All posts tagged "diplomacy"
As US warns of Cuba attacks, tourists ask: Were we hit, too?
U.S. has said the attacks started in 2016
- Posted October 19, 2017
Ties threatened: US to tell Cuba to remove most diplomats
The Trump administration will tell Cuba on Tuesday to withdraw 60 percent of its diplomats from Washington.
- Posted October 3, 2017
China says it will cooperate with Trump but warns on Taiwan
Foreign Minister Wang Yi's remarks appeared to underscore that China's position on Taiwan is non-negotiable, weeks after President-elect Donald Trump suggested he could re-evaluate U.S. policy on Taiwan
- Posted December 22, 2016
Russians Unconcerned by Kremlin’s Saber-Rattling
BALTIYSK, Russia — Russia held civil defense drills involving 40 million people this month, the largest since the collapse of the Soviet Union. State media broadcast instantly recognizable Soviet imagery, showing school children trying on gas masks,...
- Posted November 1, 2016
Obama Lifts Decades-Old Arms Ban In His 1st Visit to Vietnam
President vowed to leave behind the troubled history between the former war enemies and embrace a new era
- Posted May 23, 2016
Japanese Welcome Obama Visit To Hiroshima, Apology Or Not
Japanese are widely welcoming Obama's decision to become the first sitting American president to visit Hiroshima, with few public demands for an apology
- Posted May 11, 2016
Obama Cites Americans’ Release as Win for ‘Smart’ Diplomacy
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Sunday heralded the release of Americans held prisoner in Iran and the full implementation of a historic nuclear accord with the Islamic Republic, holding both up as victories for “smart” diplomacy...
- Posted January 17, 2016
Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, US Seek Roadmap to Peace
ISLAMABAD – Four countries — Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States — were cloistered away late into the night Monday trying to lay a foundation they hope will eventually lead to peace talks between the Afghan...
- Posted January 11, 2016
Iran President Criticizes Saudi Arabia over Severing Ties
TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s president said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia cannot “cover up” its crime of executing a leading Shiite cleric by severing diplomatic relations with the Islamic Republic, even as the kingdom’s allies began limiting...
- Posted January 5, 2016