The Latest: US-Vietnam deals signed for airline industries

Politics 02/27/19, 00:04

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:45 a.m. U.S. President Donald Trump and Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong have presided over a signing ceremony ...

One-on-One: Trump, Kim confront North Korea’s nuke plans

Politics 02/26/19, 15:53

With nervous world capitals looking on, President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un are beginning their second nuclear summit with a one-on-one discussion and an intimate dinner as hard questions swirl about what the American president will demand ...

Trump projects optimism before second North Korea summit

Politics 02/24/19, 09:44

President Donald Trump is projecting optimism before a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as he seeks to manage expectations for the meeting. Trump tweeted on Sunday that he expected the meeting this coming week in Hanoi, Vietnam, ...

Update: Iran urges Europe to do more to keep nuke deal

Europe 02/17/19, 07:51

The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Iran's foreign minister says European nations need to do more than talk if they want to preserve a deal meant to keep Tehran from obtaining a nuclear weapon after the ...

Merkel defends Iran stance, urges China to join arms talks

Europe 02/16/19, 06:21

German Chancellor Angela Merkel robustly defended European powers' decision to stand by the Iran nuclear deal in the face of U.S. criticism as she delivered a spirited backing Saturday of her multilateral approach to global affairs and urged China to ...

Russian official: Another nuclear pact with US in trouble

Politics 02/07/19, 06:55

Another U.S.-Russian nuclear pact is in danger following the U.S. move to withdraw from a Cold War-era arms control treaty, a senior Russian diplomat said Thursday. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov charged that the U.S. refusal to negotiate an extension to ...

Images suggest Iran launched satellite despite US criticism

Asia & Pacific 02/06/19, 21:53

Iran appears to have attempted a second satellite launch despite U.S. criticism that its space program helps it develop ballistic missiles, satellite images released Thursday suggest. Iran has not acknowledged conducting such a launch. Images released by the Colorado-based company DigitalGlobe ...

Belgium urges US to continue nuclear talks with Russia

Europe 02/01/19, 04:48

Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders says he hopes the United States will work closely with Russia to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons after it pulls out of a key Cold War-era missile treaty. The Trump administration is poised to announce ...

Trump disputes ‘naive’ intel chiefs on North Korea, Iran

Politics 01/30/19, 09:46

President Donald Trump lashed out at his intelligence chiefs on Wednesday, calling them “naive” and “passive” after they told Congress that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal and that the Iran nuclear deal is working. “Perhaps Intelligence should ...

Key takeaways from annual US intelligence threat assessment

Politics 01/29/19, 16:01

Top U.S. security officials warned Congress on Tuesday of an increasingly diverse range of security dangers around the globe, from North Korean nuclear weapons to Chinese cyberespionage to Russian campaigns to undermine Western democracies. Here are the key takeaways from their ...

Spy agencies doubt North Korea will give up nuclear weapons

Politics 01/29/19, 11:53

In an assessment casting doubt on President Donald Trump's goal of a nuclear-disarmed North Korea, U.S. intelligence agencies told Congress on Tuesday that the North is unlikely to entirely dismantle its nuclear arsenal. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, in testimony ...

Experts, images suggest a Saudi ballistic missile program

World 01/26/19, 01:48

A military base deep inside Saudi Arabia appears to be testing and possibly manufacturing ballistic missiles, experts and satellite images suggest, evidence of the type of weapons program it has long criticized its archrival Iran for possessing.Further raising the stakes ...

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