International Relations

Russian court extends detention for alleged American spy

Feb 22, 2019

A Moscow court has extended the detention for the American taken in at the end of December for alleged spying

Worry about US-SKorea alliance grows before Trump-Kim summit

Feb 22, 2019

Worry about US-South Korea grows ahead of second Trump-Kim summit

Saudi crown prince hails China relations at talks with Xi

Feb 22, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hails relations with China as trouble-free, during talks with President Xi Jinping in Beijing aimed at strengthening relations in the face of criticism from the West

Filipino rebel commanders become officials under peace deal

Feb 22, 2019

Some of the fiercest Muslim rebel commanders in the southern Philippines are in Manila to be sworn in as administrators of a new Muslim autonomy region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions

US ambassador to Canada emerges as favorite for UN post

Feb 22, 2019

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

Sanctions could ease with greatly reduced North Korea threat

Feb 21, 2019

Pompeo says the US will not ease economic sanctions on North Korea until it is confident that the nuclear weapons threat from Pyongyang has been "substantially reduced"

US embassy urges Russia to allow visit to jailed US investor

Feb 21, 2019

The United States Embassy in Moscow has called on Russian authorities to allow its staff to visit a U.S. investment fund manager who has been jailed pending a fraud investigation

IMF and Ecuador reach agreement on $4.2 billion fund

Feb 21, 2019

The International Monetary Fund's staff is agreeing to support Ecuador with $4.2 billion over the next three years

Saudi crown prince in China on latest stop of Asian tour

Feb 21, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is in China on the latest stop of a sweep through Asia aiming to expand the kingdom's influence on the continent

The Latest: Lawyer says woman who joined IS a US citizen

Feb 21, 2019

Lawyer says he has evidence woman who joined IS militants but wants to return to America is a US citizen