Donald Trump said that Vitaly Churkin had played a vital role in working with the United States on major challenges to global security.
After years of assisting Iraqi security forces from a distance, a US commander noted that in recent weeks the military has received approval to move closer to the frontlines in the fight for the terrorist stronghold of Mosul in Iraq.
Right-wing political commentator Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned from Breitbart News, following a video in which the UK-born tech editor, who claims to have been a victim of child sexual abuse, appears to condone sexual relationships between men and younger boys.
The German Interior Ministry is considering a bill meant to discourage the use of false identities to allow authorities to search the phones of asylum seekers, as part of ordinary identity checks. The searches would not require a warrant or even consent from those searched.
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen canceled a Tuesday meeting with the Grand Mufti of Lebanon, Sheikh Abdul Latif Derian, as she would have been required to wear a headscarf while in his presence.
As Israel begins work on its "American road" project in East Jerusalem’s Jabal al-Mukaber area, hundred of Palestinians are on edge, as their homes lie directly in its path.
Prosecutors in Japan have alleged that an assault on a medical nurse in the Fukuoka prefecture was an act of retaliation by a 70-year-old crime boss who was unhappy with the results of a cosmetic surgery procedure on his genitals.
Several media outlets, including the Associated Press, filed a brief with a federal court on Monday to require that the FBI make public certain evidence regarding the San Bernardino investigation, including information on the cost of the software tool the FBI used to hack an iPhone and the identity of the person or persons who sold it to the FBI.
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