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November 23, 2017, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

Ratko Mladic, the former general in charge of Bosnian Serb forces during the Balkans war in the early 1990s has been convicted of 10 charges of genocide, crimes against humanity […]

EU signs historic defence pact as Brexit, Trump drive bloc to co-operate

November 13, 2017, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

Twenty-three member states of the European Union have signed a historic deal to co-operate more closely on defence. The pact, known as Permanent Struc ...

Europe mulls policy response as Trump repeats threat to end Iran deal

October 17, 2017, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

The European Union’s foreign policy chief describes US  president Donald Trump’s decision not to re-certify Iran’s compliance with the 2015 ...

Turkey, Greece at odds as Athens denies Turkish coup extradition request

January 27, 2017, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

Turkey has threatened to cancel a migrant readmission deal with Greece after Greece’s Supreme Court rejected a request from Turkey for the extraditi ...

  • Netherlands could be next to vote on leaving EU
    July 4, 2016, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    After Britain voted to leave the European Union, Brussels fears other members could leave the bloc. In the Netherlands, just as in Britain, there are big concerns over immigration and […]

  • Brexit response pits economics against political unity
    June 26, 2016, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    As Europe continued to digest the shock of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, foreign ministers of the EU’s six founding members – Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Luxembourg and […]

  • EU visa block threatens EU-Turkey migrant deal
    May 4, 2016, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    Turkish citizens could soon benefit from visa-free travel to Europe, as part of the deal between the EU and Ankara to stem the flow of refugees. In return, Turkey has […]