Results of a poll by the International Republican Institute indicate a strong popular mandate for the new government to press on with reforms.
Iran’s top legal vetting committee, the Guardian Council, has confirmed the bill of temporary agreement for launching a free trade agreement between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), according to Mehr News Agency on June 27.
Absence of Armenian midfield star hangs over tonight’s Europa League final in Azerbaijan but the outrage will quickly fizzle out.
Russia’s expenditure falls for a second year, even though Moscow fears are driving defence outlays elsewhere. Turkey committed a league-topping 24% more while Iran spent 9.5% less on its armed forces as US tightened economic noose.
Southeast Europe enjoys a largely free and vibrant press, but an index developed by consultant Keshif shows that the press is coming under pressure and diversity and quality are slipping.