Brazil foreign minister seeks to allay election fears

Europe 10/11/18, 13:11

Brazil's foreign minister says whoever wins his country's presidential election won't be able to throw out human rights safeguards.Aloysio Nunes insisted Thursday that Brazil has "well-established parameters" on an independent judiciary, a free press and foreign policy, whoever comes to power in the Oct. 28 runoff vote.Nunes made the remarks ...

Trump says he may pick new UN ambassador this month

U.S. 10/10/18, 00:38

In the latest shake-up for President Donald Trump's turbulent administration, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley abruptly announced she is resigning at the end of the year, raising questions about who will fill the key national security post and about the outspoken diplomat's own political ambitions.Trump later told reporters he was considering ...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to visit Beijing amid tension

U.S. 10/04/18, 00:30

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is due to visit Beijing next week amid tensions over trade and China's territorial claims in the South China Sea.China's foreign ministry announced Pompeo will visit on Monday for consultations on bilateral and international issues. The ministry gave no details, but based on previous ...

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