US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis forecast more U.S.-Argentina military collaboration following a visit to Buenos Aires this week that offered warm words about the Pentagon’s swift assistance to try to help the Argentine Navy locate a lost submarine.
Beset by a weak currency and tension with the US, Turkey reaches out to Europe in an attempt to shore up relations with major trading partners despite testy rhetoric and a stalled bid for EU membership.
Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a Hindu nationalist who set off a nuclear arms race with rival Pakistan but later reached across the border to begin a groundbreaking peace process, dies after a prolonged illness.
Italian authorities have lowered the confirmed death toll in Genoa’s bridge collapse to 38 from 39. Genoa Prefect Office official Raffaella Corsaro says that the change was due to a “misunderstanding” about information supplied by ambulance dispatchers.