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 Europe wants to make Africa its gas station

Europe wants to make Africa its gas station

Having been thrust to the front lines of a climate crisis, Africans have long urged rich countries to wean themselves off fossil fuels and slash their greenhouse-gas emissions

Leaders of Germany, France and Italy arrive in Kiev

Leaders of Germany, France and Italy arrive in Kiev

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi have arrived in Kiev, the DPA news agency reported on Thursday. The three leaders took a night train to Kyiv. They crossed into …

Israel and Italy PMs discuss Ukraine, gas exports to Europe

Israel and Italy PMs discuss Ukraine, gas exports to Europe

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Tuesday held talks with visiting Italian counterpart Mario Draghi to discuss a deal on exporting Israel's natural gas to Europe. They discussed "the cooperation necessary to ensure that …

Putin discusses gas supplies with Italian Prime Minister

Putin discusses gas supplies with Italian Prime Minister

On Tuesday, May 26, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi held a telephone conversation. This is stated in a message posted on the Kremlin website. The main topics of the talks were energy security …

Who will become Italy's next president?

Who will become Italy's next president?

In the heart of Rome, the Quirinal has been Italy's most important palace for centuries. First, as the residence of the popes, then of the House of Savoy, and since 1946 it has been the seat of the presidency of the republic. In recent years, …

Europe in search of leader

Europe in search of leader

Angela Merkel’s departure from the political stage after 16 years as chancellor has not only ushered in a new era in Germany but also shaken up the power balance in the EU

G20 demands humanitarian access to Afghans, EU pledges cash

G20 demands humanitarian access to Afghans, EU pledges cash

The European Union pledged 1 billion euros ($1.15 billion) in support for the Afghan people, and the Group of 20 countries vowed to accelerate aid Tuesday amid concerns that an already precarious humanitarian and financial situation will grow …

Turkish Foreign Ministry summons Italian envoy

Turkish Foreign Ministry summons Italian envoy

Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Thursday summoned the Italian ambassador to condemn the Italian premier's remarks on the country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. According to a statement, the ambassador was told that Italian …

Christine Lagarde appointed as head of ECB

Christine Lagarde appointed as head of ECB

European Union leaders confirmed the appointment of Christine Lagarde as the new chief of the European Central Bank, replacing Mario Draghi from November 1. Lagarde’s confirmation for a …

ECB holds its benchmark interest rate at zero

ECB holds its benchmark interest rate at zero

The European Central Bank (ECB) left its benchmark refinancing rate on hold at a record low of 0.0% on April 21st 2016. The marginal lending facility rate was kept at 0.25% and the bank deposit rate at minus 0.4%. Earlier …

Will European Central Bank help the ruble?

Will European Central Bank help the ruble?

The European Central Bank's monetary stimulus measures provoked a sharp reaction from the stock and currency markets: the euro exchange rate rose and indexes dropped. The head of the regulator said about the expansion of the …