Treaties

December 06, 2018 - 10:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An unarmed U.S. Air Force plane with American and international observers flew a special flight over Ukraine Thursday in a show of solidarity after Ukraine's naval confrontation last month with Russia, the Pentagon said. In a statement, the Pentagon called it an "extraordinary"...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg prior to a meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday took aim at China, Iran, Russia and others for violating numerous treaties and multi-state agreements and questioned whether many pillars of international trade and diplomacy are still relevant. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, Pool)
December 04, 2018 - 3:57 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States warned Russia Tuesday it has 60 days to start complying with a landmark missile treaty or Washington could abandon the pact, creating doubts about nuclear security in Europe. At NATO talks in Brussels, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Russia of "cheating at...
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A general view of a meeting of the North Atlantic Council at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. Russia takes center-stage at NATO Tuesday, as allied foreign ministers meet to debate ways to dissuade Moscow from destabilizing Ukraine and respect a landmark Cold-war era nuclear treaty. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
December 04, 2018 - 11:35 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on a meeting of foreign ministers from NATO nations: (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States will suspend its obligations under a landmark nuclear treaty in 60 days in response to Russia's alleged violation of the pact. Pompeo...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, second left, arrives for a meeting with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel in Brussels, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Brussels to attend a two-day meeting of NATO foreign ministers. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, Pool)
December 04, 2018 - 6:52 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took aim at China, Iran, Russia and others on Tuesday for violating numerous treaties and multistate agreements, and he questioned whether many pillars of international trade and diplomacy are still relevant. Pompeo said the Trump administration...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to the media after the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. Putin and Trump "said hi to each other," according to the Russian leader's spokesman, but didn't shake hands or otherwise interchange, even during the "family photo" when leaders rub elbows as they get into place and usually exchange small talk. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
December 01, 2018 - 3:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Saturday took aim at Russian President Vladimir Putin, accusing him of trying to "muck around" in the U.S. midterm elections, of duplicity in arms control and of acting irresponsibly in last weekend's naval confrontation with Ukraine. In remarks at...
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Russia's President Vladimir Putin, left, watches President Donald Trump, right, walk past him as they gather for the group photo at the start of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Leaders from the Group of 20 industrialized nations are meeting in Buenos Aires for two days starting today.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
December 01, 2018 - 8:53 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Russia is putting on a brave face after U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly junked a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. It's all about internal U.S. politics and "anti-Russian hysteria," Russian officials shrug. But Trump's snub was a clear kick to Putin...
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FILE - In this Saturday, June 3, 2017 file photo, a South Sudanese refugee and 32-year-old mother, who said she was raped for several days by a group of soldiers before she was allowed to leave, stands by a window at a women's center focusing on gender-based violence, run by the aid group International Rescue Committee, in Bidi Bidi, Uganda. The aid group Doctors Without Borders said Saturday Dec. 1, 2018, that one hundred and twenty-five women and girls were raped, whipped and clubbed over 10 days between Nov. 19 and 29, 2018, in Bentiu, South Sudan, in attacks so shocking that some aid workers say they are left speechless. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
December 01, 2018 - 7:46 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — One hundred and twenty-five women and girls have been raped, whipped and clubbed in attacks so shocking that some aid workers in South Sudan say they are left speechless. Doctors Without Borders on Saturday said the "dramatic increase" in sexual violence occurred over 10...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 1991, file photo, President George H.W. Bush gestures during a joint news conference with Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, at the Soviet Embassy in Madrid. Bush died at the age of 94 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
December 01, 2018 - 5:44 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on Saturday expressed his "deep condolences" to the family of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and all Americans following his death. Gorbachev worked closely with Bush to bring an end to the Cold War in the late 1980s and 1990s, and lauded...
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November 30, 2018 - 6:39 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Jordanian man has been arrested by Israeli police after allegedly attacking two Israelis in the port city of Eilat, which borders Jordan. Police said Friday that the two victims were hospitalized with serious injuries after the Jordanian beat them with a hammer. The suspect was...
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Kim Sung-joo, bottom center, a victim of Japan's forced labor, speaks upon her arrival at the Supreme Court in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. South Korea's top court ordered a Japanese company to compensate 10 Koreans for forced labor during Tokyo's 1910-45 colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
November 29, 2018 - 2:16 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's top court on Thursday ordered a Japanese company to financially compensate 10 Koreans for forced labor during Tokyo's 1910-45 colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula, in the second such ruling in a month that again drew quick, vehement protests from Japan. The...
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