The United States cautioned on Wednesday it was ready to use force if need be to stop North Korea's nuclear missile program but said it preferred global diplomatic action against Pyongyang for defying world powers by test launching a...
US-backed Syrian forces have breached the wall at Raqqa's Old City as they try to retake the city from so-called Islamic State, the US military says. It says the coalition had helped the advance of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)...
Turkmen-Afghan agreements were today signed in Ashgabat following high-level talks between the two countries, said the Turkmen Dovlet Habarlary state news service. Presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, signed a joint statement on July 3. In...
By Stephen Kalin and Maher Chmaytelli | MOSUL/ERBIL, IRAQ Islamic State fighters were battling to hold on to the last few streets under their control in the Old City of Mosul on Monday, making a doomed last stand in their former Iraqi stronghold. In fierce fighting,...
Eighteen people were killed when a tour bus burst into flames after colliding with a truck on a motorway in the German state of Bavaria on Monday, police said. Thirty people were injured, some seriously, in the crash, which occurred...
Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states have extended the deadline for Qatar to accept a list of demands by 48 hours, or face further sanctions. The initial deadline for Qatar to agree to the group's 13 demands, including the...
A police helicopter launched a daring attack on the Venezuelan Supreme Court Tuesday, in a dramatic escalation of the months-long crisis engulfing the regime of President Nicolas Maduro. The helicopter was apparently stolen and piloted by an officer in the...
Scotland's devolved government has shelved its immediate plans to hold a second independence referendum until after the terms of Britain's exit from the United Kingdom are clear, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Tuesday. The Scottish parliament in March backed...
BEIJING — More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said. The landslide, which...