US announces its readiness to resume nuclear talks with North Korea

The US is ready to resume nuclear talks with North Korea, PressTV reported.

Venezuelan Leader Nicolás Maduro Confirms Months of Secret US Talks

Nicolás Maduro has confirmed top Venezuelan officials have been talking to members of Donald Trump’s White House, after reports his second-in-command had been negotiating his downfall with the United States, The Guardian reports.

Trump and Macron 'agree that Russia should be invited' to 2020 G7 conference

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday expressed his support for reinstating Russia into the G7, and French President Emmanuel Macron has agreed with the President that Russia should be invited to the G7 conference in 2020, CNN reports, citing a senior administration official.

Trump cancels Denmark trip over Greenland comments

US President Donald Trump cancelled his visit to Denmark after the Danish Prime Minister said she would not discuss selling Greenland to the US.

Croatia recalls diplomat from Germany over racist comments

Croatia's Foreign Ministry has suspended a senior diplomat whose posts on Facebook have been described as racist, AP reported.

Merkel: Germany should pay attention to strategic role of Arctic

Germany should pay attention to the strategic role of the Arctic and the importance of this region in the face of climate change, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in Reykjavik after a meeting with the prime ministers of Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Finland and Sweden.

US resumes talks on Afghanistan

The US Special Envoy will visit Qatar and Afghanistan to resume peace talks, as Washington seeks to put an end to the conflict, which will allow US troops to withdraw from the country after almost 20 years.

Gran Canaria Wildfire Triggers Evacuation of Thousands of People

About 9,000 people have been evacuated from their homes on Gran Canaria in Spain’s Canary Islands, where firefighters are battling a wildfire that has burned more than 23 square miles of land, The Guardian reports.

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam Offers Talks But Shuns Protesters' Demands

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam has offered talks with critics of her government, even as she continues to dig in by refusing to address protesters' demands for her to withdraw the controversial extradition bill, which sparked weeks of demonstrations, AlJazeera reports.

Court extends arrest of Kyrgyz ex-president

Ex-president Almazbek Atambayev will remain in the pre-trial detention center until October 26, his lawyer Sergey Slesarev told reporters.

Trump accuses Google 2016 vote manipulation

US President Donald Trump alleged Monday that Google manipulated millions of voters into supporting former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, saying the company “should be sued” in his latest attack on the tech giant.

Turkish Vehicles Cross Syria’s Border: Syrian Foreign Ministry

Turkish military vehicles loaded with ammunition have crossed Syria’s border and are heading towards the city of Khan Shaykhun, the Syrian Foreign Ministry reported on Monday, TASS reports.

U.S. President Trump does not want to do business with China's Huawei

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said he did not want the United States to do business with China’s Huawei even as the administration weighs whether to extend a grace period for the company.

Buying Greenland would be “a large real estate deal,” Trump says

US President Donald Trump said buying Greenland would be “a large real estate deal” that could ease a financial burden on Denmark, which administers the island, Bloomberg reported.

Denmark PM says Trump idea of buying Greenland is absurd

Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark’s prime minister said Sunday, after an economic adviser to President Donald Trump confirmed the US interest in buying the world’s largest island, Reuters reported.

US issues warrant to seize Iran oil supertanker

The US Justice Department has issued a warrant to seize a detained Iranian oil tanker, a day after a judge in Gibraltar ordered it to be released, BBC News reported.

Greenland reacts with horror at Trump plan to buy island

Greenlanders have reacted angrily after reports emerged Donald Trumphas repeatedly floated the idea of buying the island from Denmark, The Independent reports.

Kyrgyz court rules to keep ex-president in custody

The Bishkek City Court has ruled to keep Kyrgyzstan’s former President Almazbek Atambayev in custody, a TASS correspondent reported from the office of the country’s State National Security Committee where a court hearing had been held.

Azerbaijan State Border Service chief questions combat-readiness of his country’s army

Head of the State Border Service of Azerbaijan, Elchin Guliyev, has in fact questioned the combat-readiness of the armed forces of his country.

Trump reportedly wants to purchase Greenland from Denmark

White House aides have reportedly looked into the possibility of the US buying Greenland after President Donald Trump mooted the prospect on multiple occasions.