US President Donald Trump confirmed he did discuss former vice president Joe Biden and corruption allegations in a phone call with Ukraine's leader.
Seoul said a Russian A-50 warplane twice entered South Korean airspace near the disputed Dokdo islets – which Japan calls Takeshima.
Ankara and the EU are at loggerheads over who has the right to explore newly-discovered gas fields.
The European Union and the US should play a more constructive role in resolving the Eastern Mediterranean dispute between Turkey and Greek Cyprus - the escalating of tensions is counter-productive.
The origins of the attacks in the Gulf of Oman remain a mystery, but the message behind the attack is as clear as day.
Three renowned scholars will reportedly face execution after Ramadan. Even beyond the Khashoggi murder, such a ruling means the crown prince will stop at nothing to retain absolute power.
Qatar has managed to gain independence from the Saudi-UAE sphere of influence and might be better off for it in the long run.
Eight states have direct control over land in the Arctic. With ice melting faster than previously thought, the global contest for economic resources there has begun. And Russia is gaining ground, while China is buying stakes and influence.
Lebanese government says a 2,000-km gas pipeline planned to bring gas from Israel to Europe should not violate its maritime borders, as Beirut still has an unresolved border dispute with Israel.
Ambassadors of EU countries meeting in Brussels gave the go-ahead to a tweaked proposal that sets the scene for negotiations on extending the bloc's rules regulating gas deliveries to incoming pipelines, like Nord Stream 2.
For the first time, Israel will sit with Arab countries on a multilateral forum meant to promote energy trade in eastern Mediterranean.
Iraq seeks to forge an independent foreign policy between the American-Iranian rivalry amidst a backdrop of frantic diplomatic visits to Baghdad in recent weeks.
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