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I’m a Merkel-Macron mix – POLITICO

Armin Laschet, leader of the German conservatives, described his political style as a mixture of Angela Merkel’s “sobriety” and Emmanuel Macron’s “passion” for...

Biden-Putin summit gives US allies hope of better Russia ties –...

Press play to listen to this article GENEVA — For the rest of the world, the Back-to-the-Future spectacle of Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin re-enacting...

Slovak Supreme Court orders retrial in journalist murder – POLITICO

Slovakia’s Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned the acquittal of a businessman accused of masterminding the murder of journalist Ján Kuciak. “Justice has finally won,” said Kuciak’s father, Jozef,...

MEPs say Commission is stalling with rule-of-law blueprint – POLITICO

Several MEPs on Tuesday blasted a new European Commission blueprint for cutting off cash to EU countries that don’t uphold the rule of...

Bulgaria sinks under wave of pre-election scandals – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Bulgarians are losing count of the scandals. There’s a Watergate-style wiretapping scandal. There’s an agricultural tycoon accusing...

Rain, rivalries and renewal as G7 meet in England – POLITICO

FALMOUTH, England — When other world leaders said they were looking forward to Joe Biden’s first G7 summit, and a return of the...

Commission chides Poland to respect supremacy of EU law – POLITICO

The European Commission is asking Poland to stop undermining European law, as tensions deepen over Warsaw’s disregard for rule-of-law norms.  In a letter seen...

European Parliament condemns Czech PM over conflicts of interest – POLITICO

PRAGUE — The European Parliament has overwhelmingly voted to condemn Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš for conflicts of interest regarding EU subsidies paid to his Agrofert agricultural conglomerate. In the vote, taken late...

Commission threatens to sue Germany over EU law supremacy dispute –...

The European Commission on Wednesday launched legal proceedings against Germany over a controversial ruling at the country's constitutional court, arguing that "the integrity"...

Racist, sexist messages trip up Austrian judge at center of Kurz...

An Austrian judge at the center of a corruption scandal enveloping Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his center-right party resigned following the publication of...