Swedes scratch heads at Trump’s suggestion of major incident

Posted on: February 19th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Swedes have been scratching their heads over President Donald Trump’s remark that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country

US slams Russia’s move to recognize Ukraine rebel documents

Posted on: February 19th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

The United States says it is disturbed by Russia’s decision to recognize passports and other documents issued by rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine

Trump sons open Dubai golf club as namesake now US president

Posted on: February 18th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Two of U.S. President Donald Trump’s sons have attended an invitation-only ceremony opening the Trump International Golf Club in Dubai

Earth has a new continent called ‘Zealandia’

Posted on: February 17th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

The mostly submarine continent includes New Zealand.

ANALYSIS: What we learned from Rex Tillerson’s debut on the world stage

Posted on: February 17th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

The new secretary of state appeared hesitant to speak up.

ANALYSIS: What we learned from Rex Tillerson’s debut on the world stage

Posted on: February 17th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

The new secretary of state appeared hesitant to speak up.

Russian spy ship now off Virginia coast

Posted on: February 16th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Russian spy ship now off Virginia coast

Russian spy ship now off Virginia coast

Posted on: February 16th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Russian spy ship now off Virginia coast

More arrests in connection with assassination of Kim Jong Un’s half brother

Posted on: February 16th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the apparent assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s exiled half-brother, Kim Jong Nam.

Pro-government tribal leader among dead in US raid in Yemen

Posted on: February 16th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

US raid in Yemen targeting al-Qaida last month killed tribal leader allied to US- and Saudi-backed president

China awards Trump valuable new trademark

Posted on: February 16th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

China has awarded President Trump a valuable new trademark, a surprise ending to a decade-long legal fight

11 homes burned while hundreds evacuate New Zealand wildfire

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Firefighters were battling flames in the hill suburbs of New Zealand’s second-largest Thursday after a wildfire burned down 11 homes and forced hundreds of people to evacuate

Venezuela shuts off CNN in Spanish after criticizing story

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Venezuela suspends CNN in Spanish, shutting off the news channel after officials angrily criticize a CNN report alleging government workers sold passports to members of a Middle East terror group

Russian spy ship 30 miles from US Navy sub base

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

It’s fast approaching a U.S. Navy submarine base in Connecticut.

Trump’s secretary of state on the spot on 1st foreign trip

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has his work cut out for him

Venezuela suspends CNN in Spanish, shutting off news channel after report on fake passports.

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Venezuela suspends CNN in Spanish, shutting off news channel after report on fake passports.

Intrigue surrounds arrest in apparent assassination of Kim Jong Un’s brother

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Intrigue and mystery surrounds a female suspect arrested in Malaysia in connection with the apparent assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s exiled brother.

Syria envoy says Geneva talks to focus on transition

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

The U.N. envoy to Syria says negotiating a political transition for the war-torn country will be the sole item on the agenda for upcoming talks between the government and opposition in Geneva

Pentagon chief says NATO members must boost defense spending

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has told NATO allies that they must start increasing defense spending by year-end or the Trump administration will "moderate its commitment" to them

Pentagon chief says NATO members must boost defense spending

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has told NATO allies that they must start increasing defense spending by year-end or the Trump administration will "moderate its commitment" to them

UN temporarily pausing aid to eastern Mosul due to security

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

The United Nations says it’s temporarily pausing aid operations in the eastern half of the Iraqi city of Mosul, retaken last month from the Islamic State group, as militant attacks continue to inflict heavy casualties there

UN temporarily pausing aid to eastern Mosul due to security

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

The United Nations says it’s temporarily pausing aid operations in the eastern half of the Iraqi city of Mosul, retaken last month from the Islamic State group, as militant attacks continue to inflict heavy casualties there

Dutch intelligence agency warns of child jihadists

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

The Netherlands’ main intelligence service says it is treating a small group of Dutch children in conflict zones in Iraq and Syria as "Jihadist travelers" since they may have received military training

Dutch intelligence agency warns of child jihadists

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The Netherlands’ main intelligence service says it is treating a small group of Dutch children in conflict zones in Iraq and Syria as "Jihadist travelers" since they may have received military training

AP Analysis: Few good alternatives to Palestinian state

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

AP Analysis: The Trump administration appears to be easing away from longstanding U.S. support for Palestinian statehood as the preferred outcome of Middle East peace efforts, which may please some allies of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel

AP Analysis: Few good alternatives to Palestinian state

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

AP Analysis: The Trump administration appears to be easing away from longstanding U.S. support for Palestinian statehood as the preferred outcome of Middle East peace efforts, which may please some allies of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel

Montenegro: Prosecutor overrules jailing of 2 lawmakers

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Montenegro’s top prosecutor averted the detention of two prominent opposition leaders suspected in an alleged pro-Russian coup plot to overthrow the pro-NATO government

Russian aircraft buzzed US Navy ship 3 times in a day

Posted on: February 14th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

The Pentagon says Russian aircraft flew in “unsafe and unprofessional" manner.

Russian aircraft buzzed US Navy ship 3 times in a day

Posted on: February 14th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

The Pentagon says Russian aircraft flew in “unsafe and unprofessional" manner.

Reporter’s Notebook: Inside Venezuela’s crumbling public health care system

Posted on: February 14th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

How my reporting got me kicked out of the country.