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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Defense chief: US troops leaving Syria to go to western Iraq

Defense Secretary Mark Esper says that under current plans all U.S. troops leaving Syria will go to western Iraq and the military will continue...

Hong Kong protesters defy police, set up roadblocks

Hong Kong protesters again flooded streets on Sunday, ignoring a police ban on the rally and setting up barricades amid tear gas and firebombs. Protest...

Trump drops plan to host G-7 at his Doral golf resort

Responding to stinging criticism, President Donald Trump has abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his...

1 Turkish soldier killed, amid shaky cease-fire in Syria

Turkey's defense ministry says one soldier has been killed amid sporadic clashes with Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire. Sunday's ministry statement...

India, Pakistan exchange fire in Kashmir, killing 7

Pakistani and Indian soldiers traded fire in disputed Kashmir on Sunday, killing at least seven people on both sides, officials said. The Indian military said...

Indonesia’s popular president to be sworn in for 2nd term

Indonesia's popular president, who rose from poverty and pledged to champion democracy, fight entrenched corruption and modernize the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation, is...

Troops in Kashmir exchange fire, 4 civilians killed

Pakistani and Indian troops exchanged gunfire in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing four civilians and wounding nearly a dozen others, officials from...

Macron and Merkel try to showcase unity

President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel sought Wednesday to show unity at a meeting in southern France, as the European Union and Britain...

In Iraq, concern that Syria chaos would bring back IS

Iraq's defense minister on Wednesday expressed concerns that the Islamic State group could take advantage of Turkey's invasion of northern Syria to destabilize Iraq,...

High anxiety in Brussels: Will Brexit deal be clinched?

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his 27 counterparts from across the European Union were converging on Brussels on Thursday for a summit they...