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.
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.
Ahmed Al-Haj and Samy Magdy, Associated Press | PostedAug 24th - 6:55am
Forces loyal to Yemen's internationally recognized government on Saturday took control of a headquarters and at least three military camps from a separatist militia backed by the United Arab Emirates in and outside a key southern city, military officials and the government said.
India's government on Saturday barred several opposition leaders from visiting Indian-administered Kashmir to assess the situation created by a massive security crackdown in the region that started early this month.
President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful, but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted "order" to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China amid a trade war between the two nations. China's announcement that it was raising tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. imports sent Trump into a rage. In the past, Trump has claimed powers not sought by his predecessors despite his own past criticism of their use of executive power.