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World

Police make 2 more arrests over Manchester bombing

​Police have arrested two more people and are searching a new site in Manchester, U.K., suspected of links to the bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert.

NATO weighs joining counter-ISIL coalition

​Following the Manchester terrorist attack, NATO members are weighing whether to join the US-led Counter-ISIL coalition. But the decision is pitting a new American president’s anti-terror agenda against European reticence to get formally involved in another war front.

President Trump's Mideast strategy: cozy up to Israel, Arabs in bid to isolate Iran

​In a sharp break from his predecessor Barack Obama's Mideast policy, U.S. President Donald Trump is cozying up to Israeli and Arab leaders in a bid to isolate Iran, U.S. experts said.

North America MORE

U.S. President Trump not expected to move U.S. embassy to Jerusalem

U.S. President Trump not expected to move U.S. embassy to Jerusalem

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to break a campaign promise by not moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, local media reports said.

Europe MORE

Turkish minister: Germany free to withdraw troops from Turkey's Incirlik

Turkish minister: Germany free to withdraw troops from Turkey's Incirlik

Germany is free to withdraw its troops stationed at Turkey's Incirlik air base if it wants to, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, adding Berlin should change its attitude towards Ankara.

Middle East & North Africa MORE

Iraqis march in support of Shiite cleric targeted by Bahrain police

Iraqis march in support of Shiite cleric targeted by Bahrain police

Over 1,000 Iraqi Shiites marched in front of Bahrain's embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday to condemn a raid by police in Bahrain on the home town of a prominent Shiite cleric, which left at least five dead and 286 people under arrest.

Africa MORE

UN envoy calls for "common strategy" on political process in South Sudan

UN envoy calls for "common strategy" on political process in South Sudan

The United Nations (UN)'s envoy in South Sudan on Wednesday urged the UN Security Council to unite behind a common strategy to advance the political process and ensure peace in the crisis-torn country.

Latin America MORE

Argentina seeks stronger cooperation with China on tourism, energy, SMEs

Argentina seeks stronger cooperation with China on tourism, energy, SMEs

Argentinean officials said earlier this week that the country will deepen collaboration with China in a number of areas, including tourism, energy and support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Op-ed

News Analysis: U.S.-Cuba ties improve, obstacles remain, says expert

News Analysis: U.S.-Cuba ties improve, obstacles remain, says expert

​​Nearly a year since Cuba and the United States formally restored diplomatic ties, the two former adversaries have inched closer to establishing a normal relationship.

At War

US-led airstrike kills 40 civilians in Syria's Deir al-Zour

US-led airstrike kills 40 civilians in Syria's Deir al-Zour

​Over 40 civilians were killed by strikes of the US-led anti-terror coalition on the city of Bukamal in the countryside of the eastern province of Deir al-Zour on Monday, pro-government Sham FM radio reported.