Time running out on North Korea’s deadline to US on nukes

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump have signaled their affection for each other so regularly it might be easy to miss rising fears that the head-s...

AP Exclusive: Abusive S Korean facility exported children

BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean facility that kidnapped and abused children and the disabled for a generation was also shipping children overseas for adoption, part of a massive profit-seekin...

AP Exclusive: Abusive S Korean facility exported children

BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — A notorious South Korean facility that kidnapped, abused and enslaved children and the disabled for a generation was also shipping children overseas for adoption, part of a m...

Juche rules North Korean propaganda, but what does it mean?

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — It's just a single word, but it's hard to miss in North Korea. It's splashed across countless propaganda signs, seeded through dozens of state media reports, at the beati...

Indian PM dodges mention at UN of disputed region of Kashmir

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi broadly denounced terrorism at the United Nations on Friday but avoided any direct mention of one of the world's most perilous standoffs: Paki...

From focus to forgotten: Why is N. Korea not a focus at UN?

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two years ago, Donald Trump used the spotlight of the annual U.N. conclave of world leaders to insult North Korea's leader ("Rocket Man") and threaten his nation with annihilatio...

Trump: US, Japan agree on 1st stage of new trade agreement

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump has announced the "first stage of a phenomenal new trade agreement" with Japan. It's not immediately clear from Trump's comments on the s...

Pakistan PM warns of war with India over disputed Kashmir

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned in blunt terms Tuesday of possible war between nuclear-armed rivals Pakistan and India over what he called a brutal Indian crackdown in...

Trump says meeting with Kim Jong Un "could happen soon"

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump says another meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "could happen soon." Trump didn't elaborate Monday at the start of UN meet...

Kim-Trump border meeting: History or just a photo-op?

TOKYO (AP) — It sure looked historic: President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un strode toward each other Sunday from opposite sides of a strip of land that marks one of the world's mo...

Saudi crown prince feted at G20 despite criticism elsewhere

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — For many he's an international pariah, but you wouldn't know it by the lavish reception Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has received at the G-20 summit this week. ...

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of this region's oi...

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases

To the mothers, the 13-year-old boy appeared largely unsupervised as he roamed among the clusters of townhomes on the U.S. Air Force base in Japan. It would have been unremarkable — ...

Eric Talmadge, AP's North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world's least-understood nations, has died. He ...

SKorean military: NKorea's latest launches were missiles

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. and South Korean militaries evaluated the two projectiles North Korea flew Thursday as short-range missiles, a South Korean military official said Friday, a day afte...