SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says most of the money it paid to North Korea for the now-shuttered jointly run industrial park was channeled into weapons programs and used to buy luxury goods for the impoverished nation's elite.
In a brief Sunday statement, the South Korean Unification Ministry says about 70 percent of the 616 billion won ($560 million) paid to the North since the park was established in 2004 was used to develop nuclear weapons, missiles and for...
NEW DELHI (AP) — India says it is disappointed with the United States' decision to sell eight nuclear-capable F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan and does not believe such an arms transfer would help combat terrorism.
The U.S. ambassador to India, Richard Verma, was summoned Saturday to the External Affairs Ministry where a top bureaucrat conveyed India's displeasure about the deal announced in Washington.
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese nationalist newspaper says Americans politicians are resorting to petty actions after the Senate approved a bill to rename the plaza in front of the Chinese Embassy in Washington after an imprisoned Chinese political dissident.
The Communist Party-controlled Global Times on Sunday called the move provocative and says it's intended to outrage Beijing, although China would not consider it a big deal.
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say they have arrested two heavily armed suspects near the border with Turkey.
A high-ranking security official, speaking to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to comment on an ongoing investigation, said the suspects were both Iraqi-born British subjects in their 20s.
The two were arrested Saturday night by coast guard officers near the port of the northeastern...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek farmers protesting planned tax hikes and pension changes have left a central Athens square where they had been camped out since Friday but are vowing to keep protesting until the government listens.
The farmers, who had set up 68 blockades with tractors and agricultural vehicles on highways across Greece, will convene Monday to decide how to proceed, farmers' representative Vangelis Boutas said. He said they also want measures to lower...