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US VP Mike Pence retreats from Trump's EU, NATO comments

US Vice President Mike Pence pledged support for the EU and NATO on Monday, distancing himself from comments made by President Donald Trump.

US Vice President Mike Pence pledged support for the EU and NATO on Monday, distancing himself from comments made by President Donald Trump.

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The European Union first: time for a change of approach

The key to enabling the EU to meet this potential – to save itself and the world from catastrophe – is for member states urgently to adopt a “European Union first” mantra.

The key to enabling the EU to meet this potential – to save itself and the world from catastrophe – is for member states urgently to adopt a “European Union first” mantra.

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Russia and the West: how to avoid an escalation in Europe

By Des Browne, Wolfgang Ischinger, Igor S. Ivanov, Sam Nunn The chasm between Russia and the West appears to be wider now than at any point since

By Des Browne, Wolfgang Ischinger, Igor S. Ivanov, Sam Nunn The chasm between Russia and the West appears to be wider now than at any point since

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Londoners oppose Trump travel ban

Cities across the UK joined a global movement in oppostion to Donald Trump and a travel ban he tried to impose last week

Cities across the UK joined a global movement in oppostion to Donald Trump and a travel ban he tried to impose last week

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Man tipped to be US ambassador to EU faces block in Brussels

The man tipped to be President Trump's pick as US ambassador to the European Union is faced with being blocked by EU politicians

The man tipped to be President Trump's pick as US ambassador to the European Union is faced with being blocked by EU politicians

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Shiffrin, Strasser take Stockholm World Cup parallel slaloms

Mikaela Shiffrin continued her dominant season winning the Stockholm Parallel Slalom, but there was also a first title for Linus Strasser.

Mikaela Shiffrin continued her dominant season winning the Stockholm Parallel Slalom, but there was also a first title for Linus Strasser.

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Team USA takes gold at 'Chef Olympics' in France

Like a professional athlete winner Mathew Peters, trained five days a week, up to twelve hours a day for the gastronomic battle.

Like a professional athlete winner Mathew Peters, trained five days a week, up to twelve hours a day for the gastronomic battle.

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Opinion: Donald Trump: Europe’s Ultimate Wake-Up Call

The greatest immediate danger lies in the Trump administration’s relationship with Moscow. There is a risk that deals with Moscow, particularly on Ukraine, increase Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russia and ultimately divide the continent into two zones of influence.

The greatest immediate danger lies in the Trump administration’s relationship with Moscow. There is a risk that deals with Moscow, particularly on Ukraine, increase Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russia and ultimately divide the continent into two zones of influence.

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Russia calls NATO deployment in Poland threat to national security

NATO is deploying armour and troops in Poland for its biggest military exercises in years, but Moscow has called the move an agressive step threatening Russian national security.

NATO is deploying armour and troops in Poland for its biggest military exercises in years, but Moscow has called the move an agressive step threatening Russian national security.

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US tanks and troops arrive in Poland

Hundreds of military vehicles and more than 3000 US troops have begun arriving in Poland.

Hundreds of military vehicles and more than 3000 US troops have begun arriving in Poland.

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Could Ireland get even greener?

As Ireland decides whether to follow suit and decriminalise marijuana, we take a look at the reported pros and cons.

As Ireland decides whether to follow suit and decriminalise marijuana, we take a look at the reported pros and cons.

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EU ministers meet to discuss Trump's policy pledges

European Union foreign ministers met for an emergency dinner on Sunday to try to work out their best approach to a Donald Trump presidency.

European Union foreign ministers met for an emergency dinner on Sunday to try to work out their best approach to a Donald Trump presidency.

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Is TTIP dead?

We are in the Spanish city of Barcelona – one of those left-leaning cities around in Europe with a vivid protest scene – where Lucia distributes flyers against the planned Transatlantic Trade and Inv

We are in the Spanish city of Barcelona – one of those left-leaning cities around in Europe with a vivid protest scene – where Lucia distributes flyers against the planned Transatlantic Trade and Inv

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Lucía Bárcena: TTIP threatens democracy

Barcelona-based Lucía Bárcena Menéndez coordinates protest actions all over Spain, “Ecologists in Action” her group is called.

Barcelona-based Lucía Bárcena Menéndez coordinates protest actions all over Spain, “Ecologists in Action” her group is called.

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John Kerry warns Turkey: Nato membership is at stake

Leaders from the EU, US and Germany have warned Turkey over its response to a failed coup attempt last Friday The US secretary of state has warned Turkey that any undemocratic response to the movement

Leaders from the EU, US and Germany have warned Turkey over its response to a failed coup attempt last Friday The US secretary of state has warned Turkey that any undemocratic response to the movement

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US and EU caution Turkey over failed coup crackdown

US Secretary of State John Kerry says it's "critical we stand together" after meeting European counterparts in the wake of the Bastille Day terror attack in Nice.

US Secretary of State John Kerry says it's "critical we stand together" after meeting European counterparts in the wake of the Bastille Day terror attack in Nice.