Turkish warplanes carried out airstrikes on Tuesday against suspected Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq and in northeastern Syria, the military said, in a bid to prevent militants from smuggling fighters and weapons into Turkey.
Bipartisan bargainers are making progress toward a budget deal to prevent a federal shutdown this weekend. Their efforts received a boost when President Donald Trump backed off his demands that money be included to build his wall with Mexico. House Republicans are also vetting proposed changes to their beleaguered health care overhaul that they hope will attract enough votes to eventually push the bill through the House.
The U.N. secretary-general is appealing on dozens of countries to boost aid funds for war-torn Yemen, which is considered one of the world's greatest humanitarian crises and faces "the world's largest hunger crisis."
Researchers with the Japanese anti-virus firm Trend Micro say the campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by Russia-linked hackers, adding more details to previous suggestions that the centrist politician was being singled out for electronic eavesdropping by the Kremlin.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel says it would be "regrettable" if Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancels their meeting in Jerusalem because of his appointment with groups critical of Israel's actions in the West Bank. Gabriel describes that encounter as "completely normal."
Police in Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia say they have arrested eight suspected members of a jihadi group with ties to the cells that carried out the 2016 suicide bomb attacks in Brussels' airport and subway.
Three Indonesians and a Malaysian were among 37 militants killed in a Philippine military assault that captured the southern jungle camp of an extremist band allied with the Islamic State group, the country's military chief of staff said Tuesday.
Sinan Salaheddin, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 25th - 3:00am
Iraqi troops on Tuesday drove out Islamic State militants from the largest neighborhood in the western half of the city of Mosul, a senior military commander said, a major development in the months-long fight to recapture the country's second-largest city.
The United Nations helped launch a smartphone app Tuesday that allows users to "walk a mile in a refugee's shoes" by simulating the daily struggles of a fictional Rohingya Muslim who was forced to flee her home.
Rod McGuirk, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 25th - 1:54am
Australia's prime minister said Tuesday he was looking forward to meeting face-to-face soon with President Donald Trump, three months after their heated telephone conversation over an Obama-era refugee deal.