Trump, Modi Move to Bridge Divisions


President Trump welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House on Monday, where they agreed to expand cooperation on combatting terrorism, stabilizing Afghanistan and overcoming trade differences.

Freighter Captain Says U.S. Destroyer Ignored Warnings


The captain of a cargo ship that hit a U.S. destroyer near Japan earlier this month has said in a report that the ship sent emergency warnings as the American vessel suddenly cut across its path, according to a person with direct knowledge of the testimony.

Liu Xiaobo Released From Chinese Prison Following Cancer Diagnosis


Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been released from prison early and is receiving treatment in a Chinese hospital after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer.

Thaad Not on Chopping Block, South Korean Foreign Minister Says


South Korea’s foreign minister struck a conciliatory tone regarding the controversial missile system, ahead of President Moon Jae-in’s White House visit this week.

Brazil President Is Charged With Corruption


Brazil’s top prosecutor filed criminal charges against President Michel Temer, marking a critical new phase for the corruption purge that has roiled Latin America’s largest country for the past three years.

May Clinches Deal With Northern Irish Party to Support Minority Government


U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May clinched a deal with a group of Northern Irish lawmakers that will keep her Conservative Party in government despite the loss of its Parliamentary majority in elections earlier this month.

Germany Warns Turks on Security Officers


Germany warned Turkey that members of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail facing arrest warrants in the U.S. wouldn’t be welcomed during next month’s Group of 20 summit.

Exiled by War, Syrians in Turkey Take Cruise Down Memory Lane


Istanbul boat tour lets refugees in Turkey recreate some “good old days” before civil war began to ravage their country in 2011

Draghi Says ECB Policy Has Helped Reduce Inequality


European Central Bank President Mario Draghi defended the impact of the bank’s stimulus policies on Europe’s youth, arguing that keeping interest rates low had helped create jobs and reduce inequality.

Liquor Companies Binge on Mescal but Can't Get Enough


Mescal, a cousin to tequila, is rapidly growing in popularity, but the world’s biggest liquor companies are struggling to parlay its rise into substantial profits.