Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Iraqi jihadist who rose from obscurity to declare himself “caliph” of all Muslims as the leader of Islamic State, has died in a raid by U.S. special forces in northwest Syria.
Human Rights Watch, a global rights group has said that the latest spate of protests in Egypt are making it clear that Egyptians have not forgotten the 2011 dream of living in a country that respects and protects their basic rights.
The Kremlin on Tuesday played down U.S. media reports of a CIA spy inside Russia’s presidential administration, calling them “pulp fiction”, but said a low-level official who Russian media suggested was the agent had worked there before being fired.
A global civic group, The Alliance To End Hunger, says hunger and poverty are contributing to instability at the local, national and international levels and posing national security risks for Nigeria, the United States and the international community.
Worried by the current situation in Kashmir, China at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting on Friday expressed “grave concerns”, saying that the situation in the state is serious and dangerous.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday handed President Donald Trump a victory by letting his administration redirect $2.5 billion in money approved by Congress for the Pentagon to help build his promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border even though lawmakers refused to provide funding.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission imposed a five billion dollar fine on the social media Facebook for violations of privacy, the agency has said.In a statement said that the punishment is the highest against a company for affecting users, and is 20 times more than any penalty of its kind worldwide.
After four years of toil and hundreds of minutes of soccer at the 2019 Women’s World Cup, it all came down to Megan Rapinoe. To the stoic co-captain. To the transcendent personality, the face of the U.S. women’s national team – and now, after 90 minutes in Lyon, a two-time world champion.
The record surge of Central American families at the U.S. southwest border has begun to ease after tougher enforcement efforts in Mexico but conditions in migrant detention facilities remain dire, according to Mexican and U.S. officials.
Oil prices rose more than one dollar a barrel on Monday after Saudi Arabia, Russia and Iraq backed an extension of supply cuts for another six to nine months ahead of an […]