In what the EU chief called a "major concession," US President Donald Trump agreed on Wednesday to refrain from imposing car tariffs while the two sides launch negotiations to cut other trade barriers, easing the threat of a transatlantic trade war.
While nearly 3,000 had been plucked to safety, more than that number were awaiting rescue, many on the rooftops of submerged homes.
A suicide bomber killed at least 29 people near a polling center as Pakistanis voted on Wednesday in a knife-edge general election pitting cricket hero Imran Khan against the party of jailed ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan last month hosted his US counterpart, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, among aides to President Donald Trump who have been tasked with making good on his vow to clamp down on illegal immigration.
American officials expect North Korea to hand over around 50 sets of remains of American troops killed in the 1950-53 Korean War in coming weeks, but the drawn out process of negotiations to get to this point highlights the complications involve in the issue.
Only 37 percent of respondents said they believed Europe depended on US military help, the Forsa poll showed.
In a letter to Pompeo, the former diplomats and national security advisers who served both Democratic and Republican administrations, said eliminating the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) office would impact the US ability to influence global refugee policy.
The former president of the German football league called the resignation "a major setback for integration efforts beyond football in our country."
US President Donald Trump told Iran it risked consequences "the like of which few throughout history have suffered before" if the Islamic Republic made more threats against the United States.
Ruler Hun Sen has had no opposition since last year when the opposing party was dissolved by the Supreme Court.