In our Friday news wrap, U.S. military officials confirmed they have begun pulling cargo out of northeastern Syria, ahead of President Trump’s mandated withdrawal of 2,000 American troops. U.S. soldiers have fought the Islamic State in partnership with Syrian Kurdish…
In our Wednesday news wrap, global markets fell again due to continuing trade tensions between the U.S. and China, though Beijing did say it will abide by a tariff cease-fire. Also, President Trump did not comment on a newly released…
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban was once thought to be the best person to lead a sphere of former Soviet states toward western-style democracy, but he has instead taken the country on a more populist course, one that's alarmed other…
By Christopher Livesay, Joan Martelli
African migrants fleeing to Europe risk slave traffickers, starvation and shipwreck. Now, a growing number of those who complete the arduous journey are being turned away, and the Libyan government is detaining thousands in migrant camps characterized by inhumane conditions.
By Christopher Livesay, Alessandro Pavone
By Julia Griffin
Prolonged, extreme heat in parts of Europe this summer has meant sweaty suffering for residents. But one group celebrated the unusually warm and dry conditions: archaeologists. Crop marks and glacial melt have revealed a treasure trove of historic landmarks. Julia…
By Nick Schifrin, Judy Woodruff, Morgan Till
Secretary of Defense James Mattis held a rare, on-camera press briefing today, fielding questions on Yemen, North Korea and the trans-Atlantic alliance. In Europe, meanwhile, top leaders voiced renewed concern about the outlook for their relationship with the U.S. Foreign…
By Barry Hatton, Associated Press
Authorities said that more than 1,100 firefighters with 327 vehicles and eight aircraft were battling the blaze that erupted amid a heatwave caused by a mass of hot air from North Africa.
By Mark Lewis, Associated Press
STAVANGER, Norway — KitKat is not getting its break. The maker of the chocolate bar has for 16 years tried to trademark its four-finger shape in the European Union, arguing it is a distinctive feature that deserves protection.
By Calvin Woodward, Hope Yen, Associated Press
President Donald Trump shook things up at every turn in his trip to Europe, making statements on NATO, Britain, Germany and more that were meant to provoke, and they did. Accuracy was not always a hallmark of these pronouncements.
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