War and unrest

October 26, 2018 - 12:15 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say government forces have shelled rebel-held villages in the country's northwest, inflicting casualties. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Friday's shelling is the most serious violation of a truce reached by Turkey and Russia last...
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October 26, 2018 - 12:12 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top domestic security agency says it has busted up a sleeper cell of the Islamic State group that plotted terror attacks in the Russian capital. The Federal Security Service (FSB) says it has arrested six suspected members of the IS cell in the Moscow region. It added that...
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President Donald Trump acknowledges Defense Secretary Jim Mattis during a reception commemorating the 35th anniversary of the attack on Beirut Barracks in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 26, 2018 - 10:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administrations plan to send troops to the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 10:42 a.m. A U.S. official says Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has directed the military to work out details of a troop deployment to the southern border that could number 800 or...
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President Donald Trump gestures after giving his speech at a reception commemorating the 35th anniversary of the attack on Beirut Barracks in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 25, 2018 - 7:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed legislation imposing new sanctions against Hezbollah, the Iran-backed terrorist group behind the 1983 Beirut barracks bombings. Speaking Thursday at a White House event marking the 35th anniversary of the attack that killed 241 Marines, Trump said...
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A pile of assault weapons sits jammed into a corner below the deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. The weapons, seized at the end of August, were inspected by U.N. officials Thursday, Oct. 25, to determine what country they came from. (AP Photo/Lolita Baldor)
October 25, 2018 - 5:47 pm
ABOARD THE USS JASON DUNHAM, Persian Gulf (AP) — The huge pile of rusting AK-47 assault rifles is tucked into a corner below the deck of the USS Jason Dunham, serving as a grim reminder of how hard it is to catch weapons smugglers believed to be trafficking arms into Yemen. On Thursday U.N...
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Central American migrants traveling with a caravan to the U.S. make their way to Pijijiapan, Mexico, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. The sprawling caravan of migrants hoping to make their way to the United States set off again, forming a column more than a mile long as the group trekked out of the town of Mapastepec in southern Mexico before dawn. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
October 25, 2018 - 3:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is planning to dispatch 800 or more active duty troops to the southern border at the direction of a president who has sought to transform fears about immigration into electoral gains in the midterms as a caravan of thousands of migrants makes its way...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he leaves the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, to attend a campaign rally in Mosinee, Wis. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 25, 2018 - 7:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The discovery of pipe bombs targeting prominent Democratic politicians and CNN is raising the threat of election-season violence largely unknown in the U.S. — and prompting uncomfortable questions about the consequences of leaders' increasingly vitriolic rhetoric. Coming two weeks...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, file photo, a cargo ship is docked at the port, in Hodeida, Yemen. Yemeni officials said Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 that the Saudi-led coalition has sent reinforcements to Yemen’s west coast ahead of a fresh assault on the rebel-held port city of Hodeida.(AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
October 25, 2018 - 6:06 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Saudi-led coalition airstrike at a fruit-and-vegetable market near Yemen's flashpoint Red Sea port of Hodeida killed 19 civilians, including children, Yemeni officials said Thursday. Wednesday's strike comes amid mounting fears of a fresh coalition assault on Hodeida — a city...
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North Korean Vice Minister of the People's Armed Forces, Col. General Kim Hyong Ryong, center, gestures as he chats with South Korean delegations during a tea break for the Xiangshan Forum, a gathering of the region's security officials, in Beijing, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. The top North Korean general says his country wants to turn the Korean Peninsula into "the cradle of peace and prosperity." (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
October 25, 2018 - 5:57 am
BEIJING (AP) — A top North Korean general said Thursday that his country seeks a "stable peace" and wants to turn the Korean Peninsula into "the cradle of peace and prosperity," furthering a departure from the bellicose language of the past. Vice Minister of the People's Armed Forces, Col. Gen. Kim...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo, South Korean soldiers search for landmines inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas in Cheorwon, South Korea. South Korea on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, said it has discovered what could be Korean War remains at a frontline area where it's jointly clearing mines with North Korea. (Song Kyung-Seok/Pool Photo via AP. File)
October 25, 2018 - 3:08 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Sixty-five years after he died in a battle, the dog tag and possibly remains of a South Korean sergeant were finally recovered from a front line where the rival Koreas have only begun clearing mines, Seoul officials said Thursday. The two Koreas began removing mines from...
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