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Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam sentenced to 20 yrs over Brussels shootout

In its judgment, the court said 'there can be no doubt' about jihadist Salah Abdeslam and Sofiane Ayari’s involvement in extremism.

23 Apr 2018 3:34 PM

EU targets Levi's, bourbon, Harley Davidson to counter Trump trade war

The European Commission has called Trump's plan a blatant intervention amounting to protectionism.

03 Mar 2018 12:12 PM

Russia’s warning to allies are ‘unacceptable’: NATO

The Crimea crisis has given NATO a new sense of purpose, but alliance insists its new deterrents in the Baltics and Poland are defensive.

03 Mar 2018 8:17 AM

After US, Canada, EU looking to levy sanctions on top Myanmar generals

Any new travel bans and asset freezes would be the EU's toughest measures yet to try to hold the military accountable for the abuses.

23 Feb 2018 7:01 PM

Brussels on alert amid reports of gunman, police say no terrorist attack

Brussels is still on alert after suicide bombers killed 32 people at the airport and on the metro in March 2016.

22 Feb 2018 8:10 PM

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EU removes Panama, 7 others from tax haven list

The blacklist now covers: American Samoa, Bahrain, Guam, Marshall Islands, Namibia, Palau, Saint Lucia, Samoa and Trinidad and Tobago.

23 Jan 2018 7:21 PM

‘I’m not giving up’ on ties with Pak, says top US general

Pakistan is a crucial gateway for US military supplies destined for US and other troops fighting a 16-year-old war in Afghanistan.

16 Jan 2018 12:17 PM

Move Brexit trade talks quickly: Theresa May to EU

The European Union states that they will start talks on a post-Brexit transition in January but will not begin trade talks until March.

15 Dec 2017 3:05 PM

EU ministers shake heads at Trump’s Jerusalem move, Netanyahu’s request

The EU believes it has a duty to make its voice heard as the Palestinians' biggest aid donor and Israel's biggest trade partner.

11 Dec 2017 5:10 PM

Brexit divorce deal sees light of day: UK, EU agree, ready for 2nd phase

Jean-Claude Juncker, said: ‘This is a difficult negotiation but we have now made a first breakthrough.’

08 Dec 2017 12:51 PM

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Britain still ‘very confident’ of Brexit divorce deal: finance minister

‘This is a very complex set of negotiations, there are many moving parts in it, there are many parties involved,’ Philip Hammond said.

05 Dec 2017 6:44 PM

Amid rumours of his ouster, Tillerson meets EU, NATO counterparts

The EU has been ramping up economic sanctions on the North in a bid to force it to the negotiating table - but with no success so far.

05 Dec 2017 2:31 PM

Theresa May increases efforts to broaden Brexit negotiations

May said Friday that she will hold meetings in Brussels, including with EU Council President Donald Tusk.

24 Nov 2017 4:05 PM

Nato to increase troop presence in Afghanistan by 3,000

Around half the new troops will come from the United States.

07 Nov 2017 6:39 PM

Military action would have 'devastating consequences': NATO to North Korea

Trump met his national security team on Tuesday and discussed a 'range of options'.

13 Oct 2017 7:41 PM

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Britain and the EU are stuck in a 'disturbing' deadlock over the Brexit divorce bill

The possibility of Britain leaving without a deal has suddenly become a reality in recent days.

12 Oct 2017 6:09 PM

German submarine sunk during WWI found in Belgium sea with 23 bodies

It is the 11th German submarine from the 1914-18 war to be found in Belgian waters and the best-preserved example to date.

20 Sep 2017 9:10 PM

Islamic State claims Brussels knife attacker as their own

The Federal Prosecutor's Office said the man was known to police for assault charges but had no previous terror-related offenses.

27 Aug 2017 3:46 PM

EU calls talks on contaminated eggs as scandal spreads to Asia

Fipronil is commonly used to get rid of fleas, lice and ticks from animals but is banned by the EU from use in the food industry.

12 Aug 2017 12:55 PM

17 nations get tainted eggs, products in growing scandal in EU

EU trade and agriculture spokesman Daniel Rosario said Friday that farms have also been blocked in France and Germany.

11 Aug 2017 6:50 PM

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