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Luke Baker

Bromance or bad date? Trump, Macron trade barbs over tariffs, NATO

03 Dec 2019

LONDON They have hosted each other for state visits and dined at the Eiffel Tower, but the once-budding bromance between U.S. President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron looks to have turned into a bad date as they traded blows ahead of a NATO summit.

Paris and Berlin at odds, but talk of rupture overblown

29 Nov 2019

LONDON/BERLIN France and Germany have been at loggerheads in recent weeks, with differences over NATO and the future of Europe prompting some commentators to conclude that the two nations underpinning European unity are fundamentally split.

Ahead of NATO summit, Serbia buffeted between West and Russia

28 Nov 2019

LONDON/BELGRADE Since October, French President Emmanuel Macron has questioned the effectiveness of NATO, hit pause on EU enlargement and called for a new 'strategic relationship' with Russia.

RPT-On Russia and EU enlargement, Macron pushes a radical agenda

15 Nov 2019

* French president promotes rapprochement with Putin's Russia

On Russia and EU enlargement, Macron pushes a radical agenda

14 Nov 2019

LONDON French President Emmanuel Macron's stark description of the "brain death" of transatlantic military alliance NATO grabbed headlines last week, but his views on Russia and European Union enlargement may well have greater long-term impact.

Lebanon a 'beautiful idea' in need of a reboot, say protesters

07 Nov 2019

BEIRUT From a narrow angle, Beirut looks a picture of elegance and success, its French boutiques, luxury hotels and imported cars blending into Mediterranean skies.

Lebanon a "beautiful idea" in need of a reboot, say protesters

07 Nov 2019

BEIRUT, Nov 7 From a narrow angle, Beirut looks a picture of elegance and success, its French boutiques, luxury hotels and imported cars blending into Mediterranean skies.

What Hunter Biden did on the board of Ukrainian energy company Burisma

18 Oct 2019

By Polina Ivanova, Maria Tsvetkova, Ilya Zhegulev and Luke Baker

EU leaders: united over Brexit, divided over much else

18 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS Summits are usually a chance for European Union leaders to discuss problems and try to strengthen their union. But after two days of talks in Brussels, the only issue they could agree on is the very one that's a symbol of disunity: Brexit.

What Hunter Biden did on the board of Ukrainian energy company Burisma

18 Oct 2019

By Polina Ivanova, Maria Tsvetkova, Ilya Zhegulev and Luke Baker

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