IS 'caliphate' on brink of defeat in Syria as Trump urges Europe to do more

U.S.-backed fighters in Syria are poised to capture Islamic State’s last, tiny enclave on the Euphrates, the battle commander said on Saturday, bringing its self-declared caliphate to the brink of total defeat as U.S. President Donald Trump spoke of “100 … Continue reading IS 'caliphate' on brink of defeat in Syria as Trump urges Europe to do more

'He is a free man': Thailand releases refugee Bahraini footballer after extradition bid dropped

Thailand on Monday freed a jailed refugee Bahraini footballer with residency status in Australia, after Bahrain abandoned its bid to seek his extradition, and immigration officials said he was immediately driven to the airport. Reuters Continue reading 'He is a free man': Thailand releases refugee Bahraini footballer after extradition bid dropped