US and Russia may have their differences, but both cheered when the rocket launched Friday bearing much-needed supplies for the crew of the International Space Station. The launch follows two failed attempts.
Cuba is one of a number of key foreign-policy issues in which President Obama has sought to get beyond what he has seen as mistaken policies of the past. The approach has been vaunted by some, vilified by others.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff sits down with President Obama at the White House Tuesday after a year of personal efforts by President Obama to address the issue of NSA spying on US friends and allies.
The announcement follows a six-month review prompted by sharp criticism of the Obama Administration by some victims' relatives, who said they had been threatened with prosecution if they tried to raise money to pay a ransom.
Under such an authorization, EU countries could destroy the boats that smugglers are using to ferry thousands of migrants to southern Europe. EU officials have said only vessels with no passengers would be targeted.
Some regional analysts heard President Obama’s comment as a warning to Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi that greater international assistance in the fight against Islamic State depends on steps to build a more inclusive government.