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Trump Says Israel Can Take Care of Itself

The YPG, under the SDF umbrella, now has control of the entire east of Syria, one third of the war-torn country. Turkey is striving to boost its air defense, ...


Putin crows as he oversees Russian hypersonic weapons test

The weapon, dubbed "Avangard", successfully hit a target 6,000 kilometers from launch, according to a separate statement from the Kremlin. As The Diplomat ...


Indonesia tsunami: Before and after images reveal dramatic volcano collapse

Sebesi island is one of several areas that was badly hit by the tsunami, which was believed to have been triggered after volcanic activity at Anak Krakatau caus...


Iraq Demands US Troop Withdrawal After President's Trip

He said that Turkey had agreed to fight against and get rid of any remaining pockets of IS in Syria. On Wednesday, Trump said "we´ve knocked them out", alth...


In a first, Trump makes surprise visit to U.S. troops in Iraq

But during the trip, which had been shrouded in secrecy earlier Wednesday, the president apparently accidentally revealed classified information by showing the ...


Israeli Planes Attack Targets Near Damascus

Earlier Wednesday, Russia criticized the airstrikes, saying they had endangered civilian flights. Israel has carried out dozens of airstrikes in Syria, majo...


Iraqi government declares Christmas Day national holiday

Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan on Monday extended his heartiest greetings to all the members of the Christian fraternity and the people of Andhra Pradesh and Telang...


Ex-Pakistan PM Sharif Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Graft

Meanwhile, his legal team has made a decision to challenge the accountability court's verdict in the next week in the Islamabad High Court (IHC). Minister f...


Three dead in Libya's foreign ministry attack in Tripoli

At least three members of staff were killed and 21 others were wounded, health ministry spokesman Wedad Abo Al Niran said. Plumes of smoke were seen rising fr...


Trump makes surprise Iraq visit, justifies Syria pullout

The Pentagon is also said to be developing plans to withdraw up to half of the 14,000 American troops still serving in Afghanistan. Part of the problem is t...


Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from hospital after cancer surgery

There was no evidence of any remaining disease following the surgery, nor was there evidence of disease elsewhere in her body. She "was discharged from the ho...


Big winter storm on track for later in week

During winter storms, the city of Mitchell requires vehicles to be removed from Emergency Snow Routes when the city receives 2 inches or more of snow. Quiet we...


Turkey warns France against supporting Kurdish militia

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu told reporters at a briefing on Tuesday that "if Turkey says it will enter, it will". Jarabulus and Al-Bab were areas captured from IS during...


Did Trump Just Ruin Christmas for One 7-year-old Child?

Every year, around 1,500 volunteers take calls and answer emails from kids around the world about the whereabouts of Santa Claus with the help of satellite syst...


Christmas stalemate in Washington over border wall, shutdown

Apparently, Trump is all by himself as the Congress is out of town and the debate over his demand for a $5 billion US-Mexico border wall is at a deadlock as t...


Trumps field Christmas calls: ‘Are you still a believer in Santa?’

The agency said NORAD is "on duty 24/7, 365 days a year - committed to protecting the citizens of both our countries". The tradition has been around since the...


An 8-year-old Guatemalan boy dies in United States custody on Christmas

He was back at the hospital just a short while later however after suffering from nausea and vomiting before passing away just a few hours later. The father a...


Turkey leader promised he'll 'eradicate' ISIS in Syria

It is now controlled by Kurdish-led forces that the Americans have backed over the past four years, with multiple parties seeking to move in. An American exit...


Indonesian Band Gets Washed Off Stage In Video Of Tsunami

Hotels and hundreds of homes were heavily damaged by the waves. Relatives weep as they identify their loved ones' remains in the yellow and orange body bags lai...


At Least the Government Shutdown Won't Cancel Santa

NORAD Tracks Santa is run by volunteers at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado and is funded by the Department of Defense's budget that was approved earlie...