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Jittery EU Relieved, For Now, After French Vote

BRUSSELS (AFP) – Brussels heaved a sigh of relief Monday after pro-EU Emmanuel Macron led far-right Marine Le Pen in France’s presidential vote, hoping for some respite after the Brexit shock and the rise of eurosceptics across the bloc. Relieved Brussels officials

EU President Questioned in Russian Spy Case

WARSAW (AFP) – EU president Donald Tusk heads to Warsaw on Wednesday to testify before prosecutors in an investigation into two former military counterintelligence chiefs. The former Polish prime minister tweeted earlier this month that he would attend: “(April) 16 – holidays

Israel Summons EU Official For Dressing Down

The Israeli Foreign Ministry on Wednesday summoned the Deputy European Union Ambassador Mark Gallagher for a clarification, after the EU accused Israel of demolishing Palestinian homes in Area C of the West Bank.