Richard Holbrooke, whose appointment last year as US special representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan created some unease in New Delhi following talk that India may be added to his portfolio, on Thursday said he never sought the additional responsibility and that it was not his job to negotiate issues between India and Pakistan.
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)