Foreign policy

FILE - In this July 1, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in Washington. President Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there’s “no specific agenda.” So in the absence of a set topic list, what are two of the world’s most famously unpredictable leaders to discuss? (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 04, 2017 - 8:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there's "no specific agenda." So in the absence of a set list of topics, what are two of the world's most famously...
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FILE - In this July 1, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in Washington. President Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there’s “no specific agenda.” So in the absence of a set topic list, what are two of the world’s most famously unpredictable leaders to discuss? (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 04, 2017 - 7:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there's "no specific agenda." So in the absence of a set list of topics, what are two of the world's most famously...
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President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 30, 2017 - 1:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took South Korea to task over its trade surplus with the United States on Friday, demanding renegotiation of a bilateral pact, even as the close security allies voiced joint resolve against the nuclear weapons threat from North Korea. Trump talked tough on...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2016 file photo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, center, arrives for a meeting with Philippine community at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It's been a remarkably turbulent first year for Duterte, whose war on drug has left thousands of suspects dead and prompted critics to call his rule a "human rights calamity." (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)
June 30, 2017 - 2:39 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — It's been a remarkably turbulent first year for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose war on drugs has left thousands of suspects dead and prompted critics to call his rule a "human rights calamity." One accused him of crimes against humanity before the...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., joined at left by Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee, holds a news conference on Russian meddling in the U.S. election and other issues, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 29, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 29, 2017 - 5:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday fixed a popular measure that would slap economic sanctions on Russia and Iran, yet a long-awaited House vote won't come until after Donald Trump meets for the first time as president with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the...
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June 29, 2017 - 3:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday agreed to a fix a popular measure that would slap economic sanctions on Russia and Iran, clearing the way for action in the House. It was unclear whether any vote would occur before President Donald Trump's meeting next week with Russian President Vladimir...
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Serbia's Prime Minister-designate Ana Brnabic addresses the parliament in Belgrade, Serbia, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Brnabic is expected to take office this week after a vote in parliament, which is considered a formality. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
June 28, 2017 - 8:53 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's prime minister designate said Wednesday her future government's goal is membership in the European Union along with modernization of the troubled Balkan country. Ana Brnabic told Serbian parliament that the government will lead a "balanced" foreign policy, seeking...
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Serbia's Prime Minister-designate Ana Brnabic addresses the parliament in Belgrade, Serbia, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Brnabic is expected to take office this week after a vote in parliament, which is considered a formality. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
June 28, 2017 - 7:46 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's prime minister designate said Wednesday her future government's goal is membership in the European Union along with modernization of the troubled Balkan country. Ana Brnabic told Serbian parliament that the government will lead a "balanced" foreign policy, seeking...
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June 27, 2017 - 11:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States asserted Tuesday that Myanmar is no longer one of the world's worst offenders on human trafficking, while removing both Myanmar and Iraq from a list of countries that use child soldiers. In its annual report on human trafficking, the State Department also demoted...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for a multinational summit next month. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file)
June 26, 2017 - 4:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for a multinational summit next month. But the idea is exposing deep divisions within the administration on the best way to approach Moscow...
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