ROME No agreement was reached among leaders at this month's Group of 20 summit in Turkey to extend sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Thursday.
BRUSSELS By intervening in Syria, President Vladimir Putin has broken Russia's relative isolation and is making it the "indispensable nation" in conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and with Islamic State while the United States balks at deeper involvement.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Late night business dinners should be replaced by more female-friendly events which finish earlier, the new boss of a major British business lobby has said.
BERLIN Russia feels increasingly under threat from developments in the Middle East and appears to be serious about cooperating with western countries to resolve the war in Syria, Germany's foreign minister said on Sunday.
Western leaders who met on the margins of last week's Group of 20 summit in Turkey agreed to extend sanctions imposed on Russia for its intervention in Ukraine by six months until July of next year, a senior European diplomat told Reuters.
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BRUSSELS A summit between the European Union and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to seal cooperation on Europe's migration crisis may be delayed because the two sides have yet to agree how to implement a joint action plan, European diplomats said on Friday.
VILNIUS European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin this week, suggesting closer trade ties between the EU and a Russian-led economic bloc once a ceasefire is implemented in Ukraine, but the Kremlin dismissed the idea.
VILNIUS European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin this week, suggesting closer trade ties between the 28-nation EU and a Russian-led economic bloc, linking them to progress on implementing a ceasefire in Ukraine.
ISTANBUL Turkey began deporting a group of Moroccans detained at Istanbul's main airport over suspected links to Islamic State on Thursday and warned of a growing potential threat from jihadists in Africa.