EXCLUSIVE / Julianne Smith was the head of Hillary Clinton’s Europe team during last year's presidential campaign. In an interview with EURACTIV.com, she said Hillary had a dedicated team and a detailed strategy for Europe ready to start from day one in the White House.
With populism and authoritarianism on the rise in many countries, global press freedom has taken a blow. In fact, it is at its lowest point in 13 years, according to a US-funded research and advocacy organisation.
Two of the US Air Force's newest and most advanced jets landed in the Baltic state of Estonia for the first time yesterday (25 April), a symbolic gesture meant to reinforce the United States' commitment to the defence of NATO allies that border Russia.
A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 US presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters’ faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former US officials told Reuters.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused Iran on Wednesday (19 April) of 'alarming ongoing provocations' to destabilise countries in the Middle East as the Trump administration launched a review of its policy towards Tehran.
After less than three months in office, President Donald Trump has abruptly shifted his stance on an array of foreign policy issues from the US relationship with Russia and China to the value of the NATO alliance.
Vladimir Putin said today (12 April) that trust had eroded between the United States and Russia under President Donald Trump, as Moscow delivered an unusually hostile reception to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a face-off over Syria.
The Trump Administration accused Russia on Tuesday (11 April) of trying to shield Syria's government from blame for a deadly gas attack, as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson brought a Western message to Moscow condemning its support for President Bashar al-Assad.
Angela Merkel’s main rival in this year’s German election said today (10 April) he would stress disarmament rather than military spending if he becomes chancellor after September’s vote, rejecting US pressure to spend more on defence.
The G7's advanced economies did not sign a joint declaration at the end of an energy meeting in Rome as the administration of US President Donald Trump needs more time to work on its climate policy, an Italian minister said today (10 April).
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Moscow this week will be an early test of whether the Trump administration can use any momentum generated by striking a Syrian air base to craft and execute a strategy to end the Syrian war.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande spoke about the situation in Syria today (7 April) and want to continue efforts to hold Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to account for "criminal acts", a statement from Berlin said.
US President Donald Trump said on Thursday (6 April) that he ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched, declaring he acted in America's "national security interest" against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
The European Parliament wants the European Commission to 'Trump-proof' the Privacy Shield data sharing agreement between the EU and the United States after the new US administration threatened to roll back some privacy safeguards.
A senior European Union official said yesterday (4 April) he had seen no sign that US President Donald Trump planned to lift sanctions on Russia over its activities in Ukraine, and warned that American sanctions could destabilise some European energy markets.
Russia mounted a campaign of "propaganda on steroids" seeking to influence the 2016 US presidential election, the top Democrat on the US Senate Intelligence Committee said yesterday (30 March), listing several areas of concern about possible links to Republican Donald Trump's campaign.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker today (30 March) warned US President Donald Trump that he would call for independence for Ohio and Texas, if the flamboyant millionaire kept backing Brexit.