The Latest: Biden: Trump needs to learn value of diplomacy

February 28, 2019

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is blaming the failure of American-North Korean talks on President Donald Trump’s failure to invest time in the work of diplomacy ahead of time…

Mexico’s National Guard proposal goes to state legislatures

February 28, 2019

Mexico’s lower chamber of Congress has approved constitutional changes allowing the creation of a National Guard that the new government wants to lead the fight against rising crime…

The Art of the Walk? Summit collapse and Trump’s diplomacy

February 28, 2019

Collapse of the Trump-Kim summit shines a light on the president’s brand of personal diplomacy…

US, North Korea offer dueling accounts of talks breakdown

February 28, 2019

The nuclear summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has collapsed amid a standoff over U.S. sanctions…

Dozens of Australian journalists face charges over sex trial

February 28, 2019

Lawyers say an Australian prosecutor has sent letters threatening to charge media organizations and dozens of journalists with breaching a gag order that banned reporting of Cardinal George Pell’s conviction on charges of sexually molesting two choirboys…

Venezuela’s Guaido plans to go home despite safety concerns

February 28, 2019

Crisis-hit Venezuela awaits as opposition leader and self-declared president plans return despite security concerns…

Mexico approves plan to create 50,000-strong force to combat cartels

February 28, 2019

The national guard will attempt to combat a rising tide of violence, but its mission is uncertain.…

Bulgaria proceeds with plans to build Turk Stream extension

February 28, 2019

Bulgaria’s state-run gas network operator Bulgartransgaz is relaunching a 1.4 billion euro ($1.6 billion) tender to expand the country’s gas transport system from Turkey to Serbia…

Former Argentine president cleared of meddling in bomb case

February 28, 2019

An Argentine court has absolved former President Carlos Menem of charges he tried to interfere with the investigation into the country’s deadliest terrorist incident — the bombing of a Jewish center in 1994 that killed 85 people…

Security Council rejects US, Russia resolutions on Venezuela

February 28, 2019

The U.N. Security Council rejected rival resolutions on Venezuela by the United States and Russia on Thursday, with Russia and China vetoing the U.S. call for new elections and Moscow’s proposal failing to receive sufficient support…

President Trump said the Islamic State’s caliphate is over. That was news to troops on the ground.

February 28, 2019

In Syria, members of the U.S.-backed ground forces said they were surprised to hear the president say that the Islamist group has been mopped up.…

Israel’s Netanyahu jolted by corruption recommendations

February 28, 2019

Israel’s attorney general has recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery and breach of trust in a series of corruption cases…

A shared dinner, a canceled lunch: What Trump and Kim did — and didn’t — eat in Vietnam

February 28, 2019

A meal of snowfish and candied ginseng apparently went uneaten after the summit was abruptly cut short.…

US stocks slip following weak economic growth report

February 28, 2019

Stock indexes headed slightly lower on Wall Street following a report of slower economic growth at the end of 2018…

Somalia: 4 dead in bomb blast in the capital

February 28, 2019

Police: 4 killed, 8 injured in explosion in the Somali capital Mogadishu…

Nicaragua talks enter 2nd day behind closed doors, no Ortega

February 28, 2019

Nicaraguan government and opposition representatives have begun a second day of negotiations on resolving the country’s political standoff, months after the last talks broke off…

Netanyahu should be indicted on charges of fraud, bribery and breach of trust, Israel’s attorney general recommends

February 28, 2019

The Israeli prime minister has a chance to present his defense in a hearing before a final decision.…

Netanyahu should be indicted on charges of fraud, bribery and breach of trust, Israel’s attorney general recommends

February 28, 2019

The Israeli prime minister has a chance to present his defense in a hearing before a final decision.…

A man without a country? Opposition leader Juan Guaidó struggles to find a safe way into Venezuela.

February 28, 2019

Guaidó, who left Venezuela despite travel ban from Supreme Court, meets with Brazilian leader as he vows return.…

The Latest: French extremist linked to Paris attack killed

February 28, 2019

The U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group says a prominent French extremist linked to the 2015 attacks on Paris has been killed…

US-led coalition against Islamic State group says strike killed leading French extremist linked to 2015 Paris attacks

February 28, 2019

US-led coalition against Islamic State group says strike killed leading French extremist linked to 2015 Paris attacks…

Congo: 4 Ebola patients missing after 2nd clinic attack

February 28, 2019

Four Ebola patients in Congo were missing after intruders attacked a treatment center run by Doctors Without Borders for the second time in four days, Congo’s Health Ministry said Thursday…

U.N. report on Gaza says Israeli forces may have committed war crimes

February 28, 2019

Palestinians in Gaza have been protesting for nearly a year along the separation fence with Israel.…

