French politicians don't talk about faith openly. But President Sarkozy wants a more open discussion of the role of religion.
Aid and outreach initiatives have been stepped up. But full EU membership will be slow coming say Ukrainians.
Officials in Moscow deny any link between the conflict in Georgia and the Caribbean exercises.
The recession looming over Britain is sending many Poles back home, signaling the end to the largest single wave of immigration that the British Isles have ever seen.
President Dmitry Medvedev said Saturday that Russia is 'a nation to be reckoned with.'
Moscow's strategy to drive a wedge between European countries was on display during Monday's EU crisis meeting.
In an emergency session Monday, European Union leaders threatened to postpone talks on a pact with Russia unless Russian troops pull back from positions in Georgia.
It gingerly considers how to set consequences for Russia and maintain cooperation.