WASHINGTON - The United States late Saturday rejected talks with WikiLeaks over its planned release of confidential US documents, saying the whistle-blower website was holding them in violation of US law.
SEOUL - North Korea has deployed SA-2 surface-to-air missiles near its disputed Yellow Sea border with South Korea, a report said Sunday as a major US-led naval exercise began further to the south.
PORT-AU-PRINCE - Haitians head to vote Sunday in an election marred by violence and concerns of fraud, with a cholera epidemic eating away at the earthquake-ravaged country.
SEOUL - The United States and South Korea are due to begin naval exercises in the Yellow Sea Sunday, days after a fatal North Korean attack on the South and with Pyongyang warning of "unpredictable consequences".
KABUL - A leading international think tank Sunday issued a damning review of the US-led war in Afghanistan and said NATO plans to end its combat mission by 2014 would lead to the Kabul government's collapse.
SAN DIEGO – US border agents said on Friday they had found a multimillion dollar drug-smuggling tunnel under the US-Mexico border that is more sophisticated than one discovered less than three weeks ago in the same area.
SEOUL – South Korea laid to rest two marines killed in North Korea's artillery strikes, on the eve of massive naval war games with the United States that have angered Pyongyang and its ally Beijing.
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama was accidentally elbowed in the face while playing basketball on Friday and received 12 stitches to his lip, the White House said.
WELLINGTON – Three teenage boys set adrift for 50 days in a small boat in the South Pacific survived on coconuts, a seagull they managed to catch and by drinking rain and then sea water, rescuers said on Friday.
SEOUL – China said on Friday it was determined to prevent an escalation of this week's violence on the Korean peninsula but warned against military acts near its coast as US and South Korean forces prepared for exercises in the Yellow Sea.