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Obama to meet with Japan's Abe in Russia

Posted: 09/04/2013 - The White House says President Barack Obama will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh ah-bay) this week in Russia.

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AP Interview: Putin warns West on Syria action

Posted: 09/04/2013 - The interview Tuesday night at Putin's country residence outside the Russian capital was the only one he granted prior to the summit of G-20 nations in St. Petersburg, which opens Thursday.

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In Sweden, Obama to showcase common global goals

Posted: 09/04/2013 - President Barack Obama is seeking to use a 24-hour visit to this Swedish capital to show a softer side of American diplomacy even as the world's gaze remains fixed anxiously on Syria.

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France: Syria action would 're-balance' situation

Posted: 09/04/2013 - Shoring up support for a military response, French officials said a punitive military response would help shift the balance in a 2 ½-year-old civil war that was tipping in favor of Bashar Assad.

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Vatican ramps up opposition to Syria strikes

Posted: 09/04/2013 - Pope Francis on Wednesday urged Catholics and non-Catholics alike to participate in his planned day of fasting and prayer for peace Saturday.

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Putin urges US to hold off on striking Syria

Posted: 08/31/2013 - Russian President Vladimir Putin is urging President Barack Obama not to rush into any decision on striking Syria, but to consider whether strikes would help end the violence and be worth the likely civilian casualties.

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France: UK vote doesn't thwart plans to hit Syria

Posted: 08/30/2013 - French President Francois Hollande says his country can go ahead with plans to strike Syria for allegedly using chemical weapons despite the British parliament's failure to endorse military action.

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US readies possible solo action against Syria

Posted: 08/30/2013 - President Barack Obama on Thursday prepared for the possibility of launching unilateral American military action against Syria within days as Britain opted out in a stunning vote by Parliament.

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Syria opposition chief: strikes are a moral duty

Posted: 08/30/2013 - The head of the Western-backed Syrian opposition says that the British parliament's failure to endorse military action in Syria isn't enough to hold back strikes by other allies.

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APNewsBreak: US: Iran can't access much oil income

Posted: 08/30/2013 - The U.S. has concluded that nearly half of Iran's monthly earnings from crude oil exports are accumulating in accounts overseas because of sanctions that restrict Tehran's access to the money.

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Russian, NORAD forces unite for exercise

Posted: 08/30/2013 - Flying at 34,000 feet over the Bering Strait, the Russian pilots had a singular focus: making sure they smoothly received the hand-off of a "hijacked" jetliner from their U.S.-Canadian counterparts.

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Hagel: US discusses 'facts' on Syria with allies

Posted: 08/30/2013 - Speaking at a news conference in Manila, Hagel said the administration also would continue to seek input from members of Congress on how the U.S. should respond to the deadly attack.

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UN chemical experts leave Damascus hotel

Posted: 08/29/2013 - U.N. experts investigating purported poison gas attacks left their Damascus hotel Thursday, but anti-regime activists said the team's destination was not immediately known.

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France: Military ready to go to Syria if needed

Posted: 08/29/2013 - A French defense spokesman says the French military is ready to commit forces to an operation in Syria if President Francois Hollande decides to do so.

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Obama: US action would send Assad 'strong signal'

Posted: 08/29/2013 - President Barack Obama is vowing that American retaliation for Syrian chemical weapons use would send a "strong signal," as U.S. intelligence officials readied briefings for Congress

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UN experts head to Damascus suburb, activists say

Posted: 08/28/2013 - Momentum is building for Western military action against Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime over the purported Aug. 21 chemical attack which the group Doctors Without Borders says killed 355 people.

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Ban Ki-moon appeals for Syria diplomatic solution

Posted: 08/28/2013 - Ban said Wednesday a United Nation team investigating the alleged chemical attack must be given time to establish the facts. The investigators left their hotel Wednesday,

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