Raqqa was captured two years ago by US troops and their YPG/PKK allies but since US President Trump abruptly ordered a pull-out in October, Moscow has swiftly advanced into that territory.
Seoul's Defense Ministry said in a brief statement that South Korea and the United States are closely monitoring activities at the Sohae site and other key North Korean areas.
Passage of charges against Trump in Democratic-led House, now seen as all but certain, would lead to a trial in Senate on whether to remove Trump from office. The Republicans who control the Senate have shown little sign of supporting his removal.
Iran and the US conduct a prisoner exchange marking a rare diplomatic breakthrough between Tehran and Washington after months of tensions.
A number of policy setbacks have pushed Saudi Arabia to revisit its blockade of Qatar raising the spectre of a potential rapprochement.
Nancy Pelosi says she was authorising the drafting of articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump “sadly but with confidence and humility.”
US President Donald Trump's surprise visit to Afghanistan was a cutting image of how President Ashraf Ghani's government has become an afterthought.
Host of the summit, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said there was far more that unites NATO states than divides them.
Legal experts gather in Washington to discuss articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump.
NATO members thought they were celebrating the 70th anniversary of the alliance, what transpired was an acrimonious birthday bash full of hot mic moments, jokes about returning Daesh militants and an impeachment cloud hanging over President Trump.
The French president is making overtures to present Paris as an alternative global power, which can challenge Washington’s leadership, angering countries from the US to Germany and Turkey.
Leaders sought to make a show of unity as they met to conclude their annual summit in London. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he is confident the member differences over defence plans will be resolved.
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