India's opposition Congress Party workers celebrated Saturday as Rahul Gandhi from India's famous Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty took over as president of the party. Hopes are high that the 47-year-old leader will revive the party, which has suffered several crushing defeats over the last three years.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday looked to clear any confusion regarding the U.S. position on negotiating with North Korea. During a special U.N. Security Council meeting focused on Pyongyang's Nov. 28 missile launch, the top U.S. diplomat said North Korea must choose between giving up its "unlawful" nuclear weapons program or continuing to condemn its own citizens to poverty and isolation. VOA Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine has more from the State Department.