Diplomacy

North Korean Lt. Gen. An Ik San, second from right, shakes hands with his South Korean counterpart Maj. Gen. Kim Do-gyun during a meeting inside the Peace House at the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Generals from the rival Koreas met Tuesday at their shared border for talks meant to ease a decades-long military standoff, Seoul officials said.(Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP)
July 31, 2018 - 6:27 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Generals from the rival Koreas met Tuesday at their shared border for talks on easing their countries' decades-long military standoff, the second such meeting since their leaders held a landmark summit in April and pledged to reduce the danger of another war on the...
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FILE - This April 6, 2016, file photo shows Alice Wells, the U.S.'s top diplomat for South Asia, during her meeting with Syrian refugees at the International Airport of Amman, Jordan. The senior Taliban official says the insurgent group has held the first direct talks with the U.S. official in a preliminary discussion about future plans for peace negotiations. This week's meeting with Wells, was an attempt to jump-start talks on ending Washington's longest military engagement, a senior Taliban official told The Associated Press early Saturday, July 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh, File)
July 28, 2018 - 4:09 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban held their first direct contact with a U.S. official in a preliminary discussion about future peace talks on Afghanistan, a senior official with the insurgent group said Saturday. It marked one of the most significant developments amid efforts to find a negotiated end...
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A soldier carries a casket containing a remain of a U.S. soldier who was killed in the Korean War during a ceremony at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Friday, July 27, 2018. The U.N. Command said the 55 cases of war remains retrieved from North Korea will be honored at a ceremony next Wednesday at a base in South Korea. (Kim Hong-Ji/Pool Photo via AP)
July 28, 2018 - 12:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump thanked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for "fulfilling a promise" to return the remains of U.S. soldiers missing from the Korean War, as a U.S. military plane made a rare trip into North Korea to retrieve 55 cases said to contain remains. Close to 7,700 U.S...
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A soldier carries a casket containing a remain of a U.S. soldier who was killed in the Korean War during a ceremony at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Friday, July 27, 2018. The U.N. Command said the 55 cases of war remains retrieved from North Korea will be honored at a ceremony next Wednesday at a base in South Korea. (Kim Hong-Ji/Pool Photo via AP)
July 27, 2018 - 9:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump thanked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday for "fulfilling a promise" to return the remains of U.S. soldiers missing from the Korean War, as a U.S. military plane made a rare trip into North Korea to retrieve 55 cases said to contain remains. Close to...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, during a hearing on diplomacy and national security. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
July 25, 2018 - 5:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's testimony to Congress (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is dodging questions from lawmakers asking for specifics on how North Korea defines "complete denuclearization" but acknowledges a great deal of work...
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July 24, 2018 - 8:25 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Trump administration's long-awaited plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is "dead upon arrival," the Palestinian U.N. ambassador said Tuesday. Riyad Mansour told reporters that after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Dec. 6 the United...
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