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European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom (C) pictured before a meeting with the US trade representative and Japan's economy minister on March 10, 2018 at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels. Photo: Stephanie Lecocq / Pool / AFP
European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malm […]

EU slams trade ‘bullies’ as Trump tariffs row deepens

The EU says Europe will not waver against trade "bullies" as a row with US President Donald Trump over controversial steel and aluminium tariffs deepens
Malian soldiers, part of a joint military force the G5 Sahel, patrol on November 2, 2017 in central Mali, in the border zone between Burkina Faso and Niger. Photo: Daphné Benoit / AFP
Malian soldiers, part of a joint militar […]

EU doubles Sahel force funding but African leaders issue warning

European leaders have doubled their funding for a force tackling jihadists in the Sahel, but African leaders warn the money must come quickly if it is to be effective.
US Defence Minister James Mattis looks on ahead of a press conference on the second day of Defence Ministers Council meeting at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on February 15, 2018. Photo: John Thys / AFP
US Defence Minister James Mattis looks o […]

EU agrees common defence is NATO ‘mission alone’

The transatlantic alliance and the EU agree "the common defence is a NATO mission alone," US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said.
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