, who ardently desire peace, I promise the prayer and the closeness of the whole church."
Pope Francis prayed for Korean people with the thousands of people in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday General Audience. To the Korean people, who ardently desire peace, I promise the prayer and the closeness of the whole church.
1 month ago
Brexit is pushing talk of a united Ireland back on the agenda
EU say nearing plan to save Iran nuclear pact
1 month ago
Republican Party held session last night; met with former President/PM Serzh Sargsyan and acting PM Karen Karapetyan. Said they are prepared to discuss any issue with opposition Pashinyan without preconditions and Serzh Sargsyan will be replaced as party chairman
1 month ago
UK Home Office has been hit by more confusion about its immigration policy after a row over deportation "targets"
Security service of Ukraine exposed illicit arms traders in Odesa
U.S. to press NATO allies to spend more, warn about Russia
=Senior @StateDept official previewed NATO ForMin priorities: "The underlying theme is centrality and importance of NATO for the US, our Allies, and regional and international security"
Ukraine has also expressed its aspirations for membership and I expect ministers will want to address that’ - NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg
1 month ago
Eastern Ukraine: 76 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, reactive artillery used in Luhansk region, ATGM near Hnutove. 11 Ukrainian soldiers were wounded
Crimean solidarity reports about searches in Belogorsk at Bariev Ali1 month ago
"Crimean solidarity" reports about searches in Belogorsk at Bariev Ali
The Russian diplomats who were just expelled from the US included spies who US law enforcement and intelligence officials believe were tracking Russian defectors and their families who had resettled in the US.
Cambridge whistle blower told House Democrats Tuesday that Steve Bannon directed staff to test messaging in 2014 about Vladmir Putin and Russian expansion in Eastern Europe.
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 17km ESE of Sita Buzaului, Romania
Tusk: Serbia's future will not be decided by Moscow, Washington, Ankara or Brussels. It will be decided only by Belgrad
Czech president: The time has come to move our embassy to Jerusalem
Croatian police said on Wednesday they had arrested a 19-year old man they suspect of being behind an illegal internet service for cyber attacks called Webstresser.org
Berlin wears kippah solidarity march in the German capital against Anti-Semitism and intolerance.1 month ago
"Berlin wears kippah" solidarity march in the German capital against Anti-Semitism and intolerance.
1 month ago
Right now, @Batoyan is addressing the tens of thousands (paraphrased): Armenia's population is 51 percent women and I want to thank them for taking part in civil disobedience and for being the guarantors of the peaceful nature of the movement
Macron: Iran shall never possess any nuclear weapons
Macron: 'We must fight against fake news'
Macron: We should not abandon Iran nuclear deal without better option
1 month ago
A few hours later, Russia's embassy in Denmark tweets a story saying @OPCW found no chemical weapons, with the story citing the "Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the Russian General Staff"
France's Macron calls on U.S. to engage world, reject nationalism
1 month ago
Right at the rally in Republic Square, they announced that Nikol Pashinyan will be the 'people's candidate' for prime minister. "We, the Armenian people expect that all factions in parliament will choose 1 candidate consensus."
Romanian PM visits Israel as embassy row brews
1 month ago
UK Brexit Secretary David Davis says nothing in the backstop solution to avoid a hard border will require NI to have different arrangements to the rest of the UK when it is agreed by October
1 month ago
May dealt new Brexit defeat in upper house of parliament
1 month ago
Rally at Republic Square continues
Rally at Republic Square continues
1 month ago
U.S Embassy in Armenia denied quote attributed to @usembarmenia ambassador
1 month ago
Act. PM's office has edited its press release removing phrases attributing to Mills judgments w.r.t. to 'illegality of the process' or 'election of PM in the streets'
US Department of State: Slovakia Security Alert: The U.S. gov't remains concerned that militants are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children. Militants may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, and transportation hubs. Stay alert.
President Trump's Cabinet enters ahead of French President Emmanuel Macron's address to a joint meeting of Congress.
1 month ago
Karapetyan met with EU rep. in Armenia Pyotr Svitalsky: constitution, dialogue, supported government line on negotiations; this is per Karapetyan's facebook
Jewish headstones discarded by the Nazis in Greece's Veria (pic on the left) sit in overgrown grass  while meanwhile the site of the onetime cemetery below them has been turned into a tennis and basketball court .1 month ago
Jewish headstones discarded by the Nazis in Greece's Veria (pic on the left) sit in overgrown grass while meanwhile the site of the onetime cemetery below them has been turned into a tennis and basketball court .
1 month ago
[email protected]: [email protected] did a spectacular job hosting the President of France @EmmanuelMacron and his wife Brigitte. Every detail was done to perfection. The State Dining Room never looked more beautiful, and Washington is abuzz over what an incredible job Melania did.
1 month ago
Armenian President Armen Sarkissian issued a statement regarding ongoing talks with parliamentary and non-parliamentary political forces to find a solution to the country's political crisis
Mills further supports the government view that prime minister cannot be elected in the streets and only  a democratic process.1 month ago
Mills further supports the government view that prime minister cannot be elected in the streets and only a democratic process.
1 month ago
Karapetyan met US ambassador Mills. PM's web site claims Mills insisted that political process should proceed in accordance with the constitution and through dialogue. Mills agrees with govt that ongoing protests are taking place outside legal norms
1 month ago
[email protected]: Busy day planned. Looking forward to watching President Macron of France address a Joint Session of Congress today. This is a great honor and seldom allowed to be donehe will be GREAT.
