International agreements

March 30, 2017 - 5:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has submitted a vague set of guidelines to Congress for renegotiating the North American Free Agreement with Mexico and Canada, disappointing those who wanted a major overhaul of a decades-old trade deal that Trump described as "disaster" during the...
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A selection of British national newspapers on sale at newsagents in London, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May's letter to the Donald Tusk President of the European Council, which launched Article 50, which started Britain's withdrawal from the EU has handed to Tusk in Brussels Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool)
March 30, 2017 - 6:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's chief negotiator in the country's divorce from the European Union on Thursday rejected suggestions the U.K. has threatened to end security cooperation unless it gets the trade deal it wants. David Davis said Prime Minister Theresa May's letter triggering talks on Britain's...
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A selection of British national newspapers on sale at newsagents in London, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May's letter to the Donald Tusk President of the European Council, which launched Article 50, which started Britain's withdrawal from the EU has handed to Tusk in Brussels Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool)
March 30, 2017 - 5:59 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's chief negotiator in the country's divorce from the European Union on Thursday rejected suggestions the U.K. has threatened to end security cooperation unless it gets the trade deal it wants. David Davis said Prime Minister Theresa May's letter triggering talks on Britain's...
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March 30, 2017 - 4:14 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's chief negotiator in the country's divorce from the European Union is rejecting the suggestion that the government has threatened to end security cooperation unless it gets the trade deal it wants. David Davis told the BBC that Prime Minister Theresa May's letter triggering...
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EU Council President Donald Tusk grimaces at a press conference in Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday, March 29, 2017 showing the letter he received signed by Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May formally triggered the beginning of Britain's exit from the European Union. ((AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
March 29, 2017 - 10:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, with fond words and promises of friendship that could not disguise the historic nature of the schism — or the years of argument and hard-nosed bargaining ahead as the U.K. leaves the embrace of the bloc for an uncertain...
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A section of twenty one kings, presidents and top officials from the Arab League summit pose for a group photo, at a gathering near the Dead Sea in Jordan on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. With the exception of Syria, whose chair sits empty, all Arab states are participating in the annual event aiming to work on regional solutions to conflicts in Yemen, Libya, Iraq and Syria while tackling extremism, poverty and worries over the new American administration. (AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)
March 29, 2017 - 4:11 pm
DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — Arab leaders on Wednesday relaunched a peace plan that offers Israel full ties in exchange for Palestinian statehood, signaling to President Donald Trump that they are ready to engage if he tries to broker a broader Mideast peace. Host Jordan said the one-day Arab summit...
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A section of twenty one kings, presidents and top officials from the Arab League summit pose for a group photo, at a gathering near the Dead Sea in Jordan on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. With the exception of Syria, whose chair sits empty, all Arab states are participating in the annual event aiming to work on regional solutions to conflicts in Yemen, Libya, Iraq and Syria while tackling extremism, poverty and worries over the new American administration. (AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)
March 29, 2017 - 3:26 pm
DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The Latest on the Arab summit being held in Jordan (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Donald Trump's international envoy has told officials at an Arab summit that the U.S. president believes an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal is possible and would "reverberate positively throughout...
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A pro-European Union membership supporter holds a European flag opposite Downing Street in central London, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Britain will begin divorce proceedings from the European Union later on March 29, starting the clock on two years of intense political and economic negotiations that will fundamentally change both the nation and its European neighbours. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
March 29, 2017 - 11:00 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Germany's foreign minister predicts a bumpy road for the negotiations between Britain and the EU over the United Kingdom's decision to leave the bloc. Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Wednesday: "The negotiations certainly won't be...
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A pro-European Union membership supporter holds a European flag opposite Downing Street in central London, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Britain will begin divorce proceedings from the European Union later on March 29, starting the clock on two years of intense political and economic negotiations that will fundamentally change both the nation and its European neighbours. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
March 29, 2017 - 10:12 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa says that Britain, Portugal's oldest ally through the Windsor Treaty of 1386, "will continue to be a European country, a fundamental pillar of peace and security on the Old Continent, and a...
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A dog in a bag bearing a British flag, at Syntagma Square in central Athens, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Britain will begin divorce proceedings from the European Union later on March 29, starting the clock on two years of intense political and economic negotiations that will fundamentally change both the nation and its European neighbors. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
March 29, 2017 - 9:28 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Sweden's prime minister says that he wants "to see organized and result-oriented negotiations" with Britain, saying good relations with London were "important for Britain, for Europe and for Sweden." Stefan Lofven said Wednesday...
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