The bloc will have to talk to the Taliban after the group seized control of Afghanistan, says the European Union's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell.
A political crisis has left the country without a functioning government since the last one resigned after a massive explosion killed dozens and destroyed swathes of Beirut in August 2020.
EU’s Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell says the bloc may consider actions, including targeted sanctions, unless Lebanese politicians take steps to get over political stalemate that plunged the country into one of its worst economic crises.
Belarusian authorities scrambled a fighter jet and flagged what turned out to be a false bomb alert to force a Ryanair aircraft to land on Sunday to detain opposition journalist Roman Protasevich, who was onboard.
Anti-coup activists in Myanmar are encouraging the public for a different type of civil defiance instead of protests, day after the junta’s Senior General Min Aung Hlaing reached an agreement at an ASEAN summit in Indonesia.
Deby, a close Western ally, was killed in battle with rebels on Monday, raising concern in the US and France that turmoil and uncertainty following his death will hamper the fight against militants across the Sahel region.
Officials from Iran, China, Russia, France, Germany and Britain will meet virtually on Friday to discuss a possible return of the US to the 2015 nuclear deal, the European Union said in a statement.
Calling for building bridges between Turkey and EU, the bloc's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said the economy is one of the most important areas of cooperation since Turkish exports to the EU total $81.8 billion.
Turkish President Erdogan speaks with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council head Charles Michel seeking to better ties.
The bloc’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said illegal immigration was stopped and many lives saved thanks to EU-Turkey refugee deal.
Despite its enormous economic power, the EU’s fractured political structure prevents the bloc from forming a united front against Russia.
The bloc could impose additional targeted sanctions on individuals and on business owned by the Myanmar military, top EU diplomat Josep Borrell says.
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