UK foreign secretary urges EU to step back from 'abyss'

LONDON (AP) — Britain's foreign secretary has urged European Union leaders to "step back from the abyss" and seek a compromise over Brexit. Jeremy Hunt told BBC Saturday the EU shoul...

The Latest: Koreas agree to seek to co-host 2032 Olympics

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 12:20 p.m. ...

The Latest: EU studying Brexit border compromise

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 9:30 p.m. European Union Brexit envoy Michel Barnier says his team is studying new ways to check goods movin...

The Latest: Kim says summit with Trump stabilized region

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 6:45 p.m. N...

UK's Hunt says Britain can flourish even without Brexit deal

TOKYO (AP) — The U.K.'s top diplomat says Britain will flourish with or without an agreement on its exit from the European Union. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said in an interview T...

Freedom of speech is not absolute: Hong Kong government

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Freedom of speech is not absolute, the government of Hong Kong responded Friday to growing concerns from the British government about recent developments 21 years after th...

The Latest: US sanctions Russian shippers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Russia sanctions (all times local): 10:15 a.m. The U.S. is sanctioning two Russian shipping companies suspected of transferring petr...

UK asks for more US sanctions on Russia after poisoning case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United Kingdom is asking the Trump administration to impose further sanctions on Russia in response to accusations Moscow used a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Bri...

UK asks for more Russia sanctions after poisoning case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United Kingdom is asking the Trump administration to impose further sanctions on Russia in response to accusations Moscow used a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Bri...

Britain: No Brexit deal would be "a huge strategic mistake"

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says it would be "a huge strategic mistake" if no deal is struck before Britain leaves the European Union in March as Brexit talks have...

The Latest: Merkel says still much Brexit work to do

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 5:15 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she hopes to avoid a disorderly Briti...

UK foreign minister: New European Brexit approach needed

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says "we need a change in approach by the European Commission if we are going to have a pragmatic deal that works for everyone" as talk...

British foreign secretary warns against messy EU divorce

VIENNA (AP) — Britain's foreign secretary is visiting Austria, which holds the European Union's rotating presidency, bringing his warnings about a "messy divorce" with the EU that could poison future ...

In Paris, British foreign minister tries to sell Brexit plan

PARIS (AP) — French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves le Drian and his newly-appointed British counterpart, Jeremy Hunt, are holding their first working meeting in Paris. Brexit negotiation...

US-China Trade War set to escalate, Beijing to switch out chief negotiator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Most analysts observing the current U.S.-China Trade War are forecasting an escalation in economic tensions in the short term. Recently, the chief Chinese negotiator, V...