U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks Monday with the Saudi king and crown prince after days of mounting tensions following the downing of a U.S drone last week and after President Donald Trump pulled back from the brink of retaliatory military strikes on Iran.
India's Supreme Court on Monday directed state and national authorities to file reports to the court on an encephalitis outbreak in the eastern state of Bihar this month in which 152 children have died.
European officials appear cool toward U.S. talk of building a global coalition against Iran, saying that their top priority is to de-escalate tensions in the region as they cling to hopes of salvaging the nuclear deal with Tehran.
Ahmed Mohamed, Associated Press | PostedJun 24th - 4:28am
Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, a retired general who served as defense minister before being picked as the chosen successor to Mauritania's outgoing president, won the weekend election by a large margin, the country's electoral commission announced.
Elias Meseret, Associated Press | PostedJun 24th - 4:26am
The Ethiopian army brigadier accused of leading a failed coup against a regional government has been killed in a firefight with the security forces, a spokesman for the Ethiopian prime minister's office said Monday.