The progress of Iraqi forces, halting at first, sped up this month as they closed in on the river that divides Mosul.
The announcement did not come readily from one of the world’s most tempestuous leaders, who was defeated last month by Adama Barrow.
The president’s allies have argued that the state had become unruly and that the changes would free Erdogan from bureaucratic obstacles.
French populists found hope, Mexican leaders expressed concern and Germany’s vice chancellor offered an allusion to his country’s dark past.
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Six scientists will spend eight months munching on freeze-dried foods and have only their small sleeping quarters to retreat to for solace.
For the first time, it looked likely that the main Syrian opposition, would sit down with Mr. Assad’s government for peace talks.
The defeated Gambian leader has been holed up this week in his official residence in Banjul.
The number of survivors found and extracted evolved over the course of the day.
Russian officials and lawmakers lauded Donald Trump's inauguration today, hoping it will herald a period of better ties with the U.S.
A U.S. defense official says an American airstrike killed more than 100 al-Qaida militants at a training camp in Syria.
About 30 people were trapped inside the luxury Hotel Rigopiano when the avalanche hit on Thursday.
Officials said the militants destroyed the facade of the second-century theater along with the Tetrapylon.
Police eventually rammed the car and shot the 26-year-old driver in the arm, before dragging him from the vehicle and arresting him.
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The release of the newly available primary documents comes at the same time as an urgent legal battle is unfolding.
Two bodies were recovered, but the search for the more than 30 people trapped inside was hampered by heavy snowfall and fears of collapse.
The troops moved in shortly after Adama Barrow was inaugurated at Gambia’s embassy in neighboring Senegal.
The blaze killed at least 30 firefighters and left their stunned colleagues and bystanders weeping in the streets.
The mission killed more than 80 fighters and may have marked the final demonstration of military force from President Barack Obama’s.
The strikes were carried out overnight and were authorized by President Barack Obama, marking perhaps his final use of military force.
Officials said the avalanche covered the three-story hotel in the central region of Abruzzo, where earthquakes hit the region a day earlier.
Iran's state-run Press TV: 30 firefighters killed in collapse of iconic Tehran high-rise building engulfed by blaze.
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One claim involves whether a system for paying thousands of Russian-American pensioners may have been used to pay some email hackers.
The man who once pledged to rule the West African nation for a billion years was clinging to power.
Iraqi Army Gen. Talib Shaghati, who commands the counter-terrorism forces, said plans were now being drawn up to retake the western part.
Credit Suisse will pay a $2.5 billion civil penalty and $2.8 billion in consumer relief, to be paid over five years after the settlement.
It’s the first time that temperatures have blown past the previous record three years in a row. Pittsburgh saw its second-warmest year.
At least 33 were killed when an explosives-laden vehicle targeted a camp housing armed groups in northern Mali.
The first quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3, hit the region north of Amatrice.
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The bank will pay a $3.1 billion civil penalty and provide $4.1 billion in relief to homeowners.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari expressed deep sadness and regret at “this regrettable operational mistake.”
Crews completed a deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean without finding a trace of the plane or the 239 people aboard.
PM Theresa May says Britain’s Parliament will be able to vote on the final divorce deal reached between the U.K. and European Union.
Putin described a dossier on Trump as part of efforts by Obama's administration to "undermine the legitimacy of the president-elect."
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The president-elect made stinging comments on everything from NATO and German cars to the crumbling of the EU itself.
The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. It was foggy at Manas when the plane came down but weather conditions were not critical.
William Perry, who served under Bill Clinton, worries that the use of nuclear weapons is more likely now than during the Cold War.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates is the richest individual with a net worth of $75 billion.
The suspect was caught in a special operations police raid on a house in a housing complex in Istanbul's Esenyurt district.
Police say five people died and 15 were wounded at a nightclub in the Caribbean coast resort of Playa del Carmen.
It is a major step in the massive operation to retake the Islamic State held city of Mosul.
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The move is a show of goodwill toward the government of longtime Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir.
In 2015, killings peaked at 104 per 100,000 residents, the highest rate for any nation not in open war that year.
Washington had encouraged Britain and France to move forward on a resolution that would sanction Damascus and the Islamic State group.