Government arms deals

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo answers questions during a press briefing Monday, June 11, 2018 in Singapore one day before President Donald Trump will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 11, 2018 - 6:31 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Latest on a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Iran says North Korea should be wary of negotiating with President Donald Trump following his withdrawal from the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement. Foreign...
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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong ahead of a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Monday, June 11, 2018, in Singapore. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 11, 2018 - 5:58 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 5:50 p.m. President Donald Trump called the leaders of South Korea and Japan Monday ahead of his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. That's according...
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Former South African President Jacob Zuma sits in the dock at the High Court in Durban, South Africa, Friday, April 6, 2018. Zuma is called to answer charges of fraud, racketeering and money laundering. (Nic Bothma / Pool via AP)
April 06, 2018 - 7:24 am
DURBAN, South Africa (AP) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma sat in the dock of a packed courtroom on Friday to face corruption charges and emerged defiant, telling supporters that the case against him was politically motivated. Zuma, 75, appeared relaxed during the brief hearing at which...
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Former South African President Jacob Zuma sits in the dock at the High Court in Durban, South Africa, Friday, April 6, 2018. Zuma is called to answer charges of fraud, racketeering and money laundering. (Nic Bothma / Pool via AP)
April 06, 2018 - 6:29 am
DURBAN, South Africa (AP) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma sat in the dock of a packed courtroom on Friday to face corruption charges and emerged defiant, telling supporters that the case against him was politically motivated. Zuma, 75, appeared relaxed during the brief hearing at which...
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Former South African President Jacob Zuma sits in the dock at the High Court in Durban, South Africa, Friday, April 6, 2018. Zuma is called to answer charges of fraud, racketeering and money laundering. (Nic Bothma / Pool via AP)
April 06, 2018 - 6:14 am
DURBAN, South Africa (AP) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma sat in the dock of a packed courtroom on Friday to face corruption charges and emerged defiant, telling supporters that the case against him was politically motivated. Zuma, 75, appeared relaxed during the brief hearing at which...
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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian, shake hands for journalists at the start of their meeting in Tehran, Iran, Monday, March 5, 2018. Le Drian arrived in Tehran amid French criticism of Tehran's ballistic missile program. His one-day trip highlights the balancing act Paris finds itself in after Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
March 05, 2018 - 11:07 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — France's foreign minister traveled to Tehran on Monday promising tough talk on Iran's ballistic missile program but was met with stiff resistance from his Iranian counterpart, who said Western arms deals had turned the Middle East into a "gunpowder depot." From his first meeting...
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February 18, 2018 - 8:53 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The former South African state prosecutor who led the case against convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is prepared to take legal action against Jacob Zuma, the ex-president who left office last week following a series of scandals. A group called AfriForum said Sunday that Gerrie...
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February 01, 2018 - 12:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says Syrian President Bashar Assad's government may be developing new, more sophisticated chemical weapons. U.S. officials say the characteristics of recent alleged attacks suggest Syria is producing chemical weapons despite a 2013 deal to destroy its...
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In this Jan. 26, 2018, photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a Security Council meeting in Moscow, Russia. The State Department has notified Congress that it will not impose new sanctions on Russia at this time. The State Department says it is confident that new legislation enacted last year is significantly deterring Russian defense sales. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
January 30, 2018 - 1:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration late Monday released a long-awaited list of 114 Russian politicians and 96 "oligarchs" who have flourished during the reign of President Vladimir Putin, fulfilling a demand by Congress that the U.S. punish Moscow for interfering in the 2016 U.S. election...
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