Ex-S. Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, dies

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's former prime minister and founder of the country's spy agency Kim Jong-pil has died. He was 92. An official from Seoul's Soonchunhyang Univers...

Imprisoned Bahrain opposition leader acquitted in spy case

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A prominent Shiite cleric in Bahrain who led a now-shuttered opposition party has been acquitted of spying charges with two colleagues. The verdict...

Volgograd provides the proper perspective at World Cup

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Nearly 60 years since it changed its name to Volgograd, the Russian city once called Stalingrad and its bloody history loom large even in the midst of the fun and football of ...

Russia's World Cup headache: Keeping it safe, keeping it fun

MOSCOW (AP) — When a taxi driver suddenly rammed into pedestrians near Red Square, despite intense security measures around Russian cities for the World Cup, fans and other visitors asked themselves: ...

Amid bitter UK-Russia relations, police link up at World Cup

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Just as Bob Green was about to leave for a World Cup voyage across Russia, it became tense in the England supporter's household, as his girlfriend worried about his safety. ...

Austria seeks explanation from Germany about spying reports

VIENNA (AP) — Austria is seeking clarification from neighboring Germany about reports that its spy agency snooped for several years on nearly 2,000 targets in the Alpine nation, including companies an...

Inside the summit: Talks with aliens, familiar frustrations

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump got the history-making handshake he wanted with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. Now, with the smiling snapshot a part of history, new details are emerging about the...

Australia snubs Huawei, citing security threat in Solomon Islands internet project 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Canberra announced this week that Australia will fund the majority of an undersea internet cable project for the Solomon Islands, a sudden decision intended to block the C...

Column: Putin gets luck of the draw at World Cup opener

MOSCOW (AP) — When Yuri Gazinsky headed in the first goal of the 2018 World Cup, giving host Russia early joy in what developed into a 5-0 thumping of Saudi Arabia, Russian President Vladimir Putin le...

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. NKOREA: TRUMP OFFERS TO HALT WAR GAMES ...

Mueller worries Russia could use court case to spy on probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's team is worried that Russian intelligence services will use a criminal case in Washington to gather information about its investigation. ...

10 historic moments in relations between US, North Korea

SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are to meet in Singapore on Tuesday for a summit that will be the first of its kind between leaders of the rival nations. Te...

NATO eastern flank members pledge closer work, citing Russia

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The leaders of nine NATO members on the alliance's eastern flank have reaffirmed their intention to cooperate more to increase their security in light of what they called an "agg...

The Latest: Ryan says no evidence of collusion with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election (all times local): 12:15 p.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan says there's ...

DOJ offers new briefing as lawmakers dispute Trump spy claim

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it will offer a third classified briefing for lawmakers next week as House Republicans push for documents related to the use of an FBI informant who spoke...