A high level U.S. delegation arrived in Turkey on Thursday for talks on a cease-fire in Syria.
Presidential Press Service via AP
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October 17, 2019 - 1:59 pm
Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday that Turkey has agreed to a cease-fire to allow the Kurdish forces it was battling to safely withdraw from an area in northern Syria.
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Syrian troops deploy in the northern town of Tal Tamr, Monday, Oct 14, 2019.
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October 14, 2019 - 6:19 pm
Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria.
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People welcome Syrian troops
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October 14, 2019 - 12:40 pm
Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northern Syria on Monday, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as long-standing alliances in the region begin to crumble following the pullback of U.S. forces. Read more here.
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Resolute Support (RS) forces remove a damaged vehicle after a car bomb explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019.
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September 05, 2019 - 7:53 am
A Taliban suicide car bomb rocked Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 10 civilians in a busy diplomatic area that includes the U.S. Embassy — the second such attack this week that underscored Afghan government warnings that a preliminary U.S.-Taliban deal on ending America's longest war was moving...
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Members of the ultranationalist Serbian Radical Party gathered for a protest on Sunday in the Serbian capital to mark the 20th anniversary of the NATO led bombing campaign against Serbia in 1999.
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March 24, 2019 - 9:39 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Twenty years after NATO intervened to stop Serbia's onslaught in Kosovo, Belgrade is commemorating the victims of what it says was an aggression while Kosovo is hailing the beginning of its national liberation. The staunchly opposed views of the two former war foes reflect...
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President Donald Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro
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March 19, 2019 - 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump praised Brazil's new far-right leader Tuesday as he welcomed him to the White House, saying the man who's been described as the "Trump of the Tropics" has done "a very outstanding job." Trump said President Jair Bolsonaro had run "one of the incredible...
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February 01, 2019 - 8:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is pulling the plug on a decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia, lifting what it sees as unreasonable constraints on competing with a resurgent Russia and a more assertive China. The move announced Friday sets the stage for delicate talks with U.S...
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Holding Greek flags, opponents of Prespa Agreement chant slogans in a rally in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, Greece, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.
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January 25, 2019 - 12:05 pm
By Elena Becatoros, Associated Press ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers ratified an agreement Friday to end a nearly three decade-long dispute over neighboring Macedonia's name, in a landmark vote that will see the small country renamed North Macedonia and clear its path to NATO membership. The...
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Japan to have first aircraft carriers since World War II
Petty Officer 3rd Class Kryzentia Weiermann/US Navy via CNN
December 18, 2018 - 8:29 am
By Brad Lendon and Yoko Wakatsuki, CNN (CNN) -- Japan is poised to put its first aircraft carriers to sea since World War II, refitting its Izumo-class warships to carry US-designed F-35B fighter jets, the government announced Tuesday. In its 10-year Defense Program Guidelines, Tokyo said it will...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, right, arrive for a round table meeting of the North Atlantic Council with Georgia and Ukraine at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.
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December 04, 2018 - 5:52 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States warned Russia Tuesday it has 60 days to start complying with a landmark missile treaty or Washington could abandon the pact, creating doubts about nuclear security in Europe. At NATO talks in Brussels, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Russia of "cheating at...
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