Search on for state actor possibly behind latest mysterious Gulf of Oman incidents. Iranian supreme leader, meanwhile, tells visiting Japanese PM he’s no message for ‘unworthy’ Trump. Day ends with US State Sec. Pompeo blaming Iran for attacks.
Toxic toxic sulphur oxides emitted by cruise ships exceed the entire emissions from Croatia's car fleet by a staggering 189.6 times, a new report from Transport & Environment has revealed.
Iranians must “play a constructive role in strengthening peace and stability in the Middle East” Japanese PM tells Tehran press call.
First-week sales were the highest of all government securities ever, as retail investors bought €1.6bn of the five-year Map Plus government bond.
The Constitutional Court of Ukraine has started hearings on a lawsuit challenging the nation's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s decree on the nation's parliament's dissolution and his call for early parliamentary elections.
The prime ministers of Albania and North Macedonia are engaged in last ditch attempts to secure the go ahead for the start of accession negotiations at the European Council meeting later this month.
Leaked letter from finance minister warns money to pay public sector salaries may run out before the end of the year.
Rival governments are installed in the government and parliament buildings in Chisinau. The situation remains calm, with the two sides consolidating their positions ahead of a possible confrontation.
After a string of raids and investigations, businessman Laszlo Bige says he suspects revenge by the competition and in particular one person — but he didn't name names.
As observers assess whether the June 12 ceremony for ‘pre-determined’ winner will spark renewed protests, Kazakhstan is accused of “scant respect for democratic standards”.
Market conditions good as Ukraine’s Finance Ministry gets ready to offer a euro-denominated Eurobond
Hidden camera footage said to show officials stuffing ballot box. One polling station accused of turning off lights to thwart election observers. Activists behind Wake Up, Qazaqstan campaign hindered by blocked internet, social media services.
President Ilir Meta announced he is cancelling June 30 local elections, triggering a constitutional crisis.
President and top oligarch battle for supremacy. Pro-Russian Socialists and pro-EU ACUM alliance agree to form government, but Constitutional Court appoints acting president who dismisses parliament and calls new elections.
Russian investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was arrested and charged with dealing drugs at the weekend in what his colleagues claim was retribution for his journalistic work that hurt business interests.
Former solider Miroslav Marcek, the primary suspect in the murders of journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kusnirova, claims the hit was ordered by a Russian citizen.
Russia and China account for almost half of the 650 deals worth RUB3.1 trillion announced at SPIEF
After months of increasingly violent protests, Ilir Meta warns of “unpredictable escalation of conflict” and says conditions don’t exist for “true, democratic, representative” elections — but Prime Minister Edi Rama says the vote will go ahead.
Crucially, however, its deadline falls one week after the Istanbul revote seen as another referendum on Erdogan and test of what remains of Turkish democracy.
“The US is isolated by Russia and China.” The leaders of both countries are actively building a new economic alliances with the other emerging markets — but the OPEC+ deal is in danger.