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Putin Orders Officials to Prepare Response to US Cruise Missile Testing after INF Treaty Collapse

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the defence ministry and ministry of foreign affairs to analyse the potential threats stemming from US ground-based missile testing activities, and to formulate an appropriate response, ''Sputnik News'' reports.

Amazon fires global crisis, says France's Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron has said the record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest is an "international crisis" that needs to top the agenda at this weekend's G7 summit.

US formally withdraws Turkey's Patriot missile system offer

The Trump administration has formally withdrawn its offer for Turkey to purchase a Patriot missile system in retaliation for Turkey's receipt of the Russian-made S-400 missile system.

Boris Johnson puts his foot up on table in the Élysée Palace during his meeting with President Macron

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was labeled "rude" and "embarrassing" after he was pictured putting his foot up on a table in the Élysée Palace during a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, Business Insider reports.

Rouhani says withdrawing from Iranian deal is violation of international rules

Withdrawing from Iranian deal is a non-commitment to one’s obligations and violation of international rules and economic terrorism, said on Thursday Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

Trump again claims he can abolish birthright citizenship – but legal precedent isn't on his side

US President Donald Trump said Wednesday he was looking “very seriously” at ending the right to citizenship for babies born to non-U.S. citizens on American soil.

Mike Pompeo thinks China trade war could end by 2020 US presidential election

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a group of business executives and free trade economists that he believes the trade war with China could come to an end by the 2020 presidential election, according to people who attended the gathering, CNBC reported.

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.