India's armed services, working in tandem with police, elite commandoes and anti-terrorism squads, had been engaged in a bloody battle Thursday with terrorists who held hostages and who overnight transformed the bustling metropolis of Bombay into a city frozen by fear. Authorities said the death toll from the terrorist attacks, dubbed "India's 9/11" by the local media, stood at 125, including at least six foreigners, by Thursday evening.
US President Donald J. Trump is expected to meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at the Group of Twenty (G20) summit in Buenos Aires later this week. Is that a good idea in light of Russia’s latest aggression toward Ukraine and the somewhat stymied success of past meetings between the two leaders? In an interview with The Washington Post , Trump left open the possibility that he might, after all, cancel the meeting over the incident in the Kerch Strait. “Maybe I won’t even have the meeting,” he said.