In our news wrap Thursday, the Justice Department announced indictments of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his top allies on charges of narco-terrorism. Attorney General William Barr said they conspired to flood the U.S. with cocaine. Also, Israel’s year-long political…
In a media briefing Wednesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said China was “the first country to know about the risk to the world from this virus. And they repeatedly delayed sharing that information with the globe."…
By Kathy Gannon, Rahim Faiez, Associated Press
The announcement came from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday after he made an unannounced visit to Kabul to meet with Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah.
In our news wrap Monday, there is word that this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo will be postponed due to the global coronavirus pandemic. Dick Pound, an American member of the International Olympic Committee, said they will likely take place…
By Rahim Faiez, Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
Since the signing of the deal, the peace process has stalled amid political turmoil in Afghanistan, with the country's leaders squabbling over who was elected president.
Pompeo is expected to speak at 1 p.m. ET. Watch his remarks here.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended the Trump administration's response to the spreading coronavirus and faced contentious questions from Democrats about an airstrike that killed Iran's most powerful general.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused the two governments of censorship and of trying to cover up the severity of the spread of the deadly illness.
By Kathy Gannon, Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The seven-day reduction in violence will start the countdown to the signing of a peace agreement between the Taliban and the United States at the end of the month.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Strains in the trans-Atlantic relationship have cast doubt on whether they can count on much help from European leaders in advancing Trump's agenda.
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