HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he is giving notice to the United States, his country's long-standing ally, that joint exercises of Filipino and American troops next week will be the last such drills….
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military says a North Korean soldier has crossed the border between rivals to defect to the South….
BEIJING (AP) — At least 32 people were reported missing Thursday after rain-saturated hillsides collapsed onto villages in southeastern China following a typhoon….
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres (all times local):…
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military said Wednesday it's ready to resume contacts with its U.S. counterparts over the situation in Syria, even as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry threatened to cut all cooperation with Moscow on Syria unless an onslaught on Aleppo ends….
NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) — An international criminal probe concluded that a missile which destroyed a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine in 2014 and killed all 298 people aboard was fired from rebel-controlled territory by a mobile launcher trucked in from Russia and hastily returned there….
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the civil war in Syria (all times local):…
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Shimon Peres was widely admired around the world as a peacemaker and visionary, but the view in the Arab world was more complex: Memories linger of another Peres, who built up Israel's military might, waged war in Lebanon and promoted policies seen as harmful to the Palestinians….
PARIS (AP) — Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says the company is cooperating with U.S. authorities and hopes to reach a settlement on a fine with the Justice Department for equipping diesel vehicles to cheat on emissions tests….
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's ambiguous answer to a debate question on nuclear restraint raised doubts about his understanding of the issue. On the other hand, his words – by design or coincidence – mirror the nub of a policy argument the administration is wrestling with in the final months of Barack Obama's presidency….