Foreign policy

July 06, 2017 - 6:00 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's trade with North Korea has risen despite Beijing's promise to enforce U.N. sanctions over its nuclear program, but Chinese purchases of most North Korean exports have fallen. Customs data show total Chinese-North Korean trade in the first five months of this year rose 15...
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In this July 5, 2017, photo United States U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, respond to Russia's statements, during United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea's latest launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, at U.N. headquarters.Having lost patience with China, the Trump administration is studying new steps to starve North Korea of cash for its nuclear program, including an option that would infuriate Beijing: sanctions on Chinese companies that help keep the North’s economy afloat. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
July 06, 2017 - 4:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Having lost patience with China, the Trump administration is studying new steps to starve North Korea of cash for its nuclear program, including an option that would infuriate Beijing: sanctions on Chinese companies that help keep the North's economy afloat. It's an approach that'...
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July 05, 2017 - 10:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's diplomats are struggling to figure out what mission the Trump administration expects them to carry out, and they see the importance of their jobs waning as President Donald Trump seeks drastic cuts to the budgets of the State Department and U.S. Agency for International...
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July 05, 2017 - 10:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's diplomats are struggling to figure out what mission the Trump administration expects them to carry out, and they see the importance of their jobs waning as President Donald Trump seeks drastic cuts to the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development...
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United Kingdom U.N. Ambassador Matthew Rycroft, left, and United States U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, right, listens during United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea's latest launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, Wednesday July 5, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
July 05, 2017 - 6:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. response to North Korea's latest missile launch (all times EDT): 6 p.m. The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is warning China its massive trade with the United States is at risk if its trade with North Korea violates U.N. sanctions. Nikki Haley's...
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United States U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley listens during United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea's latest launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, Wednesday July 5, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
July 05, 2017 - 4:32 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley warned China on Wednesday that it risks its massive trade with the United States if its business with North Korea violates U.N. sanctions. In a hard-hitting speech at an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council following Pyongyang's successful...
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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 - 5:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday 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 - 9:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday 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 - 8:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday 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 - 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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