The prime minister ordered an evaluation of Israel’s ties to the United Nations, and assailed the Obama administration for its abstention during a Security Council vote.
As funerals were held for victims of a truck attack Sunday in Jerusalem, Israelis remained divided over a soldier’s conviction for killing a wounded and incapacitated Palestinian terrorist.
President Tsai Ing-wen is in the region to shore up some of Taiwan’s formal diplomatic relationships as it faces rising pressure from China.
If Mr. Trump should follow through on instigating a new nuclear arms race, the consequences could be severe and possibly catastrophic.
Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are keen to accept help and are shoring up their own modest defense capabilities. But what happens when President-elect Donald J. Trump takes power is an open question.
Mr. Kerry will use his remarks to confront Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel after bitterness over a United Nations resolution, a State Department official said.
Sorin Grindeanu, a former minister of communications, was named prime minister, beating a candidate who would have been Romania’s first woman and first Muslim to hold that post.
The authorities are still searching for the gunman who killed at least 39 people at the upscale Reina nightclub.