Afghan President Ashraf Ghanis aid the "conditional release" was a very hard decision and aims to get insurgents to free an American and an Australian professor they abducted in 2016 and have held captive for over three years.
White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney plans to file his own lawsuit over testimony in the House impeachment inquiry, withdrawing his bid to join a separate case filed last month by a former Trump adviser, his attorneys said Monday.
In our news wrap Monday, the UN's nuclear watchdog raised new concerns about Iran's violations of its 2015 nuclear deal. Inspectors discovered manmade uranium particles that Tehran hadn't previously declared. Also, Turkey has begun sending captured foreign members of the Islamic State back to their home countries. The Turkish government estimates some 1200 ISIS fighters […]
Anti-government protests in Hong Kong erupted into chaos Monday, leaving two people critically injured. One person was shot at close range by police, while separately, a China supporter was set on fire. Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, vowed to "spare no effort" to end the violent demonstrations that have gripped the semi-autonomous Chinese territory for […]
Bolivia, South America's poorest country, is politically divided -- and currently without a leader. President Evo Morales announced on state television Sunday that he was the victim of a coup and thus was resigning. But his political opponents contend he was a dictator who eventually succumbed to the powers of democracy. Nick Schifrin reports on […]