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Kremlin Rubbishes 'Stupid' Claims that Trump is a Russian Agent

Russia on Wednesday dismissed as ridiculous reports questioning whether U.S. President Donald Trump has acted as an agent for Russia as controversy mounted over his alleged ties to the Kremlin.

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China Says US Trade Talks 'Laid Foundation' to Resolve Concerns

China said Thursday that trade talks in Beijing with a US negotiating team had "laid the foundation" to resolve concerns held by both sides in a bruising trade war.

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U.S. Negotiators in Beijing for Trade War Talks

U.S. and Chinese negotiators on Monday held their first face-to-face talks since the world's two largest economies agreed to a truce aimed at resolving their trade dispute.

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Trump Plans Full Withdrawal of US Troops from Syria

The United States will withdraw its troops from Syria, a US official told AFP on Wednesday, after President Donald Trump said America has "defeated ISIS" in the war-ravaged country.

The stunning move will have extraordinary geopolitical ramifications and throws into question the fate of US-backed Kurdish fighters who have been tackling Islamic State jihadists.

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Top U.S., Mexico Diplomats Meet in Washington amid Migrant Crisis

Mexico's new Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday for what he called a "friendly" meeting amid tensions over the migrant crisis at the border.

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U.S. Stocks Fall as Trump Speaks of More China Tariffs

Wall Street stocks fell early Tuesday following hawkish comments from President Donald Trump on the ongoing trade dispute with China ahead of a key Group of 20 summit.

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Most Asia Markets Up, Investors Cautious Ahead of Trump-Xi Talks

Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday but traders remain on edge after Donald Trump warned he will ramp up his trade war with China if he does not reach a deal with Xi Jinping at upcoming talks.

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Trump Dilemma: Preserve Saudi Alliance or Declare MBS a 'Murderer'

The Saudi assassination of a U.S.-based journalist has put President Donald Trump in an intractable bind.

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U.S. Studying Turkey's Demands to Extradite Preacher

The United States is studying Turkey's demands for the extradition of preacher Fethullah Gulen, who is accused by Ankara of orchestrating a failed 2016 coup attempt, the State Department said Thursday.

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U.S. to Deny Asylum to Illegal Border Crossers

The United States will no longer allow people who enter the country illegally to claim asylum, officials said Thursday, unveiling a controversial new crackdown on immigration.

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