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An Iraqi special forces commander explains the drone-dropped bombs and other ISIS tactics making the battle for Mosul so difficult.

Chemi Shalev, a columnist for the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, shares Israeli reaction to president-elect Trump's moves to align U.S. policy more closely with the Israeli government.

It's an article of faith that the migrant influx and this week's terror attack in Berlin cloud Chancellor Angela Merkel's reelection chances next year. She's safe, says Die Zeit editor Josef Joffe.

Harlem was known as the cultural capital of black America. With Charles Rangel retiring, the neighborhood will be without African-American Congressional representation for the first time in 70 years.

As president-elect Donald Trump Tweets and fills out his cabinet and White House positions, his priorities on foreign policy, trade, the debt and regulation become clear and raise alarm with critics.

A new technique that enables scientists to edit DNA much more easily stirred big hopes this year for medical breakthroughs. But it also stirred fears.

Scientists announced Thursday that they created a safe, effective vaccine to prevent Ebola. They don't know yet how long the protection will last, but it will bring outbreaks to a screeching halt.

The hijackers of a Libyan plane that landed on Malta were arrested and all passengers and crew were safely released Friday morning. Kyle Vidal, a journalist with iNews Malta, has the latest.

Officers in Milan shot and killed the suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack. Now there are questions about how the man, who had a criminal record, was able to get into France and then Italy.

A Libyan passenger plane with 118 people on board was reportedly hijacked and forced to land in Malta. Steve Inskeep talks with aviation reporter Alex Macheras.

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