Foreign policy

March 04, 2017 - 8:41 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A confidential report says North Korean weapons barred by United Nations sanctions ended up in the hands of U.N. peacekeepers in Africa. The annual report by a U.N. panel of experts, obtained by The Associated Press, illustrates how Pyongyang evades sanctions imposed for its...
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March 03, 2017 - 2:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Basic freedoms of expression and association are on the decline around the world, the United States said Friday in a report that warned of worsening conditions for opposition groups and human rights activists. In a departure from past practice, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...
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March 03, 2017 - 10:35 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union diplomats say the bloc's foreign ministers are to discuss whether to hold high-level talks with Israel amid concern over its settlement policy and commitment to a two-state solution. Diplomats said Friday that the EU must be clear in its dealings with Israel,...
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March 02, 2017 - 6:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Attorney General Jeff Sessions' talks with the Russian ambassador (all times local): 6:40 p.m. A White House official says President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and the man who would become national security adviser, Michael Flynn, met with Russia's...
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February 28, 2017 - 6:57 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea is flouting United Nations sanctions by trading in prohibited weapons and other goods and using evasion techniques "that are increasing in scale, scope and sophistication," U.N. experts say in a new report. The panel of experts monitoring sanctions against...
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