"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
"I don't see how Trump could achieve the kind of autocratic takeover Orbán achieved in Hungary so long as democracy remains vibrant - and the opposition continues to control government - in many powerful states in the Union (such as California and New York)."R. Daniel Kelemen
Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
"A rational and seemingly well-intentioned readiness towards dialogue with the Kremlin resulted in irrationally demeaning us all."Danylo Lubkivsky
Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine
"Every trivialisation strengthens the far right, as experience shows."Caro Keller
Anti-fascist collective NSU Watch
"“You ask me when and why I decided to leave, but, in fact, I did not have any choice.""Somali man, age 24
Mercy Corps study interviewee
"Viktor Orbán is leading Hungary away from the rule of law, from our fundamental rights, from EU solidarity, from the EU project. He is using public funds to wage a massive propaganda campaign against the European Union, against free movement and against the rule of law."Viviane Reding
Former Vice-President of the European Commision, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
""As politicians... our values are much more connected to the ethics of responsibility than to free opinions and feeling""Piotr Glinski
Polish Deputy PM and Minister of Culture
The Dutch prime minister said “No” when Trump claimed that failing to reach an agreement on EU trade would be a good thing.
A storage site housing half of Baghdad's ballot boxes from the country's general election caught fire on Sunday. It comes just days after parliament ordered a national recount
It comes in the wake of a series of attacks — including the poisoning of Sergei Skripal — blamed on Russia.
Staff in Guangzhou complained of symptoms similar to those experienced by diplomatic staff in Cuba last year.
Trump described the letter, hand-delivered by senior North Korean official Kim Yong-chol, as “very nice” before admitting that he hadn’t actually read it.
With Washington proving something of an unreliable ally of late, the EU is looking at its own diplomacy and how it can occupy the world stage, without its big brother across the Atlantic.
The French and Russian presidents met in St. Petersburg
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To discuss Europe’s historical trade ties and cultural exchange with the Emirates’, the EU’s Ambassador to the UAE, Patrizio Fondi, sat down with Inspire for an exclusive interview
European Council President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov briefed the press following the EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia.
President Donald Trump nominated Gordon D. Sondland to become the next US ambassador to the EU, nearly a year and a half after the previous one was let go.
Trump and Merkel addressed the media after talks in the White House.
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in have signed a declaration stating there will be "no more war on the Korean Peninsula" and heralding "a new era of peace."
From who is attending, to what they will be talking about and what they will be eating.
"Iran shall never possess any nuclear weapons."
Heads of diplomatic missions in Moscow told to expect retaliation.
Russia says the "notorious classified files" prompted foreign governments to expel its diplomats.
MEP Nirj Deva says after 15 meetings in three years, that there is an appetite for peace in North Korea.
NATO chief says Russia underestimates unity of alliance over nerve agent attack in UK
Kim Jong-un makes "unofficial" visit to Beijing according to Chinese state media - ending days of speculation
Western coordinated action against Russia has been taken to a new level, now it's time to follow the money, writes the Atlantic Council's Anders Åslund.