The intense bombardment of east Aleppo have created a dire humanitarian crisis, aggravated by frequent air strikes on hospitals and polluted water bodies.
Soldiers make tough calls about whether to risk their own lives by giving residents the benefit of the doubt or to shoot potentially innocent civilians.
There is concern amongst European leaders that Trump might move in the opposite direction regarding the sanctions after his inauguration on January 20.
The rebels have taken Qabasin, several miles northeast of al Bab, setting the stage for an assault on the last urban stronghold of ISIS in northern Aleppo.
Police said the suspects were in contact with an ISIS member, Lavdrim Muhaxheri, from whom they received orders to attack.
The sea between Libya and Italy has become the most dangerous migrant crossing in the world, with the death toll surging to more than 4,270 this year.
“These emerging findings raise difficult questions about whether ethnic minority communities are getting a fair deal in our justice system,” said the head reviewer.
Colombia’s government and the FARC signed a peace accord in September that was rejected in a plebiscite last month.
The minimum age for marriage in Guatemala was raised to 18 but drought, poverty and debt are putting more girls at risk of being married off early.
The National Assembly declared Rafael Ramirez “politically responsible” for the state oil company corruption during his decade-long tenure.
The clinic has developed into a health facility providing inpatient services, surgery, trauma and dental care, vaccinations and HIV prevention.
The capture of the base, if confirmed, could be a significant development in the campaign to recapture Mosul, ISIS’s de facto capital
Three Somali-American men in Minnesota were sentenced to prison terms ranging from 30 to 35 years for conspiring to aid the ISIS.
Eight of the 39 cases against Waseem Akhtar centre on his alleged role in orchestrating political violence that paralysed Karachi in May 2007.
Nairobi had vowed to shut Dadaab camp, saying it was being used by Islamist militants from neighbouring Somalia, but was criticised by rights groups.
In her first public remarks since conceding the elections, Clinton said, “Believe in our country, fight for our values and never, ever give up.”
Air strikes blasted neighbourhoods around a children’s hospital and a blood bank in rebel-held eastern Aleppo in a second day of renewed bombing.
Donald Trump ran a free-wheeling campaign with a skeletal staff, which somehow worked for him, until now. Now it’s reality time, and the lack of planning and foresight is costing him dear.
Mexico and the US: separated by a river, some fences, and a long history of American racism, the bigotry seems just a repeated tradition.
Evidence suggests Pluto harbours a hidden ocean beneath the frozen surface of its central plain containing as much water as all of Earth’s seas.
Three millennia old heritage has been reduced to a pile of dirt in the last two months before ISIS was driven out of the site by Iraqi forces on Sunday.
Moscow never ratified the ICC treaty, which it signed in 2000, meaning it never became a member subject to its jurisdiction.
Under the latest draft, Erdogan could assume the position of “acting” executive president immediately after the referendum if the changes are approved.
Stephen Bannon also praised the Modi government for “banning” Greenpeace.
Abdul Wahid Baloch’s teenage daughter waits on the roof of their house every night for her father to return.
What is tolerance if not the patience to accept that there may be some people whose views deserve criticism by our standards but whom we do not give up on and regard as evil?
Ryan will face an election in January, when all members of the new house, both majority Republicans and minority Democrats, vote on a new speaker.
The eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo has been plagued by dozens of armed groups that prey on locals and exploit mineral reserves.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said that the Donald Trump administration could push ahead rapidly on construction of a US-Mexico border wall without seeking immediate congressional approval.
President Obama warned against a rise in nationalism and said a backlash against globalisation had stoked populist movements at home and abroad.
Ulyukayev, whose ministry oversees sale of state assets, is the highest-ranking Russian official to be detained while in office since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau said the US was not a party to the Rome Statute that created the ICC in The Hague and had not consented to ICC jurisdiction.
According to opinion polls, the presidential election campaign has jolted into life, with Macron likely to further fragment the already divided left-wing vote.
His warm words for Trump contrasts starkly with the abuse he poured on incumbent Barack Obama, who he told repeatedly to “go to hell”.
Abe, a veteran lawmaker and Trump, an outsider with no diplomatic or government experience, have differences on policy issues such as free trade.
Trump had come under fire from his frequent sparring partner, Democratic senator Elizabeth Warren, for including lobbyists on his transition team.
The bombardment appeared to mark the end of a pause in strikes on targets inside the city declared by Syria’s government and Russia on October 18.
According to John Kerry, Yemen’s Houthi group and the Saudi-led coalition agreed to a ceasefire from Thursday.
The Global Terrorism Index said worldwide there had been 29,376 deaths caused by terrorism in 2015, a drop of 10% and the first fall in four years.
With air and ground support from a US-led coalition, Iraqi government forces are trying to consolidate gains made in the east of the city since October.