Federica Mogherini

EU welcomes North Korean move on nuclear tests, urges denuclearization

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>BRUSSELS - The European Union's foreign affairs chief said on Saturday that North Korea's announcement to …

North Korea

EU foreign policy hails Western Balkan efforts at membership

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — The European Union foreign policy chief on Thursday hailed efforts by nations in Western Balkans to advance toward membership in the bloc, ending a tour of the volatile region where Russia is also vying for influence.<p>Federica Mogherini spoke in Serbian capital Belgrade, …

North Africa

Commission backs EU accession talks for Albania, Macedonia

The European Commission on Tuesday backed launching EU accession talks for Albania and Macedonia, recommending that the Council now make a …

North Africa

Declaration by Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on strikes in Syria, by Federica Mogherini

The European Union reiterates its strongest condemnation of the repeated use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime, as confirmed by the OPCW/UN …

Middle East

Palestinian Casualties Are No Accident for Hamas

The organizers of a march on Israel's border are spoiling for a fight.<p>Leave it to Hamas to make nonviolence violent.<p>This is what happened over the weekend as thousands of Gazans swarmed the Israeli border crossing on what they called a "march of return." It's not just that the Israeli Defense Force …

Israel

Anticipating Trump's Next Move, Aides Prepare Iran Deal Pullout

Anticipating an unpredictable president's next moves, U.S. officials have started planning for the likelihood President Donald Trump will announce …

South Asia

France urges Israeli restraint after Gaza deaths

France urged Israel on Sunday to show restraint following its military response to Palestinian demonstrations on the Gaza-Israel border that killed …

Israel

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Sport<p>Dan Carter will start on the bench when Racing 92 take on Munster on Sunday for a place in the Champions Cup final, but the All Blacks …

Israel

Israel: No Inquiry on Deadly Gaza Violence

Israel’s defense minister on Sunday shot down appeals for an inquiry into the killing of at least 15 Palestinians during violent demonstrations …

Israel

Pope says 'defenseless' being killed in Gaza violence

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis, in his Easter address on Sunday, called for peace in the Holy Land two days after 15 Palestinians were killed on the Israeli-Gaza border, saying the conflict there "does not spare the defenseless".<p>The pope made his appeal in his "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the …

Israel

No Gaza inquiry, Israeli defense minister says

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>JERUSALEM, April 1 - Israel's defense minister rejected on Sunday calls for an inquiry into the killing of …

Israel

EU calls for probe into Gaza protest

The EU has followed the UN and called for a probe into the deaths of 15 Palestinian protesters in Gaza. The EU's Federica Mogherini said a …

Israel

Spring in Tashkent: Is Uzbekistan really opening up?

<b>Uzbekistan is a country that has long been in the shadows, but this week the once repressive and secretive Central Asian state invited the media in for an international summit on the peace process in Afghanistan. It was a chance for BBC Uzbek's Ibrat Safo to return home for the first time in more</b> …

World

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Interest Successfully Added We'll notify you here with news about <br>AlertTag Turn on desktop notifications for breaking stories about interest?<p>Off …

North Africa

Why Central Asian states want peace with the Taliban

Russia and Central Asian countries are becoming more involved in the Afghan conflict. An international conference in Uzbekistan suggests the rise of …

Afghanistan

Uzbekistan offers to host talks between Afghan government and Taliban

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>TASHKENT - Uzbekistan offered on Tuesday to host peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, …

Afghanistan

How far from EU admission standards are western Balkan states?

EU enlargement is a divisive issue — misgivings over the process played a part in the 2016 Brexit referendum in Britain and in national elections in …

Europe

Kosovo police expel Serb official amid surge in tensions

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo police briefly detained and expelled a senior Serb official in a divided northern town as officers also fired tear gas …

North Africa

May wins European unity over Salisbury attack

Theresa May left Brussels on Friday having secured strong condemnation of Russia from the EU over this month’s nerve agent attack in Salisbury — but …

Europe

EU Leaders Blame Russia For Salisbury Nerve Agent Attack

Boost for Prime Minister in diplomatic stand-off with Putin.<p>Theresa May has urged EU leaders gathered in Brussels to stand “shoulder to shoulder” …

Russia

Washington Reacts to Bolton’s Replacement of McMaster

<i>Washington is reacting to the news that Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster will be replaced by John Bolton – news delivered by a tweet from President Donald</i> …

JCPOA

EU ambassador to Russia recalled in wake of ex-spy poisoning

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini speaks with the media as she arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on …

News (China)

EU Summit: Theresa May, Macron and Merkel to hold three-way crisis meeting on Salisbury attack

Theresa May is to hold a three-way crisis meeting on the Salisbury nerve agent attack with the French and German premiers in the margins of a …

Downing Street

EU SUMMIT LIVE: May hails 'dynamic' Brexit deal push as EU leaders back UK in Russia saga

Earlier this evening Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron backed Theresa May and said there is "no plausible explanation" but Russian state involvement …

Europe

EU split over Russian relations as May calls for support over spy poisoning

EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker has defended his decision to congratulate Vladimir Putin on his re-election ahead of Theresa May’s speech to European …

Europe

PA: Hamas must transfer control of Gaza Strip

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has called on Hamas to transfer control of the Gaza Strip to Ramallah saying it was prepared to assume its full …

Israel

Mobilisation for Energy and Clean Water to Gaza - Government of Norway Press Release

Today in Brussels, Ms Eriksen Søreide chaired a meeting of the international donor group for Palestine, known as the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC), …

Palestinian Authority

Can the US bring some certainty to the world?

"Uncertainty" is an oft-used word by American media outlets in their coverage about China. But now it would be the highest-rated word in polls to …

Donald Trump

EU raises half-billion dollars for project to improve Gaza’s drinking water

A forum of countries and agencies that provide aid to the Palestinians committed 456 million euro ($559 million) toward a project to improve the Gaza …

Israel

Ukraine foreign minister urges tougher Russia action, World Cup boycott

The UK nerve agent attack shows Russia has no "red lines" anymore, says Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin. In an interview with DW, he …

Russia