European Union

US trade tariffs take the spotlight in EU-China summit

European Council warns against world powers starting a trade war as EU leaders met with Chinese counterparts in Beijing.

Donald Trump

German FM: Europe can no longer fully rely on the US

Heiko Maas says European countries must 'readjust' its partnership with the US after Trump called EU a 'foe'.

German FM: Europe can no longer fully rely on the US

Donald Trump

Donald Trump calls European Union a 'foe'

US president says EU has 'taken advantage of us on trade', comments European Council President Tusk calls 'fake news'.

Donald Trump calls European Union a 'foe'

Asia Pacific

Trade expected to dominate EU-China summit agenda

The summit in Beijing will cover a range of issues including climate change, security and expanding their strategic relationship, but trade will certainly be at the top of the agenda.

Brexit

Brexit: UK PM May says Trump told her to sue the EU

US president told May to sue the EU instead of negotiating as she pushes to unite her party behind Brexit blueprint.

Brexit: UK PM May says Trump told her to sue the EU

Middle East

EU's Federica Mogherini visits Libya to reopen bloc's mission

The EU relocated its Libya office to Tunis in 2014 after the 2011 uprising that toppled and killed Muammar Gaddafi.

EU's Federica Mogherini visits Libya to reopen bloc's mission

European Union

Austria, Germany seeking to restrict movement within Schengen

With anti-immigration parties running Austria and Italy and German Chancellor Merkel increasingly under pressure from the far right, the free movement of the Schengen Area may become more restricted.

Reporter's Notebook

Refugee crisis has driven a fault line through EU

Western European countries are under attack from Italy, Austria and Hungary as 28-member bloc grapples to find a solution to the refugee crisis.

Refugee crisis has driven a fault line through EU

United Kingdom

UK calls for close economic ties in Brexit white paper

The document calls for close economic ties with the EU through a free trade area and a 'common rulebook' for goods.

UK calls for close economic ties in Brexit white paper

Bosnia

Srebrenica genocide exhibit 'unwelcome' in Brussels

Exhibit that was scheduled be held in European Parliament cancelled after certain members disapproved of its content.

11 Lessons about Srebrenica genocide 'unwelcome' in Brussels

NATO

Trump: Germany is 'captive' to Russia

In heated exchange with NATO chief ahead of summit, Trump is fiercely critical of Germany for importing gas from Russia.

United States

NATO summit: Has Trump shifted US alliance in Europe?

Some European countries worried US president has replaced Washington's ties to them with closer relations to Russia.

Opinion

What lies beneath the hostile rhetoric in Turkish-EU relations?

Despite tensions, Turkey and the EU will not part ways any time soon.

Dimitar Bechev

by Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

Opinion

How will Turkey's foreign policy change under the new system?

There will be some changes and a lot of continuity in Turkey's foreign policy after July 9.

Galip Dalay

by Galip Dalay

Galip Dalay

Brexit

Boris Johnson quits as UK foreign secretary amid Brexit crisis

PM Theresa May loses second key minister as divisions over EU exit strategy threaten to tear her government apart.