Full story - January 03, 2020
a man wearing a green military uniform looks to the left.
Iran threatened on Friday to hit back hard after a US air strike in Baghdad killed Qasem Soleimani, commander of Iran's elite Quds Force and architect of its growing military influence in the Middle East.
Full story - January 02, 2020
A car is shown in the distance driving on a road and entirely surrounded by dark yellow smoke.
Tens of thousands of holiday makers fled seaside towns on Australia's east coast on Thursday as bushfires approached, and military ships and helicopters began rescuing thousands more trapped by the blazes.
Full story - January 01, 2020
A line of security forces wearing helmets and carrying weapons are shown standing outside of the US Embassy in Baghdad.
Paramilitary groups who have been protesting against US air strikes in Iraq told their supporters to withdraw from the perimeter of the US embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday.
Full story - December 31, 2019
Several people are shown standing on a beach with many holding cloth to their faces to protect from the smoke.
Thousands swarmed to beaches on Australia's east coast Tuesday to escape fierce wildfires bearing down on several seaside towns, as the government readied naval vessels and military helicopters to aid firefighting and evacuations.
Full story - December 31, 2019
A large group of protesters are shown carrying several different flags outside of the khaki-colored walls of US Embassy in Iraq.
The US ambassador to Iraq and other staff were evacuated from the embassy in Baghdad Tuesday as thousands of protesters and militia fighters thronged the gates in anger over US air strikes in Iraq.
Full story - December 30, 2019
A destroyed cement building is shown with rubble all over.
A top Iraqi militia leader warned of a strong response against US forces in Iraq following air strikes in Iraq and Syria overnight that hit several bases of his Iranian-backed group and killed at least 25 people.
Full story - December 24, 2019
China's Premier Li Keqiang, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in are shown standing behind three podiums with national flags.
China, Japan and South Korea have agreed to work together to promote dialogue between the United States and North Korea, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday following a summit between the three countries in China.
Full story - December 23, 2019
Several white candles are burning in front of a sign that reads, "Justice for Jamal Khashoggi."
Saudi Arabia Monday sentenced five people to death and three more to jail terms totaling 24 years over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul in October last year.
Full story - December 20, 2019
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is shown standing at a lecturn with a microphone and several parliamentary members sitting behind him.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval for his Brexit deal in parliament Friday, the first step toward fulfilling his election pledge to deliver Britain's departure from the European Union by Jan. 31 after his landslide victory.
Full story - December 19, 2019
Lebanon's caretaker Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri is shown in a close-up photo standing behind a microphone and wearing a dark suit.
Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri withdrew as a candidate for prime minister on Wednesday, and Shiite Hezbollah with its ally Amal moved toward nominating a former education minister for the job, two senior sources familiar with their position said.

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