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UN: Bring home kids from Syria with possible extremist links

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<p>UNITED NATIONS &mdash; The U.N. counter-terrorism chief on Wednesday urged the repatriation of tens of thousands of women and children suspected of links to...

Syrian who fled to Germany 5 years ago runs for parliament

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BERLIN — Five years ago, Tareq Alaows crossed the Mediterranean in a flimsy rubber dinghy and trekked north through the Balkans toward Germany, fleeing...

Timeline: Yemen war began in 2014 when Houthis seized Sanaa

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<p>CAIRO &mdash; Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Wednesday targeted an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia, causing a civilian plane on the tarmac to catch fire....

UN urges foreign fighters and mercenaries to leave Libya

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council called the establishment of a transitional government in Libya “an important milestone” Tuesday and urged all countries...

3 Turkish soldiers killed in clashes in northern Iraq

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<p>ANKARA, Turkey &mdash; Three Turkish soldiers were killed in a new Turkish military offensive against a Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, Turkey’s Defense Ministry...

History of abuse for Mexican police unit in migrant massacre

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CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico — When state police in northern Mexico allegedly shot 19 people, including at least 14 Guatemalan migrants, to death in late...

Gazans hope for vote after years of Hamas rule, isolation

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinian poll workers fanned out across the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, where they found voters eager to register ahead...

Israeli commander says Hamas has amassed vast arsenal

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<p>JERUSALEM &mdash; The Hamas militant group ruling Gaza has replenished its arsenal since a 2014 war with Israel and now has a vast collection...

Dutch govt offers gesture of appreciation to Srebrenica vets

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Dutch government said Wednesday that it will pay veterans of a United Nations peacekeeping mission that failed to prevent...

UN: Bring home kids from Syria with possible extremist links

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. counter-terrorism chief on Wednesday urged the repatriation of tens of thousands of women and children suspected of links to...