In Afghanistan, U.S. senators call for coherent policy from Trump

(This story corrects the number of U.S. and other foreign troops in Afghanistan, paragraphs 15, 16.) KABUL A bipartisan delegation of U.S. senators visiting Afghanistan on Tuesday called for a new strategy from the Trump administration to turn the tide against an increasingly strong Taliban insurgency and end the longest war in U.S. history. The …

Chronology of North Korean missile development

North Korea on Tuesday said it had tested an intercontinental ballistic missile, as its decades-long weapons programme reached a grave new phase. Here are key dates in Pyongyang’s quest to develop a missile capable of hitting the United States: Late 1970s: Starts working on a version of the Soviet Scud-B (range 300 kilometres or 186 …