International incidents

CIA Director Mike Pompeo speaks on intelligence issues at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
January 23, 2018 - 1:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that North Korea is moving "ever closer" to putting Americans at risk and that he believes leader Kim Jong Un won't rest until he's able to threaten multiple nuclear attacks against the U.S. at the same time. "North Korea is ever closer to...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence walks with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Pence is receiving a warm welcome in Israel, which has praised the American decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The decision has infuriated the Palestinians and upset America’s Arab allies as well. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
January 22, 2018 - 5:28 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Israeli lawmakers Monday that the U.S. would put plans to move its embassy to Jerusalem on a fast track, drawing angry denunciations from Arabs who were forcibly removed from the hall during his speech before Israel's parliament. The Trump...
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Turkish army tanks enter Afrin, an enclave in northern Syria controlled by U.S.-allied Kurdish fighters, in Hassa, Hatay, Turkey, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his country will "not take a step back" from its military operation on Afrin. Speaking in Ankara on Monday_the third day of the operation— Erdogan said Turkey's "fundamental goal" is ensuring national security, preserving Syria's territorial integrity and protecting the Syrian people.(AP Photo)
January 22, 2018 - 1:01 pm
HASSA, Turkey (AP) — Intense fighting flared Monday as Turkish troops and their allies advanced on a Kurdish enclave in northwestern Syria, the third day of Ankara's offensive to oust a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia from the area, according to the militia and a war monitoring group. Skirmishes...
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Map Syria shows the latest areas of control by Pro-Assad, Kurdish, Islamic State and Free Syrian Army forces.; 2c x 2 1/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 57 mm;
January 22, 2018 - 10:50 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria and Turkey's offensive on the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The U.N. Security Council is expected to get a closed-door briefing later Monday on the political and military situation in Syria, including Turkey's...
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Map Syria shows the latest areas of control by Pro-Assad, Kurdish, Islamic State and Free Syrian Army forces.; 2c x 2 1/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 57 mm;
January 22, 2018 - 9:45 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria and Turkey's offensive on the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The United States is accusing Russia of "costing innocent Syrian lives" amid new reports of a suspected chemical attack in Syria. Activists and rescue...
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Map Syria shows the latest areas of control by Pro-Assad, Kurdish, Islamic State and Free Syrian Army forces.; 2c x 2 1/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 57 mm;
January 22, 2018 - 9:28 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria and Turkey's offensive on the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Syrian state TV says shelling from rebel-held areas has killed at least five civilians and wounded more than eight in the capital, Damascus. State...
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Residents watch as a truck, part of a convoy, transporting a Turkish Army tank is driven in the outskirts of the town of Kilis, Turkey, near the border with Syria, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces attacked a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria on Sunday in their bid to drive from the region a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia, which responded with a hail of rockets on Turkish towns that killed at least one refugee. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
January 22, 2018 - 8:30 am
HASSA, Turkey (AP) — Intense clashes erupted Monday as Turkish troops and their allies advanced on a Kurdish enclave in Syria, the third day of the Ankara offensive aimed at ousting the U.S.-backed Kurdish militia from the area, the militia and a war monitoring group said. The Turkish offensive on...
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Residents watch as a truck, part of a convoy, transporting a Turkish Army tank is driven in the outskirts of the town of Kilis, Turkey, near the border with Syria, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces attacked a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria on Sunday in their bid to drive from the region a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia, which responded with a hail of rockets on Turkish towns that killed at least one refugee. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
January 22, 2018 - 6:12 am
HASSA, Turkey (AP) — Intense clashes erupted Monday as Turkish troops and their allies advanced on a Kurdish enclave in Syria, the third day of the Ankara offensive aimed at ousting the U.S.-backed Kurdish militia from the area, the militia and a war monitoring group said. The Turkish offensive on...
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Residents watch as a truck, part of a convoy, transporting a Turkish Army tank is driven in the outskirts of the town of Kilis, Turkey, near the border with Syria, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces attacked a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria on Sunday in their bid to drive from the region a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia, which responded with a hail of rockets on Turkish towns that killed at least one refugee. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
January 22, 2018 - 5:23 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Intense clashes erupted Monday as Turkish troops and their allies advanced on a Kurdish enclave in Syria, the third day of the Ankara offensive aimed at ousting the U.S.-backed Kurdish militia from the area, the militia and a war monitoring group said. The Turkish offensive on Afrin,...
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In this photo provided by U.S. Forces Korea, trucks carrying U.S. missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system arrive at the Osan air base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Monday, March 6, 2017. The U.S. military has begun moving equipment for the controversial missile defense system to ally South Korea. The announcement Tuesday by the U.S. military comes a day after North Korea test-launched four ballistic missiles into the ocean near Japan. (U.S. Force Korea via AP)
March 07, 2017 - 2:58 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up a controversial missile defense system have arrived in South Korea, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said Tuesday, a day after North Korea test-fired four ballistic missiles into the ocean near Japan. The...
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