APRNEWS - US President Donald Trump said Thursday he wants to overhaul the immigration system to favor educated, English-speaking applicants with job offers instead of people with family ties to Americans, a plan with little chance of advancing in Congress.
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APRNEWS - The United States must show sincerity if it is to hold meaningful trade talks, China said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump dramatically raised the stakes with a potentially devastating blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei.
APRNEWS - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the highest-level talks between the rival powers in nearly a year as they see if they can make headway on a raft of disagreements from Venezuela to Iran to arms control.
APRNEWS - With two missile launches in the space of a week, North Korea is treading a fine line between increasing pressure on the US and not derailing their nuclear negotiations -- all the while giving itself room to escalate, analysts say.
APRNEWS - European powers denounced Iran’s threat to resume nuclear work on Thursday but vowed to save a landmark deal with Tehran despite US pressure.
APRNEWS - Venezuelan intelligence agents Wednesday detained a senior leader of the opposition-dominated National Assembly, the first arrest of a lawmaker since the failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro last week.
Edgar Zambrano said agents had towed him and his car to prison after he refused to get out of the vehicle.
APRNEWS - Iran said it had started scaling back parts of its commitments under its 2015 nuclear deal on Wednesday and threatened to do more if world powers did not protect it from US sanctions, a year after Washington pulled out of the pact.
APRNEWS - Kim Kardashian is on a mission and no one can stop her.
The mother of three is helping free inmates at an amazingly high rate and the best part is that she is not even seeking publicity for it because she has been doing it rather quietly.
APRNEWS - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is ready to see off any attack from the United States, his foreign minister Jorge Arreaza said Monday in Moscow, after a meeting with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.
“We are ready for all scenarios. The first is diplomacy, dialogue, peace,” Arreaza told a press conference.
APRNEWS - President Donald Trump assured Israel on Sunday that it has Washington’s full support after the Jewish state led waves of retaliatory strikes in the Gaza Strip in response to Palestinian rockets.