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Trump enters his next phase of vetting for new national security adviser

US President Donald Trump entered his next phase of vetting for a new national security adviser, interviewing his top hostage negotiator Robert O’Brien at the White House on Friday, and combing through a growing list of candidates with diplomatic, military and business experience, The Washington Post reported.

Ahmet Davutoglu withdraws from ruling Justice and Development Party

Former Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his withdrawal from the ruling Justice and Development Party and plans to form a new political movement, AP reported.

Russian, Turkish, Iranian presidents to discuss Idlib at Ankara summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will meet at a summit on Syrian settlement in Ankara on Monday and will discuss the situation in the Idlib Region, the Turkish leader told the national NTV channel, Tass reports.

Trump claims Bolton was 'holding me back!' on foreign policy matters

US President Donald Trump on Thursday again claimed former national security adviser John Bolton, well-known for his hawkish impulses and inclination toward military intervention, was “holding me back” on certain matters of foreign policy, Politico reports.

Trump will not pick Pompeo' as national security adviser

US President Donald Trump on Thursday ruled out asking Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take on a dual role as national security adviser and said he has about 15 candidates for the post last held by John Bolton.

UN's Guterres denounces Israeli leader Netanyahu's land annexation plan

UN's Guterres denounces Israeli leader Netanyahu's land annexation plan

Trump administration considers double-tapping Pompeo for national security adviser

Just one day after US President Donald Trump dismissed national security adviser John Bolton, administration officials are discussing the possibility of replacing Bolton with his chief rival, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Trump: Iran will never have nuclear weapons

US President Donald Trump, at a meeting with reporters in the White House, said that Iran would never have nuclear weapons, and that uranium enrichment would be “very, very dangerous” for Tehran.

U.S. President Trump Could Meet with Iran's Rouhani at U.N. with no Preconditions - Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump could meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the upcoming United Nations meeting, with "no preconditions," Reuters reports.

New government formed in Japan

A new composition of the government has been formed in Japan, within which the heads of 13 departments, including the Defense Ministry and the MFA were replaced.

North Korea Says it Test-Fired a 'Super Large Multiple Rocket

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of a "super-large multiple rocket launcher" Tuesday, North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency reported Wednesday, CNN reports.

At Least 10 Mames Being Discussed to Replace John Bolton

The White House is currently discussing potential candidates to replace John Bolton as national security adviser after he was ousted Tuesday, with at least 10 names being circulated at this time, several sources told CNN.

Danish police out $600K after Trump canceled trip to Copenhagen

Danish police reportedly spent about $600,000 to prepare for US President Donald Trump's canceled visit to the country.

Japan government reshuffles Cabinet

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe carried out a major Cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday in a bid to create a fresh image and accomplish his administration’s goals, Kyodo News reported.

Thai provinces warned of more rain

Provinces in northern and northeastern Thai regions already battling flooding can expect no respite, with more rain on the way to exacerbate their problems, Bangkok Post reported.

Elephant injures 18 in Sri Lanka Buddhist pageant

An elephant taking part in a Buddhist pageant in Sri Lanka has run berserk, injuring at least 18 people, AP reported.

IAEA found uranium traces at Iran 'atomic warehouse'

Samples taken by the UN nuclear watchdog at what Israel’s prime minister called a “secret atomic warehouse” in Tehran showed traces of uranium that Iran has yet to explain, Reuters reports, citing two diplomats who follow the agency’s inspections work closely.

Abkhazian CEC recognizes presidential elections held

The Central Election Commission of Abkhazia recognized the presidential elections held yesterday, the Central Election Commission chair Tamaz Gogia told reporters on Monday.

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises to 44 in Bahamas

The death toll from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas has risen to 44 after the monster storm battered the Grand Bahama and Abaco Islands for over a day and a half last week, according to the health minister.

British Airways Cancels 'Nearly 100% of Flights' in Pilot Strike Over Pay

The first-ever strike by British Airways pilots started at midnight on Sunday night, leading to the cancellation of hundreds of flights and travel disruption for thousands of passengers, The Guardian reports.