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Cambodian official says Khmer Rouge tribunal's work is done

Nov. 18, 2018 7:03 AM EST

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A top Cambodian government official has reiterated his government's intention to end the work of the U.N.-backed tribunal that last week convicted the last two surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. Deputy Prime Minister Sar...

Taliban hold talks with US envoy in Qatar

Nov. 18, 2018 5:19 AM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban have held three days of talks with U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Gulf state of Qatar, where the Afghan insurgent group has a political office, a Taliban official and another individual close to the group said Sunday. The talks are aimed at renewing the Afghan peace process...

Pacific summit ends with no communique as China, US differ

Nov. 18, 2018 4:01 AM EST

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — An acrimonious meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea failed to agree Sunday on a final communique, highlighting widening divisions between global powers China and the U.S. The 21 nations at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Port Moresby struggled...

The Latest: APEC leaders fail to agree on final communique

Nov. 18, 2018 2:10 AM EST

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — The Latest on the summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in Papua New Guinea (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Papua New Guinea were unable to agree on a final...

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says leaders at APEC summit couldn't reach consensus on final communique

Nov. 18, 2018 1:58 AM EST
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says leaders at APEC summit couldn't reach consensus on final communique.

Trump says report on Khashoggi death expected in a few days

Nov. 18, 2018 1:46 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said his administration will get a full report in the next two days about the death of a Saudi journalist, which has created a diplomatic conundrum for the president: How to admonish Riyadh for the killing yet maintain strong ties with a close ally in the Middle...

Trump says report on Khashoggi's death coming in 2 days

Nov. 17, 2018 10:01 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that his administration will release a full report in the next two days about the death of a Saudi journalist, which has created a diplomatic conundrum for the president: How to admonish Riyadh for the killing yet maintain strong ties with a close ally...

The Latest: Trump says full report on Khashoggi coming soon

Nov. 17, 2018 10:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 10 p.m. President Donald Trump says his administration will release a full report in the next two days about the death of a Saudi journalist. The death of the Saudi writer and critic Jamal Khashoggi has created a...

US, allies to bring electricity to most of Papua New Guinea

Nov. 17, 2018 9:55 PM EST

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — The U.S., Japan, New Zealand and Australia said they'll bring electricity to 70 percent of Papua New Guinea's people by 2030, boosting the West's response to growing Chinese influence in the South Pacific. The four countries and Papua New Guinea signed the...

The Latest: US signs up to bring power to Papua New Guinea

Nov. 17, 2018 8:24 PM EST

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — The Latest on the summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in Papua New Guinea (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Four countries including the U.S. have signed up to an effort to bring electricity to 70 percent of Papua New Guinea's people by 2030. Australia, Japan, the...