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    EU leaders to agree on emissions targets
    Oct16

    EU leaders to agree on emissions targets

    Leaders of the European Union’s member states are expected to agree on long-term carbon-emissions targets when they meet for their regular autumn European Council in Brussels next week (23-24 October). The leaders are expected to sign off on a binding target of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions by 40% from a 1990 baseline. The member states...

    Kazakhstan strikes deal with EU
    Oct16

    Kazakhstan strikes deal with EU

    The European Union and Kazakhstan last week formally concluded talks on an expanded partnership and co-operation agreement, a revision intended to develop a relationship that has in the past seven years seen the EU become Kazakhstan’s leading trading partner. The agreement comes at a time when the crisis in Ukraine and the pending...

    Energy companies warn of cutting ties with Russia
    Oct16

    Energy companies warn of cutting ties with Russia

    The European Union will continue to rely heavily on imports of Russian gas even if it takes measures to diversify sources of supplies. This was the view of a number of major European energy companies speaking at the European Energy 2014 conference jointly organised by European Voice and The Economist on 8 October. The EU has drawn up a series of...

    Oettinger to present energy security stress test results
    Oct16

    Oettinger to present energy security stress test results

    Günther Oettinger, the European commissioner for energy (pictured), will today (16 October) present the results of stress tests conducted by the European Commission on how European Union member states would cope with an interruption of gas supplies from Russia. Preliminary results, shared with energy ministers last week, showed that the EU could...

    Grzegorz Schetyna – surprise replacement
    Oct16

    Grzegorz Schetyna – surprise replacement

    Grzegorz Schetyna told journalists on 10 September: “This is a bad moment to change Poland’s foreign minister.” Less than two weeks later, he took over the position from Radek Sikorski, who had held the job since 2007. The crisis in Ukraine was just one reason why Schetyna’s return to government – part of a cabinet reshuffle following...

    Russia’s gas fight with Ukraine
    Oct16

    Russia’s gas fight with Ukraine

    Why did Russia cut off Ukraine’s gas and will it turn it back on? …read more Source:...

    Despite Public’s War Weariness, U.S. Defence Budget May Rise
    Oct16

    Despite Public’s War Weariness, U.S. Defence Budget May Rise

    Hillary Clinton “is positioning herself to the right of the (Barack) Obama administration on foreign policy issues,” the report notes. Credit: Brett Weinstein/cc by 2.0By Jim LobeWASHINGTON, Oct 15 2014 (IPS)Despite the public’s persistent war weariness, the U.S. defence budget – the world’s biggest by far – may be set to rise...

    Tanya Plibersek urges Tony Abbott to use more sober language with Putin
    Oct16

    Tanya Plibersek urges Tony Abbott to use more sober language with Putin

    Deputy Labor leader responds to Abbotts shirtfront threat, saying Russia needs to know how seriously Australia takes the MH17 investigation Deputy Labor leader Tanya Plibersek has urged Tony Abbott to use more sober language after his shirtfront threat to Vladimir Putin, so that Russia can see how seriously Australia regards the MH17 crash...

    Picture from Ukrainian conflict wins Czech Press Photo main award
    Oct15

    Picture from Ukrainian conflict wins Czech Press Photo main award

    Prague – Filip Singer, from European Press Photo Agency (EPA), won the main prize of the 20th Czech Press Photo competition for his picture from the beginning of demonstrations on the Maidan square… …read more Source: České...

    Putin warns U.S. spat over Ukraine threatens global stability
    Oct15

    Putin warns U.S. spat over Ukraine threatens global stability

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin warned Washington that a spat between nuclear powers over the Ukraine crisis could threaten global stability and said in remarks published on Wednesday that Russia would not be “blackmailed” by sanctions. …read more Source:...

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