Home » InternationalYou are browsing entries filed in “International”

South American States Plan Cooperation with EEU

South American States Plan Cooperation with EEU

The member states of the Southern American Common market (MERCOSUR) intend to develop cooperation with the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), the participants in the MERCOSUR summit held in the Argentine city of Parana said in a joint statement on Wednesday.

December 18th, 2014

| Posted in Featured Story, International, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

EU Parliament Backs Recognition of Palestine ‘In Principle’

EU Parliament Backs Recognition of Palestine ‘In Principle’

The European Parliament overwhelmingly backed the recognition of a Palestinian state “in principle” on Wednesday, following a series of votes on the issue in EU nations that have enraged Israel, AFP reports.

December 17th, 2014

| Posted in Featured Story, International, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Russian Upper House Ratifies Armenia’s Entry to EEU

Russian Upper House Ratifies Armenia’s Entry to EEU

Russia’s parliamentary upper house, the Federation Council, ratified a treaty for Armenia’s accession to the Eurasian Economic Union on Wednesday, TASS reports.

December 17th, 2014

| Posted in Armenia, Featured Story, International, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Europe on Its Own, Says Gazprom, as South Stream Shelved

Europe on Its Own, Says Gazprom, as South Stream Shelved

With the end of the South Stream pipeline project, Russia will have to adapt to a new market where it will no longer provide gas delivery to end users in Europe, Aleksey Miller, CEO of Russian gas giant Gazprom, said in an interview confirming the closure of the South Stream project.

December 8th, 2014

| Posted in Featured Story, International, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Russia to Build Black Sea Pipeline to Turkey

Russia to Build Black Sea Pipeline to Turkey

Gazprom CEO Aleksey Miller said the energy giant will build a massive gas pipeline that will travel from Russia, transit through Turkey, and stop at the Greek border – giving Russia access to the Southern European market.

December 3rd, 2014

| Posted in Featured Story, International, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

What Pius XII Learned From the Armenian Genocide

What Pius XII Learned From the Armenian Genocide

In an insightful interview with ZENIT journalist Deborah Castellano Lubov, German historian Michael Hesemann explained the connection between Pope Pius XII’s actions during WWII regarding the Jewish Holocaust and how his decisions were affected by the Armenian Genocide.

November 17th, 2014

| Posted in Armenia, Featured Story, International, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Turkish Dealers Help ISIS Earn $1 Mil. Per Day

Turkish Dealers Help ISIS Earn $1 Mil. Per Day

The Islamic State (ISIS) is earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales, the United States has said, vowing to impose harsh sanctions on the purchasers of the oil, “including middlemen from Turkey.”

October 24th, 2014

| Posted in Featured Story, International, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Assyrian Genocide Monument Unveiled in Athens

Assyrian Genocide Monument Unveiled in Athens

A memorial for the Assyrian victims of the Turkish genocide of Christians during World War I was unveiled in Athens, Greece, a city that hosts approximately 8,000 Assyrians. According to estimates from that era, the Turkish genocide claimed 750,000 Assyrians, 1.5 million Armenians and 500,000 Pontic Greeks.

October 21st, 2014

| Posted in Featured Story, International, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Turkey Hits Kurds with Airstrikes

Turkey Hits Kurds with Airstrikes

Turkish warplanes have struck suspected Kurdish positions in southeastern Turkey, media reports said Tuesday, the first major airstrikes against Kurds since peace talks began two years ago to end 30 years of conflict.

October 14th, 2014

| Posted in Featured Story, International, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Turkey’s Hegemonial Ventures in Syria and Iraq

Turkey’s Hegemonial Ventures in Syria and Iraq

As the U.S.-led air strikes targeted the Islamic State (IS) fighters across the Syrian frontier with Turkey, the Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobani became more forsaken than ever.

October 9th, 2014

| Posted in Featured Story, International, Latest, Opinion, Top Stories | Read More »

Tehran Warns Turkey against Destabilizing Region

Tehran Warns Turkey against Destabilizing Region

“Turkey should remember its responsibilities while acting in the region considering the issues that are present in the region,” spokesman for Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Marzieh Afkham, told the Mehr news agency.

October 8th, 2014

| Posted in Featured Story, International, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Turkey Closes Border to Kurds Crossing to Fight ISIS

Turkey Closes Border to Kurds Crossing to Fight ISIS

Kurdish activists expressed outrage as the Turkish military began preventing any young person from crossing the border to fight Islamic militants in Syria, where Kurdish forces have been fighting to save the city of Kobane.

October 2nd, 2014

| Posted in Featured Story, International, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Russian Parliament Ratifies Eurasian Union Treaty

Russian Parliament Ratifies Eurasian Union Treaty

Russian lawmakers on Friday ratified a treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), which groups Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus and which is set to involve Armenia and more republics of the former Soviet Union.

September 26th, 2014

| Posted in Featured Story, International, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

UN Human Rights Body Stops Azerbaijan Visit Citing Official Obstruction

UN Human Rights Body Stops Azerbaijan Visit Citing Official Obstruction

The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) has decided to suspend its visit to Azerbaijan due to obstructions it encountered in carrying out its mandate under the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT), to which Azerbaijan is a party.

September 17th, 2014

| Posted in Featured Story, International, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »