US President Barack Obama says Pakistan has not made a concerted effort to root out Al-Qaida and the Taliban from safe havens along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. Obama, speaking at his first prime-time press conference on Monday night, said there was “no doubt” that terrorists were operating in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) along the mountainous border with Afghanistan.
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)