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Foreign powers to discuss ways out Libya crisis with rival camps

18 Jan 2020

BERLIN Libyan rival camps and their foreign backers will attend a summit in Berlin on Sunday to discuss ways to end a proxy war over the capital Tripoli and the oil producer, which has displaced 140,000 and now more than halved the country's crude output.

U.S. will work to determine if ex-ambassador Yovanovitch was under threat - Pompeo

18 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department will do everything necessary to determine whether former U.S. ambassador Marie Yovanovitch was under threat in Ukraine, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday.

Pompeo to attend Libya conference in Berlin; priority is ceasefire - State Department

16 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Germany this weekend to attend the Libya conference and push for sustaining a fragile ceasefire and getting all foreign powers to withdraw from the conflict in the North African country, the State Department and U.S. officials said on Thursday.

Pompeo to attend Libya conference in Berlin; priority is ceasefire - State Dept

16 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Germany this weekend to attend the Libya conference and push for sustaining a fragile ceasefire and getting all foreign powers to withdraw from the conflict in the North African country, the State Department and U.S. officials said on Thursday.

Pompeo to attend Libya conference in Berlin; priority is ceasefire - State Dept

16 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON, Jan 16 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Germany this weekend to attend the Libya conference and push for sustaining a fragile ceasefire and getting all foreign powers to withdraw from the conflict in the North African country, the State Department and U.S. officials said on Thursday.

Trump walking fine line in supporting Iran protesters

16 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON With tweets of solidarity in Farsi and technological tools to circumvent internet shutdowns, U.S. President Donald Trump might be close to exhausting his options to support Iranian protesters rising up against their rulers.

U.S. supports Europe's Iran move on dispute mechanism but calls on it to fully abandon the deal: envoy

15 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON The United States supports Europe's move to initiate the dispute mechanism in Iran's nuclear deal, the U.S. top envoy for Iran told Reuters on Tuesday, but would like to see Europeans join Washington in its efforts to diplomatically isolate Tehran.

U.S. supports Europe's Iran move on dispute mechanism but calls on it to fully abandon the deal - envoy

14 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON The United States supports Europe's move to initiate the dispute mechanism in Iran's nuclear deal, the U.S. top envoy for Iran told Reuters on Tuesday, but would like to see Europeans join Washington in its efforts to diplomatically isolate Tehran.

Pompeo says Soleimani killing part of new strategy to deter U.S. foes

13 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday said Qassem Soleimani was killed as part of a broader strategy of deterring challenges by U.S. foes that also applies to China and Russia, further diluting the assertion that the top Iranian general was struck because he was plotting imminent attacks on U.S. targets. | Video

Battle lines harden over Trump impeachment trial witnesses

23 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON The White House on Sunday signalled comfort with plans by Senate Republicans to avoid new witnesses in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, while a top Democrat seized on a newly released email on the withholding of U.S. aid to Ukraine to press his case for testimony. | Video

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