October 23, 2019

Turkey announces new deal with Russia as US says its Syria ceasefire has succeeded

omersukrugoksu/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Russia and Turkey have reached an agreement to share control of Syria's northern border superseding a deal between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence that was reached last Thursday. The deal came just before the U.S.-Turkish halt in hostilities reached its deadline, with a senior Trump administration official touting it as "one of the best ceasefires I've ever seen." But as the remaining 1,000 U.S. troops withdraw from ..
October 23, 2019

Five moments to watch in Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan documentary

ABC (NEW YORK) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, made headline-making comments on everything from motherhood to mental health, grief and media scrutiny in the new documentary Harry and Meghan: An African Journey. The couple's comments and their candidness about their lives behind the scenes have since sparked a debate about what should be expected of them, both in their royal duties and in what they reveal publicly. In the U.K., tabloids have zeroed in on Harry&#03..
October 22, 2019

1 Brexit deal passes Parliament but another critical timing vote fails

iStock(LONDON) -- A proposed deal that could lead to the United Kingdom leaving the European Union (EU) passed a critical vote in Parliament on Tuesday, but was followed by another vote that failed, suggesting it might not met the required deadline for Brexit to happen. The first vote Tuesday evening was on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill and there were 329 members who voted in favor of the bill, with 299 against. Debates on the deal started earlier Tuesday after the deal was first published Monda..
October 22, 2019

7,000 Syrian refugees arrive in Iraq in 7 days: UN

ABC News Illustration(GENEVA) -- Over 7,100 refugees arrived in Iraq from Syria within seven days, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Tuesday, as Turkish forces targeted Kurdish regions after the U.S. withdrew troops. A majority of the people -- three out of four -- are women and children, including unaccompanied minors, UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic said at a press briefing in Geneva. Mahecic added that many "require psycho-social first aid" and that some witn..