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GERMANY POLITICS: Ursula von der Leyen Rejects Trump’s Claim It Owes NATO and US ‘Vast Sums’ For Defense

GERMANY POLITICS: Ursula von der Leyen Rejects Trump’s Claim It Owes NATO and US ‘Vast Sums’ For Defense

“Defense spending goes into UN peacekeeping missions, into European missions and into our contribution to fight against IS terrorism,” von der Leyen said.

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UK POLITICS: Official! Article 50 to Be Triggered By EU Within Days

UK POLITICS: Official! Article 50 to Be Triggered By EU Within Days

European leaders are preparing for formal Brexit negotiations to begin within days should Theresa May trigger Article 50 next week.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Lawmakers Want Visas Imposed on Americans

EUROPE POLITICS: Lawmakers Want Visas Imposed on Americans

European Parliament called on the EU executive to force Americans to apply for visas before visiting Europe this summer, stepping up pressure to resolve a long-running transatlantic dispute on the issue.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Martin Schulz Biography

GERMANY POLITICS: Martin Schulz Biography

Martin Schulz was born on 20 December 1955 and grew up in Hehlrath Germany, close to the German-Dutch-Belgian borders. Read Martin Schulz Biography.

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USA POLITICS: EU Relieved But Wary After Trump Endorses It As ‘Wonderful’

USA POLITICS: EU Relieved But Wary After Trump Endorses It As ‘Wonderful’

When Donald Trump called the European Union “wonderful” and said he was “totally in favor of it”, some Brussels officials feared the headline was a hoax, given the U.S. president’s earlier apparent disdain for the bloc.

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UK POLITICS: Labour Wins Stoke By-Election, Holds Off UKIP

UK POLITICS: Labour Wins Stoke By-Election, Holds Off UKIP

Labour Party won by a comfortable margin over UKIP, with Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives in third.

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UK POLITICS: Court Backs Theresa May On Immigration Income Test

UK POLITICS: Court Backs Theresa May On Immigration Income Test

Supreme Court said the minimum income requirement had caused significant hardship to many, but ruled that in principle it was not inconsistent with the European Convention on Human Rights.

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USA POLITICS: McCain, A Trump Critic, Tells Europe, ‘Trump’s Team in Disarray’

USA POLITICS: McCain, A Trump Critic, Tells Europe, ‘Trump’s Team in Disarray’

“I think Flynn issue obviously shows in many respects this administration is in disarray and they’ve got a lot of work to do,” said Senator John McCain.

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IRAN POLITICS: ‘Iran Implementing Nuclear Deal’: UN Atomic Energy Watchdog

IRAN POLITICS: ‘Iran Implementing Nuclear Deal’: UN Atomic Energy Watchdog

Iran is implementing the deal on its nuclear program agreed with world powers, the head of the U.N. atomic energy watchdog said.

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EUROPE POLITICS: NATO Spending Rises, Britain Meets Goal

EUROPE POLITICS: NATO Spending Rises, Britain Meets Goal

“NATO’s own figures clearly show that the UK spends over 2 percent of its GDP on defence,” a spokesman for the Ministry of Defence said in a statement.

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EUROPE POLITICS: NATO Lock in US Support for Stand-Off With Russia

EUROPE POLITICS: NATO Lock in US Support for Stand-Off With Russia

European allies are growing confident. They are reassured by Trump’s remarks to U.S. forces in Florida this week, when he said: “We strongly support NATO.”

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GERMANY POLITICS: Martin Schulz Urges ‘Fairer Germany’, Takes on Merkel

GERMANY POLITICS: Martin Schulz Urges ‘Fairer Germany’, Takes on Merkel

“We will make this election really exciting,” vowed Schulz after Social Democratic Party (SPD) leaders unanimously nominated him to run for the leadership of Europe’s top economy.

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FRANCE POLITICS: U.S. ‘Populism’ Not Good For Europe: Hollande Warns

FRANCE POLITICS: U.S. ‘Populism’ Not Good For Europe: Hollande Warns

Hollande said, “We have to stand together in Europe. What is at stake is populism. The kind of discourse now coming from United States encourages populism and even extremism.”

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CANADA POLITICS: Under Trump Shadow, Key European Body Backs EU-Canada Trade Deal

CANADA POLITICS: Under Trump Shadow, Key European Body Backs EU-Canada Trade Deal

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom told lawmakers Canada was a welcome partner in uncertain and difficult times.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Sets For ‘Hard Brexit’, Britain Will Leave EU Single Market

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Sets For ‘Hard Brexit’, Britain Will Leave EU Single Market

“I want to be clear: What I am proposing cannot mean membership of the single market,” Prime Minister Theresa May told an audience of foreign diplomats and Britain’s own Brexit negotiating team at a mansion house in London.

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UK POLITICS: Britain May Change ‘Economic Model’ If Shut Out of EU Single Market: Hammond

UK POLITICS: Britain May Change ‘Economic Model’ If Shut Out of EU Single Market: Hammond

“But if we are forced to be something different, then we will have to become something different,” Hammond said about Britain’s plans to lower corporate tax.

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PORTUGAL POLITICS: Mario Soares Passes Away

PORTUGAL POLITICS: Mario Soares Passes Away

Born in Lisbon on December 7, 1924, Mario Alberto Nobre Lopes Soares was raised in a family opposed to the dictatorship of Antonio Oliveira Salazar.

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UK POLITICS: Article 50? Never Mind: Here’s Why Article 127 May Keep Britain In Single Market

UK POLITICS: Article 50? Never Mind: Here’s Why Article 127 May Keep Britain In Single Market

Britain’s membership of European single market has become contentious issue in post-Brexit debate. And the legal issues involved are proving rather tricky.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Got Nowhere With EU Over Early Guarantee Of Post-Brexit Rights

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Got Nowhere With EU Over Early Guarantee Of Post-Brexit Rights

“We cannot now do some deal quickly with her,” said one person familiar with some of Thresa May’s discussions in Brussels.

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UK POLITICS: Sarah Olney Wins Parliament Seat In Brexit ‘Shockwave’

UK POLITICS: Sarah Olney Wins Parliament Seat In Brexit ‘Shockwave’

“We do not want a hard Brexit; we do not want to be pulled out of the single market; and we will not let intolerance, division and fear win,” Olney said.

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