Diplomacy

April 01, 2017 - 11:36 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The president of Cyprus on Saturday called for an immediate resumption of stalled reunification talks to tackle key items that have foiled numerous attempts to unify the ethnically divided Mediterranean island. As the standstill in talks stretched into its second month, the...
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Palestinians carry injured demonstrator during clashes with Israeli forces following a protest to mark the Land Day near the village of Madama, south of the West Bank city of Nablus, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Land Day commemorates the killing of six Arab citizens of Israel by the Israeli army and police on March 30, 1976 during protests over Israeli confiscations of Arab land. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
March 31, 2017 - 6:28 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel will limit new settlement construction in the West Bank "when possible" to within areas already developed or at least to contiguous areas, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government announced as a gesture to President Donald Trump as it approved the first new settlement...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, Peter Pilz from the Austrian Green party speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Vienna, Austria. Documents presented to the media Thursday March 30, 2017, by senior Austrian lawmaker Pilz purport to show a Turkish global surveillance network aimed at undermining organizations loyal to a Muslim cleric who Turkey believes was behind last year's coup attempt. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, FILE)
March 31, 2017 - 1:09 pm
VIENNA (AP) — A hodge-podge of documents presented by a senior Austrian lawmaker purports to show a Turkish global surveillance network aimed at undermining organizations loyal to a Muslim cleric who Turkey believes was behind last year's coup attempt. Greens Parliamentarian Peter Pilz this week...
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waves while speaking at Georgetown University in Washington, Friday, March 31, 2017, on the important role that women can play in international politics and peace building efforts. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 31, 2017 - 12:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton on Friday criticized President Donald Trump's proposal to slash billions of dollars from diplomacy and jabbed rhetorically at her former rival, remarking on her penchant for "talking about research, evidence and facts." The former first lady, New York senator and...
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Venezuelan Bolivarian National guards officers are confronted by university students during a protest outside of the Supreme Court in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, March 31, 2017. Venezuelans have been thrust into a new round of political turbulence after the government-stacked Supreme Court gutted congress of its last vestiges of power, drawing widespread condemnation from foreign governments and sparking protests in the capital. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
March 31, 2017 - 11:57 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Security forces violently repressed small protests that broke out in Venezuela's capital Friday after the government-stacked Supreme Court gutted congress of its last vestiges of power, drawing widespread condemnation from foreign countries and even from the government's...
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March 31, 2017 - 11:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is criticizing President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts to international programs, saying "turning our backs on diplomacy won't make our country safer." The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee made the comments in a speech at...
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EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT. FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 file photo, a man collecting bodies to bury in a mass grave approaches a burned hut containing charred corpses, on the outskirts of Yei, in southern South Sudan. Government troops burned thousands of civilians' homes in the Yei region late last year, monitors of the country's troubled peace agreement said Friday, March 31, 2017 making some of the strongest allegations yet against security forces in the three-year civil war. (AP Photo/Justin Lynch, File)
March 31, 2017 - 8:28 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — South Sudanese government troops burned thousands of civilians' homes late last year, monitors of the country's troubled peace agreement said Friday, making some of the strongest allegations yet against security forces in the three-year civil war. The new report says three...
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In this Saturday, March 25, 2017 photo, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, left, and Malaysia Inspector General Police Khalid Abu Bakar inspect a guard of honor during the 210th Police Day parade in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Khalid said Friday, March 31, that three North Koreans who have been hiding out in their country’s embassy for weeks were allowed to fly home only after investigators cleared them of wrongdoing in the death of Kim Jong Nam. Malaysia and North Korea struck a deal this week to end a diplomatic standoff over the Feb. 13 murder of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
March 31, 2017 - 8:20 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's police chief said Friday that three North Koreans who had been hiding out in their country's embassy for weeks were allowed to fly home after investigators cleared them of wrongdoing in the death of Kim Jong Nam. Malaysia and North Korea struck a deal this...
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Malaysians who were stranded in Pyongyang walk with Malaysia's Foreign minister Anifah Aman, center right, after arriving at Kuala Lumpur International airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, March 31, 2017. Malaysia said Thursday it has agreed to release the body of Kim Jong Nam to North Korea in exchange for the return of nine Malaysians held in the North's capital. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
March 31, 2017 - 7:44 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's police chief said Friday that three North Koreans who had been hiding out in their country's embassy for weeks were allowed to fly home after investigators cleared them of wrongdoing in the death of Kim Jong Nam. Malaysia and North Korea struck a deal this...
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National Assembly President Julio Borges balls up Supreme Court documents ruling that it can take over responsibilities assigned to congress, during a press conference at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, March 30, 2017. In a decision late Wednesday night, the magistrates said that as long as lawmakers remain in contempt of past court rulings nullifying all legislation coming out of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, the high court can assume congressional duties itself. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
March 31, 2017 - 12:44 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelans have been thrust into a new round of political turbulence after the government-stacked Supreme Court gutted congress of its last vestiges of power, drawing widespread condemnation from foreign governments and sparking calls for protests. Governments across...
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