At least 45 people died when a bus caught fire and crashed on a highway in western Bulgaria on Tuesday, officials and local news outlets said. The bus had North Macedonian plates, and most of the victims were from that country, BTV television reported, citing an official from the NorthContinue Reading

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III has ordered the military’s top commander in the Middle East to brief him on details of a U.S. airstrike in Syria in 2019 that killed dozens of women and children, the Pentagon said on Monday. The Pentagon’s top spokesman, John F. Kirby,Continue Reading

The move comes after the Ecuadorian prosecutor’s office asked the government to take “urgent measures” to address the situation, according to a post on the agency’s official Twitter account. Prosecutors said “68 prisoners were killed and another 25 wounded” in the violence that broke out Saturday at the Litoral Penitentiary,Continue Reading

The Times investigation found that the bombing had been called in by a classified American special operations unit, Task Force 9, which was in charge of ground operations in Syria. The task force operated in such secrecy that at times it did not inform even its own military partners ofContinue Reading