European Union scrambles to patch up relations at Africa summit

European Union scrambles to patch up relations at Africa summit

Press play to listen to this article It is not easy to pinpoint the nadir of the EU’s great pivot to Africa. The shift in … Read more

Poland braces for ‘up to a million people’ fleeing war in Ukraine

Poland braces for ‘up to a million people’ fleeing war in Ukraine

Press play to listen to this article WARSAW — Poland is preparing for a massive influx of refugees if Russia attacks Ukraine. “We have to … Read more

Olaf Scholz’s hard lessons in German leadership

Olaf Scholz’s hard lessons in German leadership

Press play to listen to this article BERLIN — Chancellor Olaf Scholz is finding out the hard way that there’s a lot more to leading … Read more

China clash leads to microchip windfall for small European nation

China clash leads to microchip windfall for small European nation

Press Play to listen to this article Lithuania’s showdown with China around Taiwan will bring the small Baltic country an unexpected stroke of luck that … Read more

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Britain hints at banning Chinese imports with forced labor links

Britain hints at banning Chinese imports with forced labor links

LONDON – Britain could follow Washington in banning forced labor imported goods from China’s Xinjiang region, according to a senior British minister. The proposal came … Read more

Olaf’s frozen foreign policy

Olaf’s frozen foreign policy

Press Play to listen to this article BERLIN – Germany’s Olaf Scholz is not someone to be lived up to Let go. At least not … Read more

On cusp of German chancellery, Scholz warns Russia, goes softer on China

On cusp of German chancellery, Scholz warns Russia, goes softer on China

The upcoming Chancellor Olaf Scholz called on Russia on Tuesday to respect the “integrity” of the Ukrainian borders and stressed that “a threat to Ukraine” … Read more

Busting the Merkel Myth

Busting the Merkel Myth

Press play to listen to this article BERLIN — In an age of us-versus-them politics, soon-to-be ex-German Chancellor Angela Merkel might be the only prominent … Read more