Eraldo Peres and Sarah Dilorenzo, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 10:53am
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.
Jim Gomez and Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 10:52am
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.
Aid deliveries across front lines in war-torn Syria have significantly stepped up, compared to earlier years of the now 6-year-old conflict, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross said in a statement Thursday.
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.
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.