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U.S. imposes record $7.5 billion tariffs on EU imports

Earlier this month, the World Trade Organization (WTO) determined that Washington could impose tariffs on European Union products worth $7.5 billion. The tariffs in question were introduced as a punitive measure for what the WTO determined to be illegal subsidies to the aerospace company Airbus, which had adverse effects on U.S. rival Boeing. On Friday, […]

Boris Johnson to the EU: Back My Deal or Friendly No-Deal Brexit

LONDON/BRUSSELS – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will speak to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker by the end of Monday to urge the leaders to support his Brexit deal, according to the Sunday Times. Johnson will offer the three leaders the option to either help him […]

Iranian MP: Europe Unable to Preserve the Nuclear Deal

TEHRAN – Vice-Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Mohammad Mehdi Boroumandi said Europeans lack the necessary power and will to safeguard the nuclear deal, stressing the need for Iran to take the next step to scale down more undertakings under the JCPOA. “The Europeans have neither the will nor the […]

Austrians Not Impressed by Fake Ibiza-gate, Kurz Wins Anyway (VIDEO)

VIENNA – The so-called Ibiza-gate doesn’t mean anything to up to 70% of Austrians. This is what the Vienna-based Kurier had for an answer to the surprised reactions of their foreign colleagues. How could Chancellor Kurz, who was technically evicted from his post, be reinstated to his prime minister’s chair in just four months after […]

China-US trade war pulls German economy into recession

The largest economy in the European Union is experiencing serious problems as China and the United States introduce new duties on mutual trade, and Brexit can bring a new batch of problems for Germany under the accelerated scenario. Expectations of a recession in the German economy intensified after German GDP declined 0.1% in the second quarter. If […]

Debunking Lies and Myths About the So-called ‘Soviet-German Pact’ (VIDEO)

MOSCOW – September 17th marked 80 years since Soviet troops retook western Belarus and western Ukraine, which were previously occupied by Poland. The Polish Army went for a landgrab after the turmoil of WW1, during which Russia lost massive territories. Much later, in 1939, Hitler’s Germany invaded Poland on September 1st, despite the fact that […]