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Xi challenges a divided Europe

After the May 5-9 visit of President Xi Jinping to Europe most of the political analysts in Brussels who argued that the Chinese President's...

Georgia’s “Foreign Representatives Law” moves forward amid protests

On May 14, Georgia’s parliament approved (84/150) a hotly contested law on “Transparency of Foreign Interests” regulating the amount of aid local civil society...

Investors Forum brings the Middle Corridor into EU-wide focus

Huge investment numbers were thrown around in Brussels January 29-30 at the Global Gateway Investors Forum for the European Union – Central Asia Transport...

Morocco is key to the EU’s Neighborhood Policy

Morocco has positioned and developed itself as an indisputable oasis of social and economic stability in a part of the world where such claims are few and far between; a fact that is not lost on many of Europe's politicians.

Lula squeaks out a victory in Brazilian runoff

Lula championed himself as a defender of freedom and framed the election as a choice between “democracy and fascism'.

The world’s poorest nations are suffering from Europe’s shortsighted sanctions regime

In the nearly three months since Ukraine, Russia, Turkey and a delegation from the UN met in Istanbul to hammer out an agreement that...

EU Council slams reported Russian atrocities committed in Ukraine

The European Council said on April 4 the EU condemns in the strongest possible terms the reported atrocities committed by the Russian armed forces...

Italy’s Foreign Affairs Undersecretary discusses the importance of strengthening ties with Uzbekistan

Amid new efforts by Uzbekistan to build ties with the EU, New Europe spoke with Manlio Di Stefano, Italy's Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs, about...

EU, US discuss energy security as Russia-Ukraine tensions rise

The United States will do everything it can to help ease any disruptions to Europe’s energy supply, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said...

With the AUKUS pact, the US has opted to snub some of its European partners

In the nearly nine months since he took office, it has become apparent that the US and European Union will not immediately experience a...

Economic progress and political reforms give post-Soviet space reason to celebrate

On August 30th, Kazakhstan celebrated one of the country’s most important holidays—Constitution Day, which commemorates the adoption of the 1995 constitution which confirmed the...

China tensions, Iran nuclear talks support oil price hike

Oil prices traded close to a three-year high on June 24, supported by geopolitical tensions, including China and Iran, falling US inventories and prospects...

Open letter to European leaders on Iranian elections

Dear Josep Borrell, Boris Johnson, Emmanuel Macron, Angela Merkel:On Friday, June 18th, the Islamic Republic of Iran held its thirteenth presidential election since the...

ΕU condemns move to extend Somalia president’s term, warns of ‘further measures’

The European Union has threatened to take "further measures" against Somalia if it fails to resume talks to end the elections deadlock."We call for...

Berlin, Moscow await next US steps on Nord Stream 2

As the new US administration under Joe Biden is reportedly weighing additional sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia to Germany, the...

Blinken reaffirms America’s focus on rebuilding partnerships

During his March 22-25 trip to Brussels, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken emphasized repeatedly that the Biden administration will work to rebuild America’s...

World Water Day: EU encourages sustainable management of resources

Access to drinking water and sanitation are basic human needs and rights, and are fundamental for human dignity, EU High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell and...

Europe’s top diplomat urges Turkey to respect ‘democratic obligations’ following HDP closure case

The bloc's top diplomat, Josep Borrell has voiced the European Union's concerns over Ankara's decision to close the country's largest opposition party, namely the Peoples’ Democratic...

EU set to extend Operation Irini until 2023

The European Union is set to extend its Libya arms embargo mission for two years, a senior EU official said, according to a report...

UN’s Guterres to hold Cyprus talks in April

The United Nations on Thursday confirmed it will hold a five-party meeting in Geneva in April to examine the prospects of resolving the Cyprus...

Venezuela’s National Assembly asks government to expel EU ambassador

Venezuela's National Assembly has called on the government to expel the European Union's ambassador to Caracas, Isabel Brilhante Pedrosa, after the bloc adopted fresh...

EU foreign ministers likely to approve new sanctions against Russia

European Union foreign ministers are likely to approve on Monday new sanctions against Russia over the jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and the...

The aftermath of a rare visit to Moscow that went badly wrong

People remember moments. Over the years, Josep Borrell, the EU's foreign policy chief, has stressed the importance of talking to Russia. And so, against...

Good cop, bad cop? How the US and Europe want to deal with Erdogan’s Turkey

These are not good times for Turkey’s relations with the West. European diplomats in Ankara refer to a downward spiral to describe the relationship....

EU continues to mull response after US sanctions Myanmar following military coup

The United States has imposed sanctions on Myanmar leaders following a coup earlier this month that toppled the democratically elected government led by Aung...

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