NATO twist: Romania president seeks to challenge Rutte for top job

Saying that they don’t mean to stand in the way of Rutte, a senior Eastern European…

‘The Trump whisperer’ — Can Mark Rutte save NATO?

Ben Verwaayen, Rutte’s political godfather, saw him field the phone call in which he was given…

Germany, France join US and UK in backing Mark Rutte for top NATO job

Berlin’s endorsement follows an intense 24-hour diplomatic campaign to shore up support for the Dutchman, amid…

Why the West is losing Ukraine

Not so dynamic duo Beyond fear, diplomats and experts pointed to the dynamic between Scholz and…

Mark Rutte in pole position to be next NATO boss

Under NATO rules, the secretary-general has to be decided “by consensus,” meaning that Rutte still has…

Protesting farmers share table with EU leaders

“We listen to European farmers … We are addressing short-term challenges,” von der Leyen posted on…

Leaders demand EU gets real about arming Ukraine

“The EU and its member states must renew their efforts and step up their military support,”…

Socialist lead candidate avoids attack on von der Leyen

“I cannot go out and say: well, you know, I was a member of a club,…

Geert Wilders has a serious problem

Wait. What’s that last word? Sounds like something straight out of the Spanish Inquisition … In…

Dutch king could see salary almost halved in royal tax shake-up

The king of the Netherlands could soon lose almost half of his yearly salary, as the…