Treaties

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, right is welcomed by Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, second right upon his arrival at Addis Ababa International Airport, Ethiopia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. To dancing and cheers, Eritrea's longtime president arrived in Ethiopia for his first visit in 22 years on Saturday amid a dramatic diplomatic thaw between the once-bitter rivals. (AP Photo Mulugeta Ayene)
July 15, 2018 - 1:40 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Official rivals just weeks ago, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea embraced warmly to the roar of a crowd of thousands Sunday at a concert celebrating the end of a long state of war. A visibly moved Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, clasping his hands over his heart,...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017 file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin talk during the family photo session at the APEC Summit in Danang, Vietnam. The outcome of the first summit between the unpredictable first-term American president and Russia’s steely-eyed longtime leader is anybody’s guess. With no set agenda, the summit could veer between spectacle and substance. As Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin head into their meeting, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Helsinki, here’s a look at what each president may be hoping to achieve: (Jorge Silva/Pool Photo via AP, File)
July 15, 2018 - 5:01 am
HELSINKI (AP) — The outcome of the first summit between the unpredictable first-term American president and Russia's steely-eyed longtime leader is anybody's guess. With no set agenda, the summit could veer between spectacle and substance. As Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin head into Monday's...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit in Hamburg. Trump seems of two minds about nuclear weapons. He has mused about their elimination. But he also has called for a U.S. buildup and bragged about his nuclear "button." How these seemingly competing instincts will play out in his Helsinki talks with Putin on July 16, 2018, could profoundly affect the direction of U.S. defense policy. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
July 14, 2018 - 4:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump seems of two minds on nuclear weapons. He muses about eliminating them but also has called for a U.S. buildup and bragged about his nuclear "button." In March, while forecasting a face-to-face meeting on this topic with Russian President Vladimir Putin,...
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Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, foreground left is welcomed by Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed upon his arrival at Addis Ababa International Airport, Ethiopia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. To dancing and cheers, Eritrea's longtime president arrived in Ethiopia for his first visit in 22 years on Saturday amid a dramatic diplomatic thaw between the once-bitter rivals. (AP Photo Mulugeta Ayene)
July 14, 2018 - 12:42 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — To dancing and cheers, Eritrea's longtime president arrived in Ethiopia for his first visit in 22 years on Saturday amid a dramatic diplomatic thaw between the once-bitter rivals. "This is a historic day for all of us," President Isaias Afwerki said. "Anyone who thinks...
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Rodrigo Londono, left, a former leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces os Colombia, FARC, arrives with his partner his Johana Castro, for a hearing of the peace tribunal in Bogota, Colombia, Friday, July 13, 2018. FARC leaders are being summoned to the newly created special peace tribunal for the first time to respond to war crimes committed during the country's bloody five-decade conflict. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
July 13, 2018 - 9:22 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Dressed in blazers and collared shirts, leaders of Colombia's once largest guerrilla army made their first appearance at a new special peace tribunal Friday to respond to allegations of war crimes during five decades of bloody conflict. "I'm here at your disposition," said...
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July 12, 2018 - 12:29 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, known as NATO, grew largely out of Cold War fears of Soviet aggression and expansionism, prompted by a Moscow-backed communist coup in Czechoslovakia, the Soviet blockade of Berlin that led to the Berlin Airlift, and other incidents. It was also...
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In this grab taken from video provided by ERITV, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, centre right is welcomed by Erirea's President Isaias Afwerki as he disembarks the plane, in Asmara, Eritrea, Sunday, July 8, 2018. With laughter and hugs, the leaders of longtime rivals Ethiopia and Eritrea met for the first time in nearly two decades Sunday amid a rapid and dramatic diplomatic thaw aimed at ending one of Africa's longest-running conflicts. (ERITV via AP)
July 08, 2018 - 1:55 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Espousing love between their two countries, the leaders of longtime adversaries Ethiopia and Eritrea agreed Sunday to restore diplomatic relations after nearly 20 years and to open the border between their neighboring Horn of Africa countries. Ethiopia's reformist new...
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In this Saturday, July 7, 2018 photo, former Vice President of South Sudan Riek Machar, left, greets South Sudan President Salva Kiir as Uganda President Yoweri Museveni, center, looks on as they meet for a security meeting to find a lasting solution to insecurity in South Sudan, at the State House, in Entebbe, Uganda. (AP Photo/Stephen Wandera)
July 08, 2018 - 9:42 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The leaders of South Sudan's warring sides have agreed in principle on key issues for a possible accord to end the country's civil war, now in its fifth year. According to a post on Facebook by South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, he met with rebel leader Riek Machar in Uganda...
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FILE - In this file photo taken on Feb. 17, 2015, Clayvin Herrera, right, a game warden for the Crow Tribe, and fellow tribe member Ronnie Fisher, are shown on the Crow Reservation in northern Wyoming. The U.S. Supreme Court will review a case in which Herrera, a Crow tribal member and former game warden from Montana is asserting his treaty right to hunt elk in the Bighorn National Forest in Wyoming. The Billings Gazette reports the high court agreed Thursday, June 28, 2018, to review Herrera's case, who was found guilty of killing an elk Wyoming in January 2014. (James Woodcock/The Billings Gazette via AP,File)
June 29, 2018 - 1:13 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review a case in which a Crow tribal member and former tribal game warden from Montana is asserting his treaty right to hunt elk in the Bighorn National Forest in Wyoming, The Billings Gazette reports . A ruling could resolve disagreements...
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Eritrea's Foreign Minister Osman Sale, center-right, is welcomed by Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, center-left, upon the Eritrean delegation's arrival at the airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Tuesday, June 26, 2018. The delegation of top officials from Eritrea arrived Tuesday for the first peace talks in 20 years and were welcomed at the airport by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, signifying the importance of their visit. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
June 28, 2018 - 10:44 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea will meet "soon" amid a surprising diplomatic thaw between the rival nations, Ethiopia's top diplomat said Thursday, as an end to one of Africa's longest-running conflicts appeared to move closer. The meeting will "create a fertile...
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