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    Can Europe survive a Trump presidency?
    Nov09

    Can Europe survive a Trump presidency?

    With the benefit of hindsight, none of this will look surprising to future generations. An anemic economic recovery, anxieties about immigration, structural changes that made redundant the skill sets of many working-class Americans, and the sense that Washington was run by a self-serving, out-of-touch elite — together this added up to a volatile...

    The Latest: Baltics congratulate Trump, worry about Russia
    Nov09

    The Latest: Baltics congratulate Trump, worry about Russia

    Despite being worried about an increased Russian military presence, the Baltic nations are still congratulating America’s new leader, Donald Trump. Tensions grew during the U.S. presidential election campaign when Trump floated the idea that NATO members’ defense spending targets would be a prerequisite for the U.S. to defend a NATO...

    Donald Trump Will Drop Russia Sanctions, Claims Putin’s Adviser
    Nov09

    Donald Trump Will Drop Russia Sanctions, Claims Putin’s Adviser

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s adviser Sergei Glazyev expects the U.S. to lift economic sanctions on Russia, following Donald Trump’s triumph in the U.S. presidential election, state news agency Itar-Tass reports. Putin sent an early congratulatory note to Trump on Wednesday, after Trump’s praise for Putin and Russian...

    Trump heads for White House after shock defeat of Clinton
    Nov09

    Trump heads for White House after shock defeat of Clinton

    Republican Donald Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favored rival Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election, ending eight years of Democratic rule and sending the United States on a new, uncertain path.A wealthy real estate developer and former reality TV host, Trump rode a wave of anger toward Washington insiders to win...

    Will the Special Relationship survive?
    Nov09

    Will the Special Relationship survive?

    On the face of it, Donald Trump’s astonishing victory should be good news for Britain, post-Brexit. The UK will no longer be “at the end of the queue” for trade deals with the US, as President Obama warned, since all the other deals in that queue will now be dropped, especially the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership which the...

    EU Chiefs Urge Donald Trump to Uphold ‘Strategic Partnership’
    Nov09

    EU Chiefs Urge Donald Trump to Uphold ‘Strategic Partnership’

    European Union leaders have urged U.S. president-elect Donald Trump to uphold his country’s “strategic partnership” with the bloc. In a joint letter published Wednesday, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk invited Trump to visit Europe for an EU-U.S. summit “at your earliest...

    Putin says will try to repair ties with US under Trump
    Nov09

    Putin says will try to repair ties with US under Trump

    Russia is ready to do its part to fully restore ties with Washington following the election of businessman Donald Trump as the next US President, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favoured rival Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election, ending eight years of Democratic...

    World Leaders React To News That Donald Trump Will Be Next U.S. President
    Nov09

    World Leaders React To News That Donald Trump Will Be Next U.S. President

    Reactions from world leaders to the shocking presidential victory of Donald Trump steadily trickled in early Wednesday. Most ― even from leaders who’d been critical of Trump in the past ― offered diplomatic congratulatory statements.Responses from Europe were mixed.U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May offered a diplomatic response.“I would like...

    The Latest: Trump aide describes Obama, Clinton calls
    Nov09

    The Latest: Trump aide describes Obama, Clinton calls

    WASHINGTON — The Latest on the 2016 presidential election. (All times EST): 7:40 a.m. Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway says the president-elect had a “gracious exchange” with Hillary Clinton and a “warm conversation” with President Barack Obama. In a pair of interviews on ABC and NBC News Wednesday,...

    With Donald Trump, foreign policy is in uncharted territory – and there’s little the UK can do
    Nov09

    With Donald Trump, foreign policy is in uncharted territory – and there’s little the UK can do

    We are dependent on the “leader of the free world”, so our government, like many others, will have to hold its nose over President Trump. No doubt sales of Alexis de Tocque­ville’s Democracy in America will be going through the roof. Much energy will now go into the post-mortem of the US presidential election and the analysis of the social...