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Amazon fires: Brazil sends army to help tackle blazes

Brazil's president has ordered the armed forces to fight record forest fires in the Amazon, amid international outrage over rising...


Amazon fires: France and Ireland threaten to block EU trade deal

France and Ireland say they will not ratify a huge trade deal with South American nations unless Brazil does more to fight fires in...


Brexit: Macron tells PM renegotiating deal 'not an option'

Boris Johnson is to meet Emmanuel Macron later, hours after the French president insisted reopening negotiations is "not an option".


Trump cancels Denmark visit amid spat over sale of Greenland

US President Donald Trump has cancelled a state visit to Denmark after the nation's prime minister said Greenland was not for sale...


Trump cancels Denmark visit over Greenland spat

US President Donald Trump has cancelled a state visit to Denmark after the nation's prime minister said Greenland was not for sale...


Italy government crisis: PM Conte to quit amid coalition row

After a blistering attack on coalition partner Matteo Salvini, Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has said he will offer his resignation.


Brexit: Boris Johnson says 'anti-democratic' backstop must be scrapped

Boris Johnson has told the EU the backstop plan for the Irish border must be scrapped because it is "unviable" and "anti-democratic".


Detained Iran ship sets sail from Gibraltar

An Iranian ship held by Gibraltar since July on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria has left port. Marine tracking...


N. Korea snubs peace talks with S. 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".


Plane crash-lands after hitting flock of birds

A Russian passenger plane has made an emergency landing in a cornfield near Moscow after striking a flock of birds. Twenty-three...