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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean missile launch Saturday is the latest development in an ongoing game of brinkmanship this year with President Donald Trump's new U.S. administration. A look at key moments this year: Jan. 1: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says in a New...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Protesters lit buses on fire, blocked roads and clashed with police on Friday during a general strike that brought transportation to a halt in many cities across Latin America's largest nation. The strike was to protest major changes to labor law and the...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military chief says marines have killed an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander considered to be one of the most notorious kidnappers in the country's south. Military chief Gen. Eduardo Ano tells The Associated Press that Alhabsy Misaya was...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says North Korea has test-fired a missile from the western part of its country. There were no other immediate details Saturday morning, including what type of missile was used. North Korea routinely test-fires a...
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is keeping the door ajar for Turkey to become a member, but says Ankara must provide clearer signals on whether it intends to meet the entrance criteria in such areas as human rights and rule of law. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini...
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Russia has sent a request to the international police agency Interpol for the arrest and extradition of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, claiming he killed Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s. Yatsenyuk was one of the prime figures...
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia has fallen back into political crisis, a chapter frighteningly illustrated by images of protesters rushed into parliament and leaving several lawmakers bloodied. The country of just over 2 million people that occupies only a little more...
MADRID (AP) — A young Spaniard who was smitten with a woman he saw on a tram posted fliers on lamp posts hoping to make contact. Someone claiming to be the woman responded by pleading with him to leave her alone. Spanish newspaper El Pais and other media reported Friday how...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Leaders of 10 Asian countries are meeting this weekend to discuss topics including North Korea, territorial disputes in the South China Sea and improved economic integration of the region. The Associated Press' chief Manila correspondent, Jim Gomez,...