President Trump got a lavish welcome in Beijing, part of his marathon trip around Asia. But as Mr. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping prepare to talk business, they find themselves in sharply contrasting political circumstances, which could complicate U.S.
Top-level foreign service personnel cuts at the State Department is the subject of pointed new criticism by a former U.S. ambassador. In a letter written for the Foreign Service Journal, Barbara Stephenson of the American Foreign Service Association railed against…
By Miles O'Brien
As Cuba tries to open up its economy and lure western investment through tourism, environmentalists are working to prove that protection of the environment can also be a profitable pursuit. By developing the island's ecotourism, scientists hope to stimulate the…
By Erica R. Hendry
We asked analysts about what Trump’s speech means for North Korea, the U.S. and its relationship with American allies across Asia.
By Stephen Braun, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Iraq's highest-ranking Sunni leader said Tuesday the growing influence of Iranian-backed Shiite militias looms as the nation's most pressing future security threat and called for bolstering U.S. military aid to Sunni forces.
Red flag-draped rallies in Moscow marked the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution on Tuesday. But despite the demonstrations, the crimes of the past and faded memories have made some Russians ambivalent about the centenary.
By Jane Ferguson
Saudi Arabia had seemingly given up on attempting to curb Iran and Hezbollah’s growing influence in Lebanon under the previous King Abdullah. This is a course of action Bin Salman is determined to reverse.
By PBS NewsHour
President Trump wrapped up his two-day visit to Japan with kind words toward Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, but also offered pointed criticism about the U.S. trade deficit with Japan. Trump's stop in Japan, the first in an extensive 12-day…
By Erica R. Hendry
President Donald Trump will speak at 9 p.m. ET Tuesday. Watch live here.
In the name of fighting corruption in Saudi Arabia, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced over the weekend the government would hold trials for 11 princes, stamping out opposition and cementing his rule. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin is joined by…
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