His whirlwind foreign trip over, President Donald Trump is facing old and new political and policy challenges at home. Questions continue about allegations that his campaign and associates had contacts with Russian officials. Trump also must grapple with decisions on climate change and choosing an FBI director.
Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press | Posted
May 28th - 2:54am
Government forces enforced a strict curfew in parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Sunday, a day after the killing of a prominent rebel commander by Indian soldiers sparked massive anti-India protests in the disputed region.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted
May 28th - 1:41am
Philippine forces launched fresh airstrikes Sunday to drive out militants linked to the Islamic State group after days of fighting left corpses in the streets and hundreds of civilians begging for rescue from a besieged southern city.
President Donald Trump returned home Saturday night from the Middle East and Europe. He looked like a conventional American leader during his first trip abroad, but he sounded anything but typical. For example, he made no attempt to publicly promote democracy and human rights in Saudi Arabia. He didn't back the two-state solution for Israel and the Palestinians. And he berated NATO allies about their financial commitments.
Ian Deitch, Associated Press | Posted
May 27th - 1:57pm
Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners ended their 40-day fast on the first day of the month-long Muslim holiday of Ramadan, after reaching a compromise with Israel for additional family visits, Israeli and Palestinian officials said.
Rami Musa and Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press | Posted
May 27th - 1:14pm
The Libya connection in the May 22 Manchester concert suicide bombing and Friday's attack on Christians in Egypt has shone a light on the threat posed by militant Islamic groups that have taken advantage of lawlessness in the troubled North African nation to put down roots, recruit fighters and export jihadists to cause death and carnage elsewhere.