N. Korean ambassadors recalled to Pyongyang for meeting – media
Key North Korean ambassadors overseas are currently back in Pyongyang for a joint meeting, officials here said Monday, as the communist country is drawing unprecedentedly intense condemnation for its nuclear and missile programs from the international community, according to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency.
Czech Gov’t has no support for President Zeman’s anti-Ukrainian position - Envoy
The official position of the Czech Republic is the position of the country’s government, which is interested in maintaining good relations with Ukraine, Czech Ambassador to Ukraine Radek Matula told Europeiska Pravda publication, commenting on anti-Ukrainian statements of Czech President Milos Zeman.
Prague "opening up opportunity" for arms supplies to Kyiv – ambassador
Czech Ambassador to Ukraine Radek Matula is convinced that the Czech-based manufacturers of military equipment are in talks with their Ukrainian partners on arms supplies, Europeiska Pravda reports.
'Traces of explosion' found on Smolensk plane – Radio Poland
"Traces of an explosion" were found on the left wing of the Polish presidential plane that crashed and killed all 96 people on board in Smolensk, western Russia, in 2010, a special new commission investigating the crash has said, according to Radio Poland.
Turkey constructs wall on border with Iran
The 144 kilometers-long wall is under construction in the Turkish province of Agra, which borders Iran.
Baltic defenses against Russian aggression should apply "porcupine" approach - expert
Having closely observed the painful trial-and-error process of refuting Russian aggression by Ukraine, the three Baltic states at the forefront of renewed Russia-NATO confrontation are hoping to avoid treading in the same footsteps, Deutsche Welle reported in its article titled “NATO in Baltics learns from Ukraine's mistakes.”
Vladimir Putin doesn't understand the limits of Donald Trump's power – Time
There are still many in Russia who take pleasure in watching the White House consumed by infighting and stumbling from one setback to another, most recently the failure to push through health care reform and the rapid hiring and firing of foul-mouthed communications director Anthony Scaramucci, according to an American weekly news magazine Time.
Europe may see Russia-supported annexation in Balkans - media
At a recent closed think-tank meeting, a well-informed German official was asked what problem in Europe caused him the most worry. His answer came without hesitation: the Western Balkans, where a new crisis is brewing as Turkey and Russia stir the pot, Wall Street Journal reports.
Russia, Turkey sign agreement on supply of S-400 missile system
The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed that the agreement on the purchase of the Russian S-400 missile systems is already signed by Ankara. He claimed this at the session of the Justice and Development Party as Anadolu reported.
Two Jordanians die in shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman: Reuters source
Two Jordanian nationals died from wounds inflicted during a shooting on Sunday in the compound of the heavily-guarded Israeli embassy that also wounded an Israeli, police and a security source told Reuters.
Five injured in Swiss attack, major police operation underway - media
A major police operation is under way in the northern Swiss city of Schaffhausen after an incident involving an unknown perpetrator, according to The Local.
NATO proposes mediation in Germany-Turkey conflict resolution
NATO's secretary general is offering to broker a visit by German lawmakers to troops serving on a Turkish air base in an attempt to heal a rift between the two allies which is disrupting anti-Islamic State operations. This was reported by Reuters.