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Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.


Erdoğan Sworn In As 12th President Of Turkey

Today around 2:00 o’clock, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arrived at the parliament where he took the presidential oath written in the Turkish Constitution, “In my capacity as president I swear upon my honor and integrity before the Turkish Grand National Assembly and before history to safeguard the existence and independence of the State, the indivisible integrity […]

Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko. Photo Kathrin Möbius, Wikipedia Commons.
Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko. Photo Kathrin Möbius, Wikipedia Commons.


Poroshenko Says Russia Invaded Ukraine

(EurActiv) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said today (28 August) that Russian forces had entered his country, and the conflict was worsening, after separatists swept into a key town in the east. EU leaders are meeting for an extraordinary summit in Brussels on Saturday, but it is unclear if Ukraine will be discussed. Poroshenko said […]

Russia - Ukraine Relations
Russia - Ukraine Relations


Ukraine Fears Invasion By Russia’s Military

Ukrainian and NATO officials on Thursday said Russian forces have crossed the border into Ukraine to support pro-Russia separatists battling there, sparking fears of what one diplomat has called “a direct invasion.” Ukraine’s National Security Council said Russian armored vehicles have surrounded the key southeastern border town of Novoazovsk. And NATO said it has indications […]