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EXPLAINER: Why Europe lacks voice, power in Ukraine crisis

SAINT-SYMPHORIEN, Belgium (AP) — Scarred by losing tens of millions of lives on their soil in two world wars, many European Union nations have been wary ever since about military spending. ...

Sub snub just one symptom of longtime French unease with US

NEW YORK (AP) — Liberty and Fraternity, yes. Equality, not so much. Born of a revolution fought for liberty, ties between the United States and its oldest ally, France, have long bee...

Tensions grow as US, allies deepen Indo-Pacific involvement

BANGKOK (AP) — With increasingly strong talk in support of Taiwan, a new deal to supply Australia with nuclear submarines, and the launch of a European strategy for greater engagement in the Indo-Paci...

The end of the Merkel-Macron era — a mediocre legacy?

Tonight was probably the last time German Chancellor Angela Merkel walked across the gravel in the Elysée Palace's courtyard to talk business with French President Emmanuel Macron. The latter cam...

Upstart liberal vs establishment in Slovak president vote

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — An upstart liberal candidate is facing a career diplomat and establishment figure in a presidential runoff Saturday that could give Slovakia its first female head of state....

Belgium's creaky nuclear reactors raise risk of winter power outages

The Doel 3 nuclear reactor, near the Belgian port of Antwerp, was built in the early 1980s with a design life of four decades. Next week, that creaking reactor will be the only one in Belgium still wo...

World Cup security Putin's top priority but threats loom

MOSCOW (AP) — For President Vladimir Putin, the World Cup marks a moment of pride, a long-sought opportunity to showcase Russia's achievements and bolster its international prestige. The Russian leade...

Taiwan President should visit Paraguay ahead of G20: experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) should confirm rumors of a trip to Paraguay in August to stave off efforts by China to lure away more allies, experts said Saturday. Since ...