Analysis: How Netanyahu got accused of corruption

February 28, 2019

Israelis know the investigations by three names: Case 1000, Case 2000 and Case 4000.…

Pink champagne, Cuban cigars and Sheldon Adelson: How Benjamin Netanyahu got accused of corruption

February 28, 2019

Israelis know the investigations by three names: Case 1000, Case 2000 and Case 4000.…

From Putin to Kim Jong Un, Trump has a habit of taking foreign autocrats at their word

February 28, 2019

He has publicly defended Vladimir Putin, Mohammed bin Salman and now Kim Jong Un.…

Biographer claims Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn is a Trotskyite who wants Brexit to fail

February 28, 2019

A Labour Party spokesman called the book a “poorly researched and tawdry hatchet job . . . packed with obvious falsehoods and laughable claims.” The Post sits down with author Tom Bower.…

Protesters in Ukraine call for president’s impeachment

February 28, 2019

Several hundred people have marched across the Ukrainian capital calling for the impeachment of the country’s president…

Protesters in Ukraine call for president’s impeachment

February 28, 2019

Several hundred people have marched across the Ukrainian capital calling for the impeachment of the country’s president…

The Latest: Pakistan, Turkish leaders discuss India standoff

February 28, 2019

Turkish officials say Pakistan’s prime minister Imran Khan has called President Recep Tayyip Erdogan amid his country’s standoff with India…

US-backed Syria fighters find mass grave near IS-held area

February 28, 2019

A spokesman for US-backed forces fighting the Islamic State group in Syria says they have uncovered a mass grave near the last IS-held pocket in the country’s east…

US-backed Syria fighters find mass grave near IS-held area

February 28, 2019

A spokesman for US-backed forces fighting the Islamic State group in Syria says they have uncovered a mass grave near the last IS-held pocket in the country’s east…

Pakistan says captured Indian fighter pilot will be released Friday

February 28, 2019

Following an exchange of airstrikes and an aerial dogfight, tensions between the two nuclear armed neighbors have been very high.…

Clarification: United States-Venezuela story

February 28, 2019

Clarification: United States-Venezuela story…

Election officials: Senegal’s president wins 2nd term

February 28, 2019

Senegalese election officials say President Macky Sall has won a second term with more than 58 percent of the vote…

Who left the island? Who got the rose? The Trump-Kim summit played out like a reality show.

February 28, 2019

Viewers of programs like “Real Housewives” and “The Bachelor” have seen this show before.…

Why Kim Jong Un wants relief from ‘maximum pressure’ sanctions

February 28, 2019

It’s hard to know exactly how sanctions are effecting North Korea’s economy, but the data doesn’t look good.…

Why Kim Jong Un wants relief from ‘maximum pressure’ sanctions

February 28, 2019

It’s hard to know exactly how sanctions are effecting North Korea’s economy, but the data doesn’t look good.…

Pakistan pledges to release captive Indian fighter pilot

February 28, 2019

Prime Minister Khan says Pakistan will release captured Indian pilot as a ‘peace gesture’ toward India…

German town defends seizing family’s pet, selling it on eBay

February 28, 2019

Officials in Germany are defending their decision to seize an indebted family’s pet pug and sell it on eBay, saying it was a last resort because authorities were unable to find anything else to take…

Thai lawmakers approve controversial cybersecurity act

February 28, 2019

Thailand’s legislature has passed a cybersecurity bill that would allow authorities access to people’s personal information without a court order…

Pakistan violated Geneva Conventions by tweeting video of captured Indian pilot, expert says

February 28, 2019

The pilot will be released March 1 as a “peace gesture,” Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said.…

The trouble with Kashmir

February 28, 2019

The issue of sovereignty has remained unresolved because both India and Pakistan claim Kashmir, but each controls only a part.…

Missing American’s family hoped Trump would raise his case with Kim Jong Un

February 28, 2019

David Sneddon went missing in China in 2004, and may have been abducted by North Korea.…

A family in Germany couldn’t pay the bills, so the city took their dog and sold it on eBay

February 28, 2019

The new owner is unhappy, the old owners are mourning and the town is defending itself on how the drama came to be.…

The Kim Jong Un-thinkable news conference

February 28, 2019

Confronted with questions, the North Korean leader got a taste of what a free press feels like on Thursday.…

South Korea says failure to reach nuclear deal ‘unfortunate’

February 28, 2019

South Korea has called the breakdown of nuclear talks between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un unfortunate, but expressed hope that the two countries can continue an active dialogue…

EU Commission rebuts Orban’s accusations over migration

February 28, 2019

The European Commission has issued a formal rebuttal to accusations by the Hungarian government that the EU is promoting mass migration…

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