Weapons of mass destruction

March 26, 2018 - 8:53 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the diplomatic fallout over the nerve agent attack on an ex-Russian spy in Britain (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Lithuania's foreign minister has strongly condemned the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain, saying his country is poised to expel...
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Former U.S. President Barack Obama waves as he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pose for photographers arrives at a Japanese Sushi restaurant in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district, Sunday, March 25, 2018. Obama says negotiations with North Korea on its nuclear weapons program are difficult, partly because the country's isolation minimizes possible leverage, such as trade and travel sanctions against Pyongyang. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, Pool)
March 25, 2018 - 7:55 am
TOKYO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama said Sunday that negotiations with North Korea on its nuclear weapons program are difficult, partly because the country's isolation minimizes possible leverage, such as trade and travel sanctions against Pyongyang. "North Korea is an example of a country...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks with the media as she arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Friday, March 23, 2018. Leaders from the 28 European Union nations meet for a second day of an EU summit to assess the state of Brexit negotiations and the prospect of a trade war with the United States. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
March 23, 2018 - 11:34 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Several European Union countries said Friday they may follow Britain in expelling Russian diplomats, as EU chief Donald Tusk predicted member states would introduce more measures against Moscow for the poisoning of an ex-spy in England. At a summit in Brussels, the 28 EU leaders...
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A bus allegedly carrying British diplomats expelled by Russia, leave the British Embassy in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 23, 2018. 23 British diplomats who were ordered out of Russia as part of the ongoing tit-for-tat over the ex-Russian spy's poisoning case are due to leave for Britain on Friday. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
March 23, 2018 - 11:00 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on international reaction to the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter in Britain (all times local): 4 p.m. A senior Russian diplomat has dismissed British accusations against Moscow over the poisoning of an ex-spy as "jabber." Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks during a media conference at an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Leaders from the 28 European Union nations meet for a two-day summit to assess the state of Brexit negotiations, the prospect of a trade war with the United States and how to react to Russia following to the nerve agent attack in Britain. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
March 22, 2018 - 7:01 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing of 27 other European Union leaders on Thursday in blaming Russia for the poisoning of a former spy on English soil EU Council president Donald Tusk tweeted that the 28 leaders agree with Britain that it's "highly likely Russia is...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks with the media as she arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Leaders from the 28 European Union nations meet for a two-day summit to assess the state of Brexit negotiations, the prospect of a trade war with the United States and how to react to Russia following to the nerve agent attack in Britain. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
March 22, 2018 - 3:12 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May tried to rally European Union leaders into a unified stance Thursday against Russia, saying the poisoning of a former spy on English soil shows that Moscow poses a long-term threat to the West. But as Russia denied responsibility and slammed...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, speaks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker during a round table meeting at an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Leaders from the 28 European Union nations meet for a two-day summit to assess the state of Brexit negotiations, the prospect of a trade war with the United States and how to react to Russia following to the nerve agent attack in Britain. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
March 22, 2018 - 11:36 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has met with top security officials to discuss tensions with Britain over the poisoning of an ex-spy. Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said in remarks...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks with the media as she arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Leaders from the 28 European Union nations meet for a two-day summit to assess the state of Brexit negotiations, the prospect of a trade war with the United States and how to react to Russia following to the nerve agent attack in Britain. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
March 22, 2018 - 9:56 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May urged European Union leaders on Thursday to unite and condemn Russia, as Moscow slammed the U.K. as untrustworthy in its investigation of the poisoning of a former spy. Amid a heated war of words between London and Moscow, Russia's ambassador to...
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In this image taken from video Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gives evidence to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee in Portcullis House, London Wednesday March 21, 2018. Johnson said Russia carried out a nerve-agent attack on British soil because the U.K. has "time and again called out Russia over its abuses" of human rights and democratic values. (PA via AP)
March 21, 2018 - 3:59 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The war of words between Russia and Britain over an ex-spy's poisoning got uglier Wednesday as the U.K. foreign secretary called it vomit-inducing that Russian President Vladimir Putin is rejoicing over hosting the World Cup. Russia shot back that Boris Johnson is "poisoned with venom...
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A plane which carried Russian diplomats and their family members ordered to leave Britain as part of a standoff over a nerve agent attack on British soil, at Vnukovo 2 government airport outside Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Nearly two dozen Russian diplomats expelled by Britain over the poisoning of an ex-spy arrived home Tuesday, while a scientist involved in the creation of the nerve agent said it could be manufactured by other countries. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
March 21, 2018 - 9:57 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian foreign ministry official said on Wednesday that Moscow fears Britain could destroy key evidence in the nerve agent attack on an ex-Russian spy. Former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter remain in critical condition in the English city of Salisbury after...
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