The political crisis in Ukraine, including its dispute with Moscow over the flow of Russian natural gas, has forced many European nations to reconsider their reliance on Russia for energy.
July 13, 2014
Galatasaray have joined the race to sign Greek international Georgios Samaras.
TurkishFootball.com: July 10, 2014
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on militants belonging to the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq to release the 49 Turkish hostages
Trend.az: July 10, 2014
With the escalating crisis in Iraq, concerns are growing in Turkey over the economic fall out. Iraq is Turkey's second largest trading partner, with Turkish companies exporting roughly $14 billion a year.
July 8, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin will start a major Latin America tour next week that will take him to Cuba and Argentina ahead of a summit in Brazil for the BRICS emerging economies, which include Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
July 6, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for better relations between Russia and the United States in a congratulatory message to President Barack Obama on the U.S. Independence Day holiday.
July 6, 2014
Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova sign partnership agreements with the European Union, in a move opposed by Russia.
BBC: June 27, 2014
Pro-Russian separatists rejected a unilateral cease-fire declared by Ukraine's newly inaugurated president, casting doubt on the new effort to end the conflict in the country's east that has killed hundreds.
June 22, 2014
The smoke from burning marijuana plants billowed from a dozen houses on Day Five of Albania's most serious move yet against a southern village, armed to the teeth, that has churned out weed on an industrial scale for more than 15 years.
Reuters: June 20, 2014
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said the United States will work with its partners to impose "further costs on Russia" if it does not use its influence to help halt separatist violence in eastern Ukraine.
June 19, 2014