AP: Macron, Trump aren't as chummy as they used to be

The US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron aren't as chummy as they used to be, AP reported.

Rouhani threatens Iran with new nuclear sanctions

The remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal on Monday agreed to keep working to maintain trade with Tehran despite skepticism this is possible as US sanctions to choke off Iranian oil sales resume in November, Reuters reports.

North Korea made great progress in denuclearization, Trump says

During his meeting Monday with South Korean President Moon Jae In, US President Donald Trump said North Korea had made great progress in denuclearization, Russian News Agency TASS reported.

Moldova Court Suspends President Dodon

The Constitutional Court of Moldova has temporarily suspended President Igor Dodon, AP reported.

WSJ: China cancels trade negotiations with US

China abolished trade talks with the United States after the new US sanctions on Chinese goods imports, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Russia to send S-300s to Syria within 2 weeks

Russia will send S-300 air defense complex to Syria within two weeks, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu said on Monday.

Rouhani: US wants to create security threat in Iran

The U.S. wants to create a security threat in Iran through "small puppet countries" in the region, but Iran is ready to confront them, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said before leaving for New York.

Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift at sea in fishing hut

An Indonesian teenager has survived 49 days adrift at sea in a fishing hut, before he was rescued by a Panamanian-flagged vessel and returned home.

At least 86 killed as ferry overturns in Tanzania

At least 86 people were killed after a ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, BBC reported.

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dies

President Tran Dai Quang died Friday at age 61 after a prolonged and serious illness, reports, citing state media.

India successfully test fires tactical ballistic missile

India successfully test fired the surface-to-surface short-range tactical ballistic missile Prahaar from the Odisha state coast amid a heavy downpour on Thursday, IANS news service reported.

Human Rights Watch: Azerbaijan continues crackdown on civil society

Human Rights Watch (HRW) posted the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) report on Azerbaijan and noted that the government accepted numerous broad recommendations in a wide range of areas, including the Sustainable Development Goals, promoting human rights education, and equality.

Japan's Abe Re-elected as Party Head, to Stay on as PM

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in a landslide, paving the way for up to three more years as the nation’s leader, Washington Post reports.

State Department: Washington is ready to begin negotiating immediately with Pyongyang

Washington is ready to begin negotiating immediately to achieve the denuclearization of North Korea “by January 2021.”

Assad offers condolences to Putin over Il-20 downing

Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has extended condolences to Russian President Vladimir Putin over the downing of the IL 20 plane over the Mediterranean, Tass reports.

Trump claims to have tremendous progress with North Korea

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the United States has made "tremendous" progress with North Korea, and the entire situation on the Korean peninsula has "calmed down," Sputnik reported.

2 injured in hit-and-run outside London mosque

Two people were injured as car ploughed into pedestrians and driven off outside a London mosque on Wednesday, Daily Star reported.

EU 'ready to improve' Irish border deal

The EU is "ready to improve" its offer on the Irish border, Michel Barnier has said as he warned the "moment of truth" was nearing for Brexit negotiations.

Trump hails 'exciting' agreements by North Korean leader

US President Donald Trump welcomed developments on Wednesday at an inter-Korean summit in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang as “very exciting”.

North Korea agrees to shut down nuclear reactor in Yongbyon

North Korea agreed to shut down its experimental nuclear reactor in the Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center, South Korean president Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday after talks with his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang.