Don Whitehead, Associated Press | PostedAug 25th - 12:46am
This story was first published after Allied troops entered Paris on Aug. 25, 1944 to liberate the French capital from Nazi occupation. The Associated Press is republishing a version of the story to mark the 75th anniversary of the important moment in World War II, along with wartime photos . It was the first witness account published in the U.S. press, and was passed through field censors.
President Donald Trump says he has confidence in new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to carry out Brexit talks with the European Union. Speaking to reporters during their first meeting since Johnson's elevation to the post, Trump says of Johnson and the talks, "He needs no advice.
Tofayel Ahmad and Julhas Alam, Associated Press | PostedAug 24th - 10:22pm
Thousands of Rohingya refugees marked the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh on Sunday by rallying, crying and praying as they demanded Myanmar grant them their citizenship and other rights before they agree to return.
Thousands of people attended a protest against racism and discrimination in the German city of Dresden on Saturday, a week ahead of two state elections in the country's east in which the far-right Alternative for Germany party is expected to make gains.
Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | PostedAug 24th - 7:36pm
North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a "newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher," another demonstration of its expanding weapons arsenal apparently aimed at increasing its leverage ahead of a possible resumption of nuclear talks with the U.S.
Josef Federman, Associated Press | PostedAug 24th - 2:43pm
The Israeli military attacked targets near Damascus late Saturday in what it said was a successful effort to thwart an imminent Iranian drone strike on Israel, stepping up an already heightened campaign against Iranian military activity in the region.
Police in North Macedonia say they have arrested a German national wanted by Interpol for allegedly procuring 700 kilograms of cocaine from an unnamed South American country and organizing its shipment to Hamburg, Germany.
Albert Aji, Associated Press | PostedAug 24th - 11:24am
A heavily fortified Turkish observation post in the northwestern village of Morek stood surrounded on all sides by Syrian troops Saturday, a testament to the rapid advance of President Bashar Assad's forces in Syria's northwest over the past three weeks as rebel defenses collapsed.