International Relations

Venezuela demands release of businessman connected to Maduro

Jun 14, 2020

Venezuela is demanding the release of a government-connected businessman who was detained in Cape Verde on U.S. corruption charges

American facing espionage charge in Russia undergoes surgery

May 29, 2020

An American on trial for espionage in Russia has undergone emergency surgery

Russia slams US arguments for low-yield nukes

Apr 29, 2020

The Russian Foreign Ministry has rejected the U.S. arguments for fielding low-yield nuclear warheads, warning that an attempt to use such weapons against Russia would trigger all-out nuclear retaliation

AP VoteCast: Arizona primary marked by coronavirus concerns

Mar 18, 2020

Voters in Arizona cast their ballots in Tuesday’s Democratic primary during a pandemic that has stunted travel, closed schools, forced millions of workers to stay home and canceled campaign rallies

Russia names exceptions from the entry ban for Chinese

Feb 19, 2020

Russia's government says that it will continue to issue official, business, humanitarian and transit visas to Chinese nationals

Poll: World skeptical Trump will do right in global affairs

Jan 8, 2020

A new survey by the Pew Research Center finds that much of the world is skeptical that President Donald Trump will do the right thing on foreign affairs after nearly three years in office

US prepares for possible Iranian reprisal after drone strike

Jan 7, 2020

United States officials are braced for Iran to respond to the killing of its most powerful general

Trump warns of sanctions if Iraq tries to expel U.S. troops

Jan 6, 2020

President Donald Trump has warned that the U.S. would levy harsh sanctions if Iraq expels American troops in retaliation for a U.S. strike in Baghdad that killed a top Iranian official

Trump returns to Washington to face a pair of challenges

Jan 5, 2020

As his two-plus week stay at his Florida resort draws to a close, President Donald Trump returns to Washington on Sunday facing twin challenges: the fallout from the strike he ordered to kill an Iranian general and his looming impeachment trial in the Senate