News archive of January 2018
BARRANQUILLA, Colombia - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has suspended the ongoing peace talks between his government and the Army of National Liberation (ELN) after a faction of the rebel group claimed responsibility for several attacks that left seven policemen dead in the northern coastal region of the country.
FYROM (Macedonian) Assembly President Talat Xhaferi expects the opposition VMRO-DPMNE to withdraw more than 35,000 amendments that it submitted to the Bill on Language.
Earlier this month, Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov refused to sign this bill, that would make Albanian the country's second official language, into law, and sent it back to parliament.
The European Parliament (EP) president says the message from the EU is that it recognizes the progress Serbia has made.
It is important that Serbia moves closer the EU, Antonio Tajani said in Belgrade on Wednesday.
Tajani arrived here late on Tuesday and today met with Serbian National Assembly President Maja Gojkovic, Tanjug is reporting.
Being among the international elite is both significant and has a certain charm about it.
If someone were to have said that Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was going to send a text message to Germany's Social Democratic Party leader Martin Schulz urging him to ignore his left wing and cooperate with Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union, they would be called mad.
‘Shadowless’ by Hasan Ali Toptaş, translated by Maureen Freely and John Angliss (Bloomsbury, 305 pages, £17)