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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 nuclear deal as an “internal US process.” European countries, along […]

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 ...

As Montenegro looks to Nato, anxiety grows over future US commitment

November 12, 2016, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

As America’s European allies try to figure out their future relationships with Washington under President-elect Donald Trump, analysts say NATO and ...

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 ...

  • 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 […]

  • 30 years on, Chernobyl still leaks radiation
    April 26, 2016, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    Tuesday marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, when an explosion at the power plant near the town contaminated a wide area and sent radiation clouds across the […]

  • EU-Turkey deal leaves refugees stranded in Greece
    March 20, 2016, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    The deal struck Friday between the European Union and Turkey to try to end the flow of migrants to Europe, does not say what should happen to the tens of […]