International relations

Britain's Prince William arrives on a Royal Air Force plane at the Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, June 25, 2018. William has arrived in Israel for the first-ever official visit by a member of the British royal family. His arrival Monday ends the monarchy's mostly hands-off approach to one of the world's most sensitive regions. For the 36-year-old William, second in line to the throne, it marks a high-profile visit that could brandish his international credentials. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
June 25, 2018 - 12:18 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Prince William arrived in Israel on Monday for the first-ever official visit of a member of the British royal family to the tumultuous region London once ruled. Arriving from neighboring Jordan, the Duke of Cambridge landed at Israel's Ben-Gurion International Airport and then...
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June 25, 2018 - 10:39 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan President Salva Kiir was meeting again with rival Riek Machar on Monday in neighboring Sudan amid fragile efforts to end their country's five-year civil war, while the new U.S. ambassador to Juba told The Associated Press the U.S. is skeptical of the latest...
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A man looks at an electronic board displaying stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, June 25, 2018.Asian stock markets fell Monday and oil prices gave up some of their gains after Chinese regulators freed up extra money for bank lending amid a trade dispute with Washington. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 25, 2018 - 8:18 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets sank Monday and oil prices were mixed amid simmering worries about U.S.-Chinese trade tensions. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX fell 1.3 percent to 12,414 and London's FTSE 100 gave up 1.4 percent to 7,575. France's CAC 40 shed 0.8 percent to 5,343. On Wall Street,...
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June 25, 2018 - 7:45 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign ministry has expressed concern over reports that U.S. President Donald Trump plans to curb Chinese investments in the United States, and urged Washington to provide a "good, fair, and predictable" environment for Chinese companies. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng...
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Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas, center, meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, right, and Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop, before a bilateral meeting at Parliament House in Canberra, Monday, June 25, 2018. Australia said it would negotiate a security treaty with Vanuatu, weeks after Turnbull warned China against building a military base on the South Pacific island nation. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)
June 25, 2018 - 6:54 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia said Monday that it would negotiate a security treaty with Vanuatu, weeks after the Australian prime minister warned China against building a military base in the South Pacific island nation. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the negotiations during a...
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A day after elections, a shipowner reads a newspaper, featuring coverage of the results, in the mainly-Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey, Monday, June 25, 2018. The headline reads in Turkish: 'Erdogan Won'. Erdogan, who has dominated Turkish politics for the past 15 years, was set on Monday to extend his rule and take on sweeping new powers after winning landmark presidential and parliamentary elections. (AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)
June 25, 2018 - 6:49 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the results of presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Turkey's pro-Kurdish party's jailed candidate has praised his party's success in winning seats in parliament despite "injustices." Selahattin Demirtas's party, HDP,...
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South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon, center, waves a national flag during a ceremony to mark the 68th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, June 25, 2018. Lee said Monday the rival Koreas are discussing the relocation of North Korea's long-range artillery systems away from the tense Korean border. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
June 25, 2018 - 6:00 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas are discussing the possible relocation of North Korea's long-range artillery guns away from the tense Korean border, South Korea's prime minister said Monday, as the countries forge ahead with steps to lower tensions and extend a recent detente. If...
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Jens Stoltenberg, the Secretary General of NATO, listens to a question after delivering a pre-NATO summit speech at Lancaster House in London, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The secretary-general of NATO says bonds between Europe and North America have weakened, and he appealed for an international effort to shore up the trans-Atlantic military alliance. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
June 25, 2018 - 5:36 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's chief says he expect the leaders of the military alliance will decide at a summit next month to officially launch membership talks with Macedonia. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday that "I expect and I hope that NATO leaders at the summit will decide to...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2017, file photo, tens of thousands of men and women pump their fists in the air and chant as they carry placards with anti-American propaganda slogans at Pyongyang's central Kim Il Sung Square, in North Korea, to mark what North Korea calls "the day of struggle against U.S. imperialism" – the anniversary of the start of the Korean War. In another sign of detente following the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, North Korea has opted not to hold this year’s “anti-U.S. imperialism” rally. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin, File)
June 25, 2018 - 3:54 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has opted not to hold an "anti-U.S. imperialism" rally marking the anniversary of the start of the Korean War, another sign of detente following the summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump. Last year's event was held on Pyongyang's Kim...
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Switzerland's Granit Xhaka celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)
June 24, 2018 - 2:10 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Despite goal celebrations seen as inflaming political tensions with Serbia, the head of Switzerland's soccer federation said Sunday he doesn't expect FIFA to suspend his players. FIFA has added a third Swiss player — captain Stephan Lichtsteiner — to an investigation of both scorers...
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