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04 November 2018, France (France), Straßburg: French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte pass the republican guard at a concert for peace in Europe in Strasbourg Cathedral. The occasion is the end of the First World War and the return of Alsace-Lorraine to France 100 years ago. Photo: Sebastian Gollnow/dpa
04 November 2018, France (France), Stra […]

Macron: Europe needs ‘real European army’

French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that Europeans cannot be protected without a European army.
Heavy armed German soldiers secure the departure of Defense Minister von der Leyen on 19.12.2016 in Gao, in the north of Mali, at the airport Camp Campor. Photo: Kay Nietfeld/dpa/archive
Heavy armed German soldiers secure the d […]

Macron pushes for EU security amid flagging US promises

President Trump has left many allies wondering if the US would jump in to help in case of an emergency. Now the French President is calling on the EU to review its security and defence policies.
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt speaks about UK foreign policy and upholding the international order at the US Institute of Peace in Washington, DC, August 21, 2018. Photo: Saul Loeb / AFP
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt sp […]

Britain urges US, Europe to ‘go further’ in countering Russia

Britain's new Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt urges the US and Europe to do more to call out Russia's "malign behavior" and keep it in check, notably by implementing sanctions.
German economy minister Peter Altmaier pictured during a joint press conference with the European Commission Vice-President in charge of Energy at the Economy Ministry in Berlin on July 17, 2018
German economy minister Peter Altmaier p […]

Trump trade rows are ‘destroying’ growth, says German minister

Germany's economy minister lashes out at US President Trump, slamming his global trade rows and efforts to "dictate" Europe's dealings with Iran through renewed US sanctions.