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In an implicit message the Republican president is not omnipotent, the most powerful Democrat says she and fellow visiting congressmen are asserting the role of their legislative branch as co-equal to the executive
Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says US Vice President Mike Pence's comments against Iran 'are both ridiculous but at the same time very very dangerous'
'The United States is asking Britain, France, Germany and other European allies to take back over 800 ISIS fighters that we captured in Syria and put them on trial,' says American President Donald Trump in a tweet
The two sides are working towards a Memorandum of Understanding to detail their commitments ahead of a potential meeting between Trump and X
(UPDATED) 'The past two months have been gruelling for my family and therefore it is in the best interest of my family that I withdraw,' says former Fox news anchor and state department spokeswoman Heather Nauert
'We have not made any decisions. ... There has been no determination by me,' says Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan
The incident is the latest in the list of at least 37 mass shootings in the United States in 2019 alone
Paul Manafort is one of 7 former Trump campaign associates who have been charged by the team of Special Counsel Robert Mueller
'It's a booby trap, they're putting on a show with rotten and contaminated food,' Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro says
President Donald Trump repeats his claim that a wall is needed to stop an 'invasion' of drugs, gangs, human traffickers and undocumented migrants over the US border with Mexico
The United States is among more than 50 countries that have recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president
'Protocol errors are the responsibility of the organizers, as is always the case in international conferences,' Foreign Minister Khaled al-Yamani writes on Twitter
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(UPDATED) US Vice President Mike Pence takes direct aim at allies Britain, France, and Germany, denouncing their new initiative to let European companies operate in Iran in defiance of unilateral US sanctions
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voices delight after an opening dinner where he spoke in the same room as top officials of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain
After the arrest of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, Canada stresses that journalists should be 'free from harassment and intimidation'
Colombia plays a crucial role because it has taken in the lion's share of the more than two million Venezuelans fleeing chaos, poverty, and political violence
(UPDATED) The International Court of Justice 'finds that it has jurisdiction' in the case which was filed by Iran in 2016
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders won't confirm or deny the reports, but says 'there are positive pieces' in the deal
'This is a global coalition that is built to deliver on the important mission of reducing the risk that has emanated from the Middle East for far too long,' says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
United States special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has undertaken extensive recent peace talks with the Taliban about ending the 17-year war in Afghanistan, with another round expected in late February
Mike Pompeo, the first US secretary of state to visit Slovakia in 14 years, tells President Andrej Kiska as they meet: 'It's been too long since America has been deeply engaged here'
The countries that are sending top officials to Warsaw are pushing for a tough line on Iran
'The president has been very clear – couldn't be more clear – as we get additional information, we will continue to hold all of those responsible accountable,' says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
More than 4 years after the extremists declared a 'caliphate' across large parts of Syria and neighboring Iraq, several offensives have whittled that proto-state down to a tiny holdout
'The presence of people today on the streets all over Islamic Iran... means that the enemy will never reach its evil objectives,' says President Hassan Rouhani, decrying a 'conspiracy' involving Washington
The guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance and USS Preble sail near the Beijing-claimed Spratly Islands earlier Monday, February 11, as part of what Washington calls 'freedom of navigation operations'
'For us, the era of peace and prosperity on the peninsula has drawn closer,' says President Moon Jae-in in his first comments since the summit was announced
Trump and Kim are due to meet in Hanoi from February 27 to 28 this year following their landmark first summit in Singapore in June 2018
US President Donald Trump has repeatedly complained about the expense of keeping American forces on the peninsula
It's a question the state of Virginia has been grappling with since last week when its governor, Ralph Northam, was caught up in a row over blackface
Financial markets worldwide have lost ground in recent days as comments about the status of the talks turned more cautious
Diplomats say Russia is likely to use its vetor power on the draft resolution as part of its support of Nicolas Maduro's regime
The US president is given 120 days to designate those responsible, but no definitive action is done on the deadline
During a press conference in Istanbul for a book on Jamal Khashoggi's life, Hatice Cengiz leaves the door open to a meeting with US President Donald Trump if certain conditions are met
In recent years, in retirement, John Dingell was known for stinging criticism of President Donald Trump
Adam Schiff, the congressman heading the House intelligence committee, says it will look into suspicions of collusion between Trump and Russia and also broader allegations of financial wrongdoing in Trump's inner circle
'We ask each of your countries to stand with us and, through our efforts and God's help, the day will come when the permanent defeat of ISIS is a reality,' says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
'During 2019-2020 we have to develop a land-based version of the seaborne Kalibr system equipped with a long-range cruise missile which showed good results in Syria,' says Russia's defense minister Sergei Shoigu
The World Bank has been led by an American ever since it was founded in the aftermath of World War II. Will this change?
A senior South Korean presidential official says 'South Korea and the US have been working well together, and we have high expectations for the meeting between Pyongyang and Washington'
(UPDATED) Russia, one of the main allies of Maduro's regime, slams what it dubs European 'interference' in the oil-rich but impoverished Latin American country, saying it is an attempt 'to legitimize usurped power'
Stacey Abrams is a former Georgia legislative leader but holds no current political office, an unusual status for someone delivering a national party's response to the president
The world's two largest economies are battling for nothing less than future dominance in critical high-tech industries, according to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, the lead US negotiator
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has signed off on the order for Juan Guaido to control holdings in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and federally insured banks
The measures against PDVSA are presented as a way of preventing Nicolas Maduro from looting the coffers before he is replaced by the man Washington says is the rightful interim president – opposition leader Juan Guaido
'I call on the Taliban to... show their Afghan will, and accept Afghans' demand for peace, and enter serious talks with the Afghan government,' says Afghan President Ashraf Ghani
Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen is accused of failing to declare foreign currency bank accounts, in breach of rules governing the declaration of assets by public officials
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asks for and accepts the resignation of Canada's Ambassador to China John McCallum
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also denounces Russia and China, which have stood by Maduro. Meanwhile, Russia denounces the United States for interference.