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Concerns high as Europe eyes post-Renzi Italy

Chancellor Angela Merkel led German and European leaders on Monday in expressing regret about Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's decision to stand aside after his parliamentary reform...

Merkel congratulates Trump on victory, offers "close cooperation"

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday congratulated US president-elect Donald Trump on his election win and offered Germany's "close cooperation."

Merkel looks forward to working with May, leaders welcome new premier

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was looking forward to working together with Theresa May as world leaders congratulated her on becoming Britain's new prime minister.

US expects strong relationship with May

The US expects a strong working relationship with British Prime Minister Theresa May, White House spokesman Josh Earnest says in congratulating her on her new position.

Juncker fears more referendum demands to follow Brexit

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is expressing fear of more referendums in other countries, after British voters chose to leave the European Union this week.

World reactions to Britain's decision to leave the European Union

Leaders and politicians in Europe and around the world reacted Friday to a referendum in Britain that saw almost 52 per cent of British voters opt to leave the European Union.

EU calls on Britain to trigger exit negotiations without delay

Britain should launch its EU exit negotiations as soon as possible to avoid unnecessary uncertainty, top officials and ministers in the bloc said Friday, following the country's vote in favour of...

Reactions to British referendum range from disappointment to glee

Initial reactions to Britain's decision to leave the European Union began pouring in Friday from Europe and the wider world, ranging from concern and disappointment, to glee among eurosceptics....

Merkel: Brussels "murderers" are enemies of European values

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that the "murderers" who committed the terrorist attacks in Brussels are "enemies of all the values that Europe stands for."

Renzi: Closing borders won't work, terrorists are already here

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi criticizes those urging border closures in response to the terrorist attacks in Brussels, warning that the threat comes from within Europe.

Obama: US will do "whatever is necessary" to support Belgium

US President Barack Obama vows the US will do "whatever is necessary to support our friend and ally Belgium," in the wake of terrorist attacks in Brussels.

"Black day" for Belgium: World condemns "barbaric" "cowardly" attacks

World leaders express their solidarity with Belgium and condemn as "barbaric" the Brussels airport and subway attacks, while calling for a united response in the fight against terrorism.