Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump recommitted the United States to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, declaring U.S. troops must “fight to win.” He pointedly declined to disclose how many more troops will be dispatched to wage America’s longest war.
President Donald Trump declared Monday night the United States must continue fighting in Afghanistan to avoid the “predictable and unacceptable” results of a rapid withdrawal from the country where the U.S. has been at war for 16 years.
The stars came out in the middle of the day, zoo animals ran in agitated circles, crickets chirped, birds fell silent and a chilly darkness fell upon the land Monday as the U.S. witnessed its first full-blown, coast-to-coast solar eclipse since World War I.
Police outside Barcelona shot down a man wearing a possible explosives vest, the regional police force said Monday, as the manhunt intensified for the fugitive in the city’s van attack.
US troops have been fighting in Afghanistan since 2001, making it the longest war in American history.
A police operation was underway near the Old Port of Marseille on August 21 amid reports a vehicle had hit two bus stops, leaving at least one person dead.
Police in Finland say they have shot a man in the leg after he was suspected of stabbing several people in the western city of Turku.
In Sierra Leone, more than 300 people have died from a deadly mudslide, while 600 remain unaccounted for. CNN's Farai Sevenzo reports on the challenging rescue efforts.
Police on Friday shot and killed five people wearing fake bomb belts who staged a car attack in a seaside resort in Spain’s Catalonia region hours after a van plowed into pedestrians on a busy Barcelona promenade, killing at least 13 people and injuring over 100 others.
A local man who grew up in Barcelona has friends and family living there, including his son, who captured video of the scenes following the attack on Las Ramblas.
A white van jumped the sidewalk in Barcelona’s historic Las Ramblas district on Thursday, crashing into a summer crowd of residents and tourists killing at least 14 and injuring 80.
A military solution to the North Korean missile threat would be “horrific” but allowing Pyongyang to develop the capability to launch a nuclear attack on the United States is “unimaginable,” the top U.S. military officer said Thursday in Beijing.
North Korea’s military on Tuesday presented leader Kim Jong Un with plans to launch missiles into waters near Guam and “wring the windpipes of the Yankees,” even as both Koreas and the United States signaled their willingness to avert a deepening crisis, with each suggesting a path toward negotiations.
The United States would “take out” any North Korean missile seen to be heading for American soil, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday.
French police say an 8-year-old girl was killed and at least five people were injured when a driver slammed his car into the sidewalk cafe of a pizza restaurant in a small town east of Paris.
In the West African nation of Burkina Faso several people were killed in attack on a cafe in the capital city of Ouagadougou.
China announced Monday it will cut off imports of North Korean coal, iron ore and other goods in three weeks under U.N. sanctions imposed over the North’s nuclear and missile programs.
President Donald Trump on Friday would not rule out the possibility of a military intervention in Venezuela.