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AP Interview: Russia hails Norway-brokered Venezuela talks

Jun. 26, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's envoy on Venezuela said Wednesday that an international mediation effort between Nicolas Maduro's government and the opposition have raised a glimmer of hope for settling the crisis, strongly warning the U.S. against using force. Alexander Shchetinin, head of the Russian Foreign...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

Jun. 7, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. A transgender sex worker showed off her pet iguana on International Sex Workers Day, after Mexico City's government voted in favor of a bill...

At odds on many fronts, US and Russia hope for better ties

May. 14, 2019 7:12 PM EDT

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Russia and the United States voiced hope Tuesday that badly strained relations could begin to improve despite wide differences on multiple fronts and deep mutual suspicion deepened by Russian meddling in American elections. With tensions running high over Iran, Syria, Ukraine and...

The Latest: Kremlin open to any format for Trump meeting

May. 14, 2019 5:10 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the visit to Russia by U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin's foreign affairs adviser says the Kremlin is prepared to agree to any format for a meeting of Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump. Yuri Ushakov made the...

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela's Guaido

May. 11, 2019 2:31 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, saying it doesn't want to contribute to any "radicalization" of sides in the political crisis. In a letter Saturday in La Stampa daily, Premier Giuseppe Conte said Italy considers...

Arms control, Venezuela, Iran high on Pompeo's Russia agenda

May. 10, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will head to Russia next week for talks with President Vladimir Putin amid heightened U.S.-Russia tensions over the crisis in Venezuela and the Trump administration's hardline policy on Iran, the State Department said Friday. Pompeo's meeting with Putin and...

Venezuelan FM: Russian military presence could be expanded

May. 6, 2019 7:32 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Venezuela's foreign minister says the country may expand the presence of Russian military specialists there, as Moscow and Washington accuse each other of interfering in the country's crisis. Russia has had deep military cooperation with Venezuela over the years, including supplying weapons...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Putin on 'no collusion'; economy myths

May. 6, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is still pulling numbers out of thin air on the economy. Trump repeatedly asserted that the U.S. economy is perhaps the best "ever" and insisted that last quarter's gross domestic product was the highest in 14 years. Neither claim is true. The president bragged the...

China, climate, Russia to dominate Pompeo Europe tour

May. 5, 2019 3:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is energizing its campaign to counter China's growing global influence as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to Europe this week on a four-nation trip that will also highlight disputes with Russia over Venezuela and elsewhere as well as deep U.S. isolation on...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Putin and the no-collusion chorus

May. 4, 2019 8:48 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The "no-collusion" chorus sang loudly this past week, with President Donald Trump in full-throated roar and even Russian President Vladimir Putin chiming in. The upshot: substantial misrepresentations of what the special counsel's Russia investigation actually found. A review of recent...