• Turkey in cross-border operation to free IS-held Syrian town August 24, 2016
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — After a pre-dawn barrage of heavy artillery and airstrikes, Turkey sent tanks and special forces into Syria on Wednesday to help clear a border town of Islamic State militants, marking the NATO member's most significant military involvement so far in the Syria conflict.
  • The Latest: Germany offers help and condolences to Italy August 24, 2016
    The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): 12:20 p.m. German leaders have offered condolences and assistance to Italy following the devastating earthquake. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter ...
  • Thai junta rules out link between latest bombs and tourist-town attacks August 24, 2016
    By Panarat Thepgumpanat and Pracha Hariraksapitak BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's military government said on Wednesday there was no connection between two bombings overnight that killed one person in the southern town of Pattani and a wave of deadly attacks on tourist spots this month. One Thai person was killed and 30 wounded when two bombs […]
  • At least 38 dead as powerful earthquake shakes central Italy August 24, 2016
    A powerful earthquake that rocked central Italy on Wednesday left 38 people dead and the total is likely to rise, the country's civil protection unit said in the first official death toll. "There are still so many people under masonry, so many missing," said Immacolata Postiglione, the head of the unit's emergency department. Deaths were […]
  • APNewsBreak: Ohio literary peace award to Marilynne Robinson August 24, 2016
    Writer Marilynne Robinson has been named the winner of a lifetime achievement award that celebrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding. Dayton Literary Peace ...