BELGRADE, Serbia — Before they left Turkey, the friends made a pact: no smugglers. If they were going to get to Europe, they would do it on their own.
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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — As Saudi soldiers drive armored vehicles around Aden, the port in southern Yemen they helped recapture from rebels, young men clap and children flash the V-for-victory sign.
JERUSALEM — In a fiery address before the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized the nuclear agreement between the Western powers and Iran, and said the deal makes war more likely.
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan officials said Thursday they had retaken the major northern city of Kunduz from the Taliban, but battles were reportedly continuing elsewhere between insurgents and government forces.
BEIRUT — Russian warplanes carried out a second day of airstrikes in Syria on Thursday, attacking opposition strongholds that imperil government control of the pivotal western and central core of the country.
A state commission voted on Sept. 29 to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the Oklahoma Capitol grounds, after a state supreme court judge ordered its removal by Oct. 12.
MOSCOW - Russian warplanes began airstrikes in Syria on Wednesday, adding an unpredictable new element to a 4-year-old war that has already drawn in the United States and allies, fueled a refugee crisis and expanded the reach of the Islamic State.
BEIRUT - Images of his countrymen streaming into Europe inspired Bassem al-Alyan to make the journey. But like many other Syrian refugees, he faces a significant obstacle.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration sought Tuesday to choke off support for Islamic State, imposing sanctions on 25 individuals and five Islamist groups, in the latest push to constrain an extremist army that continues to recruit thousands of foreign fighters to its cause.
UNITED NATIONS — Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez warned Tuesday that the embargo on his country poses a serious impediment to fully restoring relations with the United States, saying that the Obama administration’s steps so far haven’t amounted to “substantial changes” to the Cold War-era restrictions.