Brussels (The Times Groupe)- The EU foreign ministers announced that they decided on Monday to renew sanctions against Russia over the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol.
Brussels (The Times Groupe)- The EU's foreign ministers will discuss food and energy security between June 23-24 before the summit of EU leaders.
Moscow (The Times Groupe)- Russian President Vladimir Putin says the sanctions imposed by the West on Russia after its invasion of Ukraine are "mad and thoughtless".
Brussels (The Times Groupe)- Egypt and Israel have agreed to increase gas exports to Europe under a deal signed during the visit of the European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen to Cairo on Wednesday as the bloc seeks to wean itself off Russian gas.
Moscow (The Times Groupe)- Russia has earned billions from energy exports as Russian fossil fuel exports totaled $98 billion during the first 100 days of invasion of Ukraine, most of it going to the European Union.
Bern (The Times Groupe)- Swiss Government said it will not honor Denmark's request to send nearly two dozen Swiss-made armored personnel carriers to Ukraine, citing Swiss neutrality law that prohibits the export of military hardware to a country at war.
Brussels (The Times Groupe)- European leaders endorsed on Tuesday the European Commission's $321 billion plan to replace Russian fossil fuels.
London (The Times Groupe)- The UK has lifted all restrictions on arms exports to Turkey, the head of the Turkish Defense Industries Presidency said on Friday.
Helsinki (Times Of Ocean)- Finland's parliament will soon decide whether to join NATO or not, the nation's prime minister said.
Europe (Times Of Ocean)- Finland and Sweden took a big step toward Nato membership on Wednesday after their prime ministers said that the Russian invasion of Ukraine had changed Europe's "whole security landscape" and "dramatically changed mindsets" in the Nordic countries.