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NATO Chief Demands Russia Release Ukrainian Ships, Sailors

The head of NATO has demanded that Russia release Ukrainian sailors and naval vessels it seized in a confrontation at sea, while Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman says concerns that Moscow could seek to create a “land corridor” linking Russia to Crimea are “absurd.” NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov spoke on […]

EU seals Brexit deal as May faces a hard sell at home

After months of hesitation, stop-and-start negotiations and resignations, Britain and the European Union on Sunday finally sealed an agreement governing the U.K.’s departure from the bloc next year. So much for the easy part. British Prime Minister Theresa May must now sell the deal to her divided Parliament — a huge task considering the intense […]

Macron urges greater European integration in address to Bundestag

France and Germany have ‘obligation not to let the world slip into chaos,’ president says In his Bundestag debut on Sunday, French president Emmanuel Macron warned Europe – and his German host – that “chaos” looms unless the continent – pushed on by Berlin and Paris – can shatter taboos and agree further integration steps. A […]

French chief calls for EMPIRE

FRANCE has further risked the wrath of Donald Trump after its finance minister called for the European Union to become an “empire” superstate to rival the United States and China. “I’m talking about a peaceful empire which is a constitutional state.” After being quizzed by his interview on his comments, he added: “Do not get […]

EU, RUSSIA, CHINA emphasized to keep commercial ties with Iran

The European Union, Russia, and China have emphasized they will keep commercial ties with Iran despite a new wave of sanctions imposed by the United States that covers Iran’s energy and banking field. On Saturday Iran requested European guarantees of backing in the face of Washington’s intent to re-impose sanctions on vital Iranian oil sales […]

Germany’s Angela Merkel To Step Down

This is the moment that will go down as the start of a new era in German politics. Angela #Merkel announces she won’t run again for either the CDU party chair or chancellor. (NB. She would like to see out THIS term as chancellor, though.)https://t.co/Rt93SVO3BY pic.twitter.com/XPfyg3VrGl — DW Politics (@dw_politics) October 29, 2018 Germany’s Chancellor […]

Theresa May says 95% of Brexit deal is done

Theresa May has said she is prepared to “explore every possible option” to break the deadlock in Brexit talks. She told MPs 95% of the terms of exit were agreed but the Irish border was still a “considerable sticking point”. While willing to consider extending the UK’s transition period beyond 2020, she said this was […]

EU adopts new chemical weapons sanctions

The EU set up a new sanctions mechanism targeting those who use and develop chemical weapons on Monday, as part of a crackdown in the wake of the Skripal attack. The framework gives the European Union the power to impose restrictive measures on anyone identified as being involved in the development or deployment of chemical […]

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Hunt Prompts Anger by Comparing European Union to USSR

Jeremy Hunt, the British minister responsible for foreign affairs, has ruffled feathers by pointing out the punitive negotiations tactics increasingly employed by the European Union bear striking resemblances to another imperialistic power that at one time aspired to govern European nations, and punished harshly those who wished to leave. Speaking at the Conservative Party conference […]

Tony Blair: We need a second Brexit vote so that we don’t betray Britain’s future

The case for the People’s Vote is now overwhelming. The real betrayal of the country would be refusing it. There have been two years of frankly fruitless negotiations. We are not agreed with Europe or among ourselves. There are at least three different versions of what the 2016 Brexit mandate means. The Chequers proposal is […]