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Trump commits U.S. to open-ended Afghanistan war; Taliban vow ‘graveyard’

Trump commits U.S. to open-ended Afghanistan war; Taliban vow ‘graveyard’

WASHINGTON/KABUL (Reuters) – President Donald Trump committed U.S. troops to an open-ended war in Afghanistan, a decision the Afghan government welcomed on Tuesday but which Taliban insurgents warned would make…

North Korea shipments to Syria chemical arms agency intercepted: U.N. report

Michelle Nichols 3 Min Read UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country’s chemical weapons program were intercepted in the past…

Trump reverses course, commits U.S. to open-ended Afghanistan war

Trump reverses course, commits U.S. to open-ended Afghanistan war

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Reversing course from his campaign pledges, President Donald Trump on Monday night committed the United States to an open-ended conflict in Afghanistan, signaling he would dispatch more…

Reversing course, Trump commits to open-ended Afghan war

Reversing course, Trump commits to open-ended Afghan war

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Reversing course from his campaign pledges, President Donald Trump on Monday night committed the United States to an open-ended conflict in Afghanistan, signaling he would dispatch more…

Trump clears way for troop increase in Afghanistan as part of retooled strategy

Trump clears way for troop increase in Afghanistan as part of retooled strategy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump opened the door to an increase in U.S. troop numbers in Afghanistan on Monday night as part of a new strategy for the region,…

Spanish police track down, shoot dead Barcelona attacker

SUBIRATS, Spain (Reuters) – Spanish police on Monday shot dead an Islamist militant who killed 13 people with a van in Barcelona last week, ending a five-day manhunt for the…

Spanish police shoot suspected Barcelona attacker

BARCELONA, Spain (Reuters) – Spanish police on Monday shot down a man who local media identified as the Islamist militant who drove a van into a Barcelona crowd last week,…

Ten sailors missing after U.S. warship collides with tanker near Singapore

Ten sailors missing after U.S. warship collides with tanker near Singapore

Sam Holmes and Lesley Wroughton 5 Min Read SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ten sailors are missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore on Monday, the…

U.S., South Korea begin computer-simulated drills amid North Korea tensions

Christine Kim 4 Min Read SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean and U.S. forces began computer-simulated military exercises on Monday amid tensions over North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs, amid reports…

Trump to lay out U.S. strategy for Afghanistan on Monday night

BRIDGEWATER, N.J./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will lay out his long-awaited U.S. strategy for the war in Afghanistan in a prime-time television address to the American people on Monday…