Topic: EU

Armenia’s snap parliamentary elections not only surprised the losers, but also the winners. After the final rally by former president Robert Kocharyan’s supporters, observers believed that finally the Kocharyan campaign had gained[...]

ATHENS and YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — The diplomatic agencies of Armenia and Turkey have renewed their acrimonious exchange over the weekend after Yerevan voiced support for Greece and Cyprus in their dispute with Ankara over the[...]

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s erstwhile political soulmate, Ahmet Davutoglu, who served as Turkey’s foreign minister, was the country’s major ideologue defining its foreign policy. The basic paradigm of that policy was that their[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s current government has made “serious progress” in combatting corruption in the country but should not “rest on its laurels,” a senior European Union diplomat said on Tuesday, February 26. Piotr[...]

BRUSSELS (RFE/RL) — The European Union (EU) has praised Armenia for supporting its efforts to save the 2015 international agreement on Iran’s nuclear program despite the withdrawal of the United States. The issue was on the agenda of[...]

BERLIN — Deciphering the behavior of the President is a challenging task, and not only in the United States. Narcissism, paranoia and megalomania are the terms the psychiatrist would use to describe the brand of personality disorders[...]

BERLIN — If Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan thought he could celebrate the first anniversary of the attempted coup by cementing his dictatorial rule at home and intimidating allies abroad, he made a serious miscalculation, which[...]

By Nikolaj Nielsen BRUSSELS (EU Observer) — European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has warned against Turkey reimposing the death penalty. Juncker in Germany’s Bild am Sonntag newspaper has said the move would[...]

FRANKFURT, Germany — Turkish citizens who went to the polls on April 16 were saying “yes” or “no” not only to a new constitution but to the future of relations with Europe. This was the interpretation offered at a public debate[...]

BERLIN (Telegraph) — Turkey is blocking NATO cooperation with more than 40 partner countries in a diplomatic row with Austria, it has emerged. Austria has been prevented from taking part in exercises or future operations with the[...]