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Pakistani Taliban Appoints New Chief After Previous Leader Killed In Drone Strike

PESHAWAR/DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan – The Pakistani Taliban named Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud as the new leader on Saturday, a week after the previous chief Mullah...

Taliban Kill 16 Afghan Soldiers Kidnap Engineers After Ceasefire Ends

KABUL – Taliban militants killed at least 16 Afghan police and two civilians in western Badghis province after their three-day ceasefire for the Eid al-Fitr...

Trumps Foreign Policy Will Make Europe Stronger Us Official Says

BRUSSELS – President Donald Trump’s tough stance on Iran, new tariffs on European Union metal imports and U.S. demands for higher defense spending in Europe...

Democracies Facing Crisis Of Faith Survey

COPENHAGEN – The world’s democracies are facing a severe crisis of public faith, according to the conclusions of a large study published on Thursday. The...

Transatlantic Bond Will Be Preserved Says Nato Chief Stoltenberg

LONDON – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday he believed the bond between the United States and Europe would survive any differences over...

Pm May Asked Defense Minister To Justify Uk Status As Tier One Military Power Ft

LONDON – Prime Minister Theresa May asked her defense minister to justify the United Kingdom’s status as a “tier one” military power, sending...

Slovakia Delays Decision To Replace Russian Fighter Jets

BRATISLAVA – Slovakia will postpone a decision on whether to buy U.S.-made F-16s or Swedish Gripen fighter jets to replace its aging Russian-made MiG-29s, Prime...

Macedonias Parliament Ratifies Name Agreement With Greece

SKOPJE – The Macedonian parliament formally ratified a landmark name agreement with Greece on Wednesday, paving the way for Skopje’s admission to NATO and...

Kremlin Says No Plans For Putin-trump Meeting Before Nato Summit Interfax

– The Kremlin said on Tuesday there are no plans for a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin before the NATO summit,...

Vienna Under Consideration As Site For Next Trump-putin Meeting Sources

WASHINGTON – The Austrian capital, Vienna, is under consideration as the site of a potential summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President...