Germany's foreign minister says Donald Trump is contradicting his nominee for defence secretary.
Noor Salman is suspected of aiding and abetting the man who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub.
At least 26 congress members now say they will skip Friday's presidential inauguration.
Two Canadians, an Italian and a Colombian are among those killed at the Playa del Carmen resort.
Entire families are killed, witnesses say, as a Turkish cargo jet crashes on landing near Bishkek.
Adama Barrow misses the burial of his eight-year-old son as he has left Gambia amid the election dispute.
Merkel’s office disregards migrant swipe and pledges to work closely with Washington
Probe into allegations that owner of Yedioth Ahronoth, offered to tone down coverage
Forecasts highlight planned US tax cuts and infrastructure spending
Riyadh will issue tenders for renewables programme in push to curb reliance on oil
Former minister emerges as strongest opponent to Valls in presidential primaries
Super League teams limited to three overseas stars per game amid spending crackdown