President Barack Obama's administration is keeping New Delhi "fully informed" as it shapes its strategy for dealing with the terrorist threat emanating from Pakistan, a senior U.S. official told lawmakers on Tuesday. Richard C. Holbrooke, special envoy on Pakistan and Afghanistan, also acknowledged that the deployment of 21,000 additional U.S. troops in Afghanistan could further destabilise Pakistan by forcing militants east.
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)