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European parliament takes a hard line on Iran
Europe

European parliament takes a hard line on Iran

Despite the country's new president expressing interest in reengaging with the West, the EP's Iran delegation doesn't appear interested

How much did the right really gain in Europe?
Europe

How much did the right really gain in Europe?

The center will hold in Brussels after the parliament elections; the real story is France and Germany

European elections: Was the Ukraine War another big loser?
Europe

European elections: Was the Ukraine War another big loser?

Macron is in a tough spot, as is his efforts to bolster France’s role in the conflict, and European defense, too.

European Parliament elections: Not quite a 'Trumpian moment'
Europe

European Parliament elections: Not quite a 'Trumpian moment'

Populists on the right are poised to win big this week but don't expect perfect parallels to what is happening here or a shift in Ukraine war support

Rightward, populist drift in EU elections signals big Ukraine shift
Europe

Rightward, populist drift in EU elections signals big Ukraine shift

War fatigue may be more of a subtext than a theme but it still doesn't bode well for Kyiv

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Asia-Pacific

How the EU should — and should not —deal with the Taliban

Initial signs suggest that there might be some space for European engagement with the militia, if only for the betterment of Afghans.