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Biden says it's an 'embarassment' that Trump hasn't conceded yet
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Biden says it's an 'embarassment' that Trump hasn't conceded yet

Nov 10th 2020, 9:18 PM 54,285 Views 65 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, meanwhile, has claimed that there will be a “smooth transition” to a second Trump administration.

Iran says US faces 'maximum isolation' as world powers dismiss sanctions
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Iran says US faces 'maximum isolation' as world powers dismiss sanctions

Updated Sep 20th 2020, 3:20 PM 42,394 Views 69 Comments

Security council members say Washington lost the legal ability to invoke the measure after the US withdrew from a 2015 nuclear deal.

Explainer: TikTok is on the block but why has Donald Trump given Microsoft 45 days to make a bid?
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Explainer: TikTok is on the block but why has Donald Trump given Microsoft 45 days to make a bid?

Aug 4th 2020, 4:03 PM 18,537 Views 13 Comments

A September deadline looms for the blockbuster acquisition.

US says Beijing's pursuit of offshore resources in South China Sea are illegal
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US says Beijing's pursuit of offshore resources in South China Sea are illegal

Jul 14th 2020, 8:56 AM 12,643 Views 36 Comments

Beijing claims most of the South China Sea through a vague delineation based on maps from the 1940s.

Trump sacks State Department inspector general who recently began investigating Mike Pompeo
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Trump sacks State Department inspector general who recently began investigating Mike Pompeo

May 16th 2020, 7:37 AM 59,036 Views 103 Comments

No reason was given for the dismissal of Steve Linick from his job.

Trump's Secretary of State claims there's 'enormous evidence' that coronavirus originated in Wuhan lab
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Trump's Secretary of State claims there's 'enormous evidence' that coronavirus originated in Wuhan lab

May 3rd 2020, 4:18 PM 66,316 Views 110 Comments

Mike Pompeo told ABC that China must be held “accountable” for the global pandemic.

US turns down extradition request for woman charged with causing Harry Dunn's death
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US turns down extradition request for woman charged with causing Harry Dunn's death

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:53 PM 28,422 Views 26 Comments

The 19-year-old was killed when his motorbike collided with Anne Sacoolas’ vehicle in England last August.

Mike Pompeo postpones Ukraine trip after attack on US embassy in Iraq
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Mike Pompeo postpones Ukraine trip after attack on US embassy in Iraq

Jan 2nd 2020, 3:58 PM 6,911 Views 12 Comments

A mob of pro-Iran demonstrators stormed the US embassy in Baghdad yesterday.

Pompeo to travel to Ukraine later this week ahead of Trump's impeachment trial
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Pompeo to travel to Ukraine later this week ahead of Trump's impeachment trial

Dec 30th 2019, 10:38 PM 10,845 Views 18 Comments

The trip will make Pompeo the most senior US official to visit Kiev since the scandal erupted.

Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn
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Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn

Nov 19th 2019, 7:48 AM 11,940 Views 82 Comments

This comes after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington no longer considers them to be illegal.

US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal
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US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal

Nov 18th 2019, 8:43 PM 19,631 Views 64 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the change in position today.

US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary
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US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary

Nov 8th 2019, 10:55 PM 15,690 Views 38 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the West “can never take … things for granted”.

Trump’s envoy to Ukraine resigns as impeachment gathers pace
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Trump’s envoy to Ukraine resigns as impeachment gathers pace

Sep 28th 2019, 7:31 AM 22,303 Views 43 Comments

The move came as House Democrats took their first concrete steps in the impeachment investigation of Donald Trump.

Mike Pompeo subpoenaed to hand over Ukraine-Trump files in impeachment probe
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Mike Pompeo subpoenaed to hand over Ukraine-Trump files in impeachment probe

Sep 27th 2019, 10:59 PM 13,779 Views 60 Comments

The heads of three House committees gave Pompeo one week to produce the documents.

US says 'Iranian attack' on Saudi oil facilities was 'act of war'
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US says 'Iranian attack' on Saudi oil facilities was 'act of war'

Sep 18th 2019, 6:14 PM 11,849 Views 60 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made the comments when arriving in the Saudi city of Jeddah.

'Maximum lying': Iran hits back after US pins blame over Saudi oil attacks
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'Maximum lying': Iran hits back after US pins blame over Saudi oil attacks

Sep 15th 2019, 11:15 AM 13,525 Views 47 Comments

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US will work to ensure “Iran is held accountable for its aggression”.

US to seek free-trade agreement with UK 'at the earliest possible time' after it leaves EU
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US to seek free-trade agreement with UK 'at the earliest possible time' after it leaves EU

Aug 8th 2019, 8:43 AM 20,503 Views 90 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo yesterday met with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.

