Syrian Kurds take aim at IS 'capital' of Raqqa

Jun 24, 2015

Syrian Kurds take aim at IS 'capital' of Raqqa

Backed by U.S.-led airstrikes and buoyed by battlefield successes, Kurdish fighters kept up an offensive through northern Syria on Tuesday, driving Islamic State militants out of a town near the extremists’ de facto capital of Raqqa. The capture of Ein Issa came just hours ...

China slams 'Western misconceptions' of its role in WWII

Jun 23, 2015

China slams 'Western misconceptions' of its role in WWII

Western countries have a lack of appreciation about China’s sacrifices and contributions during World War II, a senior official said Tuesday, as the government outlined plans for a military parade through central Beijing to mark the war’s end. Sino-Japan relations have long been affected ...