The first big face-off at the Supreme Court over President Trump's immigration policies is set for Wednesday when the justices hear a challenge to the lawfulness of his travel ban targeting people from several Muslim-majority countries.
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Blast at election center in Afghan capital kills more than 50
A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, killing at least 57 people and injuring more than 100, in the most serious attack yet on preparations for elections scheduled for October.
In bumpy road to confirmation, Pompeo faces committee vote
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will vote on Monday on President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, who could be the first nominee for the position not to win support from the panel.
Rockets shake Mali's Timbuktu, no casualties: French army
Homemade rockets shook the northern Mali city of Timbuktu on Sunday near U.N. and French military bases where Islamist militants launched a deadly suicide raid last weekend, France's army said.
Air strikes pound insurgent enclave close to Damascus
Air strikes pounded a jihadist-held area near Damascus on Sunday, footage broadcast by Syrian state TV stations showed, as the Syrian government stepped up efforts to wipe out the insurgency's last foothold near the capital.
China's ZTE seeks resolution of U.S. export ban
China's ZTE is seeking a resolution to a U.S. ban on selling it parts and software that it has said threatens its survival.
India's Modi to visit China this week as rapprochement gathers pace
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China this week for an informal meeting with President Xi Jinping, as efforts at rapprochement gather pace following a testing year in ties between the two giant neighbors.
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