Terrorism
Apr 13, 2020

3rd environmental activist killed this year in Mexico

The U.N. human rights office in Mexico is condemning the killing of an environmental activist in the violent Gulf coast state of Veracruz

Syria denies its air force is behind 2017 chemical attacks
Apr 9, 2020

Syria denies its air force is behind 2017 chemical attacks

Syria has denounced as misleading the first report from the global chemical weapons watchdog blaming its air force for a series of attacks using sarin and chlorine on a rebel-held town in 2017

Oct 16, 2019

The Latest: US envoy urges Turkey to stop Syria offensive

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is urging Turkey to halt its offensive in northeastern Syria "and declare a cease-fire immediately"

Oct 12, 2019

The Latest: Germany to curtail arms exports to Turkey

Germany's foreign minister has announced that the country will curtail its arms exports to Turkey, which has started a military offensive into northeastern Syria against Syrian Kurdish fighters

Sep 19, 2019

Governor: Suicide bomb in southern Afghanistan kills 20

An Afghan official says a powerful suicide truck bombing outside a hospital in the capital of southern Zabul province has killed 20 and injured 97 others

Sep 17, 2019

Authorities: Separate attacks in Afghanistan kill 48

Separate attacks by suicide bombers -- one that targeted President Ashraf Ghani's election rally and a second that ripped through the center of the Afghan capital -- killed at least 48 people and wounded scores more

Sep 10, 2019

Rocket blast at US Embassy in Kabul on 9/11 anniversary

A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States, but officials at the compound later declared an all-clear and reported no injuries

Sep 10, 2019

Explosion heard in Afghan capital near US Embassy, shortly after midnight on 9/11 anniversary

Explosion heard in Afghan capital near US Embassy, shortly after midnight on 9/11 anniversary

Sep 10, 2019

Officials: 31 Iraqi pilgrims die in stampede during holiday

Officials: At least 31 pilgrims died in the Iraqi Shiite holy city of Karbala when part of a walkway collapsed as tens of thousands of people were celebrating Ashoura, one of the most sacred religious holy days for the Shiite sect

Sep 5, 2019

Taliban suicide bombing kills 10 near US Embassy in Kabul

Taliban suicide car bombing rocks Afghan capital near US Embassy; at least 10 dead, 42 wounded

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