• The Latest: Trump welcomes end of North Korea nuclear tests

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea saying it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site (all times local):

    Updated: 8:37 pm

  • Indonesian fishermen rescue Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar

    BIREUEN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian fishermen rescued 76 Rohingya Muslims stranded off the coast of Aceh on Friday, authorities said, in the latest attempt by members of the persecuted ethnic group to flee Myanmar by sea.

  • Myanmar policeman testifies arrested reporters were set up

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar police officer testified Friday that he and several colleagues were ordered to entrap two reporters working for the Reuters news agency, dealing a major blow to the government’s case against the journalists.

    Updated: 7:11 pm

  • North Korea says it has suspended nuclear, missile testing

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Saturday it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site ahead of a new round of negotiations with South Korea and the United States. There was no clear indication in the North’s announcement if it would be willing to deal away its arsenal.

    Updated: 6:52 pm

  • UN health agency: Hungarian scientist exposed to Ebola

    LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has coordinated shipment of an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who was exposed to the potentially deadly disease earlier this month.

  • Islamic State group to give up last pocket in Syrian capital

    BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media says Islamic State group militants have agreed to give up their last pocket in Damascus.

  • Correction: Israel at 70 story

    JERUSALEM (AP) — In a story on April 18 and April 19 about Israel’s 70th independence day, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Israel’s founding document described the country as a “light unto the nations.” While the biblical phrase has been widely used by leaders, it does not appear in the Declaration of Independence.

  • German official, lawyers probed in bribes-for-asylum case

    BERLIN (AP) — German authorities are investigating an official and three lawyers on suspicion of corruption in the granting of asylum to people who weren’t eligible.

  • Indonesia’s Aceh canes couples for public shows of affection

    BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s deeply conservative Aceh province has publicly caned unmarried couples for showing affection in public and two women for prostitution.

  • Asian shares fall back on trade worries, tech outlook

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shares are lower in Asia after a major supplier to Apple forecast continued weak demand for mobile devices. A warning by the head of the IMF over the potential for trade tensions to harm global growth also weighed on sentiment.