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US aims to mediate Russia-Ukraine conflict

There are new signs of hope in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin has signaled that he is not averse to a summit meeting with US President Joe Biden this summer....

US congressman: 'Window of opportunity' to engage Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Recent actions by Venezuela President Nicolas Madura are creating a “window of opportunity” for the U.S. government to engage with a South American leadership that the Trump ...

Spanish league to probe Messi's barbecue for teammates

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Spanish league said Tuesday it will investigate a gathering of Barcelona players at Lionel Messi’s home. Local authorities are also expected to check if a...

EU-China investment deal put on ice over sanctions

A diplomatic spat between the European Union and China has jeopardized a major investment agreement, officials said on Tuesday. EU Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis told AFP news agency ...

Flurry of diplomatic contacts fuel Iran deal speculation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A flurry of diplomatic contacts and reports of major progress suggest that indirect talks between the U.S. and Iran may be nearing an agreement. That’s despite efforts by U.S. offici...

China: US should push North Korea diplomacy, not pressure

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China’s U.N. ambassador expressed hope Monday that President Joe Biden’s policy toward North Korea will give more importance to diplomacy and dialogue instead of “extreme pressur...

G7 foreign ministers meet in London with Myanmar on the agenda

G7 foreign ministers gathered in London on Tuesday with human rights and protecting democracy high on the agenda. A number of global issues of concern will be discussed throughout the day, but it is ...

China's UN envoy: Myanmar violence could lead to civil war

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China’s U.N. ambassador on Monday urged stronger diplomatic efforts to resolve the confrontation in Myanmar since the Feb. 1 military coup, warning that further violence could le...

Belarus opposition leader in Slovenia before EU presidency

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — The exiled Belarusian opposition leader on Monday called for sustained international focus on the struggle for democracy in her country against long-ruling authoritarian Pre...

English FA opens inquiry to assess Super League sanctions

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The English Football Association has opened an inquiry into the Super League rebellion and sought evidence from the six English clubs involved in the breakaway that could le...

Man United works with police to identify violent protesters

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United will work with police to identify the fans who forced open an Old Trafford door before invading the pitch in protests that forced the cancelation of a Prem...

EU summons Russian ambassador over Kremlin blacklistings

The European Union (EU) on Monday summoned Russian Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov to inform him "of the strong rejection and firm condemnation" of blacklistings that Brussels says were "pu...

EU summons Russia envoy over blacklisting of its officials

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has summoned Russia’s ambassador after Moscow blacklisted eight EU officials in retaliation for the bloc’s decision to impose sanctions over the imprisonment of Russ...

US officials in Mideast to reassure jittery allies over Iran

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Top Biden administration officials and U.S. senators crisscrossed the Middle East on Monday, seeking to assuage growing unease among Gulf Arab partners over Amer...

At Tehran garage, Iranian woman polishes cars and her dreams

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — It’s a men's-only club in the tangle of auto repair shops on the traffic-clogged streets of Iran’s capital, Tehran. Among them, workers toil in dim garages, welding and wrenching, ...