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Robin Emmott

Trump policies unite allies against him at European security forum

Feb 18 2019

MUNICH In 2009, then U.S. Vice President Joe Biden came to Munich to "press the reset button" with Russia. A decade later he came again to offer the world better relations, this time with his own country.

Trump policies unite allies against him at European security forum

Feb 17 2019

MUNICH In 2009, then U.S. Vice President Joe Biden came to Munich to "press the reset button" with Russia. A decade later he came again to offer the world better relations, this time with his own country.

China rebuffs Germany's call for U.S. missile deal with Russia

Feb 16 2019

MUNICH China rejected on Saturday German Chancellor Angela Merkel's appeal to join a Cold War-era arms control treaty that the United States accuses Russia of breaching, saying it would place unfair limits on the Chinese military.

Pence chastises EU, rejects Merkel's call to work with Russia

Feb 16 2019

MUNICH U.S. Vice President Mike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venezuela on Saturday in a renewed attack on Washington's traditional allies, rejecting a call by Germany's chancellor to include Russia in global cooperation efforts. | Video

China rebuffs Germany's call for U.S. missile deal with Russia

Feb 16 2019

MUNICH China rejected on Saturday German Chancellor Angela Merkel's appeal to join a Cold War-era arms control treaty that the United States accuses Russia of breaching, saying it would place unfair limits on the Chinese military.

China rebuffs Germany's call for U.S. missile deal with Russia

Feb 16 2019

MUNICH China rejected on Saturday German Chancellor Angela Merkel's appeal to join a Cold War-era arms control treaty that the United States accuses Russia of breaching, saying it would place unfair limits on the Chinese military.

China rebuffs Germany's call for U.S. missile deal with Russia

Feb 16 2019

MUNICH, Feb 16 China rejected on Saturday German Chancellor Angela Merkel's appeal to join a Cold War-era arms control treaty that the United States accuses Russia of breaching, saying it would place unfair limits on the Chinese military.

After Auschwitz visit, Pence accuses Iran of Nazi-like anti-Semitism

Feb 15 2019

MUNICH/BRUSSELS U.S. Vice President Mike Pence accused Iran of Nazi-like anti-Semitism on Friday, maintaining his harsh rhetoric against Tehran just a day he attacked European powers for trying to undermine U.S. sanctions on the Islamic Republic. | Video

U.S. vows to coordinate with allies on any Afghanistan pullout

Feb 14 2019

BRUSSELS Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan sought to reassure nervous NATO allies on Thursday that any potential U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan will be done in a coordinated fashion, which could calm European concern about a precipitous drawdown.

Acting Pentagon chief backs NATO, despite Trump's past criticism

Feb 14 2019

BRUSSELS Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday that he backed a strong NATO, a move likely to calm allies nervous about Washington's commitment to the alliance after his predecessor resigned over differences with President Donald Trump. | Video

World News

Venezuelan troops kill one in first bloodshed linked to aid entry

Venezuelan troops killed at least one person and wounded several others on Friday near the Brazilian border, witnesses said, the first bloodshed linked to opposition efforts to bring aid into the South American country against the wishes of embattled President Nicolas Maduro.