Led by young women from Eastern Europe, they are cornering Europe’s leaders and pressing them for a total energy embargo on Russia — to end the fighting and to save the planet.
As Russian forces advanced into Sievierodonetsk, Ukraine’s allies promised increased aid, a sharp drop in Russian oil imports and efforts to ship Ukrainian grain out of the country.
Russia benefits as Turkey slows down Swedish and Finnish applications to NATO and Hungary continues to block an E.U. embargo on Russian oil.
The Treasury secretary warned that Ukraine did not have enough funding to sustain its government and fend off Russia.
The Treasury secretary is traveling to Warsaw, Brussels and Bonn, Germany, this week at an uncertain time for the global economy.
As signs of progress emerged during the peace talks, some saw them as Russia buying time to regroup its military forces before another offensive push in Ukraine.
The European Commission laid out proposals for how the bloc could secure and store enough fuel for the winter.
Russia can seize control over Ukraine or keep strong economic ties to Europe. It will be hard to do both.
The coming talks in Geneva are bilateral, reviving old fears that the two Cold War powers will forge a deal on their own.
Foreign ministers from the alliance, meeting Friday, hope that Moscow will choose diplomacy and de-escalation instead, amid skepticism that Russia is sincere in wanting substantive talks.
Molenbeek was where a terrorist cell planned attacks that killed 162 in Paris and Brussels. Six years later, residents are trying to reinvent the area as a trial rekindles an awful association.
Christoph Hefti makes — and lives with — ebullient carpets and textiles inspired by magical realism and Latin American design.
Moscow’s decision to end its diplomatic mission to the alliance will end a long post-Cold War experiment in building trust between militaries.
Poland argues that its courts should supersede the bloc’s top court. The E.U. sharply disagrees.
The Rev. Daniel Alliët, for whom Jesus was a “political revolutionary,” has made it his life’s mission to fight for the rights of undocumented migrants, to the chagrin of some other clergy members.
In a sign of rising tensions, Beijing deployed 28 Chinese fighter jets and other aircraft over waters south of Taiwan hours after a U.S. carrier group sailed into the South China Sea.
After the Trump trauma, Europe will welcome Biden’s warm words, but tough topics remain, from China and Russia to trade disputes, Covid-19 vaccine diplomacy and transitions to carbon-neutral economies.
The head of the European Commission said the E.U. would consider proposals regarding waiving intellectual property rights following the Biden administration’s reversal of U.S. policy.
In indirect talks in Vienna, the U.S. and Iran agreed to try to synchronize Washington’s lifting of sanctions and Iran’s limiting of uranium enrichment.
While Washington went into business with the drug companies, Europe was more fiscally conservative and trusted the free market.
Brussels says Britain has broken its legal agreement governing trade with Northern Ireland. Britain has denied breaking the deal, saying its move is a temporary measure to relieve bottlenecks.
The bloc is a major producer of shots but has struggled with its rollout, fueling disputes with Britain and other allies. In a sign of the frustration, Italy recently blocked a shipment to Australia.
Under a proposed law, companies in Europe could be punished if they fail to pay women and men the same salaries.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary withdrew his party from the center-right grouping in the European Parliament, heading off a move to expel them over democratic backsliding at home.
As trade disputes pile up, the blame game evident in the early months of the split suits domestic political needs on both sides.
The Brexit pact preserves crucial E.U. principles like the single market, and lets the bloc look ahead to its future without Britain.
With a deadline closing in fast, negotiators were racing to strike a deal, with an agreement said to be imminent.
Beijing and Brussels were on the brink of an agreement to roll back restrictions on investment. But the deal’s fate is uncertain amid growing animosity toward China and increasingly vocal opposition.
Leaders of the neo-fascist Golden Dawn party were convicted of running a criminal group. But one is living free in Brussels, immune from extradition as a European Parliament member.
The agreement calls for European Union countries to cut their collective greenhouse gas emissions by 55 percent from 1990 levels, a more substantial reduction than previously proposed.
As a newspaper reporter decades ago, he made plenty of enemies there with his inflammatory articles. Now, those officials may determine his political fate.
Jozsef Szajer, a top politician with the conservative Fidesz party, will leave the European Parliament after attending a gathering in Brussels that violated coronavirus restrictions.
Simon Gronowski escaped the Nazis as a child and went on to write and speak widely about his experiences. In April, he began brightening lives by playing jazz tunes from his apartment window.
At 24, the songwriter, singer and rapper has fled one war and lived through the aftermath of another. Now, bridging continents, she tells an autobiographical story with her debut album.
A senior State Department official who tested positive for the coronavirus after a trip to Europe has angered other diplomats and irritated foreign officials whom he could have infected.
Paul Rusesabagina went from the world’s most famous Rwandan to a prisoner of his political nemesis, President Paul Kagame, whose government accuses the coolheaded hotelier of murder, arson and terrorism.
Warnings had piled up for years that nursing homes were vulnerable. The pandemic sent them to the back of the line for equipment and care.
This is a very strange, subdued summer for a country with an economy that relies heavily on tourism and merrymaking. But E.U. aid is on the way.
As some restrictions are lifted on who can enter, unmarried couples are calling on European countries to make it possible for them to be together again.
The first acknowledgment by the royal family of the European country’s brutal actions in central Africa stopped short of an outright apology. It comes as Belgium begins to publicly reckon with the abuses.
The British prime minister held talks with European Union leaders and agreed to accelerate negotiations on a future trading relationship to try to avoid a brutal break at the end of December.
A revised report shows how Beijing reacts swiftly and effectively to tamp down Western criticism of its pandemic response.