Dennis Rodman, Frequent Visitor to North Korea, Is Back

Mr. Rodman, the ex-N.B.A. star who once held Kim Jong-un’s newborn daughter, announced his return to the North on Twitter but did not say what he was doing there. Source: World

Rex Tillerson Calls for ‘Calm’ in Middle East Standoff With Qatar

The secretary of state is trying to negotiate a resolution to a worsening dispute among Arab countries in the Persian Gulf that has so far defied his attempts at mediation. Source: World

Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron Unite Behind Paris Accord

The German and French leaders were joined by others in saying they would fight climate change regardless of the American decision to withdraw from the agreement. Source: World

Tips for Leaders Meeting Trump: Keep It Short and Give Him a Win

Foreign officials and their consultants say some rules have emerged for engaging President Trump, who is unlike any American president they have known. Source: World

Mixed Signals From Trump Worry Pro-Israel Hard-Liners

Some of the president’s supporters worry that the White House is listening too closely to Arab and Palestinian arguments and diluting support for Israel’s government. Source: World

As Tillerson Begins Russia Talks, Putin Leaves Him Guessing

The secretary of state has met Foreign Minister Sergey V. Lavrov in Moscow, but whether he would see Russia’s president was the subject of diplomatic theater. Source: World

Trump Cuts Off Funding for U.N. Agency That Supports Contraception

The administration told Congress on Monday that it had terminated United States funding of the United Nations Population Fund, which provides abortion counseling among other services. Source: World

Jared Kushner Meets With Iraqi Leader on Future of ISIS Battle

Mr. Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, is the first Trump administration official to visit Baghdad, amid strain over his travel ban. Source: World

Kremlin Denies Knowledge of Ukraine Plan Pushed by Trump Associates

Russia responded to a New York Times article about a peace plan put forward by a Ukrainian lawmaker, Andrii V. Artemenko, and two people close to the president. Source: World

Joint Chiefs Chairman to Meet With Russian Counterpart in Azerbaijan

It will be the first face-to-face meeting of military chiefs from Washington and Moscow since 2014, and takes place while the Trump administration’s policy toward Russia is unclear. Source: World