Uganda expels North Korea military experts over UN sanctions

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan official says North Korean military experts and representatives of North Korean companies have been forced to leave the country, in a bid to comply with United Nations...

Australia dismisses North Korea letter as rant against Trump

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister has dismissed an extraordinary letter from North Korea to the Australian Parliament and other countries as a "rant" against President Donald Trump...

UN says plague cases in Madagascar almost doubled in 5 days

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says the number of plague cases in Madagascar has almost doubled over the last five days and medical experts project the situation will worsen, with 1,000 cases expected...

Trump UN envoy: Russia's election interference is 'warfare'

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's chief envoy to the United Nations is describing Russian interference in the 2016 election as "warfare." U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley lashed ou...

Jihadist ambush on US forces shows new danger in Sahel

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The Islamic militants came on motorcycles toting rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns, killing four American service members after shattering the windows of the unarmor...

After Obama, Israel's Netanyahu relishing in Trump love fest

JERUSALEM (AP) — Widely unpopular around the world, President Donald Trump can take solace in the adulation of Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu, who showers him with praise and even holds his tongue over i...

UN chief heading to conflict-torn Central African Republic

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday he is going to conflict-torn Central African Republic next week to spotlight growing communal tensions, spreading violence ...

US wants quick vote on Syria chemical weapons inspectors

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the U.N. says the United States is circulating a resolution that would extend for another year the work of inspectors trying to determine who is behind che...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 17 The New York Times on ending cash-register justice: Toward the end of the...

US urges UN to adopt Trump's comprehensive approach to Iran

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is urging the U.N. Security Council to adopt the Trump administration's comprehensive approach to Iran and address all aspects of what she calls its "...

Taiwan keeps an eye on relations with Dominican Republic: Foreign Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Foreign Minister David Lee said on Wednesday that the ministry had been keeping an eye on the country’s diplomatic relations with the Dominican R...

UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing in South Sudan

YEI, South Sudan (AP) — When South Sudan's Yei region turned violent in the midst of the country's civil war last year, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help. Government s...

Stones in gaps of Great Firewall: China expands online censorship with 19th Party Congress

The 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party is just beginning, but it is already apparent that censorship in the country will be taking a great leap forward in the coming years. Reporters Wi...

North Korea says it plans to launch many more satellites

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador says the country plans to launch many more satellites and is accusing the United States of trying to block its efforts to help achieve the pe...

The Latest: Amnesty says Myanmar killed 100s of Rohingya

BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar for refugee camps in Bangladesh (all times local): 5 a.m. Amnesty International says My...