International agreements

Under heavy rain, opponents of Prespa Agreement, some holding Greek flags, gather outside the Greek Parliament, in Athens, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Greek lawmakers are to wrap up three days of acrimonious parliamentary debate with a vote on a deal normalising relations with Macedonia, under which Greece's northern neighbour will rename itself North Macedonia and Athens will drop its objections to the country joining NATO. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
January 25, 2019 - 4:43 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on ratification of an agreement to resolve the place name dispute between Greece and Macedonia (all times local): 10:00 p.m. The man who spent 20 years as the U.N.'s mediator in a name dispute between Greece and Macedonia says the Greek parliament's ratification of...
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a media conference after a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.
January 25, 2019 - 7:34 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg warned Friday that Russia shows no sign of respecting a major Cold War-era missile treaty and that the future of the pact is in danger as the United States readies to start pulling out of it next week. "The treaty is now in jeopardy and...
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Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of United Nations addresses the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2019 - 3:41 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Billionaire philanthropist George Soros says he thinks Chinese President Xi Jinping is "the most dangerous opponent of open societies." Soros said Thursday during a speech on the...
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Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of United Nations addresses the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2019 - 1:55 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 7:55 p.m. The head of the World Trade Organization has applauded signs of progress between the United States and China in their trade standoff. WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo pointed to...
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Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of United Nations addresses the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2019 - 9:37 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 3:35 p.m. The U.N. chief says opponents of globalism shouldn't just be branded as "nationalists or populists or whatever," insisting "we need to show these people that we care." Secretary-...
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Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar attends a session of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
January 24, 2019 - 8:11 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Irish Premier Leo Varadkar says Britain will face "enormous difficulties" if it crashes out of the European Union without a deal that could leave it unable to strike trade deals with...
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Mark Carney,l Govenor Bank of England attends a session during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2019 - 6:20 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says Britain's banking system is in good shape to deal with the prospect of the country crashing out of the European Union on March 29 without a...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte over a coffee at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2019 - 5:29 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has warned of a growing divide between north and south in the European Union if Italy is seen as violating the budget rules that govern the euro...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel exits the stag after addressing the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 23, 2019 - 6:51 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — World leaders in favor of international cooperation and free trade struck back Wednesday against the wave of populist nationalism that has featured more prominently than usual at the gathering of elites in Davos, Switzerland. As a dizzying array of heads of state - from...
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Singer and co-founder of RED Bono, 2nd right, gestures to Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss, founder of RockCreek, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of IMF and Rwanda President Paul Kagame, from left, as he arrives for the "Closing the Financing Gap" session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 23, 2019 - 5:40 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 11:35 p.m. France's economy minister says he expects the future chief of Renault to consolidate the French automaker's alliance with Japanese partner Nissan. Bruno Le Maire was alluding to the...
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