Tag: U.S. Department of State

Abbas says UN should replace US as Mideast mediator

ISTANBUL — Breaking with years of courting the U.S., Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called Wednesday for the United Nations to replace Washington as a...
Venezuelan judge orders Utah man be tried on weapons charges

CARACAS, Venezuela — A Venezuelan judge ruled Tuesday that a jailed American man must stand trial on weapons charges, dashing hopes of his family...
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WASHINGTON — Seeking to reassure American diplomats amid low morale, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson unveiled changes Tuesday to the State Department that he...
APNewsBreak: Files show birth of Papua independence struggle

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Prominent Papuans pleaded for the U.S. to give them money and arms in the mid-1960s to fight Indonesia's colonization of their...
Harassment wave no boon for Ohio’s woman governor candidates

COLUMBUS, Ohio — As predictions increasingly fashion next year's gubernatorial race as a faceoff between Democrat Richard Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine, a question...
The Latest: US congratulates Iraq on end of war against IS

BAGHDAD — The Latest on developments in Iraq (all times local): ...
Trump administration praises Honduras amid election crisis

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Amid a deepening electoral crisis in Honduras, the administration of President Donald Trump on Thursday certified the country's progress in protecting...
US team still planning for Olympics despite confusion

Members of the Trump administration surprised the U.S. Olympic Committee by suggesting the nation's participation at the upcoming Pyeongchang Games in South Korea was...
For Tillerson, a lonely job defending Trump’s Jerusalem move

BRUSSELS — It's a go-to catchphrase when U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is called on to explain his boss on the world stage:...
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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced Wednesday it will restrict visas for Cambodians "undermining democracy" in the Southeast Asian nation following the dissolution of...

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