Snubbed by Germany, Athens hosts warlord Khalifa Haftar who's expected to meet Greece's prime minister and other officials during a stopover on his way to Berlin.
US Ambassador Richard Grenell openly threatened German companies with penalties for building gas pipeline Nord Stream II and wants Qatar to challenge Russian dominance in gas exports to Europe.
"Wherever it is necessary": New Christian Democratic Union chairman Annegret Kramp Karrenbauer signals break with Chancellor Angela Merkel over the future direction of the of the party.
French president says Europe must not "become a plaything of great powers, must assume greater responsibility for its security and its defence, and must not accept a subordinate role in world politics."
German Chancellor Angela Merkel announces in a joint press conference with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that they have agreed to hold a four-way meeting in October to discuss the situation of the rebel-held Syrian region of Idlib.
In the face of predictable crises, the EU, unwilling to change course, has repeatedly walked into one after another.
Trump may be bluffing, but is the European Union just having a massive sulk? Could it all be resolved if a few EU leaders just gave the EU's foreign affairs office a little more respect?
Hatreds in German society long thought to have been confined to the fringes are gaining ground in mainstream society, with dangerously unpredictable consequences for Muslims.
As the European Union grows further out of touch with its citizens, and with reality, Macron is attempting to position himself as the road that bridges the EU, the US and the Middle East.
As Brexit negotiations enter the final stretch the shape a final deal takes may create further disillusionment with the British political class.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s future hangs in the balance after her conservative CDU/CSU bloc failed to forge a coalition with the centrist Free Democratic Party and environmentalist Greens.
It is not the first time the French and German governments have held a joint cabinet meeting – the last one was in April – but both sides are keen to capitalise on the momentum generated by Macron's victory in May.
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