Links between charities and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, designated as a foreign terrorist organization by the State Department, have raised concerns in Western governments that the Sri Lankan rebel group is using aid meant for victims of the tsunami to buy weapons and replenish its depleted ranks with child soldiers.
On June 30, Donald J. Trump became the first US president to set foot in North Korea. Trump made history when stepped across a low concrete marker accompanied by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and walked a few steps into the North. The two leaders agreed to have their negotiators resume an effort to reach what has so far been an elusive nuclear deal. US President Donald J. Trump, accompanied by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, stepped into North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom on June 30. Trump is the first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)