Despite the headlines, Trump's personal meetings with foreign leaders is quite common; it's the way he goes about them that breaks with tradition.
Supporters of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Union for Democracy and Social Progress party demonstrate outside the party headquarters in Kinshasa on December 20th, 2018, to protest against the postponed elections.
Police look at a burnt car in Paris, France, on December 9th, 2018—one day after "yellow vest" protests rocked the country.
Supporters of the leader of the Cameroonian opposition party Movement for the Rebirth of Cameroon raise their fists during a campaign rally in Yaounde for the presidential elections.
Tired of candidates who offer splashy, unrealistic promises, many citizens lost faith in the electoral process. That discontent showed in the election turnout.
An Iraqi man walks past a prosthetic leg in a residential area in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq, on March 13th, 2018.
A Yemeni girl holds a rifle as she attends a gathering in Sanaa on January 14th, 2018, in support of the Houthi movement.
China is reportedly importing technology from a company headquartered in the U.S. to surveil supposed subversives in Xinjiang.
Pakistani Christians take part in a service at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Lahore on December 18th, 2017, for the victims of a suicide attack on a church the day prior.
Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli forces on December 11th, 2017, near the border fence with Israel, east of Gaza City.
Pedestrians pass a tank stationed at an intersection as Zimbabwean soldiers regulate traffic in Harare on November 15th, 2017.
Delegates leave after the opening session of the 19th Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People on October 18th, 2017, in Beijing, China.
The extent to which Washington is cooperating with Beijing remains unclear.
Heavy monsoon rains have caused disastrous floods and left millions displaced in South Asia. Like Harvey, climate change likely played a role.
Chinese authorities reversed an earlier decision not to jail a young figurehead of the democracy movement, a decision that's only fueled more citizen unrest.
Two Chinese tourists gave the Nazi salute in Berlin, breaking the law and garnering international media attention.
A fish vendor's death late last year gave rise to popular anger over poor governance in the North African nation. That could have implications beyond just Morocco.