President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump tossed colorful flower petals on a memorial to Mohandas Gandhi on Tuesday in New Delhi. The president's second day in India began with an elaborate outdoor welcome ceremony in front of a grand presidential palace in New Delhi. The president's armored car, nicknamed "The Beast," was greeted at the palace with cannon fire and accompanied by a parade of colorfully-dressed soldiers on horseback. Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are expected to talk trade and other issues before the president returns to Washington.
Ralph Jennings, Associated Press | PostedFeb 24th - 10:34pm
Beauty salon operator Shelly Chen flew from Taiwan to her hometown in China last month to see her aging parents for the Lunar New Year holiday. Two days later, their city in the heart of a new virus outbreak was locked down to stop the fast-spreading infection.
After months of resisting pressure to hand over the premiership to his named successor, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad finally quit this week. But in a confounding twist, the 94-year-old leader emerged stronger than before, while his ruling alliance, which won a historic vote about two years ago, met its Waterloo.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedFeb 24th - 9:31pm
The U.N. envoy for Somalia urged the country’s leaders on Monday to take “bold steps” to ensure that 2020 sets the fragile Horn of Africa country on a trajectory to peace and stability, not more political division and increasing extremism.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedFeb 24th - 12:38pm
The U.N. Security Council on Monday reiterated its support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, in its first statement following the unveiling of the U.S. plan for resolving the decades-old struggle three weeks ago.
Peter Orsi, Associated Press | PostedFeb 24th - 9:53am
Rescuers in Mexico were partially able to free a humpback whale that became entangled in a fishing net illegally set inside a refuge for the critically endangered vaquita porpoise in the upper Gulf of California, a conservationist group said Monday.