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After offshore gas pipe suspected sabotage, Finland switches to LNG

Finland has switched to liquified natural gas supplies to cover the country’s needs following a decision on October 8 to shut down the Balticconnector...

Serb boycotts, protests trigger new unrest in Kosovo

The latest cycle of unrest in Kosovo, a direct result of Serbian interference in Kosovo’s April 23 municipal elections, exploded into violence on May...

Finland joins NATO

Before the Russian Federation invaded Ukraine, only a third of Finns supported joining NATO. Russia’s war, however, led to almost unanimous overnight support amongst Finnish voters for membership in the alliance.

The unfiltered truth about recent Serbia-Russia relations

Although Moscow perceives Serbia as a trading currency in the geopolitical market of great powers. Serbia believes that its destiny is not to be betrayed by beliefs, friends, allies or history.

The ‘European Army’ scheme is just a cover for France to get back into the big power game

The idea of a so-called 'European Army' has come in and out of fashion in the Brussels bubble for about 20 years. After each...

Going Dom(e): An Israeli ticket home for Ukraine

Home is where the heart is. Since fighting in the Donbass erupted back in 2014, the residents of Mariupol have had trouble getting home,...

Blinken reaffirms America’s focus on rebuilding partnerships

During his March 22-25 trip to Brussels, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken emphasized repeatedly that the Biden administration will work to rebuild America’s...

Turkish FM Cavusoglu to visit Brussels for talks with EU, NATO

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is set to pay a two-day visit in Brussels on Wednesday, to hold meetings with EU officials and with...

NATO voices concerns over Russian military presence in MENA region

Russia's increasing military presence in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is a matter of "great concern" for NATO, its Secretary-General Jens...

Stunned world reacts to Capitol Hill disruptions

Even though the January 6 disruptions in Washington that resulted in five deaths are seen to fall exclusively in the domain of the term...

Zaev hints at early elections

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev of North Macedonia hinted on 5 June, and again the next day, that he would consider calling early elections if...

Athens clears path for North Macedonia’s NATO admission

NATO’s 29 members and the soon-to-be-renamed Republic of North Macedonia signed the country’s NATO Accession Protocol in Brussels on February 6. Since the Name...

Political landscape reshaped after blistering Prespes Agreement ratification battle

While Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras successfully avoided triggering national elections over the painful ratification battle for June’s Prespes Agreement with the newly renamed...

Deeply polarised Greece ratifies Prespes Agreement

Greece completed its rushed and contentious ratification procedure for the Prespes Agreement in a vote delayed to January 25, aiming to resolve the Name...

Name Dispute: Western leaders rejoice, Greece melts down

After a confused post-holiday week marked by conflicting statements and signals from key Greek leaders in the ruling coalition government, political developments in Athens...

Name Dispute: Prespes ratification issue is front and center

Like the slowly ticking time bomb it actually represents for the Greek political world, the Prespes Agreement ratification procedure rolls almost inexorably towards completion...

Kosovo votes to transform civil defence force into formal military structure

The Kosovo Parliament voted almost unanimously on December 14 to begin the process of upgrading the country’s existing NATO/KFOR-trained paramilitary force, the Kosovo Security...

Name Dispute: Zaev scores stunning victory from failed referendum

In a late-night vote October 19th, Macedonia/FYROM Prime Minister Zoran Zaev collected the required 80 yes votes, or a 2/3 majority, to approve the...

Name Dispute: Taking stock in Skopje after the disappointing referendum

Shockwaves continue from the low turnout in the referendum in Macedonia/FYROM, which had been hoped to approve June’s Prespes Agreement settling the Name Dispute...

Zero hour for Name Dispute

In the run-up to Macedonia/FYROM’s referendum on settling its three-decade-old Name Dispute with neighbouring Greece, the rival parties involved in the vote made impassioned...

Name Dispute: Leaders line up to support “Yes” vote in September 30 referendum

A flood of important visitors has hit Skopje, and this is continuing, clearly part of a coordinated work program to “save the referendum” by...

WikiLeaks revelations propel Name Dispute issue back to center stage

The Prespes Agreement - the latest attempt to end the quarter-century-long Name Dispute between Greece and its neighbour FYROM/Macedonia by renaming the latter 'the Republic of North...

Name Dispute: A week for summitry and skullduggery

In the context of the shrill NATO-US debate over President Donald J. Trump’s demands for higher European defence spending, the situation involving the potential...

Trump vs Nord Stream-2

At an early breakfast meeting with NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels on July 11, US President Donald J. Trump launched an attack on the...

Name Dispute: Furious reaction to Prespes Agreement expands

Strong public and political reactions have continued throughout Greece following the June 17 signature of the Prespes Agreement that was intended to resolve the...

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