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May 23, 2019

Diplomacy

Putin extols 'hockey diplomacy', falls on ice

Putin extols 'hockey diplomacy', falls on ice

Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin praised "hockey diplomacy" as he scored nine goals in a game with his allies and Russian stars but fell on his face after the match."It brings people closer," Putin told reporters during the hockey match, in footage broadcast o

Pompeo heads to Russia as US diplomacy turns schizophrenic

Pompeo heads to Russia as US diplomacy turns schizophrenic

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is heading to Russia with an unusual and thankless task -- standing firm against the rival power even as his boss, President Donald Trump, reaches out to reconcile.Pompeo will meet Tuesday with Putin in the Black Sea resort of

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage

Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty after a vigorous global campaign -- and backroom diplomacy -- for their release.Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were m

Pompeo expects North Korea diplomacy to be 'bumpy'

Pompeo expects North Korea diplomacy to be 'bumpy'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he expected "bumpy" talks ahead with North Korea but that he still hoped to reach a potentially landmark denuclearization deal.US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un cut short a summit i

US, Japan meet amid standstill on North Korea

US, Japan meet amid standstill on North Korea

Top leaders of the United States and Japan gathered for talks Friday amid a standstill in diplomacy aimed at reaching a deal with their mutual adversary North Korea.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo welcomed Foreign Minister Taro Kono for talks ahead of a planned