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North Korea Says U.S. Sought More Talks, but Calls It a ‘Trick’

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said on Thursday that the United States had proposed resuming talks on denuclearization in December, but warned that Pyongyang was not interested unless Washington was ready to meet its terms. And [...]

ISIS Suspect Trapped at Turkish-Greek Border Is to Be Deported to U.S.

ISTANBUL — Turkey announced on Thursday that it would repatriate an American suspected of being a member of the Islamic State, after a commitment from the United States that his entry would not be blocked. The American, Muhammad Darwish [...]

As Talks With Putin Loom, Ukraine Looks in Vain for U.S. Help

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainians are used to hearing the West call for stability in their country. This fall, the roles have reversed. “Ukraine would very much like to see a stable political situation in the States,” Oleksandr Turchynov, [...]

Hong Kong Protesters Call for U.S. Help. China Sees a Conspiracy.

HONG KONG — The Hong Kong protests at times seem like love fests with the United States. Depending on the day, demonstrators wave American flags or Uncle Sam recruitment posters, and even dress as Captain America, complete with shield. The [...]

Erdogan’s Dismissive Retort on Armenian Genocide Shows How Low U.S. Ties Have Sunk

When Pope Francis acknowledged the Armenian genocide four years ago, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey was so furious he recalled the ambassador to the Vatican. When German lawmakers made the same acknowledgment a year later, [...]

Voters are split on whether U.S. is ready for a gay president: Poll

Half of U.S. voters say they personally are ready for a gay president but are divided on whether they think the country is ready, according to polling released on Wednesday. Fifty percent said they are “definitely” or “probably” ready [...]

U.S. Detains Record Number of Child Migrants, Surpassing Crisis Under Obama

TENOSIQUE, Mexico — The United States has detained more children trying to cross the nation’s southwest border on their own over the last year than during any other period on record, surpassing the surge of unaccompanied minors [...]

What the U.S. Withdrawal Cost the Kurds

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Mass funerals, wounded children, displaced families. This is what we found in northeast Syria after the U.S. withdrew its troops and Turkey attacked. Source: NYT > World News

As Kurds Tracked ISIS Leader, U.S. Withdrawal Threw Raid Into Turmoil

QAMISHLI, Syria — When the international manhunt for Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State, zoomed in on a village in northwestern Syria, the United States turned to its local allies to help track the world’s most-wanted [...]

ISIS leader killed in daring U.S. raid in Syria, Trump says

*/ ]]> Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died in a U.S. raid in northwestern Syria, President Donald Trump announced Sunday, describing in detail a daring mission by Army Delta Force commandos that he said had been planned for five [...]