International relations

British Prime Minister Theresa May walks with U.S President Donald Trump prior to a joint press conference at Chequers, in Buckinghamshire, England, Friday, July 13, 2018. (Jack Taylor/Pool Photo via AP)
July 13, 2018 - 11:00 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times local): 3:50 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May has given President Donald Trump an illustrated ancestral chart detailing his Scottish heritage dating to the birth of his great-great-great grandfather in 1776, when...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, right, is greeted by British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, at Chequers, in Buckinghamshire, England, Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 13, 2018 - 7:09 am
LONDON (AP) — The British pound fell and U.K. politicians reeled Friday from the tornado-blast of U.S. President Donald Trump, who humiliated Prime Minister Theresa May, dashed hopes of a quick U.S.-U.K. trade deal and praised May's opponents in the high-stakes battle over Brexit. All in just 24...
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FILE - In this , July 8, 2018, file image from video provided by ERITV, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, center right, is welcomed by Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki as he disembarks the plane, in Asmara, Eritrea. Afwerki is visiting Ethiopia on Saturday, July 14, 2018, the latest step in an unprecedented diplomatic thaw between the former archrivals. Eritrea's Information Minister Yemane Gebremeskel confirms the visit on Twitter, saying it will "add momentum to the joint march for peace and cooperation." (ERITV via AP, File)
July 13, 2018 - 4:25 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki is visiting Ethiopia on Saturday, the latest step in an unprecedented diplomatic thaw between the former archrivals that is ending one of Africa's longest-running conflicts. Eritrea's information minister, Yemane Gebremeskel, confirmed...
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South Korea's President Moon Jae-in delivers his speech entitled "ROK and ASEAN: Partners for Achieving Peace and Co-prosperity in East Asia" during the 42nd Singapore Lecture organized by the Institute of South East Asian Studies (ISEAS) in Singapore, Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Yong Teck Lim)
July 13, 2018 - 3:20 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has urged U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try harder to achieve a breakthrough in their nuclear negotiations. Moon said at a forum in Singapore on Friday that Trump and Kim would "face the stern judgment of the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2017, file photo, trucks cross the friendship bridge connecting China and North Korea in the Chinese border town of Dandong, opposite side of the North Korean town of Sinuiju. China's imports from North Korea plunged 92.6 percent in June, 2018, compared with a year earlier under U.N. sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, the customs agency said Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Helene Franchineau, File)
July 13, 2018 - 1:41 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's imports from North Korea plunged 92.6 percent in June compared with a year earlier under U.N. sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, the customs agency said Friday. Exports of Chinese oil and other goods to the North fell 40.6 percent, a customs...
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FILE - In this July 6, 2018, file photo, trucks haul containers from a container port in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong province. China's trade grew by double digits in June despite mounting tensions with Washington but the government warned it will face "rising instabilities and uncertainties." (Chinatopix via AP, File)
July 13, 2018 - 12:51 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's June trade grew by double digits amid mounting tension with Washington but Beijing warned its exporters face "rising instabilities and uncertainties." Exports rose 11.3 percent over a year earlier to $216.7 billion, down from May's 12.6 percent growth, customs data showed...
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Sigal P. Mandelker, the undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence at the U.S. Treasury, listens to questions at a press briefing in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, July 12, 2018. A top U.S. official focused on sanctions on Iran linked American financial pressure on Tehran with the ongoing economic protests roiling the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
July 12, 2018 - 11:47 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top U.S. official focused on sanctions against Iran linked American financial pressure on Tehran with ongoing economic protests roiling the country, saying she hoped the strain would limit the Islamic Republic's "malign activities" across the Mideast. Sigal P...
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From left, first lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip May watch the arrival ceremony at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, Thursday, July 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 12, 2018 - 9:06 pm
BLENHEIM PALACE, England (AP) — Dishing up a fresh dose of chaos on his European tour, President Donald Trump left behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels and moved on to Britain, where a pomp-filled welcome ceremony was soon overshadowed by an interview in which Trump blasted Prime...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump leave Winfield House, residence of the U.S. Ambassador, before boarding Marine One helicopter for the flight to nearby Blenheim Palace, Thursday, July 12, 2018, in London. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 12, 2018 - 8:57 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times local): 2:55 a.m. The White House press secretary is offering reassurance that President Donald Trump "likes and respects" British Prime Minister Theresa May "very much" following an interview in which he said she was...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May takes the hand of President Donald Trump as they walk up red-carpeted steps to enter Blenheim Palace for a black tie dinner in Blenheim, England, Thursday, July 12, 2018. (Will Oliver/Photo via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 7:36 pm
LONDON (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump lobbed a verbal hand grenade into Theresa May's carefully constructed plans for Brexit, saying Thursday that the British leader had wrecked the country's exit from the European Union and likely "killed" chances of a free-trade deal with the United States...
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