‘The Trump people may think Libya a less sensitive theatre to cooperate with the Russians on counter-terrorism than Syria... we have Daesh [Isis] running around there and if this guy Haftar is being effective...’
Sigmar Gabriel says French and German officials had 'productive' talks with new US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
Trump’s Defence Secretary rules out military cooperation with Russia, despite the President himself making overtures to Moscow
The Defence Secretary initially hailed the partnership ‘a fundamental bedrock for the United States’ before changing his tone in a behind-closed-door briefing – which subsequently became the official US line
Britain not meeting target it was supposed to urge other EU countries to meet, calculation says
Outlet stands accused of reporting 'fake news' on refugee crisis and other contentious issues
US military says missile shield is needed to protect from Iran, not threaten Russia
Jean-Pierre Raffarin is concerned the US administration is targeting individual EU states for British-style bilateral deals to test the solidarity of the bloc
First of 1,200-strong Nato force deployed near Russian exclave of Kaliningrad
Obama pivoted to Asia. Trump pivots to Peoria
President-elect suggests he will give all world leaders a fresh start
Scandinavian country describes move as 'historic'
'I think we Europeans have our fate in our own hands,' says Angela Merkel
'I start off trusting both — but let’s see how long that lasts'
President-elect discusses Brexit, Nato, Russia and Syria
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman speaks of his concern over the Nato deployment, saying Poland ‘is not even a European state’