Trump, European leaders call Saudi account of Khashoggi death incomplete

Trump, European leaders call Saudi account of Khashoggi death incomplete

U.S. President Donald Trump joined European leaders on Saturday in pushing Saudi Arabia for more answers about Jamal Khashoggi after Riyadh changed its story and acknowledged that the journalist died over two weeks ago at its consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia said early on Saturday that Khashoggi, a critic of the country’s de facto ruler […]

Nick Clegg, Europe's man in Silicon Valley

Nick Clegg, Europe's man in Silicon Valley

Former Lib-Dem leader Nick Clegg will start working for Facebook from Monday | Leon Neal/Getty Images Former UK deputy prime minister makes surprise move to Facebook. By Annabelle Dickson 10/19/18, 8:40 PM CET Updated 10/19/18, 11:25 PM CET LONDON — Europe hopes Nick Clegg can be the man to bridge the gap with Silicon Valley. […]

Europe, US Escalate Trade War With New Disputes at the WTO

Europe, US Escalate Trade War With New Disputes at the WTO

Europe, US Escalate Trade War With New Disputes at the WTO  Bloomberg China, Europe escalate WTO challenge to Trump metals tariffs  The Straits Times China and Europe join WTO challenge to Trump metals tariffs, opening new front in trade war  South China Morning Post Full coverage Source link

Europe and Asia seek stable relations in troubled times

Europe and Asia seek stable relations in troubled times

Overshadowed by the 28 European Union countries struggling to seal a deal on Brexit, leaders from 51 European and Asian countries meet in Brussels for the 12th ASEM summit on Friday (19 October). Covering two-thirds of the world’s economic output and governing more than half of the world’s population, the Europe and Asian leaders’ summit […]

Asia, Europe can join hands to resist US unilateralism: China Daily

Asia, Europe can join hands to resist US unilateralism: China Daily

BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – With the United States intent on continuing with its unilateralism and protectionism, Asia and Europe will seek to strengthen their cooperation at the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit being held in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday and Friday. Asem is the highest-profile platform for dialogue between the two continents. The discussions […]

Europe's key stock index ends lower with Brexit 'moment of truth in focus'

Europe's key stock index ends lower with Brexit 'moment of truth in focus'

Europe’s main equity benchmark ended lower Wednesday, a day after the best session since early April, as hand-wringing around faltering negotiations between the European Union and the U.K. over a trade deal to exit from the trade bloc continued. What are markets doing? The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 […]

Europe's Not-So-Swift Diplomacy

Europe's Not-So-Swift Diplomacy

Another trans-Atlantic showdown is looming as the Trump Administration prepares its next tranche of financial sanctions on Iran, and the puzzle is why Europe keeps backing itself into a corner. Brussels and European Union states seem ready to stage a battle with Washington over an obscure but important financial-service network—against Europe’s own interests. The looming […]

Europe warns of revolt if Italy draft budget accepted

Europe warns of revolt if Italy draft budget accepted

Italy’s Interior Minister and Deputy-Premier Matteo Salvini, right, and Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte attend a press conference on Italy’s budget law, at Chigi Palace Premier office, in Rome, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (Giuseppe Lami/ANSA via AP) (Associated Press) By Colleen Barry | AP October 16 at 9:17 AM MILAN — Italy’s populist government was heading into a […]

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