International agreements

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, and European Council President Donald Tusk, right, smile after their joint press conference of Japan-EU summit at Abe's official residence in Tokyo Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool)
July 17, 2018 - 5:33 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — After a week of the worst barrage of insults yet from U.S. President Donald Trump, the European Union is looking westward toward the White House less and less. Making it worse, Trump spent Monday cozying up to EU adversary Vladimir Putin in an extraordinary chummy summit with the...
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Former US President Barack Obama, right, shakes hands with Patrice Motsepe, as he arrives at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 to deliver the 16th Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture. Obama urged Africans and people around the world to respect human rights and equal opportunity in his speech to mark the late Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
July 17, 2018 - 8:50 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former U.S. President Barack Obama is set to make his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values under threat in an address marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela's birth...
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Former US President Barack Obama speaks with his half sister Auma Obama, in Kogelo, Kenya, Monday, July 16, 2018. Former U.S. President Barack Obama Monday praised Kenya's president and opposition leader for working together but said this East African country must do more to end corruption. Obama, on his first visit to Africa since stepping down as president, commended President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga for cooperating following last year's disputed presidential election which were marked by violence. (AP Photo Brian Inganga)
July 17, 2018 - 7:39 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former U.S. President Barack Obama is set to make his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values under threat in an address marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela's birth...
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Former US President Barack Obama speaks with his half sister Auma Obama, in Kogelo, Kenya, Monday, July 16, 2018. Former U.S. President Barack Obama Monday praised Kenya's president and opposition leader for working together but said this East African country must do more to end corruption. Obama, on his first visit to Africa since stepping down as president, commended President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga for cooperating following last year's disputed presidential election which were marked by violence. (AP Photo Brian Inganga)
July 17, 2018 - 7:30 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former U.S. President Barack Obama is set to make his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values under threat in an address marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela's birth...
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Former US President Barack Obama speaks with his half sister Auma Obama, in Kogelo, Kenya, Monday, July 16, 2018. Former U.S. President Barack Obama Monday praised Kenya's president and opposition leader for working together but said this East African country must do more to end corruption. Obama, on his first visit to Africa since stepping down as president, commended President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga for cooperating following last year's disputed presidential election which were marked by violence. (AP Photo Brian Inganga)
July 17, 2018 - 6:55 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former U.S. President Barack Obama is set to make his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values under threat in an address marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela's birth...
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In this Nov. 20, 2014, file photo, bottles of Beaujolais Nouveau wine are displayed in a wine store at Issy Les Moulineaux, outskirts of Paris. The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal Tuesday, July 17, 2018, that will eliminate nearly all tariffs, seemingly defying the worries about trade tensions set off by U.S. President Donald Trump's policies. Prices of European wine and pork will fall for Japanese consumers. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
July 17, 2018 - 6:50 am
TOKYO (AP) — The European Union and Japan signed a landmark deal on Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs on products they trade. The ambitious pact signed in Tokyo runs counter to President Donald Trump's moves to hike tariffs on imports from many U.S. trading partners. It covers a third...
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In this Nov. 20, 2014, file photo, bottles of Beaujolais Nouveau wine are displayed in a wine store at Issy Les Moulineaux, outskirts of Paris. The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal Tuesday, July 17, 2018, that will eliminate nearly all tariffs, seemingly defying the worries about trade tensions set off by U.S. President Donald Trump's policies. Prices of European wine and pork will fall for Japanese consumers. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
July 17, 2018 - 2:57 am
TOKYO (AP) — The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs, seemingly defying the worries about trade tensions set off by President Donald Trump's policies. The signing in Tokyo for the deal, largely reached late last year, is...
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In this Nov. 20, 2014, file photo, bottles of Beaujolais Nouveau wine are displayed in a wine store at Issy Les Moulineaux, outskirts of Paris. The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal Tuesday, July 17, 2018, that will eliminate nearly all tariffs, seemingly defying the worries about trade tensions set off by U.S. President Donald Trump's policies. Prices of European wine and pork will fall for Japanese consumers. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
July 17, 2018 - 2:53 am
TOKYO (AP) — The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs, seemingly defying the worries about trade tensions set off by President Donald Trump's policies. The signing in Tokyo for the deal, largely reached late last year, is...
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July 16, 2018 - 11:17 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs, seemingly defying the worries about trade tensions set off by President Donald Trump's policies. The signing in Tokyo for the deal, largely reached late last year, is...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018 file photo, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York. Iran's Foreign Ministry said Monday, July 16, 2018, that if President Donald Trump wants to negotiate after pulling the United States out of the international agreement meant to prevent Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon, he'll have to make the call. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 16, 2018 - 12:50 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Monday that if President Donald Trump wants to negotiate after pulling the United States out of the international deal meant to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons, he'll have to initiate the call. The remarks by Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi...
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