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EUROPE

Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 18, 2019
Ode to our lady of Europe
The effort should not only be to rebuild the cathedral, but also to protect and defend Europe's cultural and political legacy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 8, 2019
Sluggish, dysfunctional Europe isn't Japan in the 1990s, but there's still reason to worry
Europe's sclerotic growth and political dysfunction inspire frequent comparisons with Japan's lost decade from the mid-1990s.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 8, 2019
China wants to work with EU on trade and is not trying to split east from west, premier writes
China wants to work with the European Union on issues from climate change to trade, Premier Li Keqiang wrote in a German newspaper before a summit next week aimed at cementing ties.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 5, 2019
European utilities contemplating a future in which oil has gone the way of the dinosaurs
European oil companies have started to address what they worry may one day be an existential threat to their business — the end of a century of oil demand growth in a low carbon world.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Apr 5, 2019
UNHCR warns of false rumors as migrants gather near Greece's northern border, seeking to cross
Dozens of refugees and migrants stuck in Greece gathered in a field near the country's northern border on Thursday, seeking to travel onward to Northern Europe.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 29, 2019
Japan's pork, wine and cheese imports from Europe surging under free trade agreement
Japan's imports of pork, wine and cheese from the European Union all marked double-digit growth in February from a year ago following the entry into force of a free trade deal, according to government data.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Mar 20, 2019
Trump blockade of Huawei fizzles in European 5G rollout
Last summer, the Trump administration started a campaign to convince its European allies to bar China's Huawei Technologies Co. from their telecom networks. Bolstered by the success of similar efforts in Australia and New Zealand, the White House sent envoys to European capitals with warnings that Huawei's...
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 13, 2019
Nissan deals fresh blow to U.K. by stopping Infiniti production at Sunderland plant amid Brexit
Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. will stop production of its upscale Infiniti models in the U.K. as part of a plan to withdraw the brand from Western Europe and focus on North America and China.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 8, 2019
Awash with plastic bottles and lacking a law, Kenya struggles to recycle with help from Coca-Cola and Unilever
As global concern over plastic pollution rises, corporate giants such as Coca-Cola and Unilever are pumping cash into a recycling initiative in Kenya they hope will provide a model for other developing countries.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 22, 2019
U.S. farmers fear Trump's China focus will imperil $14 billion in Japan trade
Bill Flory sends about a quarter of the wheat he grows in Idaho to Japan, a country so key to the fourth-generation farmer that he's visited there three times in five years.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Feb 18, 2019
Is Europe still complicated and mysterious?
To avoid being left behind again, Tokyo needs to deal directly and catch up with the rapidly changing European socio-political realities.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Feb 18, 2019
U.K. concludes it can mitigate security risk from Huawei equipment use in 5G, FT reports
The British government has decided it can mitigate the risks arising from the use of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. in 5G networks, the Financial Times reported on.ft.com/2DLcuFG on Sunday, citing two sources familiar with the conclusion of Britain's National Cyber Security Center (NCSC).
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Feb 18, 2019
Trump policies unite allies against him at European security forum
In 2009, then U.S. Vice President Joe Biden came to Munich to "press the reset button" with Russia. A decade later he came again to offer the world better relations, this time with his own country.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 13, 2019
Eleven EU states have already met their 2020 renewable energy targets, data shows
The European Union produced 17.5 percent of its power needs from renewable sources in 2017, while 11 of the bloc's 28 members had already achieved a 2020 goal of 20 percent or more, the latest data released by Eurostat showed.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Feb 9, 2019
After years of stalling, Greece OKs Macedonia in NATO
After holding up its admission for years, Greece became the first nation on Friday to ratify Macedonia's membership of NATO after the two states resolved a decades-old name dispute last month.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Feb 6, 2019
U.S. warns European allies against using Chinese gear, specifically Huawei's, for 5G networks
The United States sees the European Union as its priority to convince allies not to buy Huawei Technologies Co. equipment for next-generation mobile networks, a U.S. State Department Official said on Tuesday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Feb 4, 2019
Russia objects as Trump calls U.S. military intervention in Venezuela 'an option'
U.S. President Donald Trump said military intervention in Venezuela was "an option" as Western nations boost pressure on socialist leader Nicolas Maduro to step down, while the troubled OPEC nation's ally Russia warned against "destructive meddling."
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 1, 2019
Lego to open 80 new toy shops in China this year
Danish toymaker Lego plans to more than double the number of shops in China this year to 140 in its most rapid expansion in any market as demand for its colourful plastic bricks remains unaffected by a broader slowdown in the economy.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jan 26, 2019
Greece does 'mission impossible' in ratifying North Macedonia accord
Greece on Friday ratified a landmark accord that changes the name of neighboring Macedonia, ending a decades-old dispute with its neighbor and opening the way for the ex-Yugoslav republic to join the European Union and NATO.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 23, 2019
Germany's Merkel and France's Macron seek to unite European defense industry as U.S. support wanes
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are pushing for a more united defense industry, citing renewed ties between the two nations as a way to bolster the safety of the European Union in the face of flagging American support.

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