Iranian minister makes public prisoner swap offer to US

NEW YORK (AP) — Iran's top diplomat on Wednesday made public an offer to the U.S. government for a prisoner swap that he said he made six months ago. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad ...

War veteran Paul Scharre wins award for book 'Army of None'

NEW YORK (AP) — A veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has won a $5,000 award named for the late CIA director William E. Colby. Paul Scharre's "Army of None: Autonomous Weapon...

As Russia probe began, Trump called on spy chiefs for help

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two months before special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed in the spring of 2017, President Donald Trump picked up the phone and called the head of the largest U.S. intelligence ...

Huawei funded by Chinese military and intelligence agencies: CIA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A source with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the U.S. declares that the Chinese telecom Huawei is funded by the Chinese communist government and has been tasked ...

Barr deepens critics' concerns in handling of Mueller report

WASHINGTON (AP) — It may be special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report , but the spotlight Thursday belonged just as much to the attorney general who made it public. ...

Putin envoy in Caracas rejects US revival of Monroe Doctrine

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — As Venezuela's reliance on Russia grows amid the country's unfolding crisis, Vladimir Putin's point man in Caracas is pushing back on the U.S. revival of a doctrine used for ...

Redaction nation: US history brims with partial deletions

NEW YORK (AP) — Somewhere in the shadows of federal bureaucracy, there was an issue about the drinking habits of Augusto Pinochet. The National Security Archive, an advocate for open...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, April 17, the 107th day of 2019. There are 258 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2019. There are 259 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 16...

Charging Assange reflects dramatic shift in US approach

WASHINGTON (AP) — The decision to seek the extradition of Julian Assange marked a dramatic new approach to the founder of WikiLeaks by the U.S. government, a shift that was signaled in the early days ...

ICC rejects Afghanistan war crimes probe

International Criminal Court (ICC) judges on Friday rejected a request by the court's chief prosecutor to open an investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Af...

Trump wants to keep NKorea sanctions, won't rule out summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the U.S. wants to keep economic sanctions in place to pressure North Korea to give up nuclear weapons, but isn't ruling out a third summit with Kim Jong U...

Analysis: WikiLeaks founder unlikely to be extradited soon

LONDON (AP) — The battle between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and the American government was always going to be epic, involving concepts like free speech, journalists' rights, national interests,...

WikilLeaks accuses 'powerful actors' including CIA, of a 'sophisticated' effort to dehumanize Julian Assange

LONDON (AP) — WikilLeaks accuses 'powerful actors' including CIA, of a 'sophisticated' effort to dehumanize Julian Assange.

Why did Germany's Heinrich Böll Foundation leave Pakistan?

For 25 years, the Heinrich Böll Foundation (HBS) worked to promote democracy, environmental sustainability, human rights and personal freedom in Pakistan. However in March 2019, the Berlin-based found...