Given the unpredictability surrounding the future of US foreign policy, many Asian countries are beating a path to Brussels to shore up their relations with the EU, which remains the strongest supporter of the multilateral system, writes Fraser Cameron.
President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani (EPP) told Euractiv Spain that austerity policies must go hand-in-hand with growth and that the United Kingdom will not be "an enemy" of the EU after Brexit.
Transatlantic relations are an absolute priority insisted European Council President Donald Tusk at the end of the informal summit in Malta where EU leaders today (3 February) discussed US President Donald Trump's comments on Europe and NATO.
Former World Trade Organisation chief and EU Trade Commissioner Pascal Lamy has denounced Donald Trump's protectionist trade policy for being outdated, telling a EURACTIV event he isn't concerned that European politicians will follow the new US president's cue.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order formally withdrawing the United States from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal yesterday (23 January) as Europe sniffed a chance to pick up the free trade the US is turning its back on.
Over the course of just two weeks, the World Customs Organisation (WCO) seized 113 million antimalarial, anti-inflammatory and antibiotic tablets bound for Africa. The true extent of the problem remains unknown. EURACTIV France reports.
Other world powers would be happy to see the EU fall apart. A defence union would stop this from happening and prevent Europe sliding back into conflict, Jacques Attali said in an interview with EURACTIV.com.
US President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state set a course for a potentially serious confrontation with Beijing yesterday (11 January), saying China should be denied access to islands it has built in the contested South China Sea.
Few leaders from Europe's largest countries and EU institutions will attend the elite gathering in Davos next week (17-20 January), despite the fact that the threat of populism is expected to be high on the agenda.
China's top diplomat will visit the United Kingdom this week for regular talks and a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May, China's Foreign Ministry said today (19 December), amid uncertainty about the process of Britain leaving the European Union.
The most divisive US election in modern history and the uncertainty that it created across the world is over. Now, leaders should turn to the challenge of securing sustainable economic growth, writes William R. Rhodes.
The last wave “hyperglobalisation” concluded with the onset of the financial crisis. It is important to take stock of the fruits of globalisation and decide whether Europe should welcome or alternately promote a new policy, writes Karl Aiginger.
The world's current international hotspots - Iran, the Baltics, NATO and North Korea - reacted with deliberate caution on Wednesday (9 November) to Donald Trump's establishment-defying victory in the US presidential election.
Germany's European Commissioner Guenther Oettinger on Sunday (31 October) defended his use of the term "slitty eyes" for Chinese people which triggered outrage after they were revealed in a leaked recording of a speech to business leaders.
To avoid China taking over Taiwan, and ease tensions in the South China Sea, Taiwan should become a permanent neutral nation like Switzerland, former Taiwanese vice-president Annette Hsiu-lien LU told EURACTIV in an interview.
Trade unions and companies are more closely aligned against the harmful competition stemming from emerging economies’ low salaries and working conditions than ever before. But the EU's export of jobs is harming itself and the global economy, write Ernest Maragall and Jordi Angusto.