Nigeria released a photograph of President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, the first in almost three months after he left the country on May 7 for medical leave in Britain. In stark contrast to his first absence, when numerous photos of a notably skeletal leader were published, the presidency had released no images of Buhari during his current medical leave until now. The president is on his second medical leave so far this year, the majority of which he has spent being treated for an undisclosed ailment in London.
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On Monday, President Trump urged Republicans to take action on repealing and replacing Obamacare. He also mocked them for continuing to promise to repeal and replace the law, but not acting on that promise.
Iran’s top judge called on the United States on Monday to release Iranians held in U.S. jails and billions of dollars in Iranian assets, days after Washington urged Tehran to free three U.S. citizens. The statement by Ayatollah Sadeq Larijani capped a week of heightened rhetoric over the jailing and disappearance of Americans in Iran and new U.S. sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
Two Jordanians die in a shooting incident at Israel’s heavily-guarded embassy in Amman, after one of them reportedly attacked a security guard with a screwdriver. David Doyle reports.
The president tweeted on Sunday that it is “very sad” Republicans are doing “very little to protect” him — and admitted that the ongoing Russia probe, while “phony,” may be “taking hold.”
By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump was open to signing legislation toughening sanctions on Russia after Senate and House leaders reached agreement on a bill late last week. Congressional Democrats said on Saturday they had agreed with Republicans on a deal allowing new sanctions targeting Russia, Iran and North Korea in a bill that would limit any potential effort by Trump to try to lift sanctions against Moscow. “We support where the legislation is now and will continue working with the House and Senate to put …read more
Experts say the temperature inside of the tractor-trailer where smuggled immigrants died and many others were left in dire health would have quickly become unbearable in the Texas heat.
A Jordanian man was shot to death and an Israeli man was wounded in a violent incident at the Israeli embassy in Amman on Sunday evening, a security official and a news site linked to Jordan’s military reported.(July 23)
WAU, South Sudan (AP) — It’s been five months since the shy, frail 13-year-old was snatched from his bed, drugged and raped in the middle of the night. The boy hasn’t been able to say much since.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on protests in Venezuela against President Nicolas Maduro’s bid to rewrite the constitution (all times local):