Two Israeli drones crashed in a Hezbollah stronghold in the Lebanese capital overnight without the militants firing on them, a spokesman for the group said Sunday, saying the first fell on the roof of a building housing Hezbollah's media office while the second landed in a plot behind it.
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.
The White House says President Donald Trump's only regret in escalating the trade war with China was in not being more aggressive. Press secretary Stephanie Grisham says Trump was "greatly misinterpreted" earlier Sunday when he was asked if he had any second thoughts about escalating the trade war with China.
Tofayel Ahmad and Julhas Alam, Associated Press | PostedAug 24th - 10:22pm
Tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees marked the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh by rallying, crying and praying Sunday as they demanded that Myanmar grant them 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.