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US pullout from Afghanistan half done, but questions remain

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan is more than half done, and U.S. officials say that while it could be completed by July...

Russian upper house votes to exit from overflight treaty

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MOSCOW — The Russian parliament's upper house voted Wednesday to withdraw from an international treaty allowing surveillance flights over military facilities following the U.S....

NATO chief says Afghan exit going well as 6 die in attacks

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BRUSSELS — NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the military organization’s pullout from Afghanistan is going well, as at least six people were killed...

Macron suggests France may pull out troops from Mali

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PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday suggested France will pull troops from Mali if the country’s institutional instability persists and inhibits the...

Defense chief: US pullout from Afghanistan “slightly” ahead

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WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told Congress on Thursday that America's troop withdrawal from Afghanistan is “slightly” ahead of schedule, but he provided...

Mysterious air base being built on volcanic island off Yemen

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A mysterious air base is being built on a volcanic island off Yemen that sits in one of the...

Australia closes its embassy in Kabul, others scale back

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KABUL, Afghanistan — Australia is shutting its embassy in the Afghan capital later this week, citing security concerns ahead of the final withdrawal of...

EXPLAINER: Much about US pullout from Afghanistan is unclear

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WASHINGTON — When he pulled the plug on the American war in Afghanistan, President Joe Biden said the reasons for staying, 10 years after...

Violence tests Biden’s pullback from Middle East hotspots

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Surges in violence and scenes of civilian suffering are testing President Joe Biden’s resolve to wrench America’s foreign policy focus and troops away from...

Violence tests Biden’s pullback from Middle East hotspots

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<p>Surges in violence and scenes of civilian suffering are testing President Joe Biden’s resolve to wrench America’s foreign policy focus and troops away from...