The Trump administration's rejection of broad Chinese claims to much of the South China Sea came across in Asia as an election-year political move, with some appealing for calm amid fears of greater tensions.
By Deb Reichmann, Associated Press
The U.S. is imposing sanctions on three senior officials of the Chinese Communist Party for alleged human rights abuses targeting ethnic and religious minorities.
By Associated Press
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo holds a press briefing amid allegations that Russia paid bounties to the Taliban for killing U.S. troops, and as China moves to crack down on democracy protesters in Hong Kong.
By Edith M. Lederer, Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Pompeo said the United States' "overwhelming preference" is to have the council adopt the resolution. He indicated that if the resolution isn't approved, the U.S. will seek to re-impose U.N. sanctions. …
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The report cited a surge in extremist groups affiliating themselves with IS in Africa and Southeast Asia and said Iran continued to foment terrorism.
By Deb Riechmann, Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will hold a news conference Tuesday following President Donald Trump's authorization of sanctions against international tribunal employees.
In our news wrap Wednesday, some 1,250 former Justice Department employees are calling to investigate Attorney General William Barr for his decision to forcibly remove peaceful protesters from near the White House last week. Their request was made Wednesday to…
By David Koenig, Associated Press
China so far hasn't allowed U.S. airlines United and Delta to resume flights to China, which they wanted to restart this week. Those flights were suspended earlier this year because of the coronavirus outbreak.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Democrats say they will interview officials who may have information about the ouster of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick.
By Associated Press
The notice sets the stage for the U.S. to withdraw preferential trade and financial status that the former British colony has enjoyed since it reverted to Chinese rule in 1997.
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