The EU equities suffered the latest losses amid a lack of new stimuli for the US economy and fears of an approaching second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
On Monday, the Trump administration announced that it was imposing "UN" sanctions on the Iranian Defence Ministry and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for what Washington called aiding Tehran's weapons programmes. Iranian analyst Mani Mehrabi has explained what's behind the failure of the US to gain international support for its Iran policy.
The goal of the new agreement, dubbed a “milestone in Nordic defence co-operation” is to increase rapport between the Nordic countries in an era of superpower struggle.
The death toll from the global coronavirus infection has topped 975,000, while over 31.7 million cases have been detected, of whom almost 21.8 million people have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
Four service members of the North Korean military allegedly involved in conducting a dramatic assassination attempt against the DPRK's Supreme Leader were said to be discovered by South Korean authorities while trying to flee to Japan in a fishing boat.
In a video message released Tuesday, UK Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, the latter a US citizen, called on Americans to “reject hate speech, misinformation and online negativity”, urging them to vote on 3 November in the “most important election of our lifetime”. Many viewed the comments as directed against US President Donald Trump.
The office of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu denied that he has been bringing laundry for dry-cleaning on state trips, calling the allegations "groundless" and aimed to "belittle" the peace agreement brokered by the White House for Israel, the UAE and Bahrain.
Researchers at the US National Snow and Ice Data Center revealed on Monday that Arctic sea ice reached its annual minimum extent on September 15, with the second-lowest area on record, a development that threatens human habitation and food security, an expert told Sputnik.