The outgoing government of Kosovo on Wednesday adopted the Magnitsky Act, designed to penalise egregious human rights abusers.
Outgoing Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli announced the establishment of the act on Twitter, shortly after outgoing PM Ramush Haradinaj declared it during a government meeting.
Moscow is once again the center of world politics, German Handelsblatt correspondent Matthias Brugman writes.
Russian President is a geopolitical winner, thanks to his choice to take risks. He has secured power in the country and has also strengthened himself on the world stage in foreign policy, Brugman claims.
Tusk himself ups the ante in the introduction to the book, published (in Polish) at the end of last year by media giant Agora.
"When I told Herman Van Rompuy, the former prime minister of Belgium and my predecessor, that I am sending my notes from the last years to a publisher, he scratched his head: 'Why are you doing that? It's very risky, you will regret it.'"
Iran is now enriching more uranium than Tehran did before it agreed to a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Jan. 16 in a televised speech.
"We are enriching more uranium before the deal was reached ... Pressure has increased on Iran but we continue to progress," Rouhani said.
The UK government will set up a technology regulator next year to control companies like Facebook and Google after leaving the EU, BTA reported.
The regulatory body will have the power to introduce a number of new rules, including a mandatory code of conduct for the largest companies in the sector and broader access to users for data.