Spots became pedestrian crossings and signs designating areas as "parking for embassy cars only" vanished.
Recent statements from Pyongyang have not been overwhelmingly enthusiastic on direct talks with Washington.
Russia's foreign ministry has summoned a U.S. diplomat in Moscow to hand a formal note of protest.
The report highlights Pence's base of support for a Republican presidential ticket.
The president's unpredictability is worrying America's friends abroad, but there are signs that his hardline, "America First" isolationism is softening.
The D.C. police chief said, "There could be a diplomatic immunity issue, but that won't prevent us from doing what we need to do."
Moon Jae-in has set out his plan to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula.
Former diplomats and foreign policy experts tell Newsweek that Rex Tillerson's big changes are eroding America's power on the global stage.
Russia's foreign minister said Moscow currently regarded Washington with "anticipation."
Officials say 14 percent increase helped by "increased security challenges" in Europe.
The country warned that the visit by Japan's minister of internal affairs could hurt relations between Beijing and Tokyo.
China has sent civilian visitors to the Paracel Islands, which Vietnam claims sovereignty over.
Azita Raji explains how she will uphold the principles of Barack Obama's presidency even after leaving her role.
The country had been the only Latin American state not to have a 'dialogue and co-operation' deal with the bloc.
Beijing says the U.S.'s One China policy is the "bedrock" of the two countries' relationship.
The Ebola Crisis, inter-country conflicts and climate change are testing the AU.