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European Union Extends Brexit Deadline to Oct. 31

BRUSSELS — With less than 48 hours before Britain’s scheduled departure, the European Union extended the exit deadline early Thursday until the end of October, avoiding a devastating cliff-edge divorce but settling none of the issues [...]

A European Army? The Germans and Dutch Take a Small Step

LOHHEIDE, Germany — On a former Cold War base, German and Dutch soldiers, serving together in one tank battalion, stood to attention one recent morning and shouted their battle cry in both languages. “We fight —,” their commander [...]

Iran’s man grabs European spotlight with anti-Trump focus

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif: “We have never been forgiven by the United States for having exercised our right to self-determination.” | Kerstin Joensson/AP Photo Foreign Policy The Iranian foreign minister lashes [...]

Mike Pence Lashes European Allies for Their Stance on Iran

His speech to foreign ministers and diplomats from about five dozen countries came hours after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo dropped any remaining pretense about the goal of the conference, which had been formally described as focusing [...]

Mike Pompeo’s European Union troublemaker tour

Mike Pompeo is heading for the EU’s eastern fringe — on a mission to make sure it’s looking west. That’s how senior administration officials present the secretary of state’s upcoming visits to Hungary, Slovakia and [...]

European Countries Recognize Guaidó as Venezuela’s Leader, Joining U.S.

Seven European Union countries on Monday recognized Juan Guaidó as the legitimate leader of Venezuela, turning decisively against President Nicolás Maduro after he refused their demand to schedule a new presidential election. The [...]

3 European Nations Create Firm to Trade With Iran, but Will Anyone Use It?

This month, the European Union imposed its first sanctions on Iran since the nuclear deal in reaction to the plots and to missile testing. The bloc also added two Iranian individuals and an Iranian intelligence unit to its terrorist list. In [...]

Hacked European Cables Reveal a World of Anxiety About Trump, Russia and Iran

There was also an inquiry about whether to allow Dmitry O. Rogozin, a former Russian deputy foreign minister who had called for the annexation of Crimea, to travel to Austria for an international meeting on “the peaceful uses of outer [...]

Jeff Sessions joins European talks on terrorism, migration

LYON, France (AP) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has joined European security chiefs holding talks in France on fighting terrorism and controlling migration. Elite police forces are staging an anti-terrorism exercise Tuesday in [...]

Why European Leaders Ambushed Theresa May in Salzburg

LONDON — “Humiliation” and “ambush” were the most common descriptions ricocheting around the British news media after the European Union summit meeting in Salzburg, Austria, blew up in Prime Minister Theresa May’s face on [...]