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Pompeo meets China's top diplomat in HawaiiU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, in Hawaii on Wednesday, the State Department said, amid a deep deterioration of relations between strategic rivals that are..
Meeting between Pompeo, and China's top diplomat Yang under way: officialA meeting in Hawaii between the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi began shortly after 9 a.m. local time (3 p.m. EST), a senior State Department official said on..
U.S. concerned by libel verdicts against Philippine journalistsThe U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it is concerned about court verdicts against two journalists in the Philippines and called for the case against them to be resolved in ways that reinforced a..
U.S. wary of Egypt truce effort in Libya, wants former Danish PM to lead U.N. peace bidParts of a proposal by Egypt for a truce in Libya are "helpful," but a United Nations-led bid to broker peace in the North African country is the best way forward, the State Department's top Middle..
State Dept. discouraged probe of Saudi arms sale, fired U.S. official saysA U.S. State Department inspector general fired by President Donald Trump told lawmakers the department discouraged him from investigating arms sales to Saudi Arabia before he was dismissed last month,..
Pompeo declined interview on Saudi arms sale, fired inspector general saysA State Department inspector general fired by President Donald Trump last month told lawmakers that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would not sit for an interview about the decision to justify arms..
Fired U.S. State Department watchdog confirms probe of Saudi arms saleA State Department inspector general abruptly fired by President Donald Trump last month confirmed on Wednesday that he was investigating the declaration of a "national emergency" to justify arms sales..
Fired U.S. State Department watchdog tells lawmakers he was impartialA State Department inspector general abruptly fired by U.S. President Donald Trump last month defended his record to lawmakers on Wednesday, saying he had served in his oversight role without regard to..
Democrats want interviews with Trump admin officials over watchdog firingU.S. Democratic lawmakers said on Friday they want to conduct closed-door interviews with officials from President Donald Trump's administration about the surprise firing of State Department Inspector..
U.S. State Department clears $1.4 billion sale of Patriot air and missile system to KuwaitThe U.S. State Department has approved a possible $1.425 billion sale of Patriot air and missile defense system components and upgrades to Kuwait, the Pentagon said on Thursday after notifying Congress..
U.S. State Department warns China over new Hong Kong security lawThe United States on Thursday warned China against imposing a new national security legislation on Hong Kong, saying a high-degree of autonomy and respect for human rights were key to preserving the..
U.S. reaches consensus with Sudan on 'contours' of future claims dealThe United States and Sudan have reached a common understanding on the "contours" of a future bilateral claims agreement linked to the 1998 al Qaeda bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania,..
Pompeo says State Dept. watchdog should have been fired 'some time ago'U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday declined to say why he recommended firing the State Department's inspector general, but added he should have done it earlier and rejected claims his..
Trump fired watchdog who was probing Saudi arms sales, Democrats sayPresident Donald Trump may have fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick because he was investigating U.S. military sales to Saudi Arabia, Democratic lawmakers said on Monday, although..
Trump says Pompeo requested he fire State Department inspector generalU.S. President Donald Trump said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asked him to fire the State Department's inspector general and defended his right to terminate the official.
U.S. lawmakers link Trump's latest IG firing to Saudi arms sales probePresident Donald Trump may have fired the State Department's inspector general because he was investigating U.S. military sales to Saudi Arabia, Democratic lawmakers said on Monday as they sought to..
U.S. envoy to press Taliban, Afghan officials on peace talksA senior U.S. envoy left for Doha and Kabul on Sunday to press Taliban and Afghan government officials to open peace talks that the United States hopes will allow it to withdraw from Afghanistan, the..
U.S. House panel leader links State Dept. inspector general firing to Saudi arms saleThe chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee said on Monday the State Department inspector general may have been fired because he was investigating President Donald..
U.S. House chairman alleges Saudi arms sale link to State IG firingThe chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee said on Monday the State Department inspector general may have been fired because he was investigating President Donald..
Trump's firing of State Department watchdog may be 'unlawful,' Pelosi saysU.S. President Donald Trump's firing of the State Department's top internal watchdog "could be unlawful" if it was intended to retaliate against one of his investigations, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi..
Top Trump adviser downplays State Department watchdog's firingU.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Peter Navarro on Sunday downplayed the firing of the State Department's top internal watchdog, saying the "deep state" has caused problems for the administration..
Democrats launch probe of Trump's firing of State Department watchdogDemocrats in Congress on Saturday launched an investigation into President Donald Trump's move to oust the State Department's internal watchdog, accusing the president of escalating his fight against..
White House says Trump fired State Dept. watchdog at Pompeo's requestU.S. President Donald Trump fired the State Department's inspector general following a recommendation by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the White House said on Saturday.
Trump fires State Department inspector general in latest broadside against watchdogsU.S. President Donald Trump fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick late on Friday, with the ousting leading to heavy criticism from senior Democratic lawmakers, including House of..
U.S. gave no assurances to Taiwan's TSMC for a license to sell to Huawei: officialThe United States has not given any assurances to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd that it will grant it a license so it can sell U.S. technology to China's Huawei, which Washington has..
Trump administration issues global maritime advisory on sanctions, with industry inputThe Trump administration on Thursday issued guidelines to help ship owners and insurers avoid sanctions risk, that industry players and a senior State Department official said followed months of..