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uganda's foreign minister urged to quit over alleged bribe


uganda's foreign minister is being urged to resign following allegations in the united states that he accepted a bribe shortly after finishing his term as president of the u.n. general assembly.






uganda’s foreign minister urged to quit over alleged bribe


kampala, uganda (ap) — uganda’s foreign minister is being urged to resign following allegations in the united states that he accepted a bribe shortly after finishing his term as president of the u.n. general assembly. sam kutesa allegedly accepted a $500,000 bribe from hong kong’s former home affairs secretary, chi ping patrick ho, who was […]






uganda's foreign minister urged to quit over alleged bribe


uganda's foreign minister faced growing calls for his resignation thursday following allegations in the united states that he accepted a bribe shortly after finishing his term as president of the u.n. general assembly.






uganda’s foreign minister urged to quit over alleged bribe


kampala, uganda (ap) — uganda’s foreign minister faced growing calls for his resignation thursday following allegations in the united states that he accepted a bribe shortly after finishing his term as president of the u.n. general assembly. sam kutesa allegedly accepted $500,000 from hong kong’s former home affairs secretary, chi ping patrick ho, who was […]






uganda arrests government minister accused of taking bribe


ugandan police have arrested a government minister for allegedly taking a bribe from a businessman.






former australian foreign minister sharply criticizes trump


sydney (ap) — a former australian foreign affairs minister has dubbed donald trump the most “psychologically ill-equipped president” in american history, and called on australia to distance itself from the united states in favor of forging closer ties with china. gareth evans, who served as australia’s foreign minister from 1988 to 1996, urged australia to […]






japan urges china to do more to pressure north korea


tokyo (ap) — japan has urged china to do more to influence north korea to help pressure the country to stop its nuclear and missile development. japanese foreign minister fumio kishida says that during talks in tokyo on tuesday, he urged chinese foreign policy adviser yang jiechi to have china play a greater role in […]






uzbekistan says info on truck attack suspect sent to sweden


moscow (ap) — uzbekistan’s foreign minister says the central asian country has provided information about the uzbek man alleged to have killed four people when he drove a truck into a crowd in the center of the swedish capital. foreign affairs minister abdulaziz kamilov says the suspect, rakhmat akilov, had been recruited by the islamic […]






employee alleged by prosecutors to bribe dorothy brown faces sentencing


a des plaines man who allegedly paid a $15,000 bribe to cook county circuit court clerk dorothy brown to secure a job is scheduled to be sentenced monday for lying to a federal grand jury investigating pay-to-play allegations in brown's office. sivasubramani rajaram, 48, pleaded guilty last year...






uzbekistan says info on truck attack suspect sent to sweden


moscow — uzbekistan’s foreign minister says the central asian country has provided information about the uzbek man alleged to have killed four people when he drove a truck into a crowd in the center of the swedish capital. foreign affairs minister abdulaziz kamilov says the suspect, rakhmat akilov, had been recruited by the islamic state […]






prosecutors allege dorothy brown took $15k bribe, but her lawyer calls it loan


federal prosecutors alleged for the first time on friday that cook county circuit court clerk dorothy brown took a $15,000 bribe disguised as a business loan from a man seeking a job with her office. an attorney for brown, who has not been charged with any wrongdoing, said the payment was a legitimate...






prosecutors allege dorothy brown took bribe, but her lawyer calls it loan


federal prosecutors alleged for the first time on friday that cook county circuit court clerk dorothy brown took a $15,000 bribe disguised as a business loan from a man seeking a job with her office.an attorney for brown, who has not been charged with any wrongdoing, said the payment was a legitimate...






venezuela to quit organization of american states


foreign minister says government will leave regional bloc in response to its handling of venezuela's political crisis.






prosecutors allege dorothy brown took $15k bribe, but her lawyer calls it loan


federal prosecutors alleged for the first time on friday that cook county circuit court clerk dorothy brown took a $15,000 bribe from a man seeking employment in her office that was disguised as a loan to a business controlled by brown and her husband. an attorney for brown, who has not been charged...






canada’s foreign minister says it must do more as u.s. leadership wanes


toronto — canada’s foreign minister says the country must spend more on its military now that the u.s. is questioning its role of global leadership. foreign minister chrystia freeland told parliament on tuesday that relying on the “the u.s. security umbrella would make us a client state.” freeland says canadians will always be grateful for […]






denmark names alleged anti-democratic foreign clerics


copenhagen, denmark (ap) — denmark on tuesday published for the first time a list of six foreign clerics with alleged anti-democratic views who are banned from entering the nordic country for two years. integration minister inger stoejberg says the government “won’t accept that hate preachers … preach hatred against danish society.” the list was published […]






spain to brief eu on alleged cyber-meddling in catalonia


spain's foreign minister says he will brief his european union counterparts on alleged cyber-meddling from russian territory and elsewhere aimed at spreading misinformation about the independence push in the northeastern region of catalonia.






