Despite few concrete results from this week’s high-level U.S.-China talks in Washington, Chinese officials indicate their government firmly supports increasing dialogue with their American counterparts. Stephanie Ho reports from Beijing.
tags: china, diplomacy, human rights, talks, us
Even with the burdens of combat in Afghanistan and unrest in the Arab world, the U.S. would keep American troops in Iraq beyond the agreed 2011 final withdrawal date if Iraq's government asked for extra help, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday.
tags: diplomacy, iraq, middle east, us, world news
Security forces and plainclothes gunmen opened fire on crowds of Yemenis marching through a southern city Monday in an intensifying crackdown against the uprising.
tags: diplomacy, us, war and unrest
The U.N. Security Council authorizes a no-fly zone over Libya and called for Arab states and others to use "all necessary measures" to protect civilians.
tags: africa, ap, article, ban ki-moon, barack obama, cease fires, diplomacy, europe, france, general news [+]
An Indian newspaper has linked up with WikiLeaks to sift through thousands of U.S. diplomatic cables covering Washington's relationship with New Delhi.
tags: ap, diplomacy, government and politics, india, international agreements, international relations, julian assange, pakistan, us, wikileaks [+]
Crackdowns in Mexico and Colombia have pushed traffickers into Central America, where corruption is rampant, borders lack immigration control and local gangs provide an infrastructure for organized crime.
tags: aerospace and defense, ap, barack obama, business, central america, costa rica, crime, diplomacy, el chapo, el salvador [+]
Egypt's top prosecutor requested on Monday the freezing of the foreign assets of ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his family, announced state TV.
tags: africa, ap, article, diplomacy, egypt, general news, government and politics, hosni mubarak, international relations, lowpri [+]
A Pakistani court ordered the government Tuesday not to release an American official arrested in the shooting deaths of two Pakistanis despite U.S. protestation.
tags: american, ap, article, asia, crime, diplomacy, diplomatic immunity, embassies, government, immunity [+]
Ireland ordered a Russian diplomat expelled Tuesday after an investigation found that the country's intelligence service used six stolen Irish identities as cover for spies operating in the United States.
tags: anna chapman, ap, article, crime, diplomacy, embassies, espionage, government and politics, identity theft, ireland [+]
Across Afghanistan, behind the obvious battles fought for this country's soul, a shadow war is being quietly waged. It's being fought with spies and proxies, with hundreds of millions of dollars in aid money and ominous diplomatic threats.
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