- Obama uses Hiroshima visit as opportunity to urge no nukes Updated: May-27-16 3:00 pm
HIROSHIMA, Japan - With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on Friday and declared it a fitting place to summon people everywhere to embrace the vision of a world without nuclear weapons.
- UN agency reports Iranian has complied with nuclear deal Updated: May-27-16 9:22 am
VIENNA - Iran has corrected one violation of its landmark nuclear deal with six world powers and is honoring all other major obligations, the U.N. atomic energy agency reported Friday.
- Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska signs buyback program agreement Updated: May-25-16 4:24 pm
WINNEBAGO, Nebraska - The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is moving forward with a federal program designed to return land to American Indian tribes.
- The Latest: US diplomat overjoyed at Ukraine pilot's release Updated: May-25-16 2:00 pm
KIEV, Ukraine - The Latest on Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko (all times local):
- Louisiana lawmakers encourage trade relations with Cuba Updated: May-25-16 4:38 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's lawmakers are pushing trade talks with Cuba, now that President Barack Obama has moved to normalize relations with the island nation.
- Iran and India sign port deal, other economic agreements Updated: May-23-16 3:30 pm
TEHRAN, Iran - India said Monday it will invest up to $500 million in a deal to develop a strategic port in Iran and both countries planned a number of projects they say are worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
- North Korean diplomat mourned as serious loss for country Updated: May-22-16 2:51 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea - The North Korean diplomat who negotiated a 1994 deal to freeze the country's nuclear programs in exchange for aid was mourned at his state funeral Sunday as a serious loss for the country.
- North Korean diplomat who negotiated '94 deal with US dies Updated: May-21-16 12:08 am
SEOUL, South Korea - A top North Korean diplomat who negotiated a short-lived 1994 deal with the United States to freeze its nuclear programs in exchange for international aid has died of cancer, the country's state media said Saturday.
- New Taiwan president omits one-China principle in speech Updated: May-20-16 10:26 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan's new independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen tread carefully around the thorny issue of relations with China in her inaugural address Friday, emphasizing the importance of two decades of growing exchanges without mentioning the one-China principle fundamental to Beijing.
- Ricketts, agricultural groups tout trade deal for Nebraska Updated: May-19-16 3:34 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and the state's leading agricultural groups are touting the benefits of a major trade deal proposed between the United States and 11 Pacific Rim nations.
- NATO formally invites Montenegro as 29th member Updated: May-19-16 2:11 pm
BRUSSELS - NATO invited the Balkan nation of Montenegro to become its 29th member, agreeing Thursday to expand for only the seventh time in its history despite Russia's angry objections.
- Federal panel: Pacific trade pact would deliver modest gains Updated: May-18-16 6:58 pm
WASHINGTON - A contentious trade deal between the United States and 11 Pacific Rim nations would give the U.S. economy a modest boost, an independent federal agency reported Wednesday.
- Colombia battles world's biggest drugmaker over cancer drug Updated: May-18-16 5:47 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia's government is giving pharmaceutical giant Novartis a few weeks to lower prices on a popular cancer drug or see its monopoly on production of the medicine broken and competition thrown open to generic rivals.
- Complex US politics of trade will follow Obama to Asia Updated: May-18-16 12:24 pm
WASHINGTON - When Republican Donald Trump complains about unfair trade partners, he often singles out Vietnam - "hot as a pistol right now" and "the new one just killing us."
- In Pakistan, 4 nations mull how to bring Taliban to talks Updated: May-18-16 11:20 am
ISLAMABAD - Four nations - Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and the United States - ended talks Wednesday much as they began, seeking peace in Afghanistan but with no real progress on how to get there or how to bring the most powerful of the country's insurgent groups, the Taliban, to the negotiating table.
- UN official: Peace treaties need to address indigenous women Updated: May-17-16 2:47 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Indigenous women are disproportionately the victims of violence in conflict zones and peace treaties must take into account their unique status by including clauses to protect this twice marginalized population, a United Nations special investigator said Tuesday.
- Egypt president backs French proposal for Mideast talks Updated: May-17-16 1:39 pm
CAIRO - President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Tuesday that Egypt's relations with Israel, rooted in a landmark 1979 peace treaty, can only be "warmer" if his country's former enemy reached a settlement with the Palestinians and pledged that Cairo would "make every effort" toward a solution.
- Activists scale Madrid building to protest US trade talks Updated: May-17-16 8:12 am
- Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting plan Updated: May-16-16 8:59 pm
WASHINGTON - The full appeals court in Washington will hear arguments in the legal fight over President Barack Obama's plan to curtail greenhouse gas emissions, potentially accelerating the case's path to the Supreme Court.
- FARC, Colombia agree on moving children out of rebel camps Updated: May-15-16 8:21 pm
HAVANA - Colombia's government and the rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia say they have agreed on the return of a handful of children living in the group's camps to civilian life.
- Aruba, Citgo negotiate deal to reopen shuttered oil refinery Updated: May-14-16 8:13 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The Aruban government and Venezuela's Citgo Petroleum Corp. are finalizing an agreement to reopen an oil refinery that has been shuttered since 2009.
- AP Exclusive: Peace deal expected with armed Afghan group Updated: May-14-16 2:04 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghanistan is expected to finalize a peace deal with a notorious militant group in the coming days, in what could be a template for ending the 15-year war with the Taliban, a government official and a representative of the militant group said Saturday.
- Haslam says US politics were point of concern on Asia trip Updated: May-13-16 6:23 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said Friday that the U.S. presidential race is weighing heavily on the minds of executives that he met with on a recently concluded trade mission to Asia.
- Bernie Sanders completes trio of South Dakota campaign stops Updated: May-12-16 9:30 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders spoke out against what he called a corrupt campaign finance system and a rigged economy Thursday evening, wrapping up a three-stop campaign swing through South Dakota.
- The Latest: US called upon to act over its tax haven states Updated: May-12-16 6:55 am
LONDON - The Latest on the international meeting on corruption being held in London (all times local):