By favouring short-term geo-economics over long-term geopolitics, Germany has failed to counter growing authoritarianism in its own neighbourhood.
In the often-divisive Brexit world of "them and us" it's easy to forget that, beyond Brexit, EU leaders still see the UK as a close partner and ally.
The 13th round of the Astana Process Syrian peace talks will take place Aug. 1-2 in Nur-Sultan, reports the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The meeting will include for the first time observers from Lebanon and Iraq.
Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation over the next decade and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned next-generation UK fighter project.
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The European Union is insisting on becoming irrelevant in the Cyprus issue despite repeated assertions of hoping to have a role in the resolution on the island.
After Moldova’s constitutional crisis was unexpectedly resolved, there is an opportunity to introduce genuine democratic reforms in a post-Soviet state whose institutions have been held captive by oligarch rule.