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Trump’s Embrace of Populist Rulers Now Expanding to Hungary’s Orban

Trump’s Embrace of Populist Rulers Now Expanding to Hungary’s Orban

Viktor Orban, the standard bearer for European populism, has become the latest leader to go from pariah to partner in a U.S. foreign-policy shift under President Donald Trump.
The Ugly Side of Poland’s Booming Economy

The Ugly Side of Poland’s Booming Economy

The ruling Law and Justice party is trafficking in a xenophobic, nationalist narrative.
Trolls, Loan Sharks and Protest: Weekend Reads

Trolls, Loan Sharks and Protest: Weekend Reads

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Italy's Conte Seeks EU Commission Involvement in Migrants Crisis

Italy's Conte Seeks EU Commission Involvement in Migrants Crisis

Italy is asking the European Union to create a permanent role of mediator to ease tensions on migrants.
Poland to Pull Fast One on EU in Push to ‘Purge’ Top Court

Poland to Pull Fast One on EU in Push to ‘Purge’ Top Court

Poland’s ruling party will start the fast-track approval of a draft law meant to pre-empt potential punishment from the European Union and complete the most dramatic judicial revamp in the bloc’s
Europe Exploring Talks With Trump on Car-Tariff Cut

Europe Exploring Talks With Trump on Car-Tariff Cut

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will meet President Donald Trump in Washington next week to explore the possibility of starting negotiations on reducing car tariffs for several key
Japan, EU Sign Trade Deal to Eliminate Nearly All Tariffs

Japan, EU Sign Trade Deal to Eliminate Nearly All Tariffs

Tokyo (AP) -- The European Union and Japan signed a landmark deal on Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs on products they trade.
EU's Tusk Warns Trump Trade Wars Can Lead to ‘Hot Conflicts’

EU's Tusk Warns Trump Trade Wars Can Lead to ‘Hot Conflicts’

European Union President Donald Tusk called on Donald Trump to reform the world order rather than bring it down, warning that trade wars can lead to “hot conflicts.”
Trump Was Asked Who the Biggest U.S. Foe Is. He Mentioned the EU First.

Trump Was Asked Who the Biggest U.S. Foe Is. He Mentioned the EU First.

President Donald Trump named the European Union as a “foe” of the U.S. in an interview, days after a contentious meeting with NATO allies, but a top European official said the suggestion was “fake
Trump's ‘Flexible’ World Order Is Risk for EU’s East, Tusk Says

Trump's ‘Flexible’ World Order Is Risk for EU’s East, Tusk Says

Formerly-Communist European nations that over the last quarter century have embraced the West are at risk from shifts in U.S. foreign policy under President Donald Trump, according to one of the
Austria's Kurz Wants to Build Bridges, Reduce Tension in EU

Austria's Kurz Wants to Build Bridges, Reduce Tension in EU

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said he sees his role as helping to ease regional tensions as he takes over the presidency of the European Union through the rest of this year.
May's Brexit Tactics Leave EU Leaders Alarmed and Dismissive

May's Brexit Tactics Leave EU Leaders Alarmed and Dismissive

Tensions over Britain’s divorce from the European Union ratcheted higher on Friday as Prime Minister Theresa May’s approach was described as “alarming” by one of her peers, and leaders said time was
Italy Threatens to Torpedo EU Summit in Migration Standoff

Italy Threatens to Torpedo EU Summit in Migration Standoff

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte threatened to throw a European Union summit into disarray, a dramatic act of brinkmanship that set Conte against his fellow EU leaders and risked sinking Angela
U.S. Blasts Europe’s Trade ‘Hypocrisy’ as Legal Showdown Looms

U.S. Blasts Europe’s Trade ‘Hypocrisy’ as Legal Showdown Looms

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer blasted the European Union’s retaliatory trade measures as hypocritical, increasing the risk of a legal showdown that could shake the global commercial
Trump Calls on EU to Enter Into Negotiations on Trade Barriers

Trump Calls on EU to Enter Into Negotiations on Trade Barriers

President Donald Trump called on the European Union to enter into negotiations to reduce trade barriers during a telephone call with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday, as the world’s largest
Support at Home Helps Trudeau Stay the Course After Trump’s Threats

Support at Home Helps Trudeau Stay the Course After Trump’s Threats

U.S.-Canada relations have rarely been more strained.
Trump Upends G-7 With Eruption at Trudeau Comments

Trump Upends G-7 With Eruption at Trudeau Comments

Flying from a summit of allies to one with North Korea, Donald Trump blew apart a carefully crafted effort at unity among major economic powers and escalated a fight with a steadfast military ally
G-7 Officials Toiling at Summit to Paper Over Trade Differences

G-7 Officials Toiling at Summit to Paper Over Trade Differences

The leaders of the world’s richest countries have come together to smooth over their differences -- especially with U.S. President Donald Trump -- and to demonstrate they can still work together.
EU Smacks Down German Official Over ‘Lecture’ to Italian Voters

EU Smacks Down German Official Over ‘Lecture’ to Italian Voters

The European Union’s top two officials made dramatic interventions in the Italian political crisis as they distanced themselves from Germany’s EU commissioner over comments indicating he was telling
EU Seeks Last-Minute Tariff Reprieve to Avoid Trade Tensions

EU Seeks Last-Minute Tariff Reprieve to Avoid Trade Tensions

The European Union is seeking a last-minute deal with the U.S. to avoid inflaming global trade tensions as President Donald Trump prepares to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports at the end of