The Korean Central News Agency called Senator Ted Cruz "human scum" and "a remnant of Nazis with extreme misanthropy or a hysteric psychopath bereft of reason."
"Truth be told, they are saying that they will soon produce it themselves," Russian President Vladimir Putin said of his offer to sell the U.S. hypersonic weapons, asking "Why waste money when we already have spent some?"
Violence continues to plague Afghanistan, even as the nearly year-long talks between the Trump administration and the Taliban appeared on the cusp of a breakthrough.
Relations between NATO allies