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White House Wars and Military Conflicts

  • JAKARTA, Indonesia— The encrypted messaging app Telegram is forming a team of moderators who are familiar with Indonesian culture and language so it can remove "terrorist-related content" faster, its co-founder said Sunday, after Indonesia limited access to the app and threatened a total ban. Pavel Durov, who with his brother Nikolai founded the app in 2013,...

  • French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S. President Donald Trump attend the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, France, July 14, 2017.

    French President Emmanuel Macron says his glamorous Paris charm offensive on Donald Trump was carefully calculated — and may have changed the U.S. president's mind about climate change.

  • PARIS— French President Emmanuel Macron says his glamorous Paris charm offensive on Donald Trump was carefully calculated— and may have changed the U.S. president's mind about climate change. After a tense, white-knuckle handshake at their first meeting in May, Macron said they gained "better, intimate knowledge of each other" during Trump's visit to Paris last...

  • A man is seen as a silhouette as he checks a mobile device whilst standing against an illuminated wall bearing Telegram's logo.

    The encrypted messaging app Telegram is forming a team of moderators who are familiar with Indonesian culture and language.

  • In early June, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with Qatar and moved to isolate the small, but wealthy Gulf nation, canceling air routes between their capitals and Qatar's and closing their airspace to Qatari flights. He was speaking to reporters in Qatar alongside Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al...

  • JAKARTA, Indonesia— The encrypted messaging app Telegram is forming a team of moderators who are familiar with Indonesian culture and language so it can remove "terrorist-related content" faster, its co-founder said Sunday, after Indonesia limited access to the app and threatened a total ban. The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology on...

  • US troops patrol village in Afghanistan's Logar Province.

    The head of the Islamic State in Afghanistan, Abu Sayed, was killed in an airstrike, the Pentagon said Friday.

  • PARIS, July 14- President Donald Trump watched U.S. and French soldiers march together through the Paris sunshine on Friday in a double celebration marking 100 years since the United States entered World War One and France's annual Bastille Day holiday. Also featuring a bi-national fly-past of American F16 and French Rafale jets symbolising military...

  • During a joint news conference with his Turkish counterpart, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani also told reporters in Ankara that Qatar would continue to work with the United States and Kuwait to end the standoff with its four Arab neighbors. Tillerson concluded his mediation efforts on Thursday, making no promise of an imminent breakthrough but...

  • John Warren, a Continental Army surgeon and a founder of Harvard Medical School. Warren practiced medicine in Massachusetts before becoming a surgeon for the Continental Army. He treated the wounded at the battles of Long Island, Trenton and Princeton, and he later became Harvard's first professor of anatomy and surgery.

  • GRANITE CITY, Ill., July 13- The blast furnaces and slab casters at United States Steel Corp's Granite City Works have been idle for 18 months, and laid-off workers here are pinning their hopes on President Donald Trump imposing broad new restrictions on imported steel. The Cold War-era law that allows the president to restrict imports of goods deemed critical to...

  • South Korea's THAAD missile shield could be 'overwhelmed' by swarm-like attack from North

    South Korea's U.S.-supplied THAAD missile shield could be "overwhelmed" by a swarm-like attack from North Korea, according to an expert.

  • PARIS— A French court ruled Thursday against withdrawing the picture magazine Paris Match from newsstands for publishing gruesome photos of the attack a year ago that killed 86 people in Nice— but forbid two pictures of it from being published again, including on the internet. The ruling came after Paris anti-terrorism prosecutor Francois Molins sought an...

  • Just over a year after Britons voted to leave the European Union, the U.K. government on Thursday unveiled the first piece of legislation to make it a reality— a 62- page bill that opposition politicians are already vowing to block. The European Union Bill aims to convert some 12,000 EU laws and regulations into U.K. statute on the day Britain leaves the bloc.

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— The U.S.' s top diplomat was expected to travel back to Qatar on Thursday for more talks with the country's 37- year-old emir, a day after wrapping up discussions with the king of Saudi Arabia and other officials from Arab countries lined up against Qatar. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain severed relations with...

  • LONDON, July 12- The number of terrorist attacks resulting in fatalities in western Europe increased in 2016, despite an overall drop in the number of incidents taking place, according to data released by the Global Terrorism Database. The data shows that there were 30 such attacks resulting in fatalities in western Europe in 2016 and 23 in 2015.

  • Pedestrians walk past street art in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

    The Qatar standoff is going to take a toll on Dubai's economy, which was already on "thin ice," says Breakingviews' Andy Critchlow.

  • The secretary of state's trip from Kuwait to the western Saudi city of Jiddah on Wednesday followed discussions the previous day with the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, that ended with the signing of a counterterrorism pact. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain severed relations with Qatar and cut air, sea and land routes with...

  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wrapped up talks with the king of Saudi Arabia and other officials from Arab countries lined up against Qatar on Wednesday with no sign of a breakthrough in an increasingly entrenched dispute that has divided some of America's most important Mideast allies. The secretary of state's trip from Kuwait to the western Saudi city...

  • DOHA, Qatar— The Latest on the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its Arab neighbors:. Tillerson outlined the agreement at the end of his first visit to Qatar since its neighbors moved to isolate it over grievances, including what they allege is its support for extremist groups. He says only the countries involved can solve the dispute, which pits Qatar against...