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Obama to promote entrepreneurship in Kenya

President Barack Obama will arrive Friday in Nairobi, Kenya, where he will attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit as he highlights growth in American economic links with sub-Saharan Africa.
July 24, 2015

US, Turkey working to overcome strains

Disagreements over Syria policies have strained relations between allies Turkey and the United States.
July 21, 2015

US, Cuba re-establish full diplomatic ties

The United States and Cuba restored full diplomatic relations just after 12 a.m. Monday after more than five decades of hostility.
July 20, 2015

California seeks drought solutions from innovative Australia

As California endures a fourth year of punishing drought, state officials are looking to arid Australia for innovative ideas to tackle its water problems.
July 19, 2015

Historic Iran nuclear agreement reached

World powers have reached a deal with Iran that will limit the country's nuclear program in exchange for eased economic sanctions, ending more than a decade of tempestuous negotiations.
July 14, 2015

Negotiators work to close Iran nuclear talks

Negotiators from Iran and a group of six countries, including the United States, worked Monday to close 18 months of talks and finalize their long-sought comprehensive agreement on Iran's nuclear program.
July 13, 2015

Europeans told to bring Greece back from the brink and avoid descent into 'uncontrolled' Grexit

White House escalates warnings about geopolitical and financial dangers of letting Greece go as future of 'riots and chaos' face Athens
The Telegraph: July 9, 2015

US urges Greece to resolve financial crisis

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew urged Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to find ‘a sustainable’ solution to the Greek financial crisis for the sake of the global economy.
June 29, 2015

White House urges Greece and lenders to close a deal quickly

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on Tuesday expressed his optimism that Greece and its creditors will reach a deal and market instability will be avoided.
June 16, 2015

Is the basic problem with Europe that Europeans are selfish?

Few are ready to help defend allies, and ‘neighborliness’ is scarce in public attitudes.
Star Tribune: June 12, 2015