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The NATO-Russia Council has been an opportunity to keep communication open since the 1990s, but recently both sides expelled their diplomats deepening the rift.
The fine was imposed for “consciously refusing to report all the required information” concerning the purchase last year, Britain’s competition watchdog said.
The Polish Constitutional Court's ruling on finding some EU treaties articles incompatible started a debate on Polexit, Poland's possible departure from the EU.
Tensions have risen between Poland and the bloc with the ruling of Poland's Constitutional Court earlier this month, which said the country's national laws take precedence over some EU legislation.
The Taliban and representatives from 10 countries, including China, Pakistan and India, will participate in meeting in Russia on Wednesday. The US will not join the talks “due to logistical reasons”.
Approximately 60 percent of refugees in camps in Greece do not receive food, and around 36,000 refugees do not receive the cash assistance provided by the EU, rights groups said.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Moscow was suspending its official mission to NATO from November 1 after the alliance expelled eight Russians in a row over spying.
The dispute over registration numbers is just the tip of the iceberg as Serbia continues to dance to the tune of its foreign backers and refuse to recognise Kosovo as an independent nation.
EU foreign policy chief says he hopes the Iranian and EU diplomats will have preparatory meetings in Brussels in the days to come to revive nuclear talks.
Voting ended at 7 pm (1700 GMT) with some 1.9 million voters eligible to cast ballots to elect mayors for 38 municipalities and some 1,000 town hall lawmakers.
The investigations are being carried out secretly by at least ten municipalities through private companies in the Netherlands, local media reported.
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