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January 28, 2018 10:59 PM Dutch Skepticism About the EU Remains a Force

Pro-European parties won in the Netherlands in 2017, but the Dutch worry about more than immigration The Netherlands was the front line in the European Union’s fightback against a euroskeptic populist rebellion in 2017. The failure of Geert Wilders’ hard-right anti-immigrant PVV party to score a decisive breakthrough in March’s general election and Prime 43

January 28, 2018 4:51 AM US calls for release of missing Chinese bookseller

BEIJING – President Donald Trump's administration has joined European governments in urging China to release a Swedish citizen who sold books about Chinese leaders. A U.S. State Department spokeswoman called on China Saturday to disclose Gui Minhai's whereabouts and allow him to leave China. Police surrounded Gui and Swedish diplomats on Jan. 20 as they traveled 56

January 27, 2018 1:20 PM US, Poland oppose gas pipeline linking Russia to Germany

WARSAW, Poland – The United States and Poland are taking a strong joint stand against a planned gas pipeline linking Russia to Germany. They say it's a Russian scheme to politicize energy and undermine attempts to diversify European fuel supplies and make European countries less dependent on Moscow. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is visiting Poland 41

January 27, 2018 1:00 PM U.S., Europe Begin Talks on Trump Administration’s Iran Concerns

U.S. chief diplomat says Washington envisions an effort in which Iranian officials will ultimately take part WARSAW—American, British, French and German officials met this week to begin formal discussions on addressing U.S. concerns about the Iran nuclear deal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Saturday. “President Trump’s been quite clear on his view that that agreement 33

January 27, 2018 2:03 AM Mnuchin: Dollar Comments Were ‘Completely Taken Out of Context’ ​​​

Treasury secretary’s remarks drew criticism from ECB President Mario Draghi DAVOS, Switzerland—Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday his comments on the weak dollar earlier this week weren’t meant to violate the U.S.’s commitment to refrain from competitive devaluation. On Wednesday, Mr. Mnuchin told reporters a weaker dollar in the short term would 47

January 26, 2018 8:22 PM When U.S. Troops Battled Bolsheviks

An early example of mission creep, the incursion still irks Russians a century later A century ago this year, a contingent of thousands of U.S. combat forces found themselves in the middle of Russia’s communist revolution, fighting on Russian soil for months in a losing battle against the Bolsheviks. Americans have largely forgotten the episode. Many Russians 50

January 26, 2018 5:33 PM 2 European climbers stuck on Himalayan peak; rescue planned

WARSAW, Poland – Polish media are reporting that two European mountain climbers are in trouble on a Himalayan peak and planning for a rescue operation is underway. Media reports said Tomasz Mackiewicz of Poland and Elisabeth Revol of France were stuck on Nanga Parbat at more than 7,000 meters (22,966 feet) above sea level on Friday. The 8,126-meter- 60

January 26, 2018 11:41 AM G20 to work on 'answer' to Bitcoin risk: ECB's Coeure

DAVOS (Reuters) - International regulators are looking at the risks poised by cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and will work on their response at their next G20 meeting in March, a European Central Bank director said on Friday. “The international community is ... preparing an answer to that and I would expect, for instance, the G20 discussion in Buenos 36

January 26, 2018 12:21 AM ECB’s Draghi Criticizes Mnuchin’s Currency Comments

Future of stimulus could be influenced by the strength of the euro, Mario Draghi says after his bank keeps policy steady FRANKFURT—European Central Bank President Mario Draghi criticized remarks by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that a weak dollar benefits U.S. trade, signaling a fresh economic policy rift between European officials and the Trump 83

January 25, 2018 12:48 PM F1 teams Force India and Sauber drop their EU complaint

F1 teams Force India and Sauber drop their EU complaint Force India and Sauber have dropped their complaint to the European Commission over anti-competitive practices in Formula One. Both F1 teams lodged a complaint with the EU in September 2015 amid concerns about revenue distribution and rule-making when F1 was run by commercial rights holder Bernie 29