Kazakhstan's Longtime President Quits

Nursultan Nazarbayev, president of Kazakhstan since the fall of the USSR and the only president the former Soviet Republic had ever known, shocked his country when he said he said he would step down after 30 years in power.

Russia Comes to Latin America as U.S. Ties Fail

"The recent visit to Venezuela by nuclear-capable bombers is a Russian reminder to U.S. President Donald Trump of what could happen if he pulls out of the 30-year-old nuclear non-proliferation START treaty," one expert told Newsweek.