The DIY foreign policy president: Bolton ouster confirms it

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has said he doesn't mind if the U.S. is on its own in the world. Now, it seems he doesn't mind running American foreign policy on his own as well. With...

US steps up anti-Iran campaign ahead of UN General Assembly

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration is stepping up its campaign to get other nations to boost pressure on Iran as world leaders prepare to meet at the United Nations this month. ...

Snubbed by North Korea, Pompeo hits other Asian turbulence

BANGKOK (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo left Thailand on Saturday with his hopes for resuming nuclear talks with North Korea dashed, while facing an escalating trade war with China and a po...

US negotiator has 'good talks' with Japan, S. Korean envoys

BANGKOK (AP) — The chief U.S. negotiator with North Korea has met with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts in Thailand. Stephen Biegun (BEE-gun) says he had "good talks" with ...

India again rejects Trump's Kashmir mediation offer

BANGKOK (AP) — India has again rejected President Donald Trump's offer to mediate its dispute with Pakistan over Kashmir. India's foreign minister says he told Secretary of State Mik...

Pompeo takes aim at China after Trump tariff hit

BANGKOK (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is hitting out at China for predatory trade practices and human rights abuses that harm economic development. A day after President...

Stood up in Bangkok: Pompeo regrets NKorea meeting unlikely

BANGKOK (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is ready to resume talks with North Korea now, although he regrets a meeting between the two sides is unlikely at an As...

Pompeo 'very hopeful' US-North Korea talks will resume soon

BANGKOK (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he's very hopeful for a quick resumption in nuclear talks with North Korea despite the North's recent weapons tests. Pompeo te...

Trump's 'maximum pressure' campaign on Iran faces key test

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's "maximum pressure" campaign against Iran is at a crossroads. His administration is trying to decide whether to risk stoking international t...

North Korea, China top Pompeo agenda on Asia trip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to Asia next week with an agenda dominated by a stalemate in North Korea nuclear talks and impasses with China over trade, Taiwan and the South C...

Pompeo takes aim at China at religious freedom conference

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY'-oh) is accusing China of intimidating countries into staying away from an international religious freedom conference that he's hosting. ...

Demise of key nuclear pact looms as US, Russia meet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is demanding that Russia comply with arms control treaties as the formal demise of a key Cold War-era nuclear pact looms in just two weeks. ...

Diplomats shaken for now after Britain's US ambassador quits

WASHINGTON (AP) — The abrupt resignation of Britain's ambassador to the United States over leaked cables critical of the Trump administration may have jolted official Washington, but it's unlikely to ...

US terminates funds for anti-Iran Twitter feed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Wednesday it has terminated support for an online project aimed at fighting Iranian disinformation after it tweeted harsh criticism of individual human righ...

IMF, World Bank chiefs address US plan for Palestinians

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The heads of international financial institutions and global investors are addressing a conference intended to boost a $50 billion U.S. economic plan for the Palestinians. ...