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Trump calls for new U.N. sanctions against North Korea

WASHINGTON/BEIJING U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the U.N. Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions on North Korea as concerns mount that it may test a sixth nuclear bomb as early as Tuesday. | Video

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Le Pen's run-off campaign targets far left and right

PARIS Warnings against the dangers of globalization and terrorism and efforts to portray rival Emmanuel Macron as the establishment candidate will be at the heart of Marine Le Pen's campaign for the May 7 French election run-off.

3:18pm EDT

U.S., Philippines scale back next month's military drills, no more 'war games'

MANILA About 5,000 American and Philippine troops will hold humanitarian exercises next month instead of annual war games, scaling back military drills in response to President Rodrigo Duterte's disdain for their longstanding defense alliance.

7:50am EDT

Afghan defense chief quits over attack; U.S. warns of 'another tough year'

KABUL Afghanistan's defense minister and army chief of staff resigned on Monday after the deadliest Taliban attack on a military base, and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he was "under no illusions" about the problems facing the country. | Video

Afghanistan 11:51am EDT

Top U.S. general in Afghanistan sees Russia sending weapons to Taliban

KABUL The head of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan said on Monday he was "not refuting" reports that Russia was providing support, including weapons, to the Taliban.

Afghanistan, Russia 11:46am EDT

War crimes court unseals arrest warrant for Gaddafi aide

AMSTERDAM The International Criminal Court on Monday unsealed an arrest warrant for the former head of Libya's Internal Security Agency, saying he was suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity for his role in repressing opposition to former ruler Muammar Gaddafi.

Libya 2:56pm EDT

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