Jim Gomez and Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 10:31am
Backed by tanks and rocket-firing helicopters, Philippine troops launched "precision attacks" Thursday to clear extremists linked to the Islamic State group from a city that has been under siege since a raid that failed to capture one of Asia's most-wanted militants.
Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 10:29am
President Donald Trump on Thursday chastised NATO leaders for not paying their fair share to protect the alliance, complaining in front of them that the defense burden the United States has shouldered for many years is "not fair" to its taxpayers.
Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 10:19am
An Iraqi Interior Ministry unit accused of abusing civilian detainees while fighting the Islamic State group in Mosul has released videos it says refutes the allegations reported by Germany's Der Spiegel magazine.
Eraldo Peres and Sarah Dilorenzo, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 10:00am
Brazil's president on Thursday cancelled an order to deploy the military to the streets of the capital after criticism that the move was excessive and merely an effort to hold onto power amid increasing calls for his resignation.
President Donald Trump's push to get in front of the pack at the NATO summit in Belgium is getting attention. Video footage from the gathering shows Trump putting his right hand on the right arm of Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic and pushing himself ahead as NATO leaders walked inside the alliance's new headquarters in Brussels.
Lorne Cook and Angela Charlton, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 9:40am
Meeting fellow NATO leaders for the first time, U.S. President Donald Trump aggressively challenged them Thursday to spend more on their own defense, putting the alliance under exceptional pressure to become tougher, sharper and newly relevant.
Menelaos Hadjicostis, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 8:47am
The rival leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus are still "far apart" on holding a final peace summit next month that would aim for an overall deal reunifying the island as a federation, a United Nations envoy said Thursday.