Faced with their toughest fight against IS yet, Iraqi and coalition forces have increasingly turned to airstrikes and artillery to clear and hold territory in western Mosul's densely populated neighborhoods.
Independent French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has won the backing of the country's defense minister, which could bolster voter confidence that the 39-year-old is presidential material despite having no party and limited political experience.
A former banker and economy minister with pro-market views, Macron is considered the front-runner for France's two-round presidential vote on April 23 and May 7.
The French conservative presidential candidate and former prime minister, Francois Fillon, has seen his candidacy sink this year since facing allegations that his wife and children held fake government-paid political jobs for years.
Serbia's prime minister pledged on Friday that the Balkan country will never join NATO or any other military alliance as Serbia marked the 18th anniversary of the start of NATO airstrikes that stopped its crackdown in Kosovo.
Aleksandar Vucic spoke at a ceremony near a railway bridge in southern Serbia where the Western military alliance's missiles struck a passenger train, killing at least 28 people and injuring dozens.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen met with Russian diplomats in Moscow on Friday in a trip that comes just a month before the French presidential elections. The National Front leader met with Russia’s State Duma International Affairs Committee and said she would adopt a more positive approach to
Six months before Germany’s election, a mobile game has been called “tasteless” for allowing players to drive a train containing Angela Merkel’s chief rival for chancellor running over political foes including President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The game, named “Schulz
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials are raiding targets in “sanctuary cities” to pressure those jurisdictions to cooperate with federal immigration agents, CNN reported Friday, citing a senior U. S. immigration official familiar with the situation. A sanctuary city is any