President Putin gets a puppy
The president of Turkmenistan gave Putin a dog whose name means "faithful."
Turkmenistan to go to arbitration over gas dispute with Iran
Turkmenistan's state-controlled gas company says the Central Asian nation will go to arbitration to settle a gas dispute with Iran
Iraqi Kurds prepare for independence referendum that could impact fight against ISIS
Over 5 million Iraqi Kurds are preparing to hold an independence referendum that could have significant consequences for the fight against ISIS . The referendum, scheduled for Sept. 25, will determine if Iraq's Kurdistan region in the north will break away from the Iraqi government . The U.S. fears
ANALYSIS: ISIS 'caliphate' facing collapse but fallout could reach the West
As Mosul continues to fall to members of Iraq's U.S.-backed special forces, ISIS’ so-called caliphate faces collapse. For the people of Asia, Europe and the United States, however, the terrorist organization is likely to remain a threat. ISIS controls less than a square mile of land in Mosul right
How Trump's Middle East trip may have alienated a key counterterror ally
President Trump said Thursday that his first trip overseas has given him “renewed hope that nations of many faiths can unite to defeat terrorism , a common threat to all of humanity.” But his time in the Middle East may have done more to deepen one of the region's main religious divides and
Over 90% of People in the World Live With Air Pollution Above WHO Limit
Over 90 percent of the world's population lives in areas with levels of air pollution that exceed the World Health Organization 's limits, the group said today in what the WHO described as its most detailed report on global outdoor air pollution ever published. While the WHO’s standards for air
House Leader Nancy Pelosi Addresses the Democratic National Convention
Standing with the Democratic Women on the House, she declared "when women succeed, American succeeds."
US-Led Coalition Hitting ISIS 'Harder Than Ever,' Obama Says
Obama added that his administration continually reassesses its strategy to fight ISIS, not only against trained extremists on the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, but also in the U.S. homeland against radicalized followers.
Inside the Russian Pilot Rescue Operation
The Russian Defense Ministry released details today about the 12-hour operation its military conducted to rescue a fighter pilot shot down by Turkish forces inside Syria yesterday. According to a timeline released by Lt. Gen. Sergei Rudskoy, the attack on the Russian warplane came at 10:24 a.m.