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Trump takes historic step into North Korea with Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Korean border village of Panmunjom on June 30, 2019. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo Trump meets Kim Jong Un After the theatrical gesture, both leaders’ pledged to [...]

Trump heads for historic DMZ meeting with North Korea’s Kim

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – President Donald Trump is on his way to the Korean Demilitarized Zone for a historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Trump departed Seoul by helicopter on Sunday afternoon shortly after South Korean [...]

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul’s historic trip

VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country. Francis’ [...]

Narendra Modi, India’s ‘Watchman,’ Captures Historic Election Victory

NEW DELHI — He called himself India’s watchman, even as minorities said they felt unsafe under his gaze. He boasted of his humble origins while doing favors for billionaires. He spoke the language of business, yet could not deliver [...]

Narendra Modi, India’s ‘Watchman,’ Heads for Historic Election Victory

NEW DELHI — Narendra Modi, the most dominating and divisive prime minister India has produced in decades, powered his way Thursday toward this nation’s biggest re-election win in decades. His brand of brawny Hindu nationalism and [...]

Algiers Dispatch: Algeria’s Turmoil Adds New Obstacle to Saving the Historic Casbah

ALGIERS — Much of the capital is boiling over with stifled anger at 20 years of police-state repression. But the Casbah, in the heart of Algiers, is strangely quiet, the ancient stone alleys empty in the glare of the sun. There is [...]

‘Breakthrough moment’: Anti-Trump fires forge historic field of 2020 women

Sens. Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar and Kirsten Gillibrand, as well as Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, are all vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. | Politico Illustration/AP, Getty Images, and iStock Share on [...]

Historic candidacy of princess upends tradition in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) – A Thai political party has selected a princess as its nominee to serve as the next prime minister, upending tradition that the royal palace plays no public role in politics and upsetting all predictions about what may happen [...]

Pope Francis Makes ‘Historic’ Gulf Tour Amid Yemen Crisis and Christian Repression

Bishop Hinder said he had been unable to reach Yemen because of the war, but that working on specific cases “behind the curtain” sometimes yielded positive results. He added that a public statement by Francis on Yemen was possible, [...]

Why the Pope’s Historic Visit to the Gulf Matters

Pope Francis starts a landmark, three-day visit to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, becoming the first pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church to visit the Arabian Peninsula. The visit offers a rare note of hope for Christians in the [...]