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White House Wars and Military Conflicts

  • US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley holds photos of victims as she speaks as the UN Security Council meets in an emergency session at the UN on April 5, 2017, about the suspected deadly chemical attack that killed civilians, including children, in Syria.

    The White House said on Monday the Syrian government appears to be preparing another chemical weapons attack and it warned of consequences.

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called on Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used to launch terrorist attacks on other countries, the White House said in a statement.

  • BRUSSELS, June 26- Social media giants Facebook, Google's YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft said on Monday they were forming a global working group to combine their efforts to remove terrorist content from their platforms. Responding to pressure from governments in Europe and the United States after a spate of militant attacks, the companies said they would...

  • Germany should not take an anti-American course: Opposition lawmaker

    Ralf Stegner, deputy leader of the German Social Democratic Party, discusses foreign policy towards the U.S. with President Donald Trump in the White House.

  • LONDON, June 25- Britain will bring in new rules on Monday to crack down on funds used to finance organised crime and terrorism, requiring businesses such as banks, estate agents, accountants and payment firms to carry out more checks on money flows. "Terrorist financing and money laundering are significant threat to our national security, and we are determined to...

  • LONDON, June 25- Britain will bring in new rules on Monday to crack down on funds used to finance organised crime and terrorism, requiring businesses such as banks, estate agents, accountants and payment firms to carry out more checks on money flows. "Terrorist financing and money laundering are significant threat to our national security, and we are determined to...

  • LONDON, June 25- Britain will bring in new rules on Monday to crack down on funds used to finance organized crime and terrorism, requiring businesses such as banks, estate agents, accountants and payment firms to carry out more checks on money flows. "Terrorist financing and money laundering are significant threat to our national security, and we are determined to...

  • LONDON, June 25- Britain will bring in new rules on Monday to crack down on funds used to finance organized crime and terrorism, requiring businesses such as banks, estate agents, accountants and payment firms to carry out more checks on money flows. "Terrorist financing and money laundering are significant threat to our national security, and we are determined to...

  • MADRID— Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested a man allegedly involved in a network of Danish companies that financed and recruited militants for the Islamic State group. Police say the group recruited at least 10 IS combatants from Denmark, Germany and Spain. The man was arrested in Spain's north African enclave of Melilla in an operation...

  • June 23- Facebook Inc is launching a UK program to train and fund local organizations to combat extremist material online, as internet companies attempt to clamp down on hate speech and violent content on their services. Facebook, which outlined new efforts to remove extremist and terrorism content from its social media platform last week, will launch the...

  • An image grab taken from a video released on July 5, 2014 by Al-Furqan Media shows alleged Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi preaching during Friday prayer at a mosque in Mosul.

    Russia's Foreign Ministry said there was high degree of certainty that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was dead.

  • BRUSSELS— The Latest on the European Union summit:. Merkel said at the end of the first day of a two-day EU leaders summit that British Prime Minister Theresa May "said clearly" to her peers that EU citizens who have been living in the U.K. that long "will be able to hold on to full rights" once Britain leaves the bloc. The 27 European Union nations that will still be part of...

  • PARIS— French President Emmanuel Macron's new government presented a security bill Thursday to beef up police powers amid extremist threats to Europe. His government is seeking to extend France's existing state of emergency through Nov. 1, the time it will take the new security bill to pass through parliament. It would be the sixth extension of the measure...

  • BRUSSELS— British Prime Minister Theresa May promised Thursday that EU citizens will not be immediately kicked out of Britain when it leaves the union and says their fate will be a top priority in Brexit negotiations— prompting guarded praise from other EU leaders at a tense time for the continent. May laid out benchmarks for the rights of 3 million EU citizens...

  • North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un observes a target-striking contest by the Korean People's Army (KPA) in this undated photo, released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), April 13, 2017.

    A North Korean diplomat on Wednesday raised the possibility of the hermit regime holding talks with the United States.

  • Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter jets of the Russkiye Vityazi [Russian Knights] aerobatic team perform at the Aviamix airshow, June 17, 2017.

    Russia and the United States seem further apart than ever based on recent events, Mic reports.

  • WASHINGTON— US sales of existing homes rose 1.1 percent in May, but buyers face intensifying shortage of properties for sale.

  • *Islamic militants pose main internal threat in Saudi Arabia. Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef was appointed on Wednesday to replace Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who was stripped of his positions and removed as second in line to the throne of the world's biggest oil exporter. Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, 57, who was wounded in an al Qaeda assassination attempt in...

  • People watch a television news report on North Korea firing what appears to be several land-to-ship missiles off its east coast at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, on June 8, 2017.

    Japan opened a missile defense drill to the public in a move it says will reassure the country.

  • RIYADH, Saudi Arabia— The Latest on Saudi Arabia's King Salman appointing his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince:. Oman has strained ties with Saudi Arabia over serving as a diplomatic channel for the West to Iran. The tiny island off the coast of Saudi Arabia sent several messages on Wednesday welcoming the ascension of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the...