Amir Shah, Associated Press | PostedJul 18th - 12:58am
The Taliban said they would hold talks Thursday with representatives of a Swedish non-profit group after threats by the insurgents forced the organization to close 42 clinics it runs in eastern Afghanistan.
Washington's decision to exclude Turkey from an American-led fighter jet program goes against the "spirit of alliance," the Turkish government said Thursday, and called on its NATO ally to reverse the decision.
President Donald Trump drew cheers Wednesday night at a rally in North Carolina as he criticized the four liberal congresswomen of color he's been attacking all week. Trump called the House Democrats hated-filled extremists who want to tear down the country. The only foreign-born of the congresswomen, Somali-born Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, came under the harshest criticism, and the crowd chanted, "Send her back!" Trump's earlier remarks about the women have been denounced as racist.
MarÍa Verza, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 10:02pm
The round-faced woman from La Ceiba, Honduras, and her 5- and 12-year-old sons arrived in this city across the border from Laredo, Texas, where she had been promised a job and hoped to build a new life.
The latest deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international emergency , the World Health Organization announced Wednesday. Here's a timeline of key events since this outbreak, now the second deadliest of Ebola in history, was declared almost a year ago in a region described as a war zone.
Cara Anna, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 12:34pm
The World Health Organization says the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency . More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-worst outbreak of the disease in history. Wednesday's declaration was sparked by confirmation of a case in Goma, a Congo city of more than two million people on the border with Rwanda.