US ‘very concerned’ about rising violence in Syria

'Vast majority of violations' committed by Syrian government, US says By Esra Kaymak Avci WASHINGTON – The U.S. is worried about an uptick in violence in...

Experts point out flaws in Obama’s Syria policy

While Obama approaches end of his presidency, experts criticize him for not following decisive strategy in Syria WASHINGTON - Experts have criticized the Obama administration...

US may provide more troops to help retake Mosul

Conditions will determine if additional bases opened to support Iraqi forces By Kasim Ileri WASHINGTON – The Pentagon may establish more fire bases to assist...

Mexico City fighting smog with once a week car ban

– Temporary measure aims to fight city’s worst air pollution in a decade By Nancy Caouette MEXICO CITY – Authorities here have imposed a ‘no-circulation’...
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VRLA virtual reality fair in Los Angeles

Tecnological devices are displayed during the VRLA virtual reality fair in Los Angeles

Obama, Erdogan discuss Turkish troops in northern Iraq

-The two leaders discussed recent developments between Turkey and Iraq over the phone ANKARA - U.S. President Barack Obama asked Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to take...

Obama aims for reduction of Gitmo detainees to below 100

'We will continue to steadily chip away at the numbers in Guantanamo,' says US president WASHINGTON – U.S. President Barack Obama said Friday that he expected to...

Daesh cyber-attacks cannot hurt NATO, says expert

-Turkish head of NATO's cyber-defense section claims terror group lacks the capacity to inflict 'substantial' damage ISTANBUL – Daesh does not have the capacity to...

UPDATE – US F-15 warplanes return from Turkey

-Twelve F-15 fighter jets return to Lakenheath base in UK as US sends air carrier to Persian Gulf ADDS DETAILS WITH PENTAGON STATEMENT, DETAILS OF...

US F-15 warplanes return from Turkey

-Twelve F-15 fighter jets return to Lakenheath base in UK after temporary deployment in Incirlik BERLIN - Twelve U.S. F-15 fighter jets deployed temporarily in Turkey’s...

US Federal Reserve raises interest rates by 0.25 pct

Market reaction is muted with US stocks rising only slightly after the move ANKARA - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its key interest rate for...

Los Angeles schools closed after ‘credible threat’

Closure affects more than 640,000 students in US' second-largest school district NEW YORK - Public schools were closed across Los Angeles on Tuesday following a...

US, Russia can make ‘significant difference’ on Syria

US Secretary of State John Kerry says powers made 'strong beginning' at Vienna talks MOSCOW - The U.S. and Russia could “make a significant difference”...

US to ask Middle East partners to do more against Daesh

US President Obama says he is sending his defense chief Carter to the Middle East to secure more military contributions in the fight against...

US welcomes rearrangement of Turkish troops in Iraq

US vice president says rearrangement of Turkish troops out of Camp Bashiqa to another area in northern Iraq is 'an important step to de-escalate...

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