The latest crisis in the uneasy French-German relationship was accelerated by Trump's decision to stop Germany's comfortable and decades-old free-riding on trade and security issues, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
New Zealand's and France's leaders unveiled plans to rein in tech companies over the unfettered sharing of toxic content online.
Facebook says it is introducing a "one-strike" policy for use of Facebook Live, temporarily restricting access for people who have faced disciplinary action for breaking the company's most serious rules anywhere on its site.
Euro-skeptics will get no mandate in forthcoming parliamentary elections to eviscerate the European Commission and deconstruct the European project of economic and political union, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
Greenpeace said it was protesting against company links to the oil and gas industry, which it calls a driving force in global warming.
The French prime minister has announced an international architects' competition to rebuild the spire of Notre Dame Cathedral.
The massive fire that ripped through Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral, collapsing the roof and spire, was likely caused accidentally, prosecutors say.
It seems that Beijing's trade arrangements with Europe are complicating American efforts to radically change trade relations with China, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
Gold eased on Thursday as investors booked some profit from the metal's strong run this week, but bullion held near a two-week peak supported by concerns over an economic slowdown, as major central banks retained a dovish policy stance.
European Council President Donald Tusk told the U.K. not to waste the additional time that has been agreed on for the country to leave the European Union.
Theresa May is traveling to Berlin and Paris on Tuesday for talks with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron
The yen rose on Tuesday as traders favored the safe-haven currency after the United States announced it was considering tariffs on $11 billion of European goods and the International Monetary Fund downgraded its outlook on the global economy.
Gold rose to its highest in more than a week on Tuesday as the dollar and equities weakened after the International Monetary Fund cut its global economic growth forecasts for the year, with increased buying by central banks lending further support.
Airbus signed a deal worth tens of billions of dollars on Monday to sell 300 aircraft to China, coinciding with a visit to Europe by Chinese President Xi Jinping and matching a China record held by U.S. rival Boeing.
Trade talks between the U.S. and the European Union, as well as possibel changes in the Europe-China relationship, also pose risks, says the chief executive of A.P. Moller-Maersk.
The French government vowed to strengthen security as yellow vest protesters stage a 19th round of demonstrations, in an effort to avoid a repeat of last week's riots in Paris.
European Union leaders have warned Britain that it has one final opportunity to leave the bloc in an orderly fashion, after agreeing to delay the departure date beyond March 29.
The findings are likely to fuel worries over the possibility that Russia may influence upcoming EU elections.
Expect agreements to complete the banking union within the euro zone and to build firmer borders to protect the intra-European visa-free area, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
French President Emmanuel Macron this week stirred up a robust and healthy debate with his letter published in newspapers of all 28 EU nations, calling for a "European renaissance." First, however, he will have to reverse a European unraveling.