International Relations

American diplomat death being investigated as homicide

Oct 12, 2018

New court filings show the FBI and U.S. State Department are investigating an American diplomat found death last month in Madagascar as a homicide

Journalist's disappearance tests Trump's close Saudi ties

Oct 12, 2018

A Saudi journalist's disappearance is testing President Donald Trump's tight ties to Saudi Arabia

Philippine, Vietnam leaders discuss disputed sea boundaries

Oct 12, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Vietnam's prime minister have discussed efforts by their countries to delineate their maritime boundaries in the disputed South China Sea, most of which is claimed by China

The Latest: US Supreme Court rules in Tennessee execution

Oct 12, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a challenge of Tennessee's lethal injection protocol and lifted a stay of execution ordered by a lower court because of inadequate counsel, clearing the way for the execution of Edmund Zagorski

AP source: Dina Powell tells Trump she doesn't want UN job

Oct 11, 2018

Former deputy national security adviser Dina Powell has told the White House that she is not interesting in serving as Trump's U.N. ambassador

Trump defends Saudi arms sales amid fury over missing writer

Oct 11, 2018

President Donald Trump defended arms sales to Saudi Arabia on Thursday as lawmakers increased pressure on his administration to punish the kingdom over the disappearance of a journalist

The Latest: US requests report from Saudi ambassador

Oct 11, 2018

The United States has asked Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the U.S. to return from a trip home with information on missing writer Jamal Khashoggi

John Kerry: Only way to restore democracy is to vote

Oct 11, 2018

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry implored constituents to vote, stressing the importance of midterm elections

S. Korea walks back on possibly lifting sanctions on North

Oct 11, 2018

South Korea has walked back on a proposal to lift some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea following U.S. President Donald Trump's blunt response

South Korea considers lifting some sanctions on North Korea

Oct 11, 2018

South Korea's foreign minister says Seoul is considering lifting some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea to create more momentum for diplomacy, but Trump indicates disapproval of such a possiblity