- The Latest: Slovakia to help police Hungary's borders Updated: Oct-08-15 11:51 am
LUXEMBOURG - The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.
- NATO leaves door open for troops to remain in Afghanistan Updated: Oct-08-15 11:24 am
BRUSSELS - NATO is leaving the door open for a larger security force in Afghanistan than initially planned after 2016, but officials said Thursday the alliance is waiting for the U.S. to announce its decision, which could come as soon as next week.
- Syrian general says Russian strikes aid ground offensive Updated: Oct-08-15 10:57 am
DAMASCUS, Syria - Syria's top general on Thursday said Russian strikes had helped government forces launch a "wide-ranging" offensive in central and northwestern Syria, where al-Qaida's affiliate as well as other insurgents had advanced toward key government strongholds in recent months.
- NATO chief: Alliance OKs changes to meet new threats Updated: Oct-08-15 9:14 am
BRUSSELS - NATO's chief on Thursday signaled its readiness to deploy forces if needed to protect Turkey against any threat from Russia, as the alliance agreed on more changes to meet today's security threats.
- Aid group seeks fact-finding mission over Kunduz strike Updated: Oct-07-15 6:51 pm
GENEVA - Doctors Without Borders called Wednesday for an independent fact-finding mission to investigate a U.S. airstrike on its hospital in Afghanistan that killed at least 22 people.
- Obama apologizes to aid group for US attack on Afghan clinic Updated: Oct-07-15 4:38 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama apologized to Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday for the American air attack that killed at least 22 people at its hospital in Afghanistan, and said the U.S. would examine military procedures to look for better ways to prevent such incidents.
- Carter: US not cooperating with Russia against Islamic State Updated: Oct-07-15 2:18 pm
ROME - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, in his strongest message to date, said Wednesday the U.S.-led coalition will not agree to cooperate with Russia in the fight against the Islamic State and no collaboration is possible as long as Moscow continues to strike other targets.
- Russian entry into Syria's air wars raises worries Updated: Oct-06-15 2:04 pm
WASHINGTON - Russia's entry into the crowded and sometimes uncoordinated air wars in Syria is making the U.S. increasingly nervous, reflecting concern at the Pentagon and in Europe about the risk of accidents or unintended conflict.
- US officials question Russian flight incursion into Turkey Updated: Oct-05-15 12:13 pm
MADRID - The U.S. does not believe Russia's incursion into Turkey's airspace was an accident, a senior U.S. official said Monday, adding that urgent talks are underway on what to do about the weekend incident.
- The Latest: Moon condemns deadly Kunduz hospital bombing Updated: Oct-03-15 3:48 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - The latest developments from Afghanistan, where the international charity Doctors Without Borders says that at least 19 people were killed when its clinic came under "sustained bombing" as government and international forces continue to battle Taliban fighters in the northern city of Kunduz (all times local):
- AP Interview: NATO chief urges Russia to be constructive Updated: Sep-29-15 5:31 pm
UNITED NATIONS - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is calling on Russia to play a constructive role in restoring peace in war-ravaged Syria.
- Kosovo set to gain entry into European soccer competitions Updated: Sep-15-15 10:19 am
ST. JULIAN'S, Malta - Kosovo can take a step closer to joining UEFA this week, a move that could lead to a place in 2018 World Cup qualifying.
- Correction: Kerr Dam Transfer story Updated: Sep-09-15 11:58 am
HELENA, Montana - In a story Sept. 4 story about a lawsuit to block a Montana dam transfer to two Indian tribes, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the organization promoting trade between Turkey and Native American tribes. It is the Turkish Coalition of America, not the Turkish Council of America.