Europe and the US have urged Armenia and Azerbaijan to back off after the latest flare-up in Europe’s oldest conflict.
The Russian defence ministry has said it was creating a new propaganda unit, while trolling Germany over its defeat in World War II.
In meetings with EU leaders, Mike Pence reaffirmed the Trump administration's commitment to cooperate with a united EU, but disagreements are still there.
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US vice-president Mike Pence crowned a week of American diplomacy in Europe on Saturday by promising to stick by Nato and to take a tough line on Russia.
Without a common European security policy, increased spending, as requried by the US, will have unintended consequences.
Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh are voting on a new constitution in the crosshairs of Azerbaijan's artillery, as EUobserver looks at the issues in what could become Europe's next war.
With no end in sight to the "tragedy", humanitarian agencies must call for international political and security engagement, the UN's head of migration says.
“Front-line coffee is the best coffee in the world”, an Armenian soldier told EUobserver, with morale a key asset in the conflict.
Europe's security architecture was already showing cracks well before Trump's arrival and requires urgent repair work whether he had won or not.
EU says yes, but sources in US department of energy cannot confirm that summits will continue.
The ratification looks like getting a majority in a vote on Thursday, despite the people rejecting the deal in a referendum last April.
Although Trump said he would tear up the Iran Nuclear Agreement, the new administration seems to want to work on a new policy toward Iran. Let's hope European leaders will respond in kind to this approach.
Germany’s defence minister described Russia as a threat to Europe’s “way of life”, while also lecturing Trump on values.
U2's Bono writes that Africa should be at the centre of political leader's thoughts at the latest G20 foreign minister's summit and the Munich security conference this coming week.
The commission head says the US should count EU development spending as a form of security, in a direct challenge to US comments on Nato.
Kosovo leaders will raise a glass to celebrate their achievements from nine years of independence this Friday, but many of their people will not cheer along with them.
Justin Trudeau promises MEPs that the EU-Canada trade deal will work and praised the bloc as "unprecedented model for peaceful cooperation".
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US threatened to reduce its involvement in Nato if Europeans did not spend more. It also criticised Russia, amid confusion on Trump's foreign policy.
The Dutch government had banned the software programme used previously to register votes, to prevent hacking, but wants to accommodate local officials who want to use technological aides.
The autonomous archipelago will vote on a new constitution next year to change its status within Denmark, while trying to get more access to EU markets.
Joint letter did not mention China, but China was recently in the spotlight in Germany on technology-transfers and is notorious for blocking EU investments in its firms.
Tested in Estonia and tried in Georgia, Russia's cyber arsenal is now pointing not just at Ukraine but at the very heart of Europe.
If US president Trump made good on his promises to pursue a “nationalistic foreign policy” it could spell the end of the post-WWII world order, a German study has said.
The EU is willing to fight any attempt by the Trump administration to impose border tax on imports, says jobs commissioner Jyrki Katainen.
The party of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has raised the alarm on Russian interference after a gay smear campaign.
Germany and France have spoken out in strident terms against Israel’s plan to confiscate privately-owned Palestinian land by legalising settler outposts.
EU foreign ministers met in Brussels to discuss, among other things, the escalating violence in eastern Ukraine.
If the EU “rewards” Israel with a summit-type later this month, it would be helping to “bury” the two-state solution, Palestinian diplomat Saeb Erekat warns.
The Netherlands has banned voting computers since 2009, but a report this week about the vulnerability of software used to count the votes led to a quick decision to ban that too.
Donald Tusk, the symbolic head of the EU, has described US president Donald Trump as a “threat” to Europe alongside Russia and China.
Germany's biggest bank is penalised for handling billions of euros of shady Russian money, casting a harsh light on the EU banking sector.
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