Foreign policy

In this May 11, 2017 photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping, center left, and his wife Peng Liyuan arrive for a welcome ceremony for Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. China will seek to burnish President Xi Jinping’s stature as a world-class statesman at an international gathering centered on his signature foreign policy effort envisioning a future world order in which all roads lead to Beijing. The “Belt and Road Forum” opening Sunday, May 14 is the latest in a series of high-profile appearances aimed at projecting Xi’s influence on the global stage ahead of a key congress of the ruling Communist Party later this year. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
May 12, 2017 - 6:05 am
BEIJING (AP) — China will seek to burnish President Xi Jinping's stature as a world-class statesman at an international gathering centered on his signature foreign policy effort that envisions a future world order in which all roads lead to Beijing. The Belt and Road Forum opening Sunday is the...
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In this May 11, 2017 photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping, center left, and his wife Peng Liyuan arrive for a welcome ceremony for Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. China will seek to burnish President Xi Jinping’s stature as a world-class statesman at an international gathering centered on his signature foreign policy effort envisioning a future world order in which all roads lead to Beijing. The “Belt and Road Forum” opening Sunday, May 14 is the latest in a series of high-profile appearances aimed at projecting Xi’s influence on the global stage ahead of a key congress of the ruling Communist Party later this year. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
May 12, 2017 - 12:22 am
BEIJING (AP) — China will seek to burnish President Xi Jinping's stature as a world-class statesman at an international gathering centered on his signature foreign policy effort envisioning a future world order in which all roads lead to Beijing. The "Belt and Road Forum" opening Sunday is the...
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In this May 11, 2017 photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping, center left, and his wife Peng Liyuan arrive for a welcome ceremony for Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. China will seek to burnish President Xi Jinping’s stature as a world-class statesman at an international gathering centered on his signature foreign policy effort envisioning a future world order in which all roads lead to Beijing. The “Belt and Road Forum” opening Sunday, May 14 is the latest in a series of high-profile appearances aimed at projecting Xi’s influence on the global stage ahead of a key congress of the ruling Communist Party later this year. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
May 11, 2017 - 9:51 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China will seek to burnish President Xi Jinping's stature as a world-class statesman at an international gathering centered on his signature foreign policy effort envisioning a future world order in which all roads lead to Beijing. The "Belt and Road Forum" opening Sunday is the...
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South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in waves from a car after his inauguration ceremony outside of the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Moon said Wednesday he was open to visiting rival North Korea under the right conditions to talk about Pyongyang's aggressive pursuit of nuclear-tipped missiles. (Hong Hae-in/Yonhap via AP)
May 10, 2017 - 8:18 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Which of South Korea's neighbors and allies stand to benefit most from liberal Moon Jae-in's ascension to the presidency this week? It might be North Korea, which sees Moon as an advocate of a softer approach to ridding the North of nuclear weapons. This, in turn, could...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, right, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, turn to leave after a photo opportunity at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 10, 2017 - 12:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Washington visit of Russian's top diplomat for meetings with President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (SEHR'-gay LAHV'-rahf) says it's "humiliating" for the American people to...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 9, 2015 file photo, South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, left, accompanied by army chief of staff Paul Malong, right, waves during an independence day ceremony in the capital Juba, South Sudan. South Sudan's army chief of staff Paul Malong, who had been proposed for U.N. sanctions and accused of directing last year's fighting in the capital that left hundreds dead, has been removed from his post, a presidential spokesman said Tuesday, May 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Jason Patinkin, File)
May 09, 2017 - 3:06 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — South Sudan's army chief of staff, who had been accused of directing last year's fighting in the capital that left hundreds dead and proposed for United Nations sanctions, has been removed from his post, a presidential spokesman said Tuesday. Paul Malong's removal comes after...
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In this image taken from video, former President Jimmy Carter gestures at the annual Human Rights Defenders Forum at The Carter Center, Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in Atlanta. Carter says he's concerned that the Trump administration's approach to foreign policy will hasten declining support for human rights in other countries. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
May 09, 2017 - 2:40 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — As the Trump administration signals a de-emphasis of human rights in U.S. foreign policy decisions, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said Tuesday that he's concerned America's approach will erode support for such rights in other countries. The 92-year-old Carter spoke with The...
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Protesters hold signs and march in front of the State Capitol across the street from the US 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., Monday, May 8, 2017. The court will examine a ruling that blocks the administration from temporarily barring new visas for citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. It's the first time an appeals court will hear arguments on the revised travel ban, which is likely destined for the U.S. Supreme Court.(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
May 08, 2017 - 10:18 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A challenge to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban appears to hinge on whether a federal appeals court agrees that the Republican's past anti-Muslim statements can be used against him. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals wrestled Monday with whether the court should...
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Protesters hold signs and march in front of the State Capitol across the street from the US 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., Monday, May 8, 2017. The court will examine a ruling that blocks the administration from temporarily barring new visas for citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. It's the first time an appeals court will hear arguments on the revised travel ban, which is likely destined for the U.S. Supreme Court.(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
May 08, 2017 - 6:51 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A challenge to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban appears to hinge on whether a federal appeals court agrees that the Republican's past anti-Muslim statements can be used against him. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals wrestled Monday with whether the court should...
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Protesters hold signs and march outside the US 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., Monday, May 8, 2017. The court will examine a ruling that blocks the administration from temporarily barring new visas for citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. It's the first time an appeals court will hear arguments on the revised travel ban, which is likely destined for the U.S. Supreme Court.(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
May 08, 2017 - 4:44 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A challenge to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban appears to hinge on whether a federal appeals court agrees that the Republican's past anti-Muslim statements can be used against him. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals wrestled Monday with whether the court should...
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