Venezuelan leader Cabello in Cuba on unannounced trip

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said Friday that he met with Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello, who took an unannounced trip to the island. Cabell...

Canada: Time for China to "break the silence" on Tiananmen

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's foreign minister said on the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre that it's time for Beijing to "break the silence." Chrystia Freeland said in a state...

Canada suspending operations at embassy in Venezuela

TORONTO (AP) — Canada is suspending operations at its embassy in Venezuela. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Sunday that Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro's ...

Trump turbulence lags momentum for North American trade deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The momentum that supporters have tried to build for a new North American trade deal has run into some Trump turbulence. The Trump administration had taken steps in...

Climate change missing as US defends Arctic policy

ROVANIEMI, Finland (AP) — The Arctic is melting, but don't ask U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to mention climate change. For the Trump administration, disappearing sea ice in th...

Canadian officials back Taiwan's participation in WHA

A member of the Canadian Parliament voiced support Sunday for Taiwan's participation in the upcoming World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva. "Taiwan's meaningful participation in intern...

Canada hits Venezuelan government with more sanctions

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Canada is imposing more sanctions on the government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, who it blames for the country's deteriorating political and economic situation. ...

Glaring US absences raise questions about relevance of G-7

PARIS (AP) — Foreign and interior ministers from the Group of Seven are gathering in France this week to try to find ambitious solutions to world security challenges. Putting a dampener on that are tw...

Canada extends Iraq and Ukraine military missions

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada is extending its military missions in Ukraine and Iraq. Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Monday the mi...

China revokes Canadian canola permit as dispute escalates

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — One of Canada's largest grain processors has been blocked from exporting canola to China in what could be retaliation for the arrest of an executive from Chinese tech giant H...

Canada FM Freeland says she has confidence in Trudeau

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says she has 100 percent confidence in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau despite allegations from the country's former attorney general that Trud...

US Senator Graham: Washington should get tough on China's detention of Canadians

MUNICH (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday the response by the United States to China detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a Chinese Huawei executive has not...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Feb. 4 Richmond Times-Dispatch on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam: ...

Timeline: The China-US-Canada battle over Huawei

BEIJING (AP) — The United States has brought charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies and one of its top executives in a case that has shaken China's relations with the U.S. and Canada. ...

Canada's foreign minister says why China envoy fired

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's foreign minister says the country's ambassador to China was fired because he expressed views that were contrary to the federal government's position. Foreign ...