North Korea leader Kim invited Trump to Pyongyang in new letter: report

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited U.S. President Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday, citing diplomatic sources.

Posted on 16 September 2019 | 1:10 am

Trump says U.S. 'locked and loaded' for potential response to Saudi oil attack

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that the United States was "locked and loaded" for a potential response to the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, after a senior official in his administration said Iran was to blame.

Posted on 16 September 2019 | 1:00 am

Venezuela's opposition says Norway-mediated dialogue with Maduro 'is finished'

Venezuela's opposition said on Sunday a dialogue mediated by Norway's Foreign Ministry to try to resolve the country's political crisis had ended, six weeks after President Nicolas Maduro's government suspended participation.

Posted on 16 September 2019 | 12:38 am

Mexico amnesty law eyes reprieve for minor drug offenses, abortions

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has sent a draft law to Congress that aims to grant amnesty to people serving jail time for lesser offenses, including abortion and possession of small amounts of drugs, the government said on Sunday.

Posted on 15 September 2019 | 11:55 pm

Trump to meet with India, Australia leaders in U.S. next week

U.S. President Donald Trump will meet next week with the leaders of India and Australia at events in Texas and Ohio to promote trade and investment.

Posted on 15 September 2019 | 11:30 pm

Mexico targets former attorney general in probe of missing students case

Mexican prosecutors will target a former attorney general and his top aides in their investigation into the handling of a controversial probe into the disappearance five years ago of 43 student teachers, a government official said on Sunday.

Posted on 15 September 2019 | 11:26 pm

Trump says 'incorrect' he is willing to meet Iran with 'no conditions'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday appeared to play down the chances that he might be willing to meet with Iranian officials, saying reports that he would do so without conditions were not accurate.

Posted on 15 September 2019 | 11:20 pm

U.S. 'locked and loaded' after attacks on Saudi Arabia: Trump

The United States believes it knows who was behind the attacks on Saudi oil facilities and is "locked and loaded," but is waiting for verification and for a Saudi assessment of responsibility before deciding how to proceed, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday.

Posted on 15 September 2019 | 11:15 pm

OAS peace mission to Nicaragua says denied entry by Ortega government

A commission from the Organization of American States seeking to help broker an end to a political crisis in Nicaragua said on Sunday the government of President Daniel Ortega had barred its entry into the Central American country.

Posted on 15 September 2019 | 11:13 pm

Exclusive: Australia concluded China was behind hack on parliament, political parties – sources   

Australian intelligence determined China was responsible for a cyber-attack on its national parliament and three largest political parties before the general election in May, five people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Posted on 15 September 2019 | 11:07 pm

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