Lawmakers demand swift action for Turkish Embassy violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top congressional Republicans are demanding the Trump administration take swift and severe action against the Turkish government in response to violence involving members of Presiden...

GOP lawmaker demands inquiry of Turkish leader's bodyguards

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior House Republican is calling on the Trump administration to investigate whether criminal charges are warranted against members of the Turkish president's security detail. ...

Putin sits down at piano in China, plays Soviet songs

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin, known for his passion for the outdoors, showed off his softer side during a visit to China when he sat down to play the piano Sunday. ...

India PM arrives in Sri Lanka for UN Buddhist celebration

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Sri Lanka on Thursday to attend a U.N. celebration of Buddha's birth and hold talks with leaders of the island nation. ...

Chinese vice president visits conflict-scarred Burundi

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao has arrived in Burundi for a two-day state visit. Yuanchao was welcomed to the capital, Bujumbura, by his Burundian count...

Indonesia, Philippines boost links, to launch sea patrols

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The leaders of Indonesia and the Philippines have pledged to boost bilateral ties and agreed to launch patrols of their sea borders to prevent kidnappings. ...

Putin hosts Japan's Abe in Moscow, discuss disputed islands

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is hosting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for talks in Moscow. This is the two leaders' third meeting in the past seven months afte...

Spain state visit delayed by UK election

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says the state visit by the king and queen of Spain will be postponed because of Britain's June 8 general election. The visit will now take place from...

By the numbers: Facts and figures about Queen Elizabeth II

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II, who celebrates her 91st birthday on Friday, is Britain's oldest-ever monarch and the world's longest-reigning king or queen. Here's a look at some milestones and numb...

Spanish royal visit to UK to shift due to early election

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish royal visit to Britain will likely be rescheduled as a result of Britain's early election on June 8. King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain were to visit...

Norwegian leader meets with China's Xi as ties restored

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has met with Norway's prime minister as the two countries move beyond a break in relations over the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to an imprisoned Chine...

Chinese president visits Finland on stopover to USA

HELSINKI (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping is on a state visit to Finland, a stop-off en route to meet U.S. President Donald Trump. Welcoming ceremonies for the second-ever visit t...

Chilean president begins state visit to Portugal

EVORA, Portugal (AP) — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet is on a state visit to Portugal, where she is due to hold talks with local officials and preside at a bilateral trade conference. ...

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