war & conflict
By Justin Ling
Americans will now be fighting alongside both the Turkish military and Kurdish militias in its bid to push the Islamic State further south.
Up to 25 young people who espouse radical ideology are supposed to voluntarily check in to the center in Beaumont-en-Veron, a town of about 2,800 people located 210 miles southwest of Paris. They can return home on the weekends if they choose.
"Americans, they will really kill them, they will try to kidnap them to get ransom," Rodrigo Duterte said of Islamic State affiliate Abu Sayyaf in a speech on Monday.
Assad expressed dismay that, "after five years, some people still haven't woken up from their fantasies," and vowed to retake "every area from the terrorists and to rebuild."
By VICE News
The three women, ages 19, 23, and 39, were arrested during an anti-terror operation in Boussy-Saint-Antoine, in Northern France. Authorities described them as "radicalized, fanatical, [who] were likely preparing new violent actions imminently."
The countries are both claiming responsibility for the airstrike in Syria that killed Mohamed al-Adnani, the Islamic State's chief spokesman.
By Tess Owen
The three suspects – believed to be behind the attack in an embassy area which left 22 dead – were holed up in a residence on the capital's outskirts.
The country's FARC rebels have promised to quit the drug trade, but other groups are ready and waiting to take control.
The biggest hurdle is obtaining public support for the peace agreement in a referendum to be held on October 2, with polls hinting that a Brexit-style upset is possible.
By Tess Owen
The university is usually full of students on weeknights who attend classes after working day jobs.
The Turkish forces are part of a coalition that includes Syrian rebels and American aircraft aimed at pushing ISIS from the Syrian border town of Jarablus.
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, is one of the few remaining remnants of the wave of Marxist-inspired Latin American guerrilla armies that swelled during the Cold War.
By Kayla Ruble
Aid workers are entering for the first time areas in Nigeria once held by the terrorist militia, and finding nearly a million people in desperate conditions.
American troops just returned to southern Helmand province to help defeat a Taliban offensive that threatens the provincial capital, and one US service member has already been killed.
By Tess Owen
Turkey's president says a boy as young as 12 carried out a deadly bombing near the Syrian border in the southeastern Turkish city of Gaziantep.
Since the Islamic State swept into Sinjar in August, 2014, the women have been treated as property of the group's fighters, who marry, trade, or sell them.
Three soldiers were killed and six others were wounded when a bomb hit a military vehicle in southeastern Turkey on Thursday, the latest incident of bloodshed.