EU wants new Venezuela elections, prepares more sanctions

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers are calling for new presidential elections in Venezuela and are preparing more targeted sanctions against those close to President Nicolas Maduro. ...

EU foreign ministers seek to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers were seeking to protect the bloc's strategic and economic interests in Iran in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from the international nuclear deal. ...

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With US talks in limbo, Korean leaders hold surprise summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Saturday for the second time in a month, exchanging a huge bear hug and broad smiles in a sur...

Source: Trump administration has cut deal with China's ZTE

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told Congress it's reached a deal that would allow Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp. to stay in business, said a source familiar with ...

Summit or not, giant gulf separates US-NKorea on nukes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even if conciliatory rhetoric revives U.S.-North Korea summit plans, President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are still left with the gaping disconnect over what a deal on North Korea'...

Trump shifts stance on Korea summit from 'off' to 'maybe'

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Everybody plays games," President Donald Trump declared as he suggested the potentially historic North Korean summit he had suddenly called off might be getting back on track. ...

Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Everybody plays games," President Donald Trump declared Friday as he suggested the potentially historic North Korean summit he had suddenly called off might be getti...

Venezuela's ex-oil czar sees economic collapse accelerating

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela's former oil czar says crude production in the OPEC nation will continue to plummet in the aftermath of President Nicolas Maduro's re-election. In a...

AP Source: Trump lawyer met Russian oligarch at Trump Tower

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, met with a Russian oligarch and discussed U.S.-Russia relations just 11 days before Trump was inaugurated as president. ...

Hezbollah calls on Lebanon to reject US sanctions

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah has called on the Lebanese state to stand up for citizens being slapped with sanctions by the United States. Speaking in a televised a...

Putin says sanctions cause the global economy to suffer

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says the global economy has suffered from politically driven sanctions. Speaking Friday at a business forum in St. Pete...

Trump welcomes NK 'warm' response to canceled summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday welcomed North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit. He called the North's reaction "warm and p...

The Latest: US commander: Doors open to future US-NK summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump canceling his planned summit with North Korea (all times local): 6 p.m. News reports say the commande...

Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout

VIENNA (AP) — The Iranian government wants assurances that economic incentives that were part of a landmark deal to stop the country developing nuclear weapons will be protected, despite the U.S. with...