International Relations

The Latest: Quake near Bali, Indonesia, kills at least 3

Oct 11, 2018

Indonesia authorities say at least three people have been killed and four injured Thursday after a powerful earthquake struck near the popular tourist island of Bali

US lawmakers call on Trump to help detained Chinese Muslims

Oct 10, 2018

U.S. lawmakers are calling on President Donald Trump to condemn "gross violations" of human rights against Muslim minorities in China's Xinjiang region

The Latest: Pompeo displeased by agreement between Koreas

Oct 10, 2018

South Korea's foreign minister says U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed displeasure over an agreement reached between the rival Koreas last month to reduce conventional military threats between them

China says unaware ex-Interpol president's wife threatened

Oct 10, 2018

A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman says he is "not aware of the situation" surrounding reports that the wife of the detained Chinese former president of Interpol has been threatened

Foreign minister says South Korea is considering lifting some unilateral sanctions to help diplomacy with North Korea

Oct 10, 2018

Foreign minister says South Korea is considering lifting some unilateral sanctions to help diplomacy with North Korea

Seoul says Kim Jong Un wants Pope Francis to visit N. Korea

Oct 9, 2018

South Korea says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants Pope Francis to visit the North

World stocks slide after IMF trims economic outlook

Oct 9, 2018

World stocks mixed as IMF trims economic outlook with rising interest rates, trade tensions

Taiwan holds military drill with Paraguay amid China tension

Oct 9, 2018

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen hosted her Paraguayan counterpart at a military exercise in a sign of the island's determination to withstand China's diplomatic onslaught

Asian stocks mixed after IMF downgrades economic outlook

Oct 9, 2018

Asian stocks retreat as IMF downgrades economic outlook

China tells US to stop criticism, says relations suffering

Oct 8, 2018

China's foreign minister has told visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that the United States should stop what he called groundless attacks on his country's policies