Trump Threatens to Call US Military to Close Southern Border as 4,000-Strong Migrant Caravan Pushes North

The U.S. military will "CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER" with Mexico if officials there don't soon stop the northward push of a massive migrant caravan, President Trump warned Thursday, amid reports the procession had swelled in size to about 4,000 people, FoxNews reports.

Former Sudanese president dies aged 83

Former Sudanese President Abdulrahman Suwar Al-Dahab died Thursday aged 83, Reuters reported.

Top US diplomat: No decision on Turkey sanctions yet

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said he expects a decision soon regarding U.S. sanctions imposed on Turkey, noting that some of them were directly connected to Ankara’s detention of an American pastor who was released last week, Reuters reported.

Erdogan holds talks with Pompeo in Ankara

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan held talks in Ankara on Wednesday with the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who arrived in the country on a working visit.

Canada Becomes Second Country to Legalise Recreational Marijuana

Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise possession and use of recreational cannabis, BBC reports.

At least 30 killed by hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael killed at least 30 people in four states, as the storm made its way through the southeastern United States last week, AFP reports, citing local estimates.

Trump says Saudi crown prince does not know what happened to Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman plans to expand the investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

New York sees first shooting-free weekend in 25 years

For the first time in 25 years New York has marked its first weekend without a shooting in 25 years, AFP reported.

Pompeo to visit Turkey after Saudi Arabia

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will stop in Turkey after his trip to Saudi Arabia to talk with King Salman about the missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a National Security Council spokesman said on Monday, Reuters reported.

Facebook to ban misinformation on voting in upcoming US elections

Facebook Inc will ban false information about voting requirements and fact-check fake reports of violence or long lines at polling stations ahead of next month’s US midterm elections, Reuters reports, citing company executives.

Rouhani accuses US of seeking “regime change” in Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday accused the United States of seeking regime change in the Islamic Republic.

US President: Nobody treats us much worse than the EU

Nobody treats the US much worse than the European Union, the US President Donald Trump said in an interview to CBS.

North Korea leader is invited to visit Mongolia

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un has received an invitation to pay an official visit to Mongolia; this is noted in the invitation letter sent to him by President Khaltmaagiin Battulga of Mongolia, reports.

Trump: Climate change scientists have agenda

US President Donald Trump has accused climate change scientists of having a "political agenda" as he cast doubt on whether humans were responsible for the earth's rising temperatures.

Hillary Clinton deprived of access to classified information

Former Secretary of State and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was deprived of an access to the classified information.

Tony Blair sees 50-50 chance of another Brexit referendum

Former British leader Tony Blair said there was a 50-50 chance of another Brexit referendum as Prime Minister Theresa May will be unlikely to secure a parliamentary majority for any divorce deal, Reuters reported.

Magnitude 4.6 quake shakes Tokyo, eastern Japan

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.6 shook eastern Japan on Thursday, Reuters reports citing the Japan Meteorological Agency.

Trump: Chinese lived too well for too long

U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Thursday there was much more he could do that would hurt China’s economy further, showing no signs of backing off an escalating trade war with Beijing, Reuters reported.

Strong earthquakes strike Papua Guinea, Bali

Strong earthquakes struck Papua New Guinea and the Indonesian island of Bali on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of major damage.

Migrant boat capsizes off Turkey; 9 killed, dozens reported missing

A boat carrying migrants has capsized off Turkey's Aegean coast, killing at least nine people, the coast guard said Wednesday, the Associated Press reports.