United States

World News

Topics also related to World News:


At Iraqi village, victory is fraught with risks in Mosul offensive

FADILIYA, Iraq Kurdish peshmerga fighter Germad Yihya stood on a small berm overlooking a village where he said Islamic State militants had taken a beating. A line of trees 500 meters away from his position illustrated how he can't afford to be complacent.

Recent World News

Japan, U.S., South Korea agree to put more pressure on North Korea: Japan official

TOKYO Japan, the United States and South Korea agreed on Thursday to work together to put more pressure on North Korea to get it to abandon its nuclear and missile programmes, Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Shinsuke Sugiyama said.

Turkey says NATO's Aegean migrants mission achieved target, calls for end

ISTANBUL A NATO mission in the Aegean sea to stem the flow of migrants toward Europe has fulfilled its target and is no longer necessary, Turkish Defence Minister Fikri Isik said on Thursday.

6:41am EDT

EU Parliament awards Sakharov prize to Yazidi women

BRUSSELS The European Parliament has awarded its Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought and expression to Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar, two women from Iraq's Yazidi community who suffered attack and persecution by Islamic State.

Iraq 6:22am EDT

Britain's mixed messages deepen Brexit rifts with EU

BERLIN/LONDON/BRUSSELS In the hours before Theresa May stepped to the podium in Birmingham earlier this month to lay out her vision for a "fully independent, sovereign" Britain, she made a discreet round of telephone calls to European leaders.

5:18am EDT

Indonesian woman gets 20 years for poisoned-coffee murder

JAKARTA An Indonesian court jailed a woman for 20 years on Thursday for murdering her college friend by poisoning her coffee, ending a dramatic case that gripped the country for months.

Indonesia 6:27am EDT

Topics also related to Top News: