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Plan to combat fake news proposed as EU elections approach

05 Dec 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union's executive proposed on Wednesday spending more money to counter fake news on the Internet, establishing an early warning system to alert governments and pushing tech companies do more to stop disinformation before next year's EU elections.

Trump shaping new 'liberal' order to block Russia, China, Iran, says Pompeo

05 Dec 2018

BRUSSELS U.S. President Donald Trump's top diplomat promised on Tuesday a new democratic world order in which Washington will strengthen or jettison international agreements as it sees fit to stop "bad actors" such as Russia, China and Iran from gaining. | Video

U.S. gives Russia 60 days to comply with nuclear treaty

04 Dec 2018

BRUSSELS The United States delivered Russia a 60-day ultimatum on Tuesday to come clean about what Washington says is a violation of a arms control treaty that keeps missiles out of Europe, saying only Moscow could save the pact.

EU should sanction Iran over missile tests, U.S. says

04 Dec 2018

BRUSSELS/PARIS The United States is pressing the European Union to consider economic sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday, warning of a wider regional conflict if Tehran's ambitions remain unchecked.

UPDATE 1-U.S. gives Russia 60 days to comply with nuclear treaty

04 Dec 2018

* Allies concerned about new arms race in Europe (Adds details, quotes)

President Trump is building a new liberal order, says Pompeo

04 Dec 2018

BRUSSELS, Dec 4 U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking a new world order upheld by American leadership and democracy, his secretary of state told diplomats at an event in Brussels on Tuesday, blaming Iran and China for creating instability in the world.

France, Germany taking charge of EU-Iran trade move but oil sales in doubt

28 Nov 2018

PARIS/BRUSSELS/VIENNA France and Germany are to take joint responsibility for an EU-Iran trade mechanism to minimise the risk of U.S. punishment but few now believe it will cover oil sales, heightening fears for the fate of the landmark international nuclear deal with Iran.

Spain revives call for shared control over Gibraltar after Brexit

25 Nov 2018

BRUSSELS Spain will revive its bid for shared sovereignty over Gibraltar once Britain has left the European Union, the country's prime minister said on Sunday, adding Madrid had the support of the bloc to resolve the 300-year-old dispute.

Spain revives call for shared control over Gibraltar after Brexit

25 Nov 2018

BRUSSELS Spain will revive its bid for shared sovereignty over Gibraltar once Britain has left the European Union, the country's prime minister said on Sunday, adding Madrid had the support of the bloc to resolve the 300-year-old dispute.

Travel ticket agents Amadeus and Sabre face EU antitrust investigation

23 Nov 2018

BRUSSELS Electronic travel services companies Amadeus and Sabre are being investigated by the EU over contract terms that the bloc's antitrust watchdog says could prevent airlines and travel agents from switching to rival ticket agents.

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