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Czech Republic sets date for presidential election in 2018
24/08/2017
The Czech Republic Senate has set the date for the first round of the Czech presidential election, to be held January 12th - 13th next year.
US Defence Secretary James Mattis visits Ukraine
17:02 24/08/2017
US Defence Secretary James Mattis on August 23rd began a visit to Kiev, capital of Ukraine, following the trip by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in July.
Kyrgyz PM resigns to run in Presidential election
16:40 23/08/2017
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov has resigned to run in the Presidential election in October.
Anatoly Antonov appointed as Russia's US Ambassador
16:38 23/08/2017
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Anatoly Antonov has been appointed as the new Russian Ambassador to the US.
Mexico, US and Canada to conclude NAFTA by early 2018
16:34 23/08/2017
US, Mexican and Canadian officials have concluded the first round of talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Singapore and Turkey ratify FTA
17:19 22/08/2017
Singapore and Turkey have ratified the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on August 21st, hitting a new milestone in their relationship.
Italy: Earthquake leaves one dead, seven missing
17:16 22/08/2017
An earthquake registering 3.6 on the Richter scale on August 21st hit the Italian resort island of Ischia, killing at least one person and leaving seven missing.
Australia, Singapore strengthen cooperative relations
16:56 21/08/2017
Three leading Australian Ministers including Foreign Minister Julie Bishop; Defence Minister Marise Payne and Trade, Tourism and Investment Minister Steven Ciobo have visited Singapore from August 21st - 22nd to attend a high-level bilateral dialogue.
Algeria’s President names three new Ministers
16:55 21/08/2017
Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has nominated three new Ministers.
APEC officials highlight competition chapters in FTAs/EPAs
09:32 20/08/2017
Officials from member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum have highlighted the benefits of establishing competition chapters in free trade agreements (FTAs) and Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs).