Treaties

President Donald Trump speaks to media before boarding Air Force One at Elko Regional Airport, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, in Elko, Nev., after a campaign rally. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
October 20, 2018 - 5:04 pm
ELKO, Nevada (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he will pull the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty because Russia has violated the agreement, but provided no details on the violations. The 1987 pact, which helps protect the security of the U.S. and its allies...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 27, 2018 file photo, U.S. National security adviser John Bolton waits for the talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser is going to be raising thorny subjects with his counterparts in Moscow on a visit to help craft a script for another high-level meeting between Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin. John Bolton leaves Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 on a trip to Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool)
October 19, 2018 - 10:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser will raise thorny subjects with his counterparts when he visits Moscow to help craft a script for another high-level meeting between Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin. John Bolton leaves Saturday on a trip to Russia,...
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Military personnel held a photo of Gen. Abdul Raziq, Kandahar police chief, who was killed by a guard, during his burial ceremony in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Afghanistan's election commission on Friday postponed elections in Kandahar for a week, following a brazen attack on a high-profile security meeting there with a U.S. delegation that killed at least two senior provincial officials, including the province's police chief. (AP Photo)
October 19, 2018 - 3:57 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The stakes in Saturday's parliamentary elections in Afghanistan have never been higher, coming just two days after the Taliban assassinated two top provincial officials in an audacious attack on a security conference attended by the top U.S. military commander in the...
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October 19, 2018 - 1:18 pm
GENEVA (AP) — No international letters, no international packages: A top official with a 192-country postal union says that's what Americans can expect if the Trump administration goes through with plans to pull out of an international postal treaty over concerns about China. Pascal Clivaz, deputy...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2018, file photo, American flags are displayed together with Chinese flags on top of a trishaw in Beijing. China on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 criticized Washington’s decision to leave the United Nations treaty that regulates international postage that comes amid a worsening trade dispute between the world’s top two economies. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
October 18, 2018 - 7:37 am
BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday criticized Washington's decision to leave the United Nations treaty that regulates international postage, amid a worsening trade dispute between the world's top two economies. Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said the move should not be linked to China, despite...
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October 17, 2018 - 3:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States announced Wednesday that it is preparing to pull out of an international postal treaty that allows China to ship packages to America at discounted rates. The move would escalate a trade dispute with China. President Donald Trump argues that the 144-year-old...
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Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, left, is welcomed by Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, second from left, upon his arrival at the airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. The two parties will have bilateral discussions on trade, investment, and other matters according to Ethiopia's Prime Minister's office. (AP Photo)
October 11, 2018 - 2:45 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Italy's prime minister on Thursday praised Ethiopia as a "pillar of stability" in the Horn of Africa region as he visited to support the country's surprising new peace with neighboring Eritrea. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte called it the first visit by a Western...
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In this Wednesday Oct. 3, 2018, image Mohammed Zahedin Labbaf, third left, agent for the Islamic Republic of Iran, and the U.S. delegation, right, listen to the ruling of the judges on an Iranian request to order Washington to suspend sanctions against Tehran, at the International Court of Justice, or World Court, in The Hague, Netherlands. The U.S. is urging the United Nations' highest court Monday Oct. 8, 2018, to toss out a case filed by Iran that seeks to recover around $2 billion worth of frozen assets the U.S. Supreme Court awarded to victims of a 1983 bombing in Lebanon and other attacks linked to Iran.(AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
October 08, 2018 - 7:09 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The U.S. on Monday urged the United Nations' highest court to toss out a case filed by Iran that seeks to recover around $2 billion worth of frozen assets the U.S. Supreme Court awarded to victims of a 1983 bombing in Lebanon and other attacks linked to Iran. The case...
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Serbian member of Bosnia's tripartite Presidency Mladen Ivanic casts his ballot at a polling station in Banja Luka, northwest of Sarajevo, Bosnia, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. Bosnians were voting Sunday in a general election that could install a pro-Russian nationalist to a top post and cement the ethnic divisions of a country that faced a brutal war 25 years ago. (AP Photo/Radivoje Pavicic)
October 07, 2018 - 9:25 am
BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The Latest on Bosnia's general election (all times local): 3:05 p.m. A nationalist Bosnian Croat candidate seeking re-election to Bosnia's three-member presidency says he hopes the country's election leads to equality for all ethnic groups. Dragan Covic urged...
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U.S. Secretary for Defence Jim Mattis, right, talks to Turkey's Defence Minister Hulusi Akar, second right, as Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen, second left, talks to Spain's Defence Minister Margarita Robles, left, during the second day of a meeting of the North Atlantic Council at a gathering of NATO defence ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 04, 2018 - 10:05 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday said Russia's deployment of nuclear-capable missiles in violation of an arms treaty is "untenable" and unless Moscow changes, the U.S. will have to match that military capability. Speaking to reporters at the close of a NATO defense ministers...
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