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January 12, 2019 3:27 PM Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen refugee arrives in Canada

A Saudi teenager who fled her family alleging abuse and got stranded at a Bangkok airport has arrived in Canada after being granted asylum there. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, had been trying to reach Australia via Bangkok but was initially told to return to Kuwait, where her family were waiting. She refused to fly back and barricaded herself into her airport 121

December 21, 2018 10:26 PM Trump fundraiser Broidy hit with another setback in Qatar lawsuit

(Reuters) - A former top fundraiser for U.S. President Donald Trump suffered another legal setback on Friday in his efforts to pin the blame on Qatar for a hack of his emails, as a judge tossed his lawsuit against a veteran United Nations diplomat. Elliott Broidy, a businessman who held senior finance posts in Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and his inaugural 124

December 13, 2018 9:23 PM Out of many nations, a single message: Europe is united

European Union leaders attend a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders gathered Thursday for a two-day summit which will center on the Brexit negotiations. (Piroschka van de Wouw, Pool Photo via AP) French President Emmanuel Macron arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders 70

December 12, 2018 6:43 PM U.S. Commerce Sec. Ross unaware of any planned warning for China travel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday downplayed talk that President Donald Trump’s administration is poised to warn Americans against traveling to China. “I’m not so sure what provoked the rumor about the travel advisory,” he said in an interview with CNBC, but thought China’s detention of a former Canadian diplomat 57

December 4, 2018 2:59 AM Trump tells Pakistan Taliban talks help fundamental to 'enduring' ties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has asked for Pakistan’s help with faltering Afghan peace talks in a letter to new Prime Minister Imran Khan in which he made clear that Islamabad’s assistance was “fundamental” to the health of the two countries’ strained relationship, a senior Trump administration official said. The U.S. president 82

November 28, 2018 9:06 AM 'Put Putin in his place', Ukrainian ambassador tells Germany

BERLIN (Reuters) - Ukraine’s top diplomat in Germany urged Berlin and other Western states to punish Russia by extending sanctions, banning energy imports and putting the NordStream 2 gas pipeline on hold after Moscow seized three Ukrainian ships near Crimea. The ambassador even raised the possibility of sending German marines to the region 85

November 26, 2018 10:00 PM U.S. calls Russian seizure of Ukrainian ships a 'dangerous escalation'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian navy vessels represents “a dangerous escalation and a violation of international law,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday in a statement that called for restraint from both countries. Ukraine imposed martial law on Monday for 30 days after Russia seized two small Ukrainian artillery 71

November 5, 2018 8:52 PM Egypt shelves Brazil visit as Bolsonaro's Israel decision sours ties

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Egypt has postponed a visit by Brazil’s top diplomat, Brazil’s foreign ministry said on Monday, in a move that two diplomatic sources said was due to the President-elect’s vow to relocate the South American country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Aloysio Nunes Ferreira was set to fly to Cairo for a Nov. 8-11 visit, during which 69

October 23, 2018 7:48 PM AP Explains: Diplomatic immunity and the Khashoggi case

ROME – The killing of Jamal Khashoggi shocked the world not only because of the grisly details of his death, but also because of where it took place: inside a consulate, which enjoys special protections under international law. The case has raised questions about the immunity offered to diplomats and diplomatic premises, and the risk of abusing the system 58

October 21, 2018 6:58 PM Mnuchin Heads to Saudi Arabia to Bolster Iran Policy as Uproar Grows Over Journalist Death

Too early to discuss potential sanctions over kingdom’s alleged role in Jamal Khashoggi’s death, says diplomat JERUSALEM—President Trump’s top financial envoy on Sunday outlined the administration’s tricky path out of one of its thorniest foreign-policy dilemmas: Ensuring the strategically important alliance with Saudi Arabia weathers the fallout of the killing 53