PARIS/VIENNA/BRUSSELS A special European Union initiative to protect trade with Iran against newly reimposed U.S. sanctions faces possible collapse with no EU country willing to host the operation for fear of provoking U.S. punishment, EU diplomats said.
PARIS/VIENNA/BRUSSELS, Nov 14 A special European
Union initiative to protect trade with Iran against newly
reimposed U.S. sanctions faces possible collapse with no EU
country willing to host the operation for fear of provoking U.S.
PARIS Canadian intelligence officers have listened to Turkish recordings of what happened to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday, adding that he was discussing with allies what next steps should be taken.
PARIS The leaders of Germany and France called for a unified approach to fostering world peace at a forum in Paris on Sunday that was attended by dozens of heads of state and government with one notable exception: U.S. President Donald Trump.
BANJUL/DAKAR France flexed its muscles in West Africa on Monday granting millions of euros in aid to Gambia to support its democratic transition amid fears of regional instability and took aim at Russia over its "opportunist" role in Central African Republic.
BRUSSELS/PARIS The European Union has so far failed to find a country to host a special mechanism to trade with Iran and beat newly reimposed U.S. sanctions, three diplomats said, as governments fear being targeted by U.S. counter measures.
BANJUL, Nov 5 France gave 30 million euros ($34
million) of aid to Gambia on Monday as part of efforts to
support its democratic transition and ensure stability in a
region Paris deems vital to its interests.
BRUSSELS/PARIS/BERLIN Pressure is growing for the European Union to consider an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia after Germany, Austria and the European Parliament called for an end to weapons sales over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
PARIS France has expelled an Iranian diplomat in response to a failed plot to carry out a bomb attack at a rally near Paris organized by an exiled Iranian opposition group, diplomatic and security sources say.
* Ties between Paris and Tehran important for saving nuclear