US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal
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US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal

Aug 2nd 2019, 1:46 PM 9,968 Views 26 Comments

This comes after Washington launched the process to pull out of the INF treaty this year.

Several bombs explode in Bangkok as Mike Pompeo visits
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Several bombs explode in Bangkok as Mike Pompeo visits

Aug 2nd 2019, 8:02 AM 13,017 Views 9 Comments

The blasts appeared to be symbolic attacks aimed at embarrassing the Thai government during a major summit.

Simon Coveney is travelling to the US today - this is what he'll be up to
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Simon Coveney is travelling to the US today - this is what he'll be up to

Feb 5th 2019, 5:04 PM 11,891 Views 21 Comments

He’ll be meeting with Mike Pompeo, along with launching a new government strategy for the US and Canada.

Saudi Arabia admits missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in 'fistfight' in Turkish consulate
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Saudi Arabia admits missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in 'fistfight' in Turkish consulate

Oct 19th 2018, 11:57 PM 33,736 Views 62 Comments

Pro-government Turkish media have repeatedly claimed that Khashoggi was tortured and decapitated by a Saudi hit squad.

US gives Saudi Arabia 'a few more days' in journalist probe as Treasury Secretary withdraws from summit
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US gives Saudi Arabia 'a few more days' in journalist probe as Treasury Secretary withdraws from summit

Oct 18th 2018, 5:00 PM 10,216 Views 34 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefed Donald Trump after returning from the Middle East to investigate Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance.

Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang
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Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

Oct 7th 2018, 2:12 PM 6,263 Views 5 Comments

The top US diplomat met with Kim for around two hours this morning in the North’s capital.

Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately'
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Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately'

Sep 19th 2018, 10:30 PM 6,956 Views 15 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has invited his North Korean counterpart to meet in New York next week.

North Korea criticises US for acting with 'alarming' impatience on denuclearisation issue
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North Korea criticises US for acting with 'alarming' impatience on denuclearisation issue

Updated Aug 4th 2018, 12:00 PM 11,674 Views 58 Comments

A UN report has said that North Korea has resorted to a “massive increase” of illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil products at sea to evade sanctions.

'You will suffer the consequences': Donald Trump warns Iran over threatening US
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'You will suffer the consequences': Donald Trump warns Iran over threatening US

Jul 23rd 2018, 7:41 AM 26,715 Views 177 Comments

The US President was responding to comments by Hassan Rouhani, who suggested that the two countries could be on a path to war.

Nuclear talks: US says they were productive, North Korea reckons American attitude was 'extremely regrettable'
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Nuclear talks: US says they were productive, North Korea reckons American attitude was 'extremely regrettable'

Jul 7th 2018, 3:26 PM 19,114 Views 45 Comments

The two powers appear to have quite different takes on how well the two-day-long denuclearisation talks have progressed.

Trump sends Pompeo back to North Korea to flesh out nuclear disarmament promise
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Trump sends Pompeo back to North Korea to flesh out nuclear disarmament promise

Jul 3rd 2018, 7:05 AM 6,600 Views 33 Comments

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will also hold talks on the crisis with Japan and South Korea.

'Kim Jong Un understands': US sets out terms for North Korea to give up nuclear arsenal
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'Kim Jong Un understands': US sets out terms for North Korea to give up nuclear arsenal

Jun 14th 2018, 6:54 AM 7,422 Views 32 Comments

US President Donald Trump has proudly declared that there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea.

US diplomat suffers brain injury after hearing 'abnormal' sound while working in China
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US diplomat suffers brain injury after hearing 'abnormal' sound while working in China

May 23rd 2018, 5:06 PM 31,804 Views 22 Comments

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the injuries are similar to those suffered by a diplomat in Cuba.

'A good relationship was formed': Trump confirms CIA chief met Kim Jong Un in North Korea
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'A good relationship was formed': Trump confirms CIA chief met Kim Jong Un in North Korea

Apr 18th 2018, 12:31 PM 7,806 Views 29 Comments

The confirmation came after the Washington Post reported that Mike Pompeo made the trip in early April.

CIA chief secretly met Kim Jong-un
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CIA chief secretly met Kim Jong-un

Apr 18th 2018, 7:22 AM 8,400 Views 16 Comments

The US and North Korea are preparing for a meeting between Kim and Donald Trump.

Ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lashes out at Russia in final remarks
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Ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lashes out at Russia in final remarks

Mar 13th 2018, 8:20 PM 42,668 Views 96 Comments

Tillerson did not address reports he only learned of his sacking after Donald Trump tweeted about it.