Germany's President Frank Walter Steinmeier accused Washington, Beijing and Moscow on Friday (14 February) of jeopardising the international order by stoking global mistrust and insecurity with a "great powers competition".
Angela Merkel’s government said on Wednesday (12 February) it would restrict tenders for the procurement of sensitive weapon systems to German companies, a protectionist measure by a chancellor who has come out strongly against such barriers.
A majority of EU lawmakers harshly criticised Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan during a plenary session on Tuesday (11 February), denouncing it as going against international law and being biased in favour of Israel.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Tuesday (11 February) urged the UN Security Council to reject President Donald Trump's Middle East plan, saying it would splinter Palestinian lands and never bring lasting peace.
NATO's public image in the US and France worsened sharply after US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron questioned the value of the Western alliance, according to a new Pew Research Center study published on Monday (10 February).
President Donald Trump was acquitted by the US Senate on Wednesday (5 February) following a historic impeachment trial that shone a harsh light on America's divisions, without ever shaking the loyalty of his voter base.
With the impeachment shadow still over his head, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (4 February) painted a self-congratulatory rosy image of the US economy. Here are four takeaway from Trump's State of the Union.
Poland signed a $4.6 billion deal with the United States on Friday (31 January) for the purchase of 32 F-35A Lightning II fighter jets, which Polish officials called a significant step toward strengthening the security of the country and the region.
The EU's negotiating skills and unity will be put to a series of tests this year as the bloc seeks to thrash out a deal with the UK and minimise the impact of Brexit, conclude a trade agreement with the US, and finalise its long-term budget for 2021-2027.
Top EU diplomat Josep Borrell was Monday (3 February) due to visit Iran, said officials in Tehran and Brussels, on his first trip there since taking office, aiming to reduce rising tensions over the Islamic republic's nuclear programme.
Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas announced Saturday (1 February) a cut of all ties with Israel and the United States, including security cooperation, after Washington unveiled a controversial Middle East plan seen as favouring Israel.
A Democratic push to force Republicans to accept witnesses at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the US Senate appeared to be flagging on Wednesday, raising the possibility he could be acquitted as early as Friday (31 January).
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In a recent UN Security Council vote on extending cross-border aid to Syria, Britain aligned with the United States and abstained in a rare split with its European partners that could herald others to come after Brexit.
EU member states reached an agreement on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum with 16 World Trade Organisation members, including China, to establish an ad-hoc appeal body and overcome the US blockage of the global trade-regulating system.
Speaking in Davos, billionaire and philanthropist George Soros accused Facebook of working for the re-election of US President Donald Trump, in a speech where he also targeted “would-be dictator” Matteo Salvini as one of the biggest threats to European democracies.
Democrats accused President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial on Wednesday (22 January) of a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him get re-elected and warned that America’s global prestige would suffer if the US Senate acquits him.
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