Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 28, the 88th day of 2020. There are 278 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 28...

N. Macedonia becomes NATO's 30th member, ending a long quest

BRUSSELS (AP) — North Macedonia on Friday officially became the 30th member of the NATO military alliance. “North Macedonia is now part of the NATO family, a family of 30 nations and...

Virus takes toll on US military as it tries to aid civilians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus is taking a growing toll on the U.S. military, and commanders and senior officials are bracing for worse. From nuclear missile fields at home to war zones abroad, fro...

Kosovo eyes early elections after government voted down

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s government fell Wednesday after only 50 days in power, losing a no-confidence vote initiated by the junior governing coalition partner following disagreements with the...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 24, the 84th day of 2020. There are 282 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 24,...

Pompeo rushes to Kabul to jumpstart flagging peace process

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Monday in Kabul on an urgent visit to try to move forward a U.S. peace deal signed last month with the Taliban, a trip that comes ...

Virus advances around the world as medical supplies dwindle

The virus pandemic advanced Sunday after the U.S. and Europe reported soaring new cases, prompting a scramble in some regions to set up additional hospital beds and replenish much-needed medical suppl...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 21, the 81st day of 2020. There are 285 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 21...

NATO: North Macedonia's leader inks final accession document

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s President Stevo Pendarovski on Friday signed a final accession document required for the country to become the next member of NATO. Pendaro...

Kosovo partially lifts 100% tariff on Serb, Bosnian goods

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Kosovo's prime minister said Friday his government has partially lifted a controversial 100% tariff on Serb and Bosnian goods as a goodwill gesture following pressure from the U...

Official says 25 Afghan forces killed in insider attack

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least 25 police and army personnel were killed in an apparent insider attack early Friday, Afghan officials said. The attack took place in southern Zabul province, a Talib...

Former NATO chief praises Taiwan for its coronavirus prevention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen has publicly urged the international community to include Taiwan in global health discussions amid the escalating corona...

N. Macedonia clears last NATO membership hurdle

BRUSSELS (AP) — North Macedonia on Tuesday cleared the final hurdle to becoming the 30th member of the NATO military alliance after the Spanish Senate ratified its accession. Spain’s...

Iraqi military: 2 rockets hit training base south of Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AP) — Two rockets struck a training base south of Baghdad where U.S.-led coalition troops and NATO trainers are present, Iraq's military said Tuesday, the third such attack in the span of a w...

Syria war rumbles into 10th year, still fueling global chaos

BEIRUT (AP) — In a world gripped by a pandemic, global unrest and a fast-moving news cycle, it can be difficult to remember that the war in Syria is still happening. Even before the...