US sanctions China military agency for buying Russian arms

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Chinese military agency and its director are facing U.S. sanctions over the purchase of Russian weapons. U.S. government officials say China's Equipment Developme...

Moon to carry private message from Kim Jong Un to Trump

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A beaming South Korean President Moon Jae-in returned home from a whirlwind three-day summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday saying that Kim wants the ...

AP PHOTOS: 3 days of Moon-Kim summit in North Korea

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has wrapped up a three-day visit to North Korea for a third summit with leader Kim Jong Un that included wide-ranging agreements they t...

Hezbollah leader boasts group has 'highly accurate' missiles

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah is boasting the group possesses "highly accurate" missiles despite Israeli attempts to prevent it from acquiring such weapons. ...

North Korea's offer of concessions comes with a catch for US

WASHINGTON (AP) — A better-than-expected outcome of the summit between the two Koreas immediately kick-started stalled negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang, boosting President Donald Trump's ...

Putin says Russia perfected weapons based on Syria campaign

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that the military's combat experience gained in Syria has helped develop new weapons systems. Russia has waged a campaign in Syria...

Koreas' leaders agree on military steps but whiff on nukes

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After holding consecutive summits with soaring but empty rhetoric, the two Korean leaders in their third try finally produced some substance. The meeting in...

Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreements Wednesday which they said were a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. But the premie...

Unfinished business: Moon's summit dreams echo late mentor

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — This week's summit between rivals North and South Korea represents, in part, unfinished business for South Korean President Moon Jae-in. In pursuing engagem...

"Grand Theater": Has N. Korea's Kim won a propaganda coup?

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — If North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was searching for the perfect propaganda set piece, something designed to show his people that he's a strong leader pushing inexorably for ...

The Latest: Russia says Syrian missile brought down aircraft

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of a Russian military aircraft over the Mediterranean (all times local): 11 a.m. Russia's Defense Ministry says one of...

Russia's Defense Ministry blames Israeli Air Force for pushing Russian aircraft into the line of fire of Syrian missiles

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Defense Ministry blames Israeli Air Force for pushing Russian aircraft into the line of fire of Syrian missiles.

The Russian Defense Ministry says a Russian aircraft was shot down by Syrian government missiles

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Defense Ministry says a Russian aircraft was shot down by Syrian government missiles.

AP looks at the Koreas' push for formal end to Korean War

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — At the heart of the nuclear impasse with North Korea is a seemingly straightforward demand by both North and South for a formal end to the Korean War. It ap...

Libya authorities close Tripoli's only airport over safety

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan authorities have closed the capitol Tripoli's only functioning airport, diverting traffic to another one at the nearby militia-controlled city of Misrata. ...