With no official peace treaty and a heavily fortified border between them, the Koreas are still very much living the Cold War.
The U.S.-led NATO Western military alliance and Russia accused each other of fueling the Cold War–like crisis across Europe.
Buyan-M-class missile corvette Vyshny Volochyok was officially made part of the Black Sea Fleet and is headed off for global military drills.
"Do you know Russian? Are you an [sic] US citizen with a college degree? Do you have an interest in serving your country?"
A Chinese Foreign Ministry official likened U.S. complaints about China's militarization of the South China Sea to "a thief crying 'stop thief.'"
Former Mossad chief Tamir Pardo said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to potentially strike Iran may have been illegal.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said only "people that you trust, people who are level-headed, people who are thoughtful, people who are moral, ethical" must be listened to.
President Donald Trump called for Arab partners to contribute more to the fight against ISIS in Syria, but Saudi backing could further complicate the war.
The U.S. may reportedly dismantle its Al-Tanf base in exchange for a withdrawal of both pro-Assad and anti-Assad militias, leaving the Syrian army in control.
An official newspaper blamed U.S. "hack media on the payroll of power" for insinuating that North Korea was pursuing talks to get an economic handout.
French President Emmanuel Macron claimed, “If France wasn’t listened to then there probably would be a war in Lebanon at this moment.”
Irish voters supported repealing some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the European Union about 68 to 32, according to exit polls.
Kim Jong Un "has created sort of a cushion for failure, that if the U.S. backs away, the Chinese and Russians will be behind him," 38 North's Joel Wit said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that without "trust," Moscow and Washington may resort to "force," and "this might lead to tragedy."
An Iranian Revolutionary Guards official said his forces were in Iraq and Syria legally, and "if anyone should leave the region, it would be the meddlesome U.S."
A New York Times report revealed the battle between the U.S.-led coalition and pro-Syrian government fighters in dramatic detail.
The Chinese Defense Ministry said "it is impossible to shake China’s determination to safeguard its sovereignty and security interests."
Israel first occupied Syria's Golan Heights during the 1967 Six-Day War and annexed it in 1981 without international recognition.
North Korea threatened a “nuclear-to-nuclear showdown” after Vice President Mike Pence suggested Kim Jong Un could be overthrown.
President Donald Trump’s decision came shortly after a top North Korean diplomat insulted the vice president, but there may be more at play.
"This is the first administration that thinks it is in the American interest to have a divided Europe rather than a united one," Frans Timmermans said.
Retired four-star U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove said Russia's armed forces "quickly eliminate imperfections."
"China’s continued militarization of disputed features in the South China Sea only serve to raise tensions and destabilize the region," the Pentagon said.
The Iranian military’s chief of staff said America “is a disloyal, atrocious, criminal, isolated, angry enemy with disloyal, corrupt leaders.”