Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced newly imposed sanctions on 19 Russian officials suspected of interfering in US elections. The move comes amid criticism of the Trump administration for acting too slowly on Russian hacking allegations.
US intelligence has determined the missiles fired at the international airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia by Houthi rebels were supplied by Iran, proof the Trump administration is using to reassert its claim that Iran has violated the 2015 nuclear deal.
Despite his unconventional remaking of the State Department, Rex Tillerson was otherwise too conventional a diplomat. The policy differences were many, not least on Iran, and he may have been insufficiently deferential to the president. Why Mike Pompeo may be more likely to develop a rapport with Trump.
Vice President Mike Pence began his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by referring to Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The US stance on Israel's capital continues to sow doubt among Arab leaders that the US can effectively mediate Israeli-Palestinian conflicts.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis's visit to Vietnam comes days before the 50th anniversary of a key Vietnam War battle. The former enemies have gradually developed closer ties as the United States seeks to address China's growing military power.
Women dressed in traditional costumes ride motorbikes as they attend celebrations to mark the Gudi Padwa festival, the beginning of the New Year for Maharashtrians, in Mumbai, India on Mar. 18.
Despite warnings from global leaders, President Trump intends to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, recognizing the Holy City as the capital. Analysts warn the move could be viewed as the US siding with Israel, and potentially trigger volatile protests across the Muslim world.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan are both committed to cooperate on the war on terror, amid Trump administration calls for Islamabad to target insurgents moving back and forth across the border with Afghanistan.
The sudden launch of North Korea's most powerful weapon's test yet strengthened calls from world leaders for Kim Jong Un to cease weapons testing and resume denuclearization. The US asserted that while there is no desire for war, an act of aggression would be met with force.
The Trump administration will announce more sanctions to deprive Pyongyang of funds for its nuclear and missile programs after adding North Korea on the US terror blacklist.
United States officials allowed importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport one month before President Trump reversed the ban on elephant trophies.