Photo of Kim Jong Un riding a white horse

Kim Rides Horse on Sacred Peak, Vows to Fight US Sanctions

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea released a series of photos Wednesday showing leader Kim Jong Un riding a white horse to a sacred mountain he has often climbed before making key decisions. Near the mountain, Kim reportedly vowed to overcome U.S.-led sanctions...
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US Troops Scramble for the Exits in Syria

WASHINGTON — U.S. troops scrambled for Syria's exits Monday while the Trump administration threatened economic penalties on Turkey for an invasion that opened the door to a resurgence of the Islamic State group...
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EU Nations Commit to Arms Export Ban Against Turkey

LUXEMBOURG — European Union nations vented outrage Monday at Turkey's military offensive in northern Syria against the Kurds and joined France and Germany in banning arms sales to Ankara, a rare move against a NATO ally for many of them. "There is a strong ...
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Iranian President: First Lift Sanctions, Then Let’s Talk

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president must first lift sanctions imposed on Tehran, otherwise a meeting between the two would be a mere photo op. "Without the U.S.'s withdrawal fro...
Photo of Behrouz Kamalvandi, Ali Rabiei, and Abbas Araghchi during a press briefing in Tehran, Iran

Iran Breaches Key Uranium Enrichment Limit in Nuclear Deal

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Monday began enriching uranium to 4.5%, just breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powers, while it is still seeking a way for Europe to help it bypass U.S. sanctions amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington...