Europe

United States | “100 Years of Diplomatic Couriers-None Swifter than These” Exhibition Opens at the U.S. Diplomacy Center on November 7

United States  – The Department of State’s Diplomatic Courier Service will launch the “100 Years of Diplomatic Couriers—None Swifter than These” exhibition at the U.S. Diplomacy Center at the U.S. Department of State on November 7. This exhibition includes photos, videos and objects documenting the birth and evolution of the Department’s Diplomatic Courier Service – … Continue reading United States | “100 Years of Diplomatic Couriers-None Swifter than These” Exhibition Opens at the U.S. Diplomacy Center on November 7

BRUSSELS | EU leaders plan to beef up borders to stop flow of migrants

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders are set to push ahead with plans to boost cooperation with North African countries and beef up the bloc’s borders in an effort to stop migrants entering Europe. A draft statement prepared for their summit Thursday emphasizes the need to step up cooperation with countries that people leave and transit … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU leaders plan to beef up borders to stop flow of migrants

ROME | Bannon dubs the far-right Europe’s “new elite” patriots

ROME — Former Trump strategist Steve Bannon declared Saturday that far-right “patriots” are the “new elite” of Europe as he brought his push for a trans-national, anti-European Union drive to Italy. The ex-aide to U.S. President Donald Trump addressed a forum in Rome organized by a small far-right Italian opposition party. Bannon was asked if … Continue reading ROME | Bannon dubs the far-right Europe’s “new elite” patriots

LONDON | Global shares solid as US and Mexico reach trade agreement

LONDON  — News that the U.S. has reached a preliminary agreement with Mexico on replacing a North American free-trade deal has helped shore up global stock markets on Tuesday. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC 40 rose 0.3 percent to 5,496, while Germany’s DAX was up 0.2 percent at 12,561. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.3 … Continue reading LONDON | Global shares solid as US and Mexico reach trade agreement

LONDON | Global shares steady as focus turns to central banks

LONDON  — Global shares traded in narrow ranges Wednesday as the focus of attention turned towards central bank policy on a day when the U.S. stock market was poised to record its longest-ever bull run. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC 40 edged up 0.2 percent to 5,417 while Germany’s DAX fell 0.2 percent to … Continue reading LONDON | Global shares steady as focus turns to central banks