International Relations

The Latest: Trump, in Japan, needles US ally over trade

May 25, 2019

President Donald Trump has begun a state visit to Japan by needling the U.S. ally over its trade imbalance with the United States

Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

May 25, 2019

President Donald Trump has opened a state visit to Japan by needling the country over its trade imbalance with the U.S., teasing "Maybe that's why you like me so much."

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions

May 25, 2019

U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea last month a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and says sanctions must be kept in place

China ramps up war of rhetoric in trade standoff with US

May 24, 2019

China steps up war of words in tariff spat, accusing US of trying to 'colonize' global business

The Latest: SKorea says it's discussing 5G security with US

May 24, 2019

South Korea discussing security of 5G networks with US

NKorea says talks won't resume unless US changes position

May 24, 2019

North Korea says stalled nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what the North describes as unilateral demands for disarmament.

Taiwan navy holds drill amid China tensions

May 22, 2019

Taiwan's navy has held a major annual live-firing exercise off the island's east coast in an area increasingly threatened by Chinese ships and planes

South Korea vows to send aid to North quickly, may send food

May 20, 2019

South Korea has vowed to move quickly on plans to provide $8 million worth of medical and nutritional aid for North Korean children and is also considering sending broader food aid to the country, which says it's suffering its worst drought in decades

US ambassador in China makes rare visit to Tibet

May 20, 2019

U.S. ambassador to China Terry Branstad is making a rare visit to Tibet

Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit

May 17, 2019

Japan and China have agreed to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first since coming to power in 2013