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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro offers a press conference at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on August 22, 2017. Chile said Tuesday it has granted diplomatic asylum to five Venezuelans who took refuge in its embassy in Caracas, amid political turmoil as Maduro moves to consolidate power. The five were …

Maduro Closes Venezuelan Embassy and Consulates in U.S.

Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro on Thursday ordered the Venezuelan embassy and all of its consulates in the United States to close, recalling all diplomatic personnel from America by Saturday.

Passengers look on June 12, 2014 at planes belonging to China's Hainan Airlines at the gate at Haikou airport in south China's Hainan province. Hainan Airlines is finalizing a deal to buy 50 fuel-efficient 737 MAX passenger planes from US aircraft maker Boeing, the two companies announced on July 16. …

U.S. State Department Issues Travel Advisory for China Due to ‘Exit Bans’

The U.S. State Department recommended “increased caution” on Thursday for Americans traveling to China. It warned about “arbitrary enforcement of local laws as well as special restrictions on dual U.S.-Chinese nationals” and the use of “exit bans” to effectively kidnap U.S. citizens.

Hezbollah's militia never disarmed after Lebanon's devastating 1975-90 civil war and is the country's most powerful armed force

State Warns: Hezbollah Flooding Peru, Bolivia with Terrorist Assets

WASHINGTON, DC — Iran’s narco-terrorist proxy Hezbollah has established “large caches of military equipment and explosives” in Bolivia and deployed jihadis to Peru, the U.S. Department of State’s (DOS) top counter-terrorism official Nathan Sales cautioned lawmakers on Wednesday.

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Pompeo Will Visit North Korea to Set Up Second Trump-Kim Summit

The State Department announced on Wednesday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit North Korea in October to meet with senior officials and set up a second summit meeting between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and President Donald Trump.

Jim Jeffrey has the record to get the Syria job done. (Khalid Mohammed/AP)

Trump’s Envoy to Syria: ‘We Are Not in a Hurry to Pull Out’

Ambassador Jim Jeffrey, formerly the American ambassador to Turkey and now special envoy to Syria, said on Thursday the Trump administration is determined to retain a military presence in Syria until the “enduring defeat” of the Islamic State has been secured.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 07: (EDITOR'S NOTE: Alternative crop of image #955549888) Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives to speak during An Evening with Hillary Rodham Clinton at Spark Arena on May 7, 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand. The former US Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate, who lost the …

Witness: Fusion GPS, Trump Tower Participants Met with Clinton Associate Ed Lieberman

Attorney Edward Lieberman, whose late wife Evelyn previously served as Hillary Clinton’s chief of staff when she was First Lady, was present at one and possibly two dinner meetings between the controversial Fusion GPS firm and key participants in the infamous June 2016 Trump Tower meeting, according to witness testimony reviewed by Breitbart News.

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Trump Cuts $200 Million In Aid To Palestinians

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump ordered that more than $200 million in aid to the Palestinian Authority be cut, a State Department official said on Friday.

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State Dept. Official: U.S. Will Impose Sanctions if China Buys Iranian Oil

Brian Hook, State Department director of policy planning and head of a special action group on Iran created this week, told a press conference on Thursday that China will not be exempt from penalties if it continues buying Iranian oil after the second, and much more strict, rounds of renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran go into effect in November.