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Saudis shell Yemen capital

Saudi warplanes hit Yemen's Houthi-controlled capital and the Shi'ite Muslim group's northern heartland to stop the militia establishing its rule across the country.

(c) Reuters I 27.03.2015

Putin speech bodes ill for Ukraine ceasefire

Putin has said "the West” is encroaching on Russia and fomenting internal unrest, in his first foreign policy speech in a month.

(c) EUobserver I 27.03.2015

Opinion - Don't leave Serbia to Russia and China

EU leaders need to ask themselves if they can afford to neglect Serbia for another five years.

(c) EUobserver I 27.03.2015

Commission to reframe 'geopolitical' trade strategy

A new EU trade strategy will be launched later this year responding to the growing number of global trade deals under discussion, and their increasingly high profile and political nature, Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström said on Monday (23 March).

(c) EurActiv I 25.03.2015

Saudi Arabia building up military near Yemen border - U.S. officials

Saudi Arabia is moving artillery to areas near its border with Yemen, raising the risk that the Middle East's top oil power will be drawn into the worsening conflict.

(c) EUobserver I 24.03.2015

Serbia makes first arrests of suspected Srebrenica gunmen

Serbia arrested seven men on Wednesday suspected of taking part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia, the first such arrests in the ex-Yugoslav republic of accused gunmen in Europe's worst atrocity since World War Two.

(c) Reuters I 18.03.2015

Putin, Erdoğan discuss Turkish Stream

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan discussed the "Turkish Stream" gas project during a phone call, the Kremlin said in a statement on Tuesday, as Moscow continues to push for its new undersea pipeline to Europe.

(c) EurActiv I 18.03.2015

EU police agency steps up crackdown on migrant smuggling

Europol has launched a new intelligence gathering team to crack down on gangs who smuggle thousands of migrants across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe.

(c) EUobserver I 18.03.2015

Two options on Russia sanctions at EU summit

Economic sanctions on Russia are likely to be extended shortly after Thursday's summit or in June despite some member states' objections, diplomats say.

(c) EUobserver I 18.03.2015

Andriukaitis: Ebola highlights Africa's health challenges

The Ebola: From Emergency to Recovery conference, being held by the European Commission today (3 March), provides an important opportunity to plan for the long term recovery and resilience of affected countries, Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis told EurActiv in an exclusive interview.

(c) EurActiv | 03.03.2015