Diplomacy

U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, left, holds a package of parmesan cheese he was given by a journalist as Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte stands beside him, following their meeting at Chigi Palace premier's office in Rome, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. 2019. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Italy at the start of a four-nation tour of Europe as the push to impeach President Donald Trump gains steam at home. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
October 01, 2019 - 11:47 am
ROME (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo opened a four-nation tour of Europe on Tuesday as he pushed backed on an effort to compel diplomats to provide testimony in to Congress for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Pompeo arrived in Rome to meet with Italian officials just...
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October 01, 2019 - 2:15 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A senior North Korean diplomat says North Korea and the United States have agreed to resume nuclear negotiations on Oct. 5 following a months-long stalemate over withdrawal of sanctions in exchange for disarmament. North Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui said...
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September 30, 2019 - 8:36 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has disclosed some of the newly purchased F-35 stealth fighter jets for the first time during its Armed Forces Day ceremony. Tuesday's display of the high-tech U.S.-made aircraft will likely anger North Korea, which has called the jets' introduction in South...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr speaks as President Donald Trump listens during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump recently asked the Australian prime minister and other foreign leaders to help Barr with an investigation into the origins of the Russia probe that shadowed his administration for more than two years, the Justice Department said Monday. Sept. 30. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
September 30, 2019 - 6:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump recently asked the Australian prime minister and other foreign leaders to help Attorney General William Barr with an investigation into the origins of the Russia probe that shadowed his administration for more than two years, the Justice Department said...
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Thailand's Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 30, 2019 - 2:42 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders. (all times local): 5:40 p.m. The U.N. special envoy for Syria says the convening of a committee to draft a new constitution for Syria on Oct. 30 "should be a sign of hope for the long-suffering Syrian...
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Kim Song, chair of the delegation of North Korea, addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 30, 2019 - 10:01 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea decried the stalled state of its nuclear standoff with the United States and told the international community Monday that the fault lies with Washington's "political and military provocations." "It depends on the U.S.," North Korean Ambassador Kim Song said,...
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Burundi's Foreign Minister Ezechiel Nibigira, addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 30, 2019 - 6:45 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Afghanistan and North Korea are delivering their messages to the U.N. General Assembly at a high-stakes moment for both countries. Both are to give their speeches Monday at the year's biggest diplomatic gathering. Afghans are awaiting the results of a presidential election...
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2018 file photo, U.S. special representative to Ukraine Kurt Volker attends the 15th Yalta European Strategy (YES) annual meeting entitled "The next generation of everything" at the Mystetsky Arsenal Art Center in Kiev, Ukraine. Andrew Howard, a managing editor of The State Press student newspaper at Arizona State University broke the news Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, that Volker, a key State Department official who was involved in talks between President Donald Trump and the Ukranian government, had stepped down from his post, the New York Times reports. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, File)
September 28, 2019 - 3:52 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A 20-year-old student at Arizona State University broke the news that a key State Department official who was involved in talks between President Donald Trump and the Ukrainian government had stepped down from his post, The New York Times reported. Andrew Howard, a managing editor of...
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September 28, 2019 - 3:47 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A 20-year-old student at Arizona State University broke the news that a key State Department official who was involved in talks between President Donald Trump and the Ukrainian government had stepped down from his post, The New York Times reported. Andrew Howard, a managing editor of...
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September 28, 2019 - 9:42 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria's top diplomat demanded Saturday the immediate withdrawal of American and Turkish forces from the country and said his government reserves the right to defend its territory in any way necessary if they remain. "The United States and Turkey maintain an illegal military...
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