The Verkhovna Rada has adopted a resolution urging Washington to grant Ukraine the special status of "major non-NATO ally," something the current leadership in Kiev has long advocated. The United States is unlikely to give this designation to Ukraine, journalist Vladimir Bychkov wrote for RIA Novosti.
Turkey has summoned Russia's charge d'affaires in Ankara in connection with the death of a Turkish serviceman near the Syrian border, Turkey's Foreign Ministry spokesman Huseiyn Muftuoglu said Thursday.
Moscow hopes that Western states realize the danger of attempts to destabilize the situation in Macedonia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday.
The latest US media assertions of coordination between Russian operatives and US President Donald Trump's campaign associates to release information damaging his Democratic Party counterpart ahead of the 2016 elections cannot be taken seriously, the Kremlin said Thursday.
Israel is likely to try to retain the existing status quo in Syria since it has benefited from the ongoing conflict in the war-torn neighboring nation, political analyst Sergei Balmasov asserted, saying that Tel Aviv's combat missions are not aimed at President Bashar al-Assad, but are rather meant to prevent the crisis from being resolved.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron is set to win both rounds of the French presidential vote, edging out his far-right rival Marine Le Pen, a poll published Thursday revealed.
Pakistan wants to resolve the issues related to the contested territory of Kashmir with India based on the wishes of the region's residents, High Commissioner of Pakistan to India Abdul Basit said Thursday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss bilateral cooperation in the spheres of economy and culture with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Thursday.
As the FBI confirms its investigation into news organizations, the First Amendment could potentially become a victim of anti-Russia hysteria.
On Tuesday the Pentagon denied that it attempted to cover up a study from 2015 indicating potential savings in noncombat administrative programs of $125 billion.
The cyber firm investigating allegations of a Moscow-sponsored attack on US Democratic Party servers has a history of linking “Russian hacking” with imaginary events. But just days ago, FBI Director James Comey heralded CrowdStrike as a "highly respected private company" before the Senate.
US Senator John McCain claims that the United States will have to decide to what extent it can support the Kurdish forces during the offensive to liberate the Syrian city of Raqqa as the country also has to ensure cooperation with Turkey.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned Norwegian Ambassador Vegard Ellefsen, following Norway’s decision to grant asylum to five Turkish nationals.
A report by GAO reveals that almost one quarter of US diplomats serving in the Department of State are seriously deficient in the foreign language skills they are supposed to have.
Sofia has no evidence of Russian interference in Bulgaria’s internal affairs and election process, Foreign Minister Radi Naidenov said in an interview with the Bulgarian Nova TV broadcaster Wednesday.
Trudeau said that Canada stands ready to offer any support needed to Theresa May and the British government after attacks in London.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry summoned the Hungarian ambassador over the statements about creating autonomy for Hungarian communities living abroad.
A referendum in Illinois to make the birthday of the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama, a state holiday has narrowly failed to reach a majority in the state’s House of Representatives.
Turkey condemns Norway’s decision to grant asylum to five Turkish nationals, after the applicants requested protection in fear of being persecuted by Ankara in connection with the failed coup attempt.
EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says that Gibraltar is to leave the European Union together with the United Kingdom.
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