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    Germany and Turkey: not friends, but allies
    Sep08

    Germany and Turkey: not friends, but allies

    BERLIN — Germany’s diplomatic priority these days isn’t to quell tensions in Ukraine or broker another cease-fire in Syria. Instead, it is focused on another intractable diplomatic headache: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s wounded pride. Hanging in the balance is Germany’s relationship with a key NATO ally — and...

    Spanish ex-minister linked to Panama Papers drops World Bank bid
    Sep06

    Spanish ex-minister linked to Panama Papers drops World Bank bid

    José Manuel Soria, Spain’s former industry minister, has withdrawn his nomination to be his country’s representative at the World Bank, over links to the Panama Papers scandal, Reuters reported Tuesday. Soria, who resigned in April after he was linked to an offshore company that appeared in the documents that shed light on possible...

    Five reasons Hillary could be blowing it
    Sep06

    Five reasons Hillary could be blowing it

    Everybody who has ever worked for Hillary Clinton, covered her, supported her with clutched rosary and gnarled innards through the darkest days — or even watched her with educated interest from afar — knew this moment would come. With two months to go before the presidential election, a major poll released this morning (CNN/ORC) revealed that the...

    Viktor Orbán’s vision of a bigger, looser Europe
    Sep06

    Viktor Orbán’s vision of a bigger, looser Europe

    BUDAPEST — In the two years since the speaker of the Hungarian national assembly ordered the EU flag removed from the parliament building on the banks of the Danube, diplomatic affairs between Budapest and Brussels have hardly improved. Hungary has clashed with the rest of the bloc over asylum seekers. The EU has withheld funding over concerns...

    Clinton suggests Russia working to elect Trump
    Sep06

    Clinton suggests Russia working to elect Trump

    HAMPTON, Illinois — Hillary Clinton on Monday expressed “a very serious” concern about Russia’s apparent tampering with the U.S. election, implying that Vladimir Putin and the “adversarial foreign power” he governs are actively trying to elect Donald Trump. “I’m really concerned about the credible reports about Russian government...

    Additions to the EU transparency register (August 7-September 3)
    Sep05

    Additions to the EU transparency register (August 7-September 3)

    Over the month of August, 201 new organizations signed up in the joint transparency register of the European Commission and the European Parliament. New entries include. 1lékařská fakulta Univerzity Karlovy-Centrum BIOCEV A3C Consulting Aids Hilfe Wien Amprion GmbH Angling Trust Animals’ Angels e.V. Anitox Ltd. UK APS Cittadini ASOCIACION...

    Theresa May: US to remain strong partner after Brexit
    Sep04

    Theresa May: US to remain strong partner after Brexit

    Theresa May on Sunday told President Barack Obama that the U.S. remains Britain’s closest ally while London looks for ways to separate from the European Union. Speaking after the meeting with Obama on the sidelines of the G20 summit in China, May said Brexit was the primary topic when the two leaders sat down for a chat, their first since...

    Uzbekistan to bury dictator Karimov
    Sep02

    Uzbekistan to bury dictator Karimov

    KIEV — Islam Karimov, Uzbekistan’s authoritarian ruler for 27 years, has died after suffering a brain hemorrhage, and his funeral will take place on Saturday in his home city of Samarkand. Uzbek officials confirmed on Friday that the 78-year-old leader had passed away, after days of rumors of his demise. “Uzbek President Islam Karimov has...

    Putin hits Trump, Clinton ‘shock tactics’
    Sep02

    Putin hits Trump, Clinton ‘shock tactics’

    Neither Donald Trump nor Hillary Clinton “are setting the best example” with their presidential campaigns, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with Bloomberg published Friday. “They’re both using shock tactics, just each in their own way,” Putin said, amid allegations that the Kremlin is favoring the Republican nominee as...

    Theresa May’s foreign policy? ‘Absolutely no idea’
    Sep02

    Theresa May’s foreign policy? ‘Absolutely no idea’

    LONDON — Theresa May’s sure-footed start to foreign relations has impressed world leaders. Diplomats in Paris and Berlin speak of a “serious” and “astute” politician that they can deal with. But back at home a quiet unease is emerging. As she heads to her first international summit as prime minister, at the G20 in China this weekend,...

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