International agreements

FILE- In this Oct. 30, 2017, file photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testifies before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Trump administration put the Palestinians on notice Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, that it will shut their office in Washington unless they've entered serious peace talks with Israel, U.S. officials said. Tillerson has determined that the Palestinians ran afoul of an obscure provision in a U.S. law that says the Palestine Liberation Organization's mission must close if the Palestinians try to get the International Criminal Court to prosecute Israelis for crimes against Palestinians. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
November 17, 2017 - 9:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration put the Palestinians on notice Friday that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they've entered serious peace talks with Israel, U.S. officials said, potentially giving President Donald Trump more leverage as he seeks an elusive Mideast peace...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron, center, as they walk on a pier at an EU summit in Goteborg, Sweden on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. European Union leaders warned Britain Friday that it must do much more to convince them that Brexit talks should be broadened to future relations and trade from December. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
November 17, 2017 - 1:19 pm
GOTEBORG, Sweden (AP) — European Union leaders warned Britain on Friday that it must do much more to convince them that Brexit talks should be broadened to cover future relations and trade from next month onward. With British Prime Minister Theresa May mired in political disputes at home, Friday's...
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November 16, 2017 - 11:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States said Thursday that Sudan will cut all military and trade ties to North Korea, a move that would be a significant victory in the Trump administration's efforts to isolate the Stalinist nation amid increasing tensions over the North's testing of nuclear weapons and...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen waits to attend the Independence Day celebrations in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The government accuses the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party of involvement in a plot to topple the government and has asked the judiciary to dissolve it. CNRP officials have denied the charges, saying they are politically motivated. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File)
November 16, 2017 - 10:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An exiled leader of Cambodia's political opposition said Thursday the international community should cut ties with Prime Minister Hun Sen's government after the court-ordered dissolution of the only party challenging his three-decade grip on power. Sam Rainsy told The Associated...
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President Donald Trump waves as he walks on the South Lawn upon his return to the White House in Washington, from a five-nation Asia tour, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 14, 2017 - 9:17 pm
President Donald Trump declared his first Asian tour "tremendously successful" as he hopped on a plane bound for Washington. But when he landed at the White House late Tuesday he arrived with few concrete accomplishments in hand. As he jetted across the region, to five nations, six cities and three...
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This image released by Thiqa News Agency shows people inspecting damage from airstrikes hit in Atareb town, in the western Aleppo countryside, of Syria, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. Syrian activists say at least 16 people have been killed in the airstrike on the market town in the north of the country. (Thiqa News via AP)
November 14, 2017 - 4:34 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — One day after a ferocious attack on a market in northern Syria killed more than 60 people, the collective silence from the three architects of an agreement to ease the fighting in Syria has raised serious questions about their commitment to protect civilians caught in the crossfire of...
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1,200 candles are placed by environmental activists, in front of a building close to the German federal parliament, a where German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other politicians meet for exploratory talks on a coalition between the German Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU), the Christian Social Union Party (CSU), the German Free Democratic Party, FDP, and the Green Party in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
November 14, 2017 - 3:57 pm
BONN, Germany (AP) — Diplomats began wrapping up negotiations on advancing the Paris climate accord Tuesday at a global conference in Germany, setting the stage for political leaders to fly in and provide a final shot of momentum. The talks now in their second week are largely technical in nature...
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U.S. President Donald Trump waves goodbye as he enters Air Force One after participating in the East Asia Summit, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. Trump finished a five country trip through Asia visiting Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 14, 2017 - 2:12 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's return from Asia: 7:55 a.m. (Hawaii time) For all the pageantry and promises on his lengthy Asia trip, President Donald Trump is returning to Washington with few concrete accomplishments in hand and leaving uncertain Asian capitals...
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Israeli Labor Party leader Avi Gabbay, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, at the Labor Party headquarters in Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. After falling out with Benjamin Netanyahu as a junior cabinet minister last year, Gabbay is now a leading candidate to replace the scandal-plagued prime minister. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
November 14, 2017 - 1:45 pm
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — After falling out with Benjamin Netanyahu as a junior member of the Cabinet last year, Avi Gabbay is now a leading candidate to replace the scandal-plagued prime minister. Buoyed by a rags-to-riches personal story and a centrist worldview that appeals to Israel's traditional...
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Flanked by U.S. National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, left, and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, right, U.S. President Donald Trump offers a departing statement after participating in an East Asia Summit, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. Trump is on a five country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 14, 2017 - 2:41 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Wrapping up his extensive tour of Asia, President Donald Trump on Tuesday hailed "tremendous amounts of work" on trade and said nations around the globe have been put on notice that the U.S. will demand improved trading conditions. Trump told reporters in Manila that the...
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