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Europeans will benefit from independent role from US: Iran's Larijani

Europeans will benefit from independent role from US: Iran's Larijani

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says playing a more independent role in the face of US adventurism will benefit all European countries as policies adopted by US President Donald Trump have caused problems for the entire world. “The behavior of the US president has caused problems not only for Iran, but also for Europeans, and […]

At WWI centenary, Netanyahu says Israel 'shielding' Europe from terrorism

At WWI centenary, Netanyahu says Israel 'shielding' Europe from terrorism

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said Israel was “shielding” Europe from the spread of Islamist terrorism and the Continent should therefore be less “hostile” to the Jewish state, as world leaders gathered in France at an event marking 100 years since World War I. “Israel is Europe’s shield in the Middle East [from terrorism], […]

US Confident It Can Compete In Europe's Gas Market

US Confident It Can Compete In Europe's Gas Market

As American LNG costs continue to fall, and as Europe looks to untangle itself from Gazprom, U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports are quickly becoming a welcome alternative to Russian gas supplies. The United States is all too happy to help Europe increase its energy security by diversifying its natural gas supplies—in which Gazprom holds […]

World War I: Europe and the politics of remembrance

World War I: Europe and the politics of remembrance

On the morning of November 11, 1918, at 10:59, American soldier Henry Nicholas Gunther stormed towards a German machine gun position and was killed — exactly one minute before the armistice that ended World War I came into effect. Gunther was the last soldier to fall in the so-called Great War. He was one of roughly […]

Europe stocks fall along with broad-market slide, poised for weekly skid

Europe stocks fall along with broad-market slide, poised for weekly skid

European stocks headed for a losing week, with Friday’s session adding to a slide amid jitters over a hawkish U.S. Federal Reserve and disappointment after some big corporations produced poorly received quarterly results. What are markets doing? The Stoxx Europe 600 […]

Europe stocks close modestly higher, driven by earnings

Europe stocks close modestly higher, driven by earnings

European stocks ended Thursday slightly higher after a mixed trading session, supported by banks such as Commerzbank AG and Société Générale SA, which climbed after well-received earnings reports. What are markets doing? The Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, +0.19% […]

New Tesla Model 3 with different plug spotted ahead of European launch

New Tesla Model 3 with different plug spotted ahead of European launch

A Tesla Model 3 with a different plug, likely a Type 2 Mennekes, has been spotted at Tesla’s automation group in Germany ahead of the official European launch. In Europe, Tesla uses a different plug than it does in North America. For Model S and Model X built in California for the European market, Tesla […]

Terror plot accusations undermine Iran-Europe engagement at worst possible time

Terror plot accusations undermine Iran-Europe engagement at worst possible time

Denmark’s arrest of a Norwegian national of Iranian descent on suspicion of helping prepare assassinations of Iranian Arab separatists has put the administration of President Hassan Rouhani under pressure at a time when it is reeling from US sanctions both at home and abroad. Of note, the Trump administration has over the past year urged […]

Europe stocks struggle for ground against global political worries

Europe stocks struggle for ground against global political worries

Europe’s main stock gauge was under pressure on Tuesday as investors battled political worries across three regions, with the outcome of U.S. midterm elections front and center for investors. What are markets doing? The Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, -0.14% […]

Stoxx Europe 600 ends lower as banks, tech weigh

Stoxx Europe 600 ends lower as banks, tech weigh

European stocks closed lower Monday, with a decline shares of technology shares and banks overshadowing gains in the oil-and-gas sector. How are markets performing? The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, -0.16% […]

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