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Russia again vetoed a U.N. resolution Friday that would extend the mandate of the expert body charged with determining responsibility for chemical wea..
UNITED NATIONS -- Russia vetoed a U.N. Security Council vote on Friday that would have continued the work of the chemical weapons inspectors in Syria ..
UNITED NATIONS—The United Nations Security Council, in a bitter standoff between U.S. and Russia, failed on Thursday to renew the mandate of an indepe..
French President Emmanuel Macron is trying on a new mantle: Mideast peacemaker. He's trying to defuse Lebanon's political crisis and preserve regional..
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is trying on a new mantle: Mideast peacemaker. He's trying to defuse Lebanon's political crisis and pres..
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UNITED NATIONS -- Russia vetoed a U.S. resolution that would extend the mandate of chemical weapons inspectors in Syria on Thursday. "Russia has kille..
The U.N. envoy for Libya said Thursday he is confident that competing parliaments in the North African country "are close to a consensus" on a framewo..
BEIRUT -- French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday invited Saad Hariri and his family to come to France after the Lebanese prime minister's surpr..
FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2005 file photo, Bahaa Hariri, the eldest son of slain premier Rafik Hariri, right, receives condolence from then Saudi Prince..
The Latest on the crisis in Lebanon following Prime Minister Saad Hariri's surprise resignation earlier this month (all times local): 9:10 p.m. French..
The Trump administration is welcoming a pledge from South Sudanese President Salva Kiir to allow free passage for humanitarian agencies that have stru..
North Korea warned Monday that the unprecedented deployment of three U.S. aircraft carrier groups "taking up a strike posture" around the Korean penin..
YANGON, Myanmar -- When Aung San Suu Kyi led the fight for democracy against Myanmar's despotic military rulers two decades ago, she bristled at the c..
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GENEVA (AP) — Sri Lanka's government faced increasing pressure Friday to answer for alleged human rights violations following an Associated Press inve..
Even for Yemenis accustomed to the brutal economies of life under a years-long siege, the effect of a blockade of all air, sea and land ports into the..
Even for Yemenis accustomed to the brutal economies of life under a years-long siege, the effect of a blockade of all air, sea and land ports into the..
BEIJING -- President Trump doubled down on his comments Thursday that he doesn't blame China for "taking advantage" of the U.S. on trade, saying he in..
President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the "very one-sided and unfair" trade relationship between the U.S. and China, but stopped short of cast..
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Asia (all times local): 3:55 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says a meeting b..
BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the "very one-sided and unfair" trade relationship between the U.S. and China, but stoppe..
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Asia (all times local): 2 p.m. Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) has expres..
BEIJING -- In joint remarks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, President Trump said he gives China "great credit" for "taking advantage" of the U.S. o..
SANAA, Yemen -- Hundreds of cars lined the main roads of Yemen's capital after the rebels who control the city ordered fuel stations to close Wednesda..
BEIJING (AP) — China rolled out the red carpet for President Donald Trump on Thursday, treating him to an elaborate welcome ceremony on the plaza outs..
BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump nodded appreciatively as China's Xi Jinping showcased a centuries-old temple in Beijing's Forbidden City. He cla..
President Trump faces a delicate diplomatic dance on his state visit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, hoping to renew pressure on China to help solv..
BEIJING (AP) — Welcomed to China with an outsized dose of pomp and pageantry, President Donald Trump pronounced himself wowed by Beijing's lavish gree..
BEIJING -- President Donald Trump will push China on trade and North Korea during a two-day visit in which he will cajole, flatter and scold the risin..
President Donald Trump's attempt to make an unannounced visit to the North-South Korea border was aborted Wednesday after dense fog prevented his heli..
BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump will push China on trade and North Korea during a two-day visit in which he will alternately cajole, flatter and..
UNITED NATIONS -- Russia clashed with Western nations Tuesday over a report blaming Syria for a deadly chemical weapons attack, with Moscow dismissing..
Saudi Arabia's crown prince said Tuesday the ballistic missile launched at the kingdom by Yemeni rebels was a "direct military aggression by the Irani..
The Latest on developments in Yemen (all times local): 9:40 p.m. The United Nations is demanding that the Saudi-led coalition and Houthi rebels allow ..
SEOUL (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will wrap up his visit to Seoul on Wednesday with a major speech on North Korea and then shift focus to China..
UNITED NATIONS -- The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a statement Monday strongly condemning the violence that has caused more than 600,000..
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a statement Monday strongly condemning the violence that has caused more than 600..
BANGKOK — The Rohingya humanitarian crisis in Myanmar is of great concern to international apparel buyers, who believe that the “devastating” situatio..
TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Japan would shoot North Korean missiles “out of the sky” if it bought the U.S. weapo..
Amid a global refugee crisis that's seen more than 22.5 million people flee countries like Syria and South Sudan because of civil war and famine, sout..
President Trump departed Washington on Friday for his first visit to Asia, a 12-day swing through five countries that comes as the once unthinkable ha..
UNITED NATIONS -- The United States and Russia have circulated rival U.N. resolutions on extending the work of experts seeking to determine who is res..
The United States and Russia have circulated rival U.N. resolutions on extending the work of experts seeking to determine who is responsible for chemi..
All it would take is a miscalculation -- an error in interpretation by a single soldier, for example -- to plummet the United States, North Korea and ..
UNITED NATIONS—The U.S. said it would commit as much as $60 million to a multinational force in West Africa to combat the growing regional terror thre..
The Latest on South Korea and China agreeing to talks to improve ties (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has met with NAT..
UNITED NATIONS — The Trump administration said Monday it would contribute an initial $60 million to help five nations in Africa’s Sahel region build a..
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The threat of nuclear missile attack by North Korea is accelerating, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday, accusi..