International Relations

North Korea's Kim to meet Putin at crucial diplomatic moment

Apr 23, 2019

North Korea confirms leader Kim Jong Un will soon visit Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin in a summit that comes at a crucial moment for tenuous diplomacy meant to rid the North of its nuclear arsenal

North Korea leader Kim to meet with Putin in Russia

Apr 22, 2019

North Korean state media says leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia and meet with President Vladimir Putin

US won't renew sanctions waivers for importing Iranian oil

Apr 22, 2019

The Trump administration is announcing that it will not renew sanctions waivers for five countries that import oil from Iran when those waivers expire on May 2

The Latest: Israel praises US decision on Iran oil sanctions

Apr 22, 2019

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is praising the Trump administration's decision to end sanction waivers for countries importing Iranian oil

White House: US ending sanction waivers for countries importing Iran oil, increasing economic pressure on Iran

Apr 22, 2019

White House: US ending sanction waivers for countries importing Iran oil, increasing economic pressure on Iran

AP sources: US to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil

Apr 22, 2019

AP sources: Trump administration poised to tell Japan, South Korea, Turkey, China and India that they will no longer be exempt from US sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says 'several' Americans have been killed in the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka

Apr 21, 2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says 'several' Americans have been killed in the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka

Ex-Marine arrested in North Korea embassy attack in Madrid

Apr 20, 2019

A man suspected of involvement in a mysterious dissident group's February raid on North Korea's Embassy in Madrid has been arrested in Los Angeles by U.S. authorities

NKorea issues mild criticism of Bolton over media interview

Apr 20, 2019

North Korea has issued a relatively mild criticism of White House national security adviser John Bolton over a recent interview he gave

Japan courts Trump using emperor, first lady's birthday

Apr 20, 2019

Without close friends in Asia, Japan's prime minister is seen using every opportunity, even the emperor's accession, to court President Donald Trump