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Security forces walk towards the Intercontinental Hotel after a deadly attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. An Afghan official says that a group of gunmen have attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital Kabul. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
The Latest: Ukraine: Citizen killed in Afghan hotel attackUkraine says one of its citizens was killed in the attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
A view of the Turkey-Syria border area as seen from the outskirts of the village of Sugedigi, Turkey, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Several military trucks carrying tanks and other armored vehicles crossed into Syria late Saturday during anticipated ground offensive into a Syrian Kurdish enclave.T urkish jets pounded earlier the Kurdish-run enclave of Afrin in northern Syria which Turkey has vowed to clear of a Syrian Kurdish group which Turkey considers to be "terrorists." (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Turkish troops attack Kurdish enclave in northern SyriaTurkish troops and Syrian opposition forces have attacked a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria in their bid to drive a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia from the region
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen disembark the plane upon his arrival at Amman military airport, Jordan, Saturday, Jan 20, 2018. This is the second leg of his Middle East tour that will include Israel.  (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)
Jordan urges Pence to 'rebuild trust' after Jerusalem pivotJordan's king appeals to U.S. vice president to 'rebuild trust and confidence' in two-state solution, after fallout from U.S. pivot on Jerusalem
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen disembark the plane upon his arrival at Amman military airport, Jordan, Saturday, Jan 20, 2018. This is the second leg of his Middle East tour that will include Israel.  (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)
The Latest: Israeli Arab lawmakers to boycott Pence speechThe main Arab party in the Israeli Knesset says it will boycott Vice President Mike Pence's speech to the parliament on Monday
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
In this photo provided by Rocket Lab, Electron rocket carrying only a small payload of about 150 kilograms (331 pounds), lifts off from the Mahia Peninsula on New Zealand's North Island's east coast. The rocket launched from New Zealand on Sunday successfully reached orbit carrying small commercial satellites. (Rocket Lab via AP)
Commercial rocket from New Zealand deploys small satellitesA rocket launched from New Zealand has successfully reached orbit carrying commercial satellites
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
Congo police fire tear gas to disperse demonstratorsPolice in Congo have fired tear gas at demonstrators who marched after church services Sunday around the country to call for Joseph Kabila to step down from power
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
Austria's Marcel Hirscher speeds down the course during an alpine ski, men's World Cup slalom, in Kitzbuehel, Austria, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
Kristoffersen leads Hirscher by 1 second in World Cup slalomKristoffersen leads World Cup slalom after 1st run, threatens Hirscher's 5-race winning streak
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Iran may try to loosen Revolutionary Guard's grip on economyIran's supreme leader has ordered the Revolutionary Guard to loosen its hold on the economy
The Associated Press1 hour ago
France's President Emmanuel Macron, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, give a press conference, prior to a meeting, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Meeting Friday with French President Macron in Paris, Merkel said she hopes the party congress will “give the green light for us to enter coalition negotiations.”  (Christophe Petit Tesson, Pool via AP)
France, Germany pledge closer ties with new bilateral treatyFrench President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledge to elaborate a new French-German treaty this year to enhance cooperation between the two countries
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Plumes of smoke rise on the air from inside Syria, as seen from the outskirts of the border town of Kilis, Turkey, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Turkish jets have begun an aerial offensive, codenamed operation "Olive Branch", against the Syrian Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin, in northwest Syria . A military statement says the operation launched Saturday aims to protect Turkey's borders, "neutralize" Syrian Kurdish fighters in the enclave and to save the local population from their "pressure and oppression." (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
The Latest: Turkey hopes for swift end to operation in SyriaTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he hopes Turkey will conclude its operation in a Syrian Kurdish enclave in a short period of time
The Associated Press6 minutes ago
Britain's Kyle Edmund, left, is congratulated by Italy's Andreas Seppi after winning their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Nadal beats Schwartzman, reaches Aussie Open quarterfinalsRafael Nadal got a good fitness test in his almost four-hour, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 win over Diego Schwartzman to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals for the 10th time
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Black smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel after an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Gunmen stormed the hotel in the Afghan capital on Saturday evening, triggering a shootout with security forces, officials said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Taliban attack on Afghan hotel ends after 13 hours, 6 deadTaliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital kills at least six people, including a foreigner, and pins security forces down for more than 13 hours before the last attacker is killed
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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