Tulsi Gabbard elevated in Iowa by Clinton spat

2020 Campaign 10/19/19, 19:06

Hillary Clinton's suggestion this past week that Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is being "groomed" by Russians to act as a spoiler in the 2020 race may have had the opposite effect of what the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee intended: It's ...

Update: EU urges Kosovo, Serbia to return to dialogue

Europe 05/29/19, 08:12

The Latest on the tensions between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local):3:10 p.m.The European Union's top diplomat is urging Kosovo and Serbia to return to the negotiating table and normalize relations amid high tensions following an armed raid by Kosovo ...

EU urged to start accession talks with Albania, N. Macedonia

Europe 05/29/19, 07:41

The European Commission is urging EU nations to open membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia, saying the Balkans countries "have delivered on reforms."EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Wednesday recommended opening accession talks with the two countries "as ...

Voters to pick successor of Lithuania’s popular ‘Iron Lady’

World 05/10/19, 01:58

Nine candidates are vying in an election Sunday to become Lithuania's next president, including a well-known economist, a former finance minister and the incumbent prime minister.Term limits require the Baltic country's current head of state, President Dalia Grybauskaite, to step ...

Trump threatens Cuba as US supports Venezuela uprising

America 04/30/19, 17:30

The Trump administration quickly declared enthusiastic support Tuesday for the Venezuelan opposition effort to spark a military uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro, hoping for decisive action in the political crisis that has engulfed the South American nation. Late in the ...

Trump offers condolences following death of Richard Lugar

Politics 04/29/19, 17:49

President Donald Trump is offering his condolences following the death of longtime Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar. Trump says in a statement Monday that he and first lady Melania Trump extend their "deepest condolences to the citizens of Indiana and the entire ...

Former US Sen. Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies

U.S. 04/28/19, 11:20

Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar, a Republican foreign policy sage known for leading efforts to help the former Soviet states dismantle and secure much of their nuclear arsenal, but whose reputation for working with Democrats cost him his final campaign, ...

EU official backs key role for Kabul in talks with Taliban

Europe 03/26/19, 04:10

The European Union's top diplomat has expressed support for U.S.-led efforts to resolve Afghanistan's 17-year war but stressed that the Afghan government should have a leading role in the process.The remarks by EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini reflect the ...

EU hopes for ‘significant pledges’ at Syria donor meet

Europe 03/14/19, 02:48

The European Union's top diplomat says the EU expects "significant pledges" for Syria at a donor conference, as the bloc seeks to keep the 8-year conflict in the international spotlight.Speaking ahead of Thursday's donor conference in Brussels, foreign policy chief ...

Update: EU warns against military action in Venezuela

Europe 03/12/19, 11:37

The Latest on the political and economic crisis in Venezuela (all times local):12:30 p.m.European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says no military action from inside or outside Venezuela would be acceptable to resolve the "dramatically" deteriorating situation in the ...

Austrian leader: Trump foreign policy successful in parts

Europe 02/17/19, 10:52

Austria’s chancellor has described parts of U.S. President Donald Trump’s foreign policy as “very successful” as he prepares to visit Washington this week. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told Sunday’s edition of Austrian newspaper Die Presse that one of the main aims of ...

Merkel defends Iran stance, urges China to join arms talks

Europe 02/16/19, 06:21

German Chancellor Angela Merkel robustly defended European powers' decision to stand by the Iran nuclear deal in the face of U.S. criticism as she delivered a spirited backing Saturday of her multilateral approach to global affairs and urged China to ...

Pompeo meets with EU’s top diplomat amid Pence attack

Europe 02/15/19, 02:40

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Brussels for expected tense talks with the European Union's top diplomat. Pompeo was having a brief meeting Friday with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini just a day after Vice President Mike Pence ...

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