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    EU should do more in Syria, influencers say
    Oct20

    EU should do more in Syria, influencers say

    Policy insiders think Europe should step up efforts to resolve the Syrian conflict but are divided on how best to achieve peace. The POLITICO Transatlantic Caucus polled leading policymakers and influencers, including ambassadors, senior advisers from the Brussels institutions and MEPs, just days before EU leaders arrive in Brussels for...

    Merkel, Hollande: We don’t exclude more Russia sanctions over Syria
    Oct20

    Merkel, Hollande: We don’t exclude more Russia sanctions over Syria

    BERLIN – On the eve of Thursday’s EU summit in Brussels, the leaders of Germany and France said they do not exclude additional sanctions against Russia over Moscow’s military involvement in the Syrian civil war. “What’s happening in Aleppo at the moment is a war crime — a true war crime,” French President François Hollande said...

    Hillary Clinton plots mop-up of Trump’s global mess
    Oct19

    Hillary Clinton plots mop-up of Trump’s global mess

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign is already looking past Nov. 8 and is plotting out what she will do on the international front to reassure allies, deter enemies and otherwise repair the damage to America’s reputation caused by Donald Trump. The biggest challenge? Deciding where on earth the new president should start. “Everybody wants to...

    Clinton plots mop-up of Trump’s global mess
    Oct19

    Clinton plots mop-up of Trump’s global mess

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign is already plotting out what she will do on the international front to reassure allies, deter enemies and otherwise repair the damage to America’s reputation caused by Donald Trump — should she prevail on Nov. 8. The biggest challenge? Deciding where on earth the new president should start. “Everybody wants...

    Mark Rutte tries to keep a lid on ‘Nexit’
    Oct19

    Mark Rutte tries to keep a lid on ‘Nexit’

    AMSTERDAM — As Brexit negotiations approach there’s a distinct chill in the air between Britain and the Netherlands, and it’s not just because Theresa May can’t hope to replicate the bromance between her predecessor David Cameron and Dutch leader Mark Rutte. The U.K. may be the Netherlands’ third-biggest export market, but...

    Kaja Kallas is building her own brand in Brussels
    Oct18

    Kaja Kallas is building her own brand in Brussels

    Many children think that the adult conversations happening at their kitchen table are a fascinating unknown – the impassioned grown-up talk that they are still too young to understand. For Kaja Kallas, those conversations at her kitchen table were creating the country she lives in today. Her father, Siim Kallas, was one of the initiators of...

    ‘Appalled’ EU calls for new talks on Syria
    Oct17

    ‘Appalled’ EU calls for new talks on Syria

    LUXEMBOURG — The European Union on Monday called on Russia to stop all bombing in Syria, and said that working with the United Nations it would redouble efforts to push humanitarian aid into the devastated city of Aleppo. Clearly dismayed by the ongoing violence, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said she planned to begin talks about a...

    Boris Johnson appeals to Russian people on Syria
    Oct17

    Boris Johnson appeals to Russian people on Syria

    LUXEMBOURG — In an unusually direct public appeal, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson urged the Russian people “to choose a different path” and help end the devastating military strikes on Aleppo, Syria, which he and others in the West have called crimes against humanity. Johnson, arriving for a meeting of EU foreign affairs ministers in...

    Mogherini ‘proud’ EU not involved militarily in Syria
    Oct17

    Mogherini ‘proud’ EU not involved militarily in Syria

    LUXEMBOURG — EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said Monday that European nations would try to do more to help Syria — particularly in terms of humanitarian aid — but she was “personally proud” the European Union was not involved militarily in the conflict. “The European Union is not a player on the ground in Syria,” Mogherini said,...

    Welcome to Agadez, smuggling capital of Africa
    Oct17

    Welcome to Agadez, smuggling capital of Africa

    AGADEZ, Niger — Once, caravans brought gold and salt to this small mud-brick desert town. Today, it has become a major trading post for arms, drugs and, above all, humans. After the fall of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, long-locked smuggling routes between Niger and Libya suddenly reopened, and the small desert town of roughly 120,000...

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