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Bolton Meets with Russian Officials on Trump Plan to Withdraw from Arms Treaty

Bolton Meets with Russian Officials on Trump Plan to Withdraw from Arms Treaty

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton met Monday with top Russian officials about President Donald Trump's announced intention to pull out of a key Cold War arms deal with Moscow.Bolton discussed
Distractions to Diplomacy as Trump Returns to New York

Distractions to Diplomacy as Trump Returns to New York

U.S. President Donald Trump was uncharacteristically mute prior to the start of whirlwind of diplomacy during the U.N. General Assembly.Trump took a rare respite from Twitter Saturday and Sunday while
Trump to 'Firmly' Quiz Putin on Election Meddling

Trump to 'Firmly' Quiz Putin on Election Meddling

U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday he would "firmly" ask Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin about his country's meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election that has triggered a U.S. federal
'Jazz Ambassadors' Tells Story of American Diplomacy Through Music

'Jazz Ambassadors' Tells Story of American Diplomacy Through Music

A new documentary about U.S. Public Diplomacy during the Cold War premieres Friday on Public Broadcasting System (PBS) television in the United Sates.Jazz Ambassadors, a remarkable story of music,
Trump Rolls Out Red Carpet for French Leader

Trump Rolls Out Red Carpet for French Leader

France’s Emmanuel Macron heads to Washington April 23-25 for talks with President Donald Trump at a time fraught with trans-Atlantic differences … ranging from Iran, to trade, to the status of
Senators Seek to Reaffirm Value of US-Africa Relations

Senators Seek to Reaffirm Value of US-Africa Relations

A bipartisan delegation of five U.S. senators has returned from a week-long trip to four African countries to show America’s commitment to the continent. The four Democrats and one Republican
Trump's Pick to Lead CIA to Face Questions about Torture

Trump's Pick to Lead CIA to Face Questions about Torture

President Donald Trump's pick to be the next director of the CIA is a career spymaster who oversaw torture at a secret prison during one of the darkest chapters in the agency's history.If confirmed,
Netanyahu Tells Trump Israel, US Have Common Challenge to Stop Iran

Netanyahu Tells Trump Israel, US Have Common Challenge to Stop Iran

“Iran must be stopped; that is our common challenge,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.The two leaders, sitting alongside each
Ambassador's 'Diplomacy By Design' Fashion Event Aims to Change Haiti Narrative

Ambassador's 'Diplomacy By Design' Fashion Event Aims to Change Haiti Narrative

Haiti’s ambassador to Washington, Paul Altidor, has been on a mission to show his native country’s best and brightest side since mid-January, in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s reported
Tillerson Visits Mexico Amid Strained Relations Over Immigration, Trade

Tillerson Visits Mexico Amid Strained Relations Over Immigration, Trade

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday in Mexico City, at a time when U.S. immigration and trade policies have strained relations between the
Longtime US Diplomat Latest to Quit Under Trump

Longtime US Diplomat Latest to Quit Under Trump

The U.S. government's third-highest ranking diplomat announced his resignation Thursday after nearly 35 years of service, the latest in a steady stream of senior career officers to leave the State
NAACP Sues Homeland Security Over Haitian TPS

NAACP Sues Homeland Security Over Haitian TPS

The civil rights group NAACP is suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security over its decision to end nearly 60,000 Haitian migrants' participation in a provisional U.S. residency program that
Trump Keeps Spotlight on North Korea

Trump Keeps Spotlight on North Korea

The Trump administration continues to put a spotlight on North Korea's nuclear threat and possible avenues to resolve an increasingly tense and loud standoff between Washington and Pyongyang. VOA's
Before High-Level Discussions, US Aims to Strengthen Ties to Africa

Before High-Level Discussions, US Aims to Strengthen Ties to Africa

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will welcome 37 African foreign ministers to Washington later this week in the largest African foreign policy event to date under President Donald Trump.The event