French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday Europe needed to react quickly and protect its economic sovereignty vis-à-vis the United States as the latter rejected a French request for waivers for its companies operating in Iran.
France: Europe needed to protect its economic sovereignty
NATO has formally invited the Republic of Macedonia, one of the successor states of the former Yugoslavia, to begin accession talks to join the Western military alliance, in what is seen as an attempt by NATO to extend its reach in the Balkans in open defiance of Russia.
NATO formally invites Macedonia to join alliance
US President Donald Trump has arrived in Britain for a four-day visit during which he will meet UK Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth, and also face mass protests over his policies.
Huge protests to greet Trump as he arrives in Britain
A court in Germany has finally reached a decision on the fate of former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, saying the fugitive leader can be extradited to Spain over misuse of public funds but not rebellion.
Germany: Ex-Catalan leader could be extradited for graft not rebellion
Long accused of protectionist tactics that make it a difficult place for foreign firms to operate, China is trying to reverse that narrative amid an escalating trade war with the United States, green-lighting huge investments and portraying itself as a champion of openness.
As Trump amps up trade war, China plays nice with foreign investors
UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has backed Naz Shah, a British member of parliament who was suspended from the party in 2016 for making anti-Israeli comments on social media.
Corbyn backs British MP who called for moving Israel to US
Anti-Trump placards are being prepared ahead of US president Donald Trump's visit to Britain, and a high security metal fence has been erected outside the US ambassador's residence Winfield House in London, where Trump will stay overnight.
Protesters prepare for US President Donald Trump's visit to Britain
Greece and Russia, two countries that have enjoyed warm relations over the past years, have decided to expel diplomats over a dispute about Macedonia.
Greece, Russia to expel diplomats amid Macedonia dispute
Greece and Russia were poised on Wednesday to expel two of each other’s diplomats in a rare dispute that Greek media said had been prompted by the issue of Macedonia, which expects this week to be formally invited to join the NATO alliance.
Greece, Russia to expel diplomats in Macedonia tussle
British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her Brexit plan on Wednesday, saying it delivered on the vote of the people to leave the European Union.
May says Brexit plan delivers ‘people’s vote’

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