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Gender Equality in Europe Grows at Slow Pace

LISBON, Portugal - When Jane Zavalishina, CEO of Russia’s Yandex Data Factory, started attending conferences on innovations in metallurgy, she realized she had an...

Three Suicide Attacks Kill Nearly 90 in Afghanistan

Three suicide bombing attacks have killed at least 87 people in Afghanistan, adding to a string of similar attacks in recent weeks that consumed...

54 Egyptian Police Killed Southwest of Cairo

A raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo resulted in death of at least 54 Egyptian policemen after the operation escalated into a...

US Condemns Display of PKK Leader Poster in Central Raqqa

The United States condemns display of a poster depicting the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) leader in the Syrian city of Raqqa after it was...

US Urges Iraqi Gov’t to Limit Forces’ Movement Near Kirkuk to...

The United States is concerned by reports of clashes around the town of Altun Kupri near Kirkuk and is urging Iraqi federal government to...

ISIS Mines Present Greatest Threat to People in Raqqa

After three long years, the Syrian city of Raqqa is finally liberated from the Islamic State, but the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters, who...

Watchdog: More Than 150 Afghans Went Missing While in US for...

Since 2005, some 310 foreign trainees went absent without leave (AWOL) while in military training in the United States. Nearly half of them, 152, were from Afghanistan,...

Oil Markets Warily Watch Erbil-Baghdad Dispute

The Kurdish region in Iraq was confident in the face of threats when it went to independence referendum last month, thanks to generous oil...

Tillerson: Raqqa Liberated from ISIS, Fight Against Group to Continue

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued an official statement on Friday marking the liberation of the Syrian city of Raqqa from the Islamic...

Visa Crisis Only Tip of Iceberg in US-Turkey Row

“We do not need America,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said last week in a remarkable display of defiance against Turkey's chief ally since the...