Trump says Saudi king denies knowledge of missing journalist

Politics 10/14/18, 20:51

President Donald Trump said Monday he had spoken with Saudi Arabia's king, who "denies any knowledge" of what happened to the Saudi journalist who disappeared after entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago. Trump said he had dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to the region.What did happen ...

US pastor detained in Turkey may soon be released

U.S. 10/11/18, 13:38

An American pastor may soon be released after two years of captivity in Turkey.A person involved in efforts to free Andrew Brunson says the 50-year-old evangelical pastor from North Carolina could be freed at his next court appearance on Friday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because officials had ...

Kremlin is working on plans to host Kim Jong Un in Russia

Europe 10/08/18, 06:32

The Kremlin says it is working on plans to host North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Moscow.Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Monday that Putin extended an invitation to Kim last month to visit Russia, and that Moscow is working on the details of where and ...

China tells US to stop criticism, says relations suffering

World 10/08/18, 04:48

China's foreign minister has told visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that the United States should stop what he called groundless attacks on his country's policies. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi before their meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in ...

Update: US, NKorea officials upbeat after meeting

World 10/07/18, 20:45

The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's trip to Asia (all times local):9:30 a.m.U.S. and North Korean officials are offering positive reviews for the latest meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, talks with ...

Pompeo ends 4th NKorea trip; meets Kim to push denuke effort

World 10/07/18, 04:42

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has wrapped up his fourth visit to North Korea after meeting Kim Jong Un to seek elusive progress in efforts to persuade him to give up his nuclear weapons.Pompeo tweeted on his arrival in Seoul that he had met with Kim and that they ...

Update: Pompeo seeks allied unity in dealing with NKorea

Asia & Pacific 10/06/18, 19:28

The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his visit to Asia (all times local):7:15 a.m.U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, and Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono, right, walk to attend a meeting at Kono's office in Tokyo Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. Pompeo has arrived in Tokyo ...

Pompeo in Japan to discuss North Korea en route to Pyongyang

World 10/06/18, 00:49

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Tokyo for talks with Japanese officials ahead of his trip to North Korea.Pompeo is under pressure to make progress on convincing North Korea to abandon nuclear weapons as President Donald Trump seeks a second summit with leader Kim Jong Un.U.S. Secretary ...

Pompeo goes to North Korea under pressure to show progress

World 10/05/18, 10:29

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed off to North Korea Friday under pressure to produce tangible progress at convincing the country to get rid of its nuclear weapons as President Donald Trump seeks a second summit with leader Kim Jong Un.Pompeo departed Washington for a packed, three-day tour of East ...

Koreas hold high-level peace talks in Pyongyang

World 10/05/18, 06:27

The Koreas have held a high-level meeting in North Korea's capital to discuss the implementation of agreements from a summit last month between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam speaks during an event marking the 11th ...

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 ...

South Koreans visiting Pyongyang for summit anniversary

World 10/03/18, 20:35

A South Korean government delegation flew to North Korea on Thursday for a joint celebration of the anniversary of a 2007 summit and to possibly hold further peace talks.Seoul's Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon said before departing that the visit will be an opportunity to strengthen "reconciliation, cooperation and peace" between ...

US secretary of state heads to North Korea for nuclear talks

U.S. 10/02/18, 15:45

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is heading back to North Korea for another round of talks aimed at getting Kim Jong Un to give up nuclear weapons. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters on Tuesday that Pompeo will meet with Kim on Sunday, following a daylong visit to Japan. This ...

South Korea begins removing mines, expects North to do same

World 09/30/18, 22:54

South Korea began clearing mines from two sites inside the heavily fortified border with North Korea on Monday under tension-reducing agreements reached this year. Seoul says North Korea is expected to do the same.The development comes amid renewed international diplomacy on North Korea's nuclear weapons program after weeks of stalemated ...

Syria, North Korea to have their say at UN gathering

World 09/29/18, 04:07

Two of the planet's most troubled hot spots are sending envoys to have their say before the world on Saturday. North Korea and Syria, places of international concern that spill trouble beyond national borders, are to appear before the U.N. General Assembly at a time when both countries could be on ...

Pompeo says ‘dawn of new day’ with North Korea

World 09/27/18, 11:14

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the world stands at the "dawn of a new day" in relations with North Korea.He told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that President Donald Trump's diplomatic breakthrough with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has led to a point where the nuclear threat ...

Pompeo: No end to NKorea sanctions until ‘denuclearization’

World 09/23/18, 14:54

Top U.S. diplomat Mike Pompeo says economic sanctions on North Korea won't be reduced until it completes "denuclearization" after leader Kim Jong Un offered to close the North's main nuclear site in exchange for U.S. concessions.Kim said last week he was willing to dismantle the Nyongbyon nuclear complex in the ...

US slashes number of refugees to 30,000 for next year

U.S. 09/17/18, 19:16

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people fleeing the world's danger zones.

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