SEOUL | North Korea leader Kim Jong Un said after supervising the test launch of a “medium long-range strategic ballistic missile” that the country now has the capability to attack U.S. interests in the Pacific, official media reported on Thursday.
PARIS — At another time, it would have been a glorious tour of Paris by night. But for the saddest of destinations.
President Barack Obama landed in Paris just before midnight Sunday and his motorcade took on unexpected route along […]
PARIS — The latest from the much-anticipated U.N. climate conference that gets underway in Paris on Monday. All times local:
President Barack Obama has paid a late-night tribute to those killed in the terrorist attacks in Paris two weeks […]
VALLETTA, Malta — European leaders scrambled Thursday to keep their passport-free travel zone from collapsing, after Germany, Sweden and Slovenia acted on their own to tighten borders or erect fences to slow the relentless influx of people marching into […]
MOSCOW — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Russia on Tuesday to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin for talks aimed at mending relations driven to new post-Cold War lows by disagreements over Ukraine and Syria.
HAVANA — As the U.S. and Cuba begin to normalize relations for the first time in half a century, some Americans are already roaming the streets of Old Havana, attending dance exhibitions and talks on architecture as they take part […]
BEIJING — On the surface, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin were all niceties – a pat on the back here, a pleasantry there. But away from the cameras, the two leaders circled each other warily at a […]
WASHINGTON — Will there be “Dancing on the Ceiling” at a White House dinner for African leaders and will it go “All Night Long?”
Both are likely with award-winning singer Lionel Richie set to headline Tuesday’s formal dinner for heads of […]
WASHINGTON — Pushing back against demands to supply arms to Ukraine, Obama administration officials said Friday that economic sanctions would remain the primary weapon as the U.S. and its European allies seek a diplomatic solution to Russia’s aggression.
“Our interest is […]
TOKYO — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday it would be “diplomatic malpractice of the worst order” not to test Iran’s willingness to comply with international demands over its nuclear program.
In his first public comments since Israeli Prime […]
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has asked two senior Republican senators to travel to Egypt to meet with its military leaders and the opposition, as Cairo’s allies struggle with how to address the turmoil convulsing the country.
Senator John McCain and Lindsey […]
WASHINGTON – A U.S. Senate panel voted unanimously on Thursday to seek trade or other sanctions againstRussia or any other country that offers asylum to former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden, who has been holed up for weeks at a Moscow […]
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is nominating former first daughter Caroline Kennedy as U.S. ambassador to Japan on Wednesday.
That’s according to two people with knowledge of the nomination who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because they […]
Gen. Michael Hayden, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, spoke out on Edward Snowden Friday morning, criticizing the whistleblower for sparking a debate about surveillance that came “at a tremendously high price.”
“American firms doing nothing but obeying American law to […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is considering canceling a fall summit between President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, a move that would further aggravate the already tense relationship between the two leaders.
The White House is […]
By Arshad Mohammed
ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan – Syrian refugees angrily told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday that the United States should set up a no-fly zone and safe havens in Syria to protect them.