Suspected jihadists strike military in central Mali; 15 dead

MOPTI, Mali (AP) — A spokesman for Mali's army says that a military base in the central party of the volatile country has come under attack. Spokesman Col. Diarran Kone said Sunday t...

Governor wants US, Japan, Okinawa talks on US base move

TOKYO (AP) — The governor of Okinawa is pushing for three-way talks involving his group of islands, Japan's central government and the U.S. on how to move forward following a referendum that rejected ...

The Latest: Trump warns US enemies after summit collapse

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2:30 a.m. Friday President Dona...

AP Explains: Pakistan-based militant group sparks tensions

ISLAMABAD (AP) — When a suicide bomber blew himself up in India's insurgency-wracked Kashmir region on Feb. 14, killing more than 40 soldiers, the militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad was quick to take res...

The Latest: UN court says UK should end control of islands

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the status of the Chagos Islands (all times local): 4:15 p.m. The United Nations' highest court says the United Kingdom ...

UN court to rule on British sovereignty over Chagos islands

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' highest court is set to deliver an advisory opinion on the legality of British sovereignty over the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean, the largest of...

Okinawa referendum rejects relocation for US military base

TOKYO (AP) — The residents of Japan's southwestern island region of Okinawa have rejected a relocation plan for a U.S. military base that was put to a referendum, dealing a blow to a bilateral securit...

Okinawa votes in referendum on US military base relocation

TOKYO (AP) — The people of Okinawa are voting Sunday on a plan for a U.S. military base relocation in a referendum that will send a message on how they feel about housing American troops in Japa...

Cyprus accuses Turkish forces of new violation of border

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Three days before ethnically split Cyprus' rival leaders meet in hopes of finding a way to revitalize reunification talks, the country's foreign ministry says Turkish forces in ...

Taiwan ex-Defense Minister to pay compensation to ministry over wrongful execution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Defense Minister Chen Chao-min (陳肇敏) and four other defendants will have to pay a total of NT$59.57 million (US$1.93 million) to the Ministry of National Defense in...

Study: No leaking radiation from Alaska island nuclear site

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The latest round of testing on Alaska's remote Amchitka Island found no radioactive material has leaked from locations where the federal government conducted underground nucle...

Mexican president promises new terminal for capital airport

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says the country's main airport will get a third terminal. At an event Sunday he said: "All this space— where there's...

Armenia sends mine-clearing experts, doctors to Syria

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia has sent a team of experts to Syria on a Russia-backed mission to help clear mines and provide medical assistance. Armenian Defense Ministry spokesman...

Jihadists retaliate after Burkina Faso military offensive

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The commander general of Burkina Faso's army says five gendarmes are dead and three wounded after jihadists retaliated against counterterror operations that killed 146...

US says airstrike in Somalia kills 13 al-Shabab extremists

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The United States military says it has killed 13 members of the al-Shabab extremist group with an airstrike 30 miles (48 kilometers) outside Somalia's capital. A ...