UN adds 32 items to list of prohibited goods for North Korea
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A U.N. committee has added 32 items that have both civilian and military uses to a list of prohibited goods and technologies banned from sale or transfer to North Korea....

Sister of Texas girl feared dead to stay in foster care
DALLAS (AP) -- The sister of a missing 3-year-old Texas girl will remain in foster care for at least three more weeks....

Philippines declares end to 5-month militant siege in Marawi
CLARK, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippine government declared the end Monday to the militant siege of a southern city that lasted five months, left more than 1,100 people dead and sparked fears of the Islamic State group gaining a foothold in Southeast Asia....

The Latest: Bergdahl judge says he can be fair despite Trump
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The Latest on sentencing for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (all times local):...

UN rapporteur says Sri Lanka's accountability process dismal
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- A visiting United Nations special rapporteur says that Sri Lanka is nowhere close to where it should be in dealing with allegations of war crimes and other rights violations from its decades-long civil war....

Jordan's queen urges more global response to help Rohingya
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Jordan's queen said Monday that the international community must respond effectively to end the suffering of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh to escape persecution by Myanmar authorities....

Japanese defense minister sounds alarm on North Korea
CLARK, Philippines (AP) -- Japan's defense minister asserted Monday that North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities have grown to an "unprecedented, critical and imminent" level....

China defends its trade with North Korea as permitted by UN
BEIJING (AP) -- China on Monday defended its growing trade with North Korea as permitted by U.N. Security Council sanctions that say they should avoid hurting "humanitarian needs."...

Who killed Kim Jong Un's half brother? Here's what we know
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Eight months after the audacious assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother, a Malaysian court is trying to unweave a complicated web of deception, political intrigue and cold-blooded brutality - a scheme allegedly cooked up by a network of North Koreans who have never, and almost certainly never will, set foot in the courthouse....

Clashes near Papua mine kill 1 Indonesian policeman, wound 6
JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) -- Three days of clashes between Indonesian police and gunmen near a U.S.-owned gold and copper mine in easternmost Papua province have killed one officer and wounded six others....