Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 2:44am
When North Korea slammed U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and national security adviser John Bolton, its language was very blunt and impolite. But it was milder than its typical crude and inflammatory insults unleased on other top U.S. and South Korean officials.
Mobs of terrified villagers killed at least three people and attacked several others in southern India after social media messages warned that gangs of kidnappers were roaming the region in search of children, police said Friday.
Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 2:22am
Just a month ago, South Korean President Moon Jae-in was smiling with pride as he grasped the hands of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un, a young and brash leader with a nuclear arsenal, as they announced aspirations of a nuclear-free peninsula and permanent peace.
Niniek Karmini, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 1:58am
Indonesia's parliament unanimously approved a tougher anti-terrorism law on Friday, lengthening detention periods and involving the military in counter-terrorism operations, spurred into action by recent bombings that involved children as perpetrators.
President Donald Trump's last-minute move to pull out of a highly anticipated summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un further clouded the murky prospects of the global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang.
Tia Goldenberg, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 12:14am
Israel called on the European Union on Friday to halt funding to more than a dozen European and Palestinian non-governmental organizations that it says promote boycotts against Israel, saying the financial support violates the EU's stated policy that it opposes boycotts against the Jewish state.
Foster Klug and Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 11:04pm
North Korea said Friday that it's still willing to sit for talks with the United States "at any time, (in) any format," a remarkably restrained and diplomatic response, from a nation noted for its proud belligerence, to U.S. President Donald Trump's abrupt cancellation of a summit with the North's autocratic leader, Kim Jong Un.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country's nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as a small group of foreign journalists watched.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 5:29pm
The U.N. special envoy for Burundi urged the African nation's government Thursday to quickly restart dialogue with the opposition following a referendum that will allow the president to stay in power until 2034.
Freddy Cuevas, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 4:35pm
A U.N. agency called Thursday for an impartial investigation into the killing of three indigenous men by a military patrol in a remote part of eastern Honduras that is a common transit point for Colombian cocaine.