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YAOUNDE, Cameroon | US ambassador says relations with Cameroon good amid aid cut

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — The United States ambassador to Cameroon has said that despite the announcement that the U.S. has cut military aid to Cameroon, relations between the two countries remain excellent. Ambassador Peter Henry Barlerin met with Cameroon’s government spokesman Rene Emmanuel Sadi on Thursday, a day after the U.S. said it’s cutting military … Continue reading YAOUNDE, Cameroon | US ambassador says relations with Cameroon good amid aid cut

TORONTO | Canadian ambassador: Huawei exec could avoid US extradition

TORONTO—Jan 23, 2019—  Canada’s ambassador to China said a top Chinese executive has a strong case to avoid extradition to the United States in remarks one of his predecessors said were “mind-boggling. Ambassador John McCallum told Chinese language media in Markham, Ontario on Tuesday that Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou has “quite good arguments” including “political … Continue reading TORONTO | Canadian ambassador: Huawei exec could avoid US extradition

SANTA CLARA, Calif. | The Latest: Miller testing injured hamstring during warmups

SANTA CLARA, Calif.— January 07, 2019— The Latest on the College Football Playoff national championship (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Alabama linebacker Christian Miller is testing out his injured ham string during pregame warmups of the CFP title game. Miller is questionable to play for the top-ranked Crimson Tide in the championship game against Clemson. … Continue reading SANTA CLARA, Calif. | The Latest: Miller testing injured hamstring during warmups

GENEVA | US, China spar again over trade at WTO review of US policies

GENEVA— A top U.S. diplomat in Geneva has used a review of America’s trade policy to criticize “forced” technology transfer and a “heavily skewed playing field” in China. Dennis Shea, the U.S. ambassador to the WTO, said criticism of America’s “unilateralist and protectionist” approach was mistaken, and insisted the U.S. wants to reform the global … Continue reading GENEVA | US, China spar again over trade at WTO review of US policies

BAGHDAD | Iraq summons Turkish ambassador over airstrikes

BAGHDAD— Iraq’s Foreign Ministry says it has summoned Turkey’s ambassador to protest Turkish airstrikes on Kurdish militia positions in northern Iraq. The ministry said in a statement Friday that it had rebuked Turkey over two air raids on Iraq’s Sinjar and Makhmour mountains the previous night, where the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, operates. PKK … Continue reading BAGHDAD | Iraq summons Turkish ambassador over airstrikes

WASHINGTON | GOP senator doesn’t know whether UN pick is up to the job

WASHINGTON— A leading Republican senator on foreign policy issues says he doesn’t know whether President Donald Trump‘s pick to be U.N. ambassador has the expertise and background to capably handle the job. Trump wants former Fox News reporter and current State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert (NOW’-urt) to replace Nikki Haley as ambassador. Nauert had little … Continue reading WASHINGTON | GOP senator doesn’t know whether UN pick is up to the job

WASHINGTON | Heather Nauert likely to be quizzed on her diplomatic resume

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s pick to be America’s ambassador at the United Nations is likely to face questions about her thin diplomatic resume during an upcoming Senate confirmation hearing that will shine fresh attention on the president’s “America first” approach to foreign policy. If confirmed by the Senate, Heather Nauert, a 48-year-old former Fox … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Heather Nauert likely to be quizzed on her diplomatic resume