Foreign policy

FILE - In this April 2012 file photo with the new high-rise buildings of downtown Doha in the background, Qatari women and a man enjoy walking by the sea in Doha, Qatar. Saudi Arabia and three Arab countries severed ties to Qatar on Monday, June 5, 2017 and moved to cut off land, sea and air routes to the energy-rich nation that is home to a major U.S. military base, accusing it of supporting regional terror groups. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
June 05, 2017 - 5:02 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The latest on the dispute between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors (all times local): 11:55 p.m. American universities say branch campuses in Qatar are operating normally while they monitor diplomatic developments in the Gulf nation. Saudi Arabia and other Arab powers...
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FILE - In April 20, 2010 file photo, an Emirates airline passenger jet taxis on the tarmac at Dubai International airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Emirates said it is suspending flights to Qatar amid a growing diplomatic rift. The airline said on its website Monday, June 5, 2017, that flights would be suspended until further notice starting Tuesday. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
June 05, 2017 - 8:29 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the Gulf Arab states dispute with Qatar (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Iran says rising tensions among its Arab Gulf neighbors threaten the interests of everyone in the region and has called for "political and peaceful methods" to resolve the crisis...
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FILE - In April 20, 2010 file photo, an Emirates airline passenger jet taxis on the tarmac at Dubai International airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Emirates said it is suspending flights to Qatar amid a growing diplomatic rift. The airline said on its website Monday, June 5, 2017, that flights would be suspended until further notice starting Tuesday. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
June 05, 2017 - 7:43 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the Gulf Arab states dispute with Qatar (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Turkey has voiced its "sadness" over the Gulf Arab states dispute with Qatar and said it was willing to work to normalize ties. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday...
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June 05, 2017 - 5:08 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean civic group said Monday that North Korea has rejected its offer to provide anti-malaria supplies to protest Seoul's support of fresh U.N. sanctions on the country. The rejection could complicate efforts by South Korea's news liberal President Moon Jae-in to...
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June 05, 2017 - 5:05 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A South Korean civic group said Monday that North Korea has rejected its offer to provide anti-malaria supplies to protest Seoul's support of fresh U.N. sanctions on the country. The rejection could complicate efforts by South Korea's news liberal President Moon Jae-in to try...
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Ambassadors to the United Nations raise hands in a U.N. Security Council resolution vote to sanction North Korea, Friday, June 2, 2017, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
June 02, 2017 - 6:24 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Friday to add 15 individuals and four entities linked to North Korea's nuclear and missile programs to a U.N. sanctions blacklist, but Chinese opposition blocked tougher new sanctions that the United States was pushing. While the...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2017, file photo President Donald Trump speaksin the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump has been handing out his cellphone number to world leaders and urging them to call him directly, an unusual invitation that breaks diplomatic protocol and is raising concerns about the security and secrecy of the U.S. commander in chief’s communications. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
May 31, 2017 - 2:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has been handing out his cellphone number to world leaders and urging them to call him directly, an unusual invitation that breaks diplomatic protocol and is raising concerns about the security and secrecy of the U.S. commander in chief's communications...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2017, file photo President Donald Trump speaksin the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump has been handing out his cellphone number to world leaders and urging them to call him directly, an unusual invitation that breaks diplomatic protocol and is raising concerns about the security and secrecy of the U.S. commander in chief’s communications. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
May 30, 2017 - 10:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has been handing out his cellphone number to world leaders and urging them to call him directly, an unusual invitation that breaks diplomatic protocol and is raising concerns about the security and secrecy of the U.S. commander in chief's communications...
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FILE - In this May 3, 2017 file photo, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is seen at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 30, 2017 - 5:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Smart diplomacy or inappropriate and possibly illegal? Jared Kushner's reported attempt to establish a "back-channel" line of communication between Russia and Donald Trump's presidential transition team is proving divisive, even if such talks aren't unusual. Supporters of the...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech during an election campaign of her Christian Democratic Union, CDU, and the Christian Social Union, CSU, in Munich, southern Germany, Sunday, May 28, 2017. Merkel is urging European Union nations to stick together in the face of new uncertainty over the United States and other challenges. (Matthias Balk/dpa via AP)
May 29, 2017 - 11:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel cautioned Monday against seeking "simple answers" to complex global issues, a day after suggesting that Europe's relationship with the U.S. had shifted significantly following NATO and G-7 meetings with President Donald Trump that produced disappointing...
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