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Trump's Combative Words on NATO Put Mattis in an Increasingly Tough Spot

For Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, this week's NATO summit presents a central test: how to preserve a U.S.-European alliance that he sees as crucial to America's security while not crossing a boss who doesn't share that view.

Woman Exposed to Nerve Agent in Southern England Dies; Police Launch Murder Investigation

A middle-aged British woman, who somehow came into contact with the Soviet-era nerve agent known as Novichok, died Sunday evening at a hospital in south England where she was being treated for exposure to the military-grade chemical weapon.

Sanctions Remain in Place Until NK Achieves 'Final Denuclearization': Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday sanctions on North Korea will remain in place until the country achieves "final" denuclearization, brushing aside Pyongyang's harsh criticism of the efforts as "gangster-like."

Israel Says That Monitoring Social Media Has Cut 'Lone Wolf' Attacks. Palestinians are Crying Foul.

Amid a wave of stabbing, shooting and car-ramming attacks that began nearly three years ago, Israel has stepped up its monitoring of social media and has questioned or jailed users such as Zibar who are deemed to have posted incendiary messages.

In China Tariff Fight, These U.S. Seaports, Airports Have Much To Lose

If the tariff battle between the United States and China escalates, some airports and seaports will be hit harder than others.

Thousands Flee Key Yemeni Port City as Hodeida Offensive Continues

Thousands of civilians continue to flee the strategic port city of Hodeida while those remaining are gripped by perpetual fear of airstrikes, residents and aid workers said Thursday, as diplomats press for a cease-fire and peace talks.

As Pompeo Visits Pyongyang, South Korea Quietly Watches and Worries

As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Pyongyang on Friday, officials in South Korea were quietly – and likely nervously – watching the first high-level, face-to-face interaction between the United States and North Korea since President Trump met with Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12.

Pakistani Court Sentences ex-PM Sharif to 10 Years in Prison

A Pakistani anti-graft tribunal on Friday announced a much-awaited ruling in a corruption case against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, sentencing him to 10 years in prison over purchases of luxury apartments in London.

What's Next for Mexico? Here are 5 Things You Need to Know.

Last Sunday, a political earthquake struck Mexico. Running on a platform of change and promises to root out government corruption and address economic inequality, leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador and his new MORENA party won the strongest mandate in Mexico's brief democratic history. Here's what you need to know about these elections.

'Terrorists, Disguised as Women, are Among Displaced Syrians'

There are hundreds of armed men disguised as women with fake IDs among the Syrians displaced in the border area near Jordan as a result of the ongoing bombardment campaign on Syria's Daraa province, an army senior officer said on Monday