Embassies

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence walks with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Pence is receiving a warm welcome in Israel, which has praised the American decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The decision has infuriated the Palestinians and upset America’s Arab allies as well. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
January 22, 2018 - 5:38 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Israeli lawmakers Monday that the U.S. would put plans to move its embassy to Jerusalem on a fast track, drawing angry denunciations from Arabs who were forcibly removed from the hall during his speech before Israel's parliament. The Trump...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence meets with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, Pool)
January 22, 2018 - 2:18 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Israel (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Israel's prime minister is praising U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's speech to the Knesset as a "powerful expression of the enduring bond between our two countries," and notes their shared work...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attends a press conference with Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in London, Monday Jan. 22, 2018. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that he sees progress in getting European support for tough new penalties against Iran that could prevent a U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. (Toby Melville/Pool via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 12:37 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Europe (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the United States is discussing with Turkey and others the possibility of setting up a security zone on the Syria border to address Turkey's concerns...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives to meet Britain's National Security Adviser Mark Sedwill at 10 Downing Street in London, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
January 22, 2018 - 8:44 am
LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that he sees progress in getting European support for tough new penalties against Iran that could prevent a U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. After meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May, national security adviser...
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Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, right, is escorted by police as she arrives for court hearing at Shah Alam court house in Shah Alam, Malaysia, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Malaysia's high-profile trial of Doan and Siti Aisyah accused of killing Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader resumes Monday after a seven-week recess, with defense lawyers saying their efforts have been stymied by missing links. (AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf)
January 22, 2018 - 2:11 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's high-profile trial of two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader resumed Monday after a seven-week recess, with witnesses taking the stand to verify the authenticity of security camera footages capturing the attack...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson listens during a brief photo opportunity with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi at the State Department in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
January 21, 2018 - 7:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is seeking British and French support for tough new penalties against Iran and preventing a U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. Tillerson on Sunday began a nearly weeklong trip to Europe, and a U.S. official said Iran was expected to...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, Vice President Mike Pence waves as he walks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pence is making his fifth visit to Israel, returning to a region he’s visited “a million times" in his heart. An evangelical Christian with strong ties to the Holy Land, Pence this time comes packing two key policy decisions in his bags that have long been top priorities for him: designating Jerusalem as Israel's capital and curtailing aid for Palestinians.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
January 20, 2018 - 3:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is making his fourth visit to Israel, returning to a region he's visited "a million times" in his heart. An evangelical Christian with strong ties to the Holy Land, Pence this time comes packing two key policy decisions in his bags that have long been top...
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January 19, 2018 - 7:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is expected to approve a plan to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as early as next year, rather than waiting for several years, Trump administration officials said Friday. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been considering several options...
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January 19, 2018 - 3:02 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A concert by a Chinese artistic group on Friday night to mark the anniversary of Chinese and Vietnamese diplomatic relations has been postponed because of an unexpected electrical issue, a Vietnamese official said. Many people on Facebook had urged the government to cancel the...
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FILE - This combination of Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, file photos, shows Indonesian Siti Aisyah, left, and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong escorted by police as they leave a court hearing in Shah Alam, Malaysia, outside Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia’s high-profile trial of two women accused of killing Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader resumes Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 after a seven-week recess but defense lawyers said efforts to unfurl the truth have been stymied by missing links. (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)
January 18, 2018 - 8:17 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's high-profile trial of two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader resumes Monday after a seven-week recess, with defense lawyers saying their efforts have been stymied by missing links. Indonesia's Siti Aisyah, 25, and...
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