Archive for August 30th, 2014

August 30, 2014, by The Prague Post

President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Brussels to discuss the situation in Ukraine. Barroso also spoke on the phone with Russian […]

Tusk to head European Council, Mogherini appointed EU foreign policy chief

August 30, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

A special summit of European Union leaders on August 30 named Polish prime minister Donald Tusk as the next President of the European Council and Ital ...

Erdogan’s first step: Secure more power in new role in Turkey

August 30, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

In his victory speech after securing his new post, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan mentioned a “new Turkey” and delivered a conciliatory me ...

Ukraine sheds non-aligned status in hope of becoming a Nato member

August 30, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

Ukraine is on its way to shed its non-aligned status and will move towards applying for NATO membership, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk announced on ...

  • Kyiv: Russian forces tightening grip on east
    August 30, 2014, by VOANews

    Ukrainian security officials on Friday said Russian forces have tightened their control on territory in eastern Ukraine after crossing the border to support separatist rebels. Meanwhile, a new United Nations […]