An Afghan official says the Taliban stormed a police checkpoint in eastern Nangarhar province, killing seven policemen.
At least 18 people, including three of a family, returning from a wedding function were killed in a road accident in Pakistan’s southern province of Sindh early today, police and rescue officials said.
US President Donald Trump set the scene for his summit with Vladimir Putin today by blaming the chill in relations with Moscow on the investigations into Russian interference in his election victory.
Though President Donald Trump has met with Russian President Vladimir Putin twice before, he is eager to recreate in Finland the heady experience that he had last month with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore.
Donald Trump arrives in Britain today for his first visit as US president, flying into a whirlwind of protests against him and political turmoil over Brexit.
A leading Chinese university has suspended a prominent primatologist in a victory for China’s slow-building #MeToo movement.
Interior ministers from 28 European nations will meet today as they face intensifying pressure to introduce new policies to stem migrant arrivals, in their first meeting after Austria took the EU helm with promises of a tough response to the issue.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will publish details of her long-awaited Brexit plan today to restart talks with the EU, after facing down a revolt by eurosceptic ministers that could still unseat her.
A California federal judge today rejected the Trump administration’s efforts to detain immigrant families for long terms, calling it a “cynical attempt” to undo a longstanding court settlement.
Officials from Panama and China are meeting in the opening round of talks to reach a free trade agreement, one year after the two countries established diplomatic relations.