Latest news from WashingtonTimes-World feed

Latest news from WashingtonTimes-World feed

  1. Ivanka Trump advocates for women, girls in trip to Berlin

    04.25 / 11:56 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump's advocacy for women and girls will take her to a conference in Berlin Tuesday, an attention-getting first international outing aimed at building support for investment in women's economic empowerment programs. Back home, the first daughter's plan to push for policies that benefit working mothers is…
  2. Trump's Mar-a-Lago loses State Department promotion posting

    04.25 / 08:57 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department has removed its promotional posting about President Donald Trump's Florida resort, after a storm of ethics criticism. In an April 4 blog post that was republished by several U.S. embassies abroad, Mar-a-Lago was described as "Trump's Florida estate," where he has hosted foreign leaders.…
  3. North Korea celebrates as South Korea, US keep watch

    04.25 / 07:02 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - A U.S. guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea on Tuesday and envoys from the U.S., Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo, as North Korea marked the anniversary of the founding of its military. Though experts thought a nuclear test or ballistic missile launch was…
  4. The Latest: N. Korea reportedly conducts big live-fire drill

    04.25 / 07:02 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - The Latest on tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local): 2:05 p.m. South Korea's military says it's closely watching North Korean troop movement around an eastern coastal town where the North reportedly conducted a huge live-fire drill to mark the founding anniversary of its…
  5. The Latest: S. Korea media worry Trump not consulting Seoul

    04.25 / 05:07 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - The Latest on tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local): 12:40 p.m. South Korean newspapers are questioning whether President Donald Trump is tuning out South Korea as he shapes his North Korea strategy. Trump skipped calling Seoul during his phone conversations with his counterparts…
  6. Xi Jinping calls Trump urges restraint on North Korea

    04.25 / 04:00 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    As the world braces for a possible North Korean nuclear test, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday urged restraint in a call to President Donald Trump. America's U.N. envoy warned of a strike if Pyongyang attacks a U.S. military base or tests an intercontinental ballistic missile. Xi's phone call with…
  7. James Mattis visits Afghanistan, signals new U.S. war plan

    04.25 / 02:00 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    A surprise visit by Defense Secretary James Mattis to Afghanistan on Monday has fueled speculation that the Trump administration may be close to a new battle plan for the 16-year-old war. In his first visit to the country as Pentagon chief, tacked onto a larger diplomatic trip to meet with…
  8. Ivanka Trump heads to Berlin for women's conference

    04.25 / 00:04 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Ivanka Trump's advocacy for women and girls will take her to a women's conference in Berlin Tuesday, in an international outing she hopes will build global support for investment in women's economic empowerment programs. An unpaid adviser to President Donald Trump, the first daughter will spend Tuesday…
  9. Bashar Assad's Free Syrian Army gains hope after Trump's missile strikes

    04.25 / 00:04 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    CAIRO — In the ramshackle town of Atareb, a Free Syrian Army bastion 15 miles north of Aleppo, Maj. Anas Abu Zaid said he has looted Russian rockets, American-supplied anti-tank missiles and other firepower to hold off the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad. He says it's time to move on.…
  10. State Department promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago draws fire

    04.24 / 20:54 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. State Department's recent promotion of President Donald Trump's Florida resort is drawing criticism from Democrats and ethics advocates. Mar-a-Lago is described in an April 4 blog post as "Trump's Florida estate," where he has hosted foreign leaders. The post says, "By visiting this 'winter White…
  11. The Latest: White House to host Senate North Korea briefing

    04.24 / 20:54 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The entire U.S. Senate has been invited to the White House Wednesday for a briefing on the escalating situation with North Korea. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says the briefing will be delivered by four…
  12. US: Turkish man charged with serious national security crime

    04.24 / 20:54 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    NEW YORK (AP) - A federal prosecutor says politically connected New York lawyers are using inaccuracies to whitewash charges against a prominent Turkish businessman and are trying to get Turkey's president and U.S. officials to resolve the case diplomatically. Dennis Lockard said Monday that Reza Zarrab is charged with a…
  13. Husband: Wife's fatal stabbing near Paris was random attack

    04.24 / 19:53 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire woman who was stabbed to death near Paris was attacked at random by a homeless man who was deemed unfit to stand trial, her husband said Monday. John McDonough, of Rye, recently returned with his wife's remains and possessions after meeting with French…
  14. U.S. hits Syria with new sanctions

    04.24 / 18:43 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced new sanctions Monday against Syria for its chemical weapon attack, targeting 271 Syrian individuals involved in the Bashar Assad regime's chemical weapons program. The sanctions target people connected with a scientific center involved in research and development of chemical weapons, freezing their financial assets and…
  15. State Department names former Fox News anchor as spokeswoman

    04.24 / 17:42 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department says former Fox News Channel anchor Heather Nauert will be the agency's new spokeswoman. The department says Nauert will fill the slot that had been vacant since the start of the Trump administration. The job had been filled on an acting basis by Mark…