U.S. senators said on Sunday the White House has not been forthcoming with details about the military's presence in Niger after the deaths of four soldiers there earlier this month and they want more answers on U.S. operations in the west African country. Zach Goelman reports.
Speaking in Saudi Arabia, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said "Iranian militias that are in Iraq, now that the fight against Daesh and ISIS is coming to a close, those militias need to go home." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The ECB will this week decide to trim its asset purchases, according to a Reuters poll of economists, while also extending its QE programme. But as David Pollard reports, economists are split on just how long the extension could be, and on the scale of any reduction, just as doves and hawks at the bank may also be divided.
Egypt's security forces suffered one of their heaviest attacks after militants firing rockets and detonating explosives hit a police operation on Friday in the western desert, authorities and security sources said on Saturday. Saskia O'Donoghue reports
This perfectly synchronized fastbreak by the Phoenix Suns is such a thing of coincidental beauty, we guarantee you'll rewind this clip AT LEAST 10 times. See what else you might have missed in this week's Honorable Mentions!
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday in Riyadh that the growing relationship between Saudi Arabia and Iraq was "vital" to bolstering the collective security, cooperation in the fight against Islamic State and prosperity between the U.S. and both countries. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).