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U.S. expects some Israeli criticism of parts of coming Mideast plan: envoy

Sep 13 2018

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is prepared for Israeli criticism of elements of its coming Middle East peace plan, the U.S. envoy to the region said, even as Washington faces growing Palestinian accusations that it will be heavily tilted in favor of Israel.

U.S. voices concern on China's Muslim crackdown, sanctions weighed

Sep 12 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Tuesday expressed deep concern over China's "worsening crackdown" on minority Muslims in the Xinjiang region, as the Trump administration considered sanctions against Chinese senior officials and companies linked to allegations of human rights abuses. | Video

Vice President Pence calls for release of jailed Reuters journalists

Sep 04 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday called on Myanmar's government to reverse a court ruling that imprisoned two Reuters journalists for seven years and to release them immediately.

U.S. Vice President Pence calls for release of jailed Reuters journalists

Sep 04 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday called on Myanmar's government to reverse a court ruling that imprisoned two Reuters journalists for seven years and to release them immediately.

Trump cancels Pompeo's trip to North Korea over stalled nuclear diplomacy

Aug 25 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly canceled his top diplomat's planned trip to North Korea on Friday, publicly acknowledging for the first time that his effort to get Pyongyang to denuclearize had stalled since his summit with the North's leader. | Video

Trump sagt Pompeo-Besuch in Nordkorea mangels Fortschritten ab

Aug 25 2018

Washington US-Präsident Donald Trump hat den für kommende Woche geplanten Besuch seines Außenministers Mike Pompeo in Nordkorea überraschend abgesagt.

Images indicate North Korea halted dismantling of launch site: think tank

Aug 22 2018

WASHINGTON Satellite photos from last week indicate North Korea halted work to dismantle a missile engine test site in the first part of August, in spite of a promise to U.S. President Donald Trump at a June summit, a Washington think tank reported on Wednesday.

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military over Rohingya crackdown

Aug 17 2018

WASHINGTON The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on four Myanmar military and police commanders and two army units, accusing them of "ethnic cleansing" against Rohingya Muslims and widespread human rights abuses across the Southeast Asian nation.

Trump hails progress after receiving note from North Korea's Kim

Jul 12 2018

WASHINGTON Kim Jong Un told President Donald Trump he believed their efforts could open up a “new future” between North Korea and the United States and expressed hope for “practical actions” in the future, according to a letter from the North Korean leader released on Thursday. | Video

U.S. identifies North Korea missile test site it says Kim committed to destroy

Jun 21 2018

WASHINGTON The missile engine test site that President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had committed to destroy is a major facility in the western part of the country that has been used for testing engines for long-range missiles, according to a U.S. official. | Video

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