Trump soon to get sobering reality check, Obama says

Nov 15, 2016

Trump soon to get sobering reality check, Obama says

President Barack Obama cautioned against dire predictions for Donald Trump’s presidency Monday, saying his Republican successor faces a reality check if he tries to enact his most controversial campaign promises. The outgoing Democratic leader made his comments at a wide-ranging news conference before he ...

Nov 11, 2016

Taliban truck bomb hits German Consulate in northern Afghanistan

Germany’s consulate in northern Afghanistan was attacked late Thursday when a suicide car bomber rammed the compound, a senior police official said. The car exploded at the gate of the consulate in Mazar-i-Sharif city, destroying the gate and wall around 11.10 p.m. local time, ...

Russia says its warships sent Dutch sub shadowing carrier group packing

Nov 10, 2016

Russia says its warships sent Dutch sub shadowing carrier group packing

Russian warships in the eastern Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday drove away a Dutch submarine shadowing the squadron, the military said. Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said two Russian navy destroyers spotted the Walrus-class submarine Wednesday while it was 20 km (some ...

At least 14 killed in attack on Kabul Shiite shrine during festival

Oct 12, 2016

At least 14 killed in attack on Kabul Shiite shrine during festival

Gunmen targeted Shiite pilgrims in Kabul late Tuesday, killing at least 14 people as they gathered to celebrate Ashura, one of the most important festivals on the Shiite calendar, officials said. The attack in the Afghan capital marked unraveling security as the resurgent Taliban ...