International relations

Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri wears soccer shoes with the national flags of Switzerland and Kosovo at the official training session of the Swiss team one the eve of the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup at Kaliningrad stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
June 21, 2018 - 2:59 pm
KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — The coaches of Serbia and Switzerland only want to talk about football, not about an entrenched political dispute casting a shadow over their teams' World Cup showdown in Russia. Tensions have been building in Serbia before the Group E match Friday in Kaliningrad. Not...
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June 21, 2018 - 2:56 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 9:55 p.m. A spokesman says the U.N. is "deeply concerned" about the safety of an estimated 750,000 people in southern Syria amid an unraveling cease-fire. Deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said Thursday the world body is calling on all...
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Argentina's Eduardo Salvio heads the ball during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 21, 2018 - 2:55 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the World Cup (all times local): 9:52 p.m. Argentina has missed chances and is 0-0 with Croatia at halftime at the World Cup. Enzo Perez had the best of the opportunities for Argentina in Nizhny Novgorod when the ball fell to him after a mix-up in the...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 21, 2018 - 1:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the U.S. president is jolting relationships with some of America's longest and strongest allies. Amid concerns over Trump's apparent desire to be cozy with the Russian leader, he is pursuing...
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People walk past posters of Meral Aksener, the presidential candidate of nationalist opposition IYI (Good) Party, in Istanbul, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Aksener, 61, who split from Turkey's main nationalist party following a spat with its leader over his support to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey holds parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
June 21, 2018 - 9:18 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German lawmaker says the Turkish government is denying him entry to the country as an international observer in this weekend's elections. Andrej Hunko, of the opposition Left Party, said Turkey's ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe informed the...
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In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island in Singapore. A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research released Thursday finds that 55 percent of Americans approve of Trump's diplomacy with North Korea, up from 42 percent in March and 34 percent last October. It's the highest rating for the Republican president on any individual issue on an AP-NORC poll since his inauguration. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
June 21, 2018 - 9:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of U.S. relations with North Korea, a change that comes after his historic summit with that country's leader, Kim Jong Un. But most don't believe Kim is serious about addressing the international concerns...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 21, 2018 - 7:54 am
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Hours after reversing himself to end the forced separations of migrant families, President Donald Trump returned to the warm embrace of his supporters at a raucous rally to defend his hard-line immigration policies while unleashing a torrent of grievances about the media and...
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North Korean Army Lt. Colonel Hwang Myong Jin stands inside the museum of the armistice agreement between North and South Korea at the truce village at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates the two Koreas in Panmunjom, North Korea, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Hwang, who has been a guide on the northern side of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas for five years, says that since the summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the presidents of South Korea and the United States, things have quieted down noticeably in perhaps the most iconic symbol of the one last place on Earth where the Cold War still burns hot. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
June 21, 2018 - 1:29 am
PANMUNJOM, North Korea (AP) — Lt. Col. Hwang Myong Jin has been a guide on the northern side of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas for five years. He says it's gotten quieter here since the summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the presidents of South Korea and the...
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June 20, 2018 - 12:53 pm
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Thousands of protesters gathered in the Moldovan capital Wednesday after a court invalidated the election victory of a pro-European candidate to the post of mayor of Chisinau without providing a reason. The development prompted concerns by the U.S. Embassy in Moldova and...
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FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2009, file photo, former-Sen. Tim Wirth moderates the National Clean Energy Summit 2.0, in Las Vegas. Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the nation’s culture wars. Some in the GOP used to lead the fight against warming. Now most Republicans cannot speak the words “climate change.” Let alone support policies to address it. Many Democrats have moved sharply to the left on environmental issues as well. Climate change is as polarized as abortion. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File)
June 20, 2018 - 11:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to global warming, America's political climate may have changed more than the Earth's over the past three decades. NASA scientist James Hansen put the world on notice about global warming on June 23, 1988. Looking back, he says: "I was sufficiently idealistic that I...
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