Donald Trump's decision to cancel a visit to Denmark next month after the prime minister described his plan to buy Greenland as "absurd" has taken the Danish royal palace by surprise, a spokeswoman said.
By Colleen Barry and Aritz Parra, Associated Press
At least 15 more migrants have jumped into the sea from the Open Arms rescue ship in a desperate bid to reach shore after 19 days of being on the boat in deteriorating conditions as Italy refuses to open its ports.
Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after demonstrators took over the terminals as part of their push for democratic reforms.
Environmental groups and one of France's largest labour unions have called for stronger measures to ensure clean-up work at fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral does not expose workers and nearby residents to unsafe levels of lead.
China has warned outside nations against any attempt to sow discord between Beijing and Southeast Asian countries by playing up disputes over the South China Sea, saying differences can be resolved peacefully between the affected parties themselves.