T. Halonen is to keep up the 20-year-old hegemony of Social Democrats
Tarja Halonen, the first lady President of Finland, will keep her post for another 6 years. In the course of the second round of presidential election she received almost 52 percent of the vote...
British spies have been detained and are giving testimony
Ex-director of the Federal Security Service Nikolai Kovaliov says that two British spies have been arrested in Russia...
Italy Accused Ukraine of Stealing Gas
Italy's industry minister Claudio Scajola calls Kiev's actions unacceptable …
Europe Equates Communism with Fascism
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has called on Russia to "revise the history of Communism and its own past and unequivocally condemn them"...
Romania strikes another blow at Saakashvili
Romania walks out of the "Community of Democratic Choice" set up at the end of 2005, which included also Georgia, Ukraine, Poland and Baltic states...
UK Foreign Office: We didn't spy, we only paid up
The British Foreign Office is "concerned and surprised" at allegations of its diplomats being involved in espionage against the Russian Federation...
Turkey's Neighbors Hiding Bird Flu
Iran, Georgia, Syria, Armenia and Azerbaijan are averse to sharing information with Ankara …
German gas companies are looking for an alternative to "Gazprom"
The biggest German concern E.ON Ruhrgas is striving for a greater independence from its Russian partners…
EU and China are on the verge of a trade war
The European Union (EU) and China are on the verge of a "shoe war". China has threatened to file a suit with the World Trade Organization, if the EU tries to impose restrictions on the export of China-made shoes...
German Secret Service Took Part in Hunting down Saddam
German media report details of a secret BND operation in Iraq …