Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on Tuesday his nation and the U.S. share a common destiny, pleaded with lawmakers to stand firm in the face of terrorism, and specifically praised President Obama for being a friend to Israel both publicly and privately.
U.S. Army Col. James M. Minnich stood on a wet slab of concrete near a single-story blue U.N. structure in this old village that literally straddles the official line of demarcation in the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea.
President Obama is scheduled to take part in a secure videoconference on Ukraine Tuesday morning while Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is speaking to Congress.
The top military officer in the Middle East told lawmakers Tuesday morning that U.S. forces are making progress in the effort to defeat the Islamic State, but asked them to undo sequestration cuts to give troops more flexibility to respond to crises in battle.
One by one, thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov on Tuesday, many offering flowers as they paid their last respects to one of the most prominent figures of Russia’s beleaguered opposition.
Venezuela is giving the U.S. 15 days to chop its embassy staff by 83 percent.
An influential lawmaker here says President Park Geun-Hye’s government is putting its weight behind an initiative to bring a new U.N. regional headquarters to South Korea, along with an “international peace park” that could be built on land inside the highly sensitive Demilitarized Zone that has divided the nation from North Korea since 1953.
Iraqi troops fought on Tuesday with Islamic State extremists south of the militant-held city of Tikrit but their offensive to retake Saddam Hussein’s hometown was slowed by roadside bombs, local officials said.
At 656,000 pounds fully loaded and the length of six school buses, the Boeing 777-200ER is hard to miss.
The special door chime on the house in Seoul can ring day or night. The instant it is heard, the adults jump and rush to the wall where the “drop box” is located. When they gently lower the door, they typically find a tightly bundled baby inside.