The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said Tuesday they had fully captured the Islamic State group’s former Syrian stronghold Raqa, after more than four months of fighting.
Fernando Lourenco, 71. his wife and sister were asleep in their home in western Portugal when the flames engulfed the hillsides and descended into the village, The retirees never woke up.
The death toll from a US drone attack on a compound used by the Taliban-allied Haqqani network has risen to 26, officials said Tuesday, less than a week after a US-Canadian family held captive by the militants was rescued.
An ongoing suicide and gun attack on a police training centre in a southeast Afghan city has killed at least 15 people and wounded over 40, a hospital official said Tuesday.
The son of a slain Maltese journalist on Tuesday described finding his mother’s body in pieces after a car bombing and accused Prime Minister Joseph Muscat of being “complicit” in her grisly killing.
Iraqi forces took control of the two largest oil fields in the disputed northern province of Kirkuk on Tuesday dealing a heavy blow to the finances of the autonomous Kurdish government.
Catalonia braced for protests Tuesday after a judge ordered the detention of two powerful separatist leaders, further inflaming tensions in the crisis over the Spanish region’s chaotic independence referendum.
Celebrities and everyday people continued flooding social media with personal accounts of sexual assault and harassment Monday, responding to calls to break the culture of silence around such abuse.
Daphne Caruana Galizia, a prominent Maltese journalist and blogger who made repeated and detailed corruption allegations against Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s inner circle, was killed by a car bomb on Monday.
A new law will impose on-the-spot fines for harassment of women in the streets of France, a minister said Monday, as the sex scandal engulfing Hollywood honcho Harvey Weinstein encouraged French women to tell their stories.
US President Donald Trump on Monday dubbed all sexual assault allegations against him “fake news” after his campaign was subpoenaed as part of a defamation suit brought by a former reality show contestant.