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Polish PM calls for united European stance on Ukraine

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's prime minister on Friday called on European leaders to take a tough, united stance towards Russia amid fears that Moscow could be readying an invasion of…

German chancellor to discuss Russia with France’s Macron on Tuesday

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Olaf Scholz will discuss Russia with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, said a German government spokesperson, as major Western powers aim to resolve tensions with…

European countries urge Israel to stop construction in East Jerusalem

PARIS (Reuters) - The foreign ministries of France, Germany, Italy and Spain urged Israeli authorities on Wednesday evening to stop the construction of new housing units in East Jerusalem. Earlier…

Borders must not be moved by force, Germany’s Scholz says

BERLIN (Reuters) - Borders in Europe must not be moved by force, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said, adding that after years of rising tensions around Ukraine's border with Russia, it…

Erdogan says cost concerns force U.S. rethink on EastMed gas pipeline

ANKARA (Reuters) - The United States has pulled its support for a subsea pipeline that would supply natural gas from the eastern Mediterrean to Europe because it makes no economic…

Return of the flu: EU faces threat of prolonged ‘twindemic’

By Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Influenza has returned to Europe at a faster-than-expected rate this winter after almost disappearing last year, raising concerns about a prolonged "twindemic" with COVID-19…

Frustrated Europeans say we’re not absent from Russia, U.S. talks

By Ardee Napolitano and John Irish BREST, France (Reuters) - European ministers bemoaned on Thursday a perception that they had been left isolated after Russia held talks with the United…

U.S. reassured Europe over Russia talks – EU foreign policy chief

BREST, France (Reuters) - Europe has received assurances from the United States that nothing will be agreed with Russia without the bloc's involvement, the European Union's foreign policy chief said…

Putin says Nord Stream 2 link ready to calm gas prices

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday the Nord Stream 2 undersea gas pipeline would help to calm a surge in European gas prices and was ready…

NATO troop deployment not needed in Bulgaria -defence minister

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria does not see a need for deployment of NATO troops on its territory as a response to Russia's troop build-up near the border with Ukraine, its…

NATO will not let Russia dictate its military posture, Germany says

RUKLA, Lithuania (Reuters) - NATO will discuss Russia's security proposals but it will not let Moscow dictate the alliance's military posture, German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht said on Sunday on…

Lithuania to ask European leaders for support in face of Chinese pressure

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania's president will ask European leaders for help in a dispute with China over diplomatic relations with Taiwan, the presidential advisor said on Thursday. "We think this…