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.

13 US states file lawsuit against Trump

Thirteen US states led by Washington Attorney General Robert Ferguson (D) filed a lawsuit over the Trump administration’s new “public charge” rule, The Hill reported .

North Korea snubs peace talks with South Korea over war drills

North Korea has rejected any further talks with South Korea, calling its decision "completely the fault of South Korea's actions".

The US Said that Ukraine May Qualify for NATO Membership

US Chargé d'Affaires to Ukraine, William Taylor, said Ukraine could qualify for NATO membership.

Plastic particles falling out of sky with snow in Arctic

Even in the Arctic, microscopic particles of plastic are falling out of the sky with snow, a study has found.

13 U.S. states sue Trump administration over new immigration rule

A coalition of 13 U.S. states sued President Donald Trump’s administration on Wednesday, seeking to block a new rule that would drastically reduce legal immigration by denying visas to poor migrants, Reuters reports.

South Korean President calls Japan for dialogue

South Korean President Moon Jae-in calls Japan for dialogue, AFP reported.

Trump suggests personal meeting with Chinese president

US President Donald Trump has suggested a "personal meeting" with China's President Xi Jinping to discuss the political crisis engulfing Hong Kong.