morocco's king names former foreign minister as new pm


saad-eddine el othmani, a former foreign minister from the islamist pjd party, tasked to form a new government.






czech foreign minister: emails ed by foreign state


prague (ap) — the czech republic’s foreign minister says that his email account and the accounts of dozens of ministry officials have been successfully ed. lubomir zaoralek says that the january cyberattack was sophisticated and experts believe it was done by a foreign state. he didn’t specify the country, but said it was similar to […]






uk leader fills cabinet post after 2nd resignation in a week


london (ap) — british prime minister theresa may has named a new international development secretary to replace a cabinet minister forced out over unauthorized meetings with israeli officials. penny mordaunt was promoted thursday from the work and pensions department to the job overseeing britain’s foreign aid. her predecessor, priti patel, quit wednesday after revelations she […]






norway government gets 1st woman foreign minister


copenhagen, denmark (ap) — norway’s prime minister has presented three new government ministers in a minor reshuffle of her two-party coalition following a general election last month. prime minister erna solberg said friday that ine eriksen soereide has been reassigned from defense minister to foreign minister. the move makes the 41-year-old eriksen soereide the first […]






australia calls for enforceable south china sea pact soon


manila, philippines (ap) — australia urged southeast asian nations and china to conclude a legally binding code of conduct in the south china sea as soon as possible, voicing concern thursday about the scale of reclamation and construction by china in the disputed territory. australian foreign minister julie bishop, speaking in manila, urged the 10-member […]






trump and russian foreign minister use exact same phrase to denounce widening sc


president donald trump and the russian foreign minister used the same phrase to push back against the widening scandal engulfing the white house. both trump and sergei lavrov, the russian foreign minister, issued statements after u.s. attorney general jeff sessions recused himself from overseeing th...






german fm: netanyahu cancelation would be regrettable


germany's foreign minister says it would be "regrettable" if israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu cancels a meeting over the visiting official's appointment with groups critical of israel's actions in the west bank. foreign minister sigmar gabriel describes that encounter as "completely normal."






china's foreign minister meets with myanmar's leaders


china's foreign minister met with myanmar's top leaders on sunday during a visit to the country, a day after discussing the rohingya refugee crisis with bangladesh's prime minister.






iceland prime minister resigns, new election expected on nov.4


iceland's president on saturday accepted the resignation of the volcanic island's prime minister, who says a new election mostly likely will be held on nov. 4. prime minister bjarni benediktsson lost his nine-month-old, center-right coalition after one party quit over an attempt by the prime minister's...






iceland prime minister resigns; new election expected on nov. 4


iceland's president on saturday accepted the resignation of the volcanic island's prime minister, who says a new election will most likely be held on nov. 4. prime minister bjarni benediktsson lost his nine-month-old, center-right coalition after one party quit over an attempt by the prime minister's...






bahrain hackers post threats on foreign minister’s twitter


dubai, united arab emirates (ap) — hackers allied to shiite militants in bahrain have apparently gained access to the twitter account of its foreign minister, posting a series of threats to the island’s royal family. early saturday, posts on foreign minister khalid al khalifa’s accounts included videos and a photograph of rifle ammunition with note […]






india warns pakistan of consequences in spy row


indian foreign minister labels pakistan's decision to hand death sentence to alleged spy 'premeditated murder'.






sri lanka’s president replaces foreign minister


colombo, sri lanka (ap) — sri lanka’s president has removed the country’s liberal foreign minister who spearheaded a successful campaign to extricate the country from possible international sanctions over war crime allegations from the country’s long civil war. president maithripala sirisena replaced mangala samaraweera as foreign minister on monday and gave him the portfolio of […]






lebanon foreign minister starts europe tour to rally support


lebanon's foreign minister has flown to brussels on the first leg of a european tour that aims to rally support for his country's stability following prime minister saad hariri's contentious resignation from saudi arabia.






japan minister sees unity with trump, pressure on n. korea


japan's new foreign minister is a reputed renegade, famous for bashing his ruling party's policies with stands against nuclear power and for stricter checks on foreign aid.






if iran deal blows up, “nobody else will trust” u.s., foreign minister warns


"people cannot trust anymore the word of the united states," iranian foreign minister mohammad javad zarif said in an interview with cbs news' elizabeth palmer






australia to ban foreign interference in politics


sydney (ap) — australia will ban foreign interference in its politics, motivated largely by russia’s alleged involvement in last year’s u.s. election and china’s growing influence on world politics. as a u.s. investigation into election meddling from russia continues, australian prime minister malcolm turnbull said tuesday that foreign influence on politics would be outlawed under […]






german foreign minister welcomes trump-putin meeting at g20


germany's foreign minister is welcoming the prospect of a meeting between the u.s. and russian on the sidelines of next week's group of 20 summit in hamburg. he says the two countries are needed to solve the world's conflicts.