Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes

From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren — a craggy world of snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounded by a sea of floating ice even in the midst of summer.

North Korea warns US, allies as drills with South Korean troops begin

Using its typical brand of belligerent bluster, North Korea on Sunday warned Australia the nation would be committing a "suicidal act of inviting disaster" by aligning with American forces, which kicked off their annual military drills with South Korean forces on Monday.

AP Explains: How ban on dual-citizen lawmakers vexes Aussies

Australia's 116-year-old constitutional ban on dual citizens sitting in Parliament is a problem the country didn't know it had until recently, but now it may struggle to fix it.

Search underway for 10 sailors after USS John S. McCain collision near Singapore; ship has significant damage

American, Singaporean and Malaysian armed forces on Monday are searching for 10 U.S. sailors missing after an early-morning collision between a Navy destroyer and a tanker near Singapore--the second collision involving a Navy ship in the Asia-Pacific region in two months.