International Relations

White House: Russia call for Ukraine referendum illegitimate

Jul 20, 2018

The White House says the Trump administration "is not considering supporting" a Vladimir Putin-backed call for a referendum in the eastern Ukraine in the aftermath of President Donald Trump's meeting with the Russian president

Trump nominates 4 to top foreign service rank

Jul 20, 2018

President Donald Trump is nominating four career foreign service officers in the State Department to the rank of career ambassador _ the foreign service's highest rank

The Latest: White House says Ukraine referendum not on table

Jul 20, 2018

The White House says the Trump administration "is not considering supporting" a Vladimir Putin-backed call for a referendum in the eastern Ukraine in the aftermath of President Donald Trump's meeting with the Russian president

Putin, Trump talked about a referendum for eastern Ukraine

Jul 20, 2018

President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed a possible referendum in separatist-leaning eastern Ukraine during their Helsinki summit, Russia's ambassador to the U.S. said Friday

North Korea puts reunion of war-separated families in doubt

Jul 20, 2018

North Korea says an August reunion of Korean families separated by war may not happen if South Korea doesn't immediately return some of its citizens

Russia summons Greek ambassador over Macedonia dispute

Jul 20, 2018

Russia's government has summoned the Greek ambassador to protest the expulsion of two Russian diplomats, as part of a dispute over Macedonia's plans to become a NATO member

The Latest: Merkel responds to Trump jab on Montenegro

Jul 20, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says NATO's collective-defense clause applies to all members, not just big countries, adding that she's glad to have Montenegro in the alliance.

The Latest: Trump invites Putin to Washington in the fall

Jul 20, 2018

President Donald Trump has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to the White House this fall

Round 2 for Trump-Putin: A fall invite amid summit mop-up

Jul 20, 2018

President Donald Trump is inviting Vladimir Putin to the White House _ even as the cleanup from their summit this week continues.

State governors delve into foreign diplomacy on trade war

Jul 19, 2018

State governors discussed ways Thursday to court foreign investment in the wake of President Donald Trump's trade disputes with countries including China, Canada and Mexico