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US bombers strike Islamic State camps in Libya

Published Jan. 19 2017

U.S. Air Force B-2 bombers and drones attacked a pair of Islamic State military camps in Libya, seeking to eliminate...

Iran shocked by deadly fire, collapse of Tehran high-rise

Published Jan. 19 2017

A historic high-rise building in the heart of Iran's capital caught fire and later collapsed Thursday, killing at least 30...

Russia, Turkey conduct joint airstrikes on IS in Syria

Published Jan. 18 2017

The Russian military said Wednesday it has teamed up with Turkey to conduct joint airstrikes, coordinated with Damascus, against an...

EU, UK take contrasting messages from May's Brexit speech

Published Jan. 18 2017

European Union leaders on Wednesday punctured U.K. optimism about a smooth and mutually beneficial divorce between Britain and the EU,...

West African bloc vows Gambia intervention at midnight

Published Jan. 18 2017

After more than two decades in power, Gambian President Yahya Jammeh faced the prospect of a midnight military intervention by...

Mexico town fears nightclub shooting means drug war has come

Published Jan. 18 2017

Authorities said Tuesday they are investigating whether extortion, street-level drug sales or a murder plot was the motive behind a...

Nigerian air force bombs refugee camp, more than 100 dead

Published Jan. 18 2017

A Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp Tuesday, killing...

Turkey: Istanbul nightclub attacker confessed after capture

Published Jan. 18 2017

The accused perpetrator of a New Year's nightclub attack in Istanbul has confessed and his fingerprints are a match, Turkish...

Putin: Obama administration trying to undermine Trump

Published Jan. 18 2017

President Vladimir Putin took a parting shot at the Obama administration Tuesday, accusing it of trying to undermine Donald...

Academics race to save rare colonial documents in Cuba

Published Jan. 17 2017

An American team of academics is racing to preserve millions of Cuban historical documents before they are lost to the...

Gunfire rattles Tehran as drone buzzes over Iranian capital

Published Jan. 17 2017

Sustained gunfire rang out over central Tehran on Monday afternoon as anti-aircraft guns targeted what officials said was a drone...

Mexican resort shooting kills 5, panics festival-goers

Published Jan. 17 2017

Gunfire broke out in a crowded beachfront nightclub throbbing with electronic music early Monday, causing five deaths and setting off...

World diplomats tell Trump, Israel: Mideast needs peace

Published Jan. 16 2017

Sending a forceful message to Israel's prime minister and the incoming Trump administration, dozens of countries called Sunday on Israel...

Iraq makes swift territorial gains against ISIS in Mosul

Published Jan. 15 2017

MOSUL, Iraq—Iraqi forces have won a string of swift territorial gains in Mosul in the fight against the Islamic State...

Cuba sees explosion in internet access as ties with U.S. grow

Published Jan. 15 2017

HAVANA—Two days before Christmas, Luis Gonzalez received a little Chinese modem from Cuba's state-owned telecommunications company.

Zhou Youguang, father of Chinese Romanization, dies

Published Jan. 15 2017

BEIJING—Zhou Youguang, a linguist considered the father of modern China's Pinyin Romanization system, died Saturday at the age of 111.

Israel's diplomatic 'bright future' runs into anger over settlement

Published Jan. 15 2017

TEL AVIV, Israel—Benjamin Netanyahu likes to boast of the new allies Israel has made around the world, and how they'll...

China overtakes U.S. in screens but cinemas sit empty

Published Jan. 14 2017

ZHUOLU TOWN, China—The brightly-decorated 3-D cinema in this town outside Beijing is showing the latest Chinese and Hollywood films, to...

Syria says Israeli missiles struck near military airport

Published Jan. 13 2017

Syria accused Israel of firing missiles early Friday that landed near a major military base west of Damascus, in the...

In eastern Mosul, small signs of progress amid the fighting

Published Jan. 12 2017

Small stalls and carts have sprung up outside the bombed-out buildings in eastern Mosul, selling meat and vegetables, cigarettes and...

Secret police file: Trump sure of presidential win — in 1996

Published Jan. 12 2017

Nearly 30 years ago, Donald Trump was confident he would win the U.S. presidential election — as an independent in...

Turkey bogged down in Syria as it realigns with Russia

Published Jan. 12 2017

Nearly two months into the assault, Turkey has become bogged down in an unexpectedly bloody fight to retake the Islamic...

Compromising material appears frequently in Russian politics

Published Jan. 12 2017

Blurry video of highly placed men engaging in sexual acts, audio recordings of influential figures profanely insulting their nominal allies...