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NATO launches largest military exercises since the Cold War


This week, NATO launched its largest military exercise since the Cold War. The military drills are taking place across Germany, Poland and the Baltics and will continue through May. European officials and military leaders have warned that if Russia’s military isn’t stopped in Ukraine, a NATO country could be targeted next.

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A silent movie cinema thrives in Brussels

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Post-9/11, Europe’s weak spots make it a target for extremists

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Emotions raw before Paris trial for ISIS carnage

European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson arrives for a meeting of EU justice and interior ministers at the European Council building in Brussels, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021.

EU’s top migration official calls for global response to help Afghans in order to avoid migration crisis in Europe

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Migrant hunger strike puts pressure on Belgian government


A hunger strike by hundreds of migrants living in Belgium without legal permission is putting increasing pressure on a government coalition weighing the wellbeing of those involved against the need to stick to immigration and asylum rules.

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NATO agrees to study how climate change impacts global security threats

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NATO leaders recently called climate change “one of the defining challenges of our times.”

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US-EU reach deal on trade dispute ahead of Biden’s meeting with Putin

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Top of The World: US President Joe Biden moved to end a long-running trade dispute with the European Union over subsidies for aircraft manufacturers. And, the presidents of the US and Turkey met in Brussels in a much-anticipated face-to-face on the sidelines of the NATO summit. Hawaiian coronavirus case with the delta variant is a “very rare breakthrough” case in which a COVID-19 vaccine didn’t prevent infection.

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‘We cannot continue to live like this’: Migrants desperate to work occupy Brussels church


Up to 200 undocumented migrants, including teenagers, have occupied St. John the Baptist in Brussels since the end of January. They’re calling on the government to grant them legal status.

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UK, EU leaders to meet Wednesday amid Brexit no-deal signals


The leaders of Britain and the European Union will meet in the next 24 hours for a final push at a Brexit deal, as the two sides warned that the chances of a post-Brexit trade deal by a year-end deadline is slipping away.