Foreign policy

April 18, 2017 - 11:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has notified Congress that Iran is complying with the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal negotiated by former President Barack Obama, and says the U.S. has extended the sanctions relief given to the Islamic republic in exchange for curbs on its atomic program...
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North Korea's Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations, Kim In Ryong, speaks during a news briefing on Monday, April 17, 2017, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 17, 2017 - 8:56 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador accused the United States on Monday of turning the Korean Peninsula into "the world's biggest hotspot" and creating "a dangerous situation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any moment." Kim In Ryong told a news conference that "...
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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks to the media during a shared press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov following their talks in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Amid a fierce dispute over Syria, the United States and Russia agreed Wednesday to work together on an international investigation of a Syrian chemical weapons attack last week. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
April 17, 2017 - 2:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Highlights of Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Asia (all times local): 2 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has spoken with China's foreign policy chief about North Korea. The State Department says Tillerson called Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi (yahng jee-uh-...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, South Korea, Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
April 16, 2017 - 11:42 pm
PANMUNJOM, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence declared Monday the "era of strategic patience is over" with North Korea, expressing impatience with the unwillingness of the regime to move toward ridding itself of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. Pence told reporters near the...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan leaves a hall following a news briefing in Istanbul, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Erdogan declared victory in Sunday's historic referendum that will grant sweeping powers to the presidency, hailing the result as a "historic decision." (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 16, 2017 - 5:38 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 12:20 a.m. The European Union's top officials have responded cautiously to the outcome of Turkey's constitutional referendum and are...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, center, lays a wreath at the Seoul National Cemetery in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 16, 2017. Pence arrived in South Korea on Sunday to begin a 10-day trip to Asia that comes amid turmoil on the Korean Peninsula over North Korea's threats to advance its nuclear and defense capabilities, and just after a failed missile launch by the North. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
April 16, 2017 - 12:55 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump asserted on Sunday that China was working with the United States on "the North Korea problem," and his vice president told American and South Korea service members that the North's latest "provocation," a failed missile launch shortly before his...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks as his wife Karen Pence listens during a dinner with soldiers and family members after Easter Sunday church services at a military base in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 16, 2017. Pence arrived in South Korea on Sunday to begin a 10-day trip to Asia that comes amid turmoil on the Korean Peninsula over North Korea's threats to advance its nuclear and defense capabilities, and just after a failed missile launch by the North. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
April 16, 2017 - 11:41 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump asserted on Sunday that China was working with the United States on "the North Korea problem," and his vice president told American and South Korea service members that the North's latest "provocation," a failed missile launch shortly before his...
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A TV screen shows file footage of North Korea's ballistic missiles, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 16, 2017. A North Korean missile exploded during launch Sunday from the country's east coast, U.S. and South Korean officials said, a high-profile failure that comes as a powerful U.S. aircraft carrier approaches the Korean Peninsula in a show of force. The letters on the top read "North Korea's attempted missile launch failed." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 16, 2017 - 4:45 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the failed launch of a North Korean missile from the country's east coast (all times local): 5:45 p.m. A White House foreign policy adviser says the type of missile that North Korea tried to fire on Sunday was medium-range, and that it exploded 4-5 seconds...
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In this photo taken April 14, 2017, Dennis O'Flaherty in seen Sacramento, Calif. President Donald Trump’s voters are showing they can be a forgiving lot, up to a point. The president’s recent shifts in position on a series of big foreign policy issues have got his supporters debating whether the policy reversals are worth a mere shrug of the shoulders or are a cause for bigger concern. (AP Photo/Sophia Bollag)
April 14, 2017 - 2:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — What's wrong with being flexible? He's only human. All presidents change their minds. President Donald Trump's voters can be a forgiving lot — up to a point. "He thinks too fast and then makes decisions too fast," says Miriam Naranjo in Miami Lakes, Florida. "He's changing his...
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Han Song Ryol, North Korea's vice foreign minister, listens to a translator during an interview with The Associated Press on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Han Song Ryol said the situation on the Korean Peninsula is now in a "vicious cycle." (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
April 14, 2017 - 8:24 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump's tweets are adding fuel to a "vicious cycle" of tensions on the Korean Peninsula, North Korea's vice foreign minister told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview Friday. The official added that if the U.S. shows any sign of "reckless"...
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