Germany will give an extra €1 billion for people in need in Syria, Foreign Minister @HeikoMaas pledges at a donor conference in Brussels
New Korsar UAV to take part in Russia's Victory Day parade for the first time1 month ago
New Korsar UAV to take part in Russia's Victory Day parade for the first time
1 month ago
Karapetyan didn't resigned according to tert.am
1 month ago
Germany's Echo music prize is being scrapped after anti-Semitic scandal involving hip-hop stars Kollegah and Farid Bang prompted a stream of musicians to hand back their awards
1 month ago
After walking for several hours through the capital, Pashinyan returned to Republic Square, called for the total surrender of the ruling Republican Party. Rally scheduled for 7 p.m.
1 month ago
Acting PM of Armenia Karen Karapetyan has resigned
1 month ago
Britain says working closely with allies on new Iran measures
Police seized explosives and drugs in Kropyvnytskyi
"If a refugee comes to Europe, the cost on Europe, on any European country [is] 30,000 euros, whereas in Lebanon, what we are getting from the international community is less than a 1,000 euros" — Lebanese PM Saad Hariri
1 month ago
Sky Sources say an announcement is to be made in the next few days about U.S. President Donald Trump's working visit to the UK possibly in July
1 month ago
Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijani Armed Forces to strengthen with military products of Turkey
EU is ready to offer a better trade deal than it gave Turkey if Britain stays in customs union
AN77 prototype  after demo flight  at EurasiaAirshow1 month ago
AN77 prototype after demo flight at #EurasiaAirshow
1 month ago
UK PM: Rudd will set out compensation. The hotline is for people to get documents - it's not there to find people for deportation
1 month ago
Germany's Justice Minister @KatarinaBarley calls it an "important sign of solidarity" - after an anti-Semitic attack on a young man, today Germans are wearing a kippah in demos
1 month ago
PM @theresa_may on customs union: As seen during Commonwealth Summit, there is considerable interest in independent free trade deals between UK and third parties remaining in a customs union would not allow UK to negotiate these deals
1 month ago
PM @theresa_may: There is a difference between Windrush generation case and post-Brexit settled status system for EU citizensthe problem should not occur in relation to EU citizens
Photos from Vilha test today
US Department of State: The U.S. supports a comprehensive settlement of the Transnistria conflict. This week's agreement will bring real benefits to the lives of people on both sides of the Nistru River and is a welcome step forward in the peace process in Moldova.
1 month ago
Peter Madsen says he will appeal against his murder conviction and life sentence over the death of Kim Wall on his private submarine
1 month ago
PM @theresa_may: During Brexit transition period, UK's share of catch cannot be reduced, and after Dec. 2020 UK will be independent coastal state
Final Fire Test of the Missile Complex "Vilha"
1 month ago
Germany says top priority for it is keeping existing Iran nuclear deal, a new one is not on the agenda
1 month ago
Corbyn calls on Theresa May to end "hostile environment" policy and scrap "bogus" targets on immigration numbers
1 month ago
Corbyn calls for @AmberRuddHR to resign as Home Secretary, telling she "inherited a failing policy and made it worse"
1 month ago
Sky ends support for takeover bid from 21st Century Fox
1 month ago
[email protected]_may: Businesses want tariff free frictionless borders, and that is what the UK is negotiating for Brexit
1 month ago
UK PM May: The Windrush generation has a right to be British. They are part of us. We are taking action against those here illegally. The Windrush generation are here legally. Steps against those here illegally have been taken by successive governments - including Labour
1 month ago
UK PM May: The Windrush generation are here legaly. There are people who are here illegally. The Labour Party have agreed on the need to clamp down on illegal immigration. The British public will say we should deal with illegal immigration
1 month ago
UK PM May: We are not bereft of ideas. Scottish government needs to listen to businesses who say that Scotland needs to stay in UK single market
1 month ago
UK PM May: Salisbury is safe for residents and visitors
1 month ago
PM @theresa_may: It is disappointing that Scottish government has not yet given agreement to EU Withdrawal Bill Brexit
1 month ago
The Kúria, Hungary's highest court, agrees that the organized busing of voters from Ukraine into Hungary on election day was unlawful, but sees no reason to order another vote in the areas affected.
President Poroshenko took part in final test of Vilha MLRS
President Poroshenko took part in final test of Vilha MLRS
Russian forces shelled Luhans'ke with artillery
1 month ago
Danish inventor Madsen gets life term for journalist's murder
1 month ago
Azerbaijan is considering imposing new penalties for breaking rules on rallies, street marches, demonstrations, pickets and other mass events.
Poland's president wades into controversial debate over severely ill British toddler, with foreign head of state appearing to contradict decision of UK's government run NHS
French tycoon Vincent Bollore held for second day of questioning by anti-corruption police.
1 month ago
Armenia Police attempted to detain a few protesters in their police car on Mashdots street. A group of young men, including students and April war veterans, surrounded the police car, until police let the protesters go. Traffic on Mashdots street was at a stand still
1 month ago
Workers at Dalma Mall in Yerevan have joined the strike and blocked the street in front of the mall
1 month ago
The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers has announced workers will strike for 24 hours on 9 May on Arriva Rail North, Greater Anglia and South Western Railway and again on SWR on 11, 14, 16 and 18 May in the long-running dispute over guards
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