May 19, 2016

EU increases sanctions on North Korea

The European Union on Thursday beefed up sanctions against North Korea over nuclear and ballistic missile tests carried out in defiance of United Nations resolutions. The 28-nation bloc said it was adding 18 persons and one entity to its asset freeze and travel ban ...

May 12, 2016

EU asks Japan to open up procurement market in regional cities

The European Union has asked Japan to open up its market for goods and services procurement in municipalities with a population of 100,000 or more as the two economic powers work toward signing a free trade agreement, EU documents and sources said Thursday. While ...

May 10, 2016

The power struggle in Ankara

Ahmet Davutoglu's resignation as Turkey's prime minister signals the beginning of the next phase in President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's efforts to consolidate power.