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    A news anchor on CCTV on Monday challenged the United States, saying, “You want the war? We are ready!”

    Iran's president told European countries on Thursday that they have 60 days to reinstate Iranian access to global markets.

    The Department of Justice hopes to extradite Assange to the US to face charges of engaging in a criminal conspiracy to steal US secrets.

    The EU and Latin American countries helped broker the aid plan and convinced President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó to back it.

    Trump offered no details of how the U.S. would react should tensions worsen in an ongoing standoff against President Nicolás Maduro.

    Trump pledges to continue "historic push for peace on the Korean Peninsula," but sets no expectations ahead of second meeting with Kim Jong-Un.

    Juan Guaidó and Nicolás Maduro both claim to be Venezuela's rightful president. TMN graphic.
    Venezuela's Observatory of Violence says at least 26 people have been killed at the hands of security forces since anti-government protests began Wednesday.

    Russia's FSB security service announced on New Year's Eve that 48-year-old Paul Whelan was arrested in Moscow 'during a spy action.'

    U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley addresses a meeting of the U.N. Security Council on March 28, 2018. UN Photo/Loey Felipe
    Haley said the U.S. intends to remain the largest contributor to the UN peacekeeping budget, but said paying for peacekeeping efforts should be a 'shared responsibility.'

    Joseph Yun joined the Foreign Service in the 1980's and has been a longtime proponent of diplomatic engagement with North Korea.