Russian minister warns Europe over US exit from nuclear pact

Russian minister warns Europe over US exit from nuclear pact

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s defense minister has urged Europe to consider what impact Washington’s intended withdrawal from a key nuclear arms pact would have on its security. Sergei Shoigu told his visiting Greek counterpart Monday that the European Union and NATO should weigh the consequences of a U.S. exit from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) […]

Goodby, Europe

Goodby, Europe

Donald Trump is a traitor. Yes, I know – the official definition of “traitor” refers to wartime. The Cold War we have now with Russia doesn’t count. So let’s use the word with a small “t.” The circumstantial evidence in overwhelming. Trump is a Manchurian candidate who made it to the Oval Office. Assisted by […]

Countries Push Digital Taxes on Tech Giants

Countries Push Digital Taxes on Tech Giants

Dozens of countries are stepping up efforts to levy new taxes on technology giants such as Alphabet Inc. GOOGL -1.80% and Facebook Inc., FB -3.70% hoping to capture revenue from digital services as economic activity increasingly shifts online. Inspired by European Union proposals to impose a tax based on the revenue of tech companies rather […]

Why does Humira cost less in Europe?

Why does Humira cost less in Europe?

POLITICIANS FREQUENTLY TALK about doing something to address the high cost of pharmaceuticals. President Trump has made especially loud promises that he would lower drug prices “really, really substantially.” On October 15 the administration announced an “historic proposal” intended to accomplish Trump’s goal. A new rule would require manufacturers to disclose drug prices in any […]

In Europe, Free Speech Bows to Sharia

In Europe, Free Speech Bows to Sharia

Members of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France, October 2017. (Jean-Francois Badias/Pool/via Reuters) Europeans are free to say only what the courts let them. When he was 50, the prophet of Islam took as his wife Aisha, who was then six or seven. The marriage was consummated when Aisha was nine. This […]

DC United's Wayne Rooney not interested in winter loan back to Europe

DC United's Wayne Rooney not interested in winter loan back to Europe

D.C. United striker Wayne Rooney isn’t interested in a return to Europe on loan this winter, saying he’s committed to his new team and that playing for another side would only serve as a distraction from his latest project. Rooney has been a revelation for D.C. since joining the club from Everton in mid-summer, helping […]

Bad Brexit deal would harm Europe too, Sadiq Khan to warn Barnier

Bad Brexit deal would harm Europe too, Sadiq Khan to warn Barnier

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is to tell Michel Barnier that the deal he is pulling together with Theresa May will not only damage the UK but the rest of Europe. Ahead of a meeting with the EU’s chief negotiator in Brussels, Khan said he would warn that jobs lost by the City of […]

Europe backs own space launchers amid growing competition

Europe backs own space launchers amid growing competition

In this photo taken on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, and distributed by Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service, a Russian Soyuz-2 booster rocket takes off from the Plesetsk launch facility in northwestern Russia. The Russian Soyuz-2 rocket put a military satellite in orbit on Thursday Oct. 25, its first successful launch since a similar rocket failed […]

Trump wants America's migration problem to be like Europe's

Trump wants America's migration problem to be like Europe's

Adam Taylor Foreign reporter who writes about a variety of subjects October 25 at 12:59 AM Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today’s WorldView newsletter. Wishful thinking (Washington Post illustration; AFP/Getty; iStock) As […]