International Relations

Asian shares fall amid continuing global uncertainties

Mar 13, 2019

Asian shares are lower amid continuing global uncertainties that weighed on stocks as some traders took profits from an earlier rally

The Latest: California water agency to store extra water

Mar 12, 2019

A major Southern California water agency has agreed to store extra water in a key reservoir in an effort to preserve a multistate drought plan for the Colorado River

Philippine forces kill several militants in new offensive

Mar 12, 2019

Officials say Philippine troops, backed by airstrikes and artillery fire, have killed several militants aligned with the Islamic State group in a new offensive in the marshy heartland of the country's south

Seoul: North Korea launch would be catastrophe for diplomacy

Mar 12, 2019

A South Korean presidential adviser says a possible North Korean rocket launch would be "catastrophic" for nuclear diplomacy

Moon's office angrily reacts to Pyongyang 'spokesman' claim

Mar 12, 2019

The office of South Korean President Moon Jae-in has responded sharply to comments by a conservative lawmaker who accused him of acting as the "top spokesman" of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Cheney criticized Trump foreign policy in closed-door event

Mar 12, 2019

Former Vice President Dick Cheney has been criticizing President Donald Trump's foreign policy, even comparing it with that of former President Barack Obama

Leaders invite NATO secretary-general to address Congress

Mar 11, 2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has invited NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to address a joint meeting of Congress

US sanctions Russia based bank for its work in Venezuela

Mar 11, 2019

Trump administration is sanctioning a Moscow-based bank for allegedly trying to circumvent U.S. sanctions on the Venezuelan oil company.

The Latest: US warns Germany secrets at risk over 5G choice

Mar 11, 2019

The United States is warning Germany that allowing untrustworthy companies to supply equipment for its 5G networks could jeopardize sharing of sensitive information among allies

US envoy: NKorea denuclearization must not be incremental

Mar 11, 2019

The State Department's special envoy for North Korea says the Trump administration is sticking with its position that ridding North Korea of its nuclear weapons will not be done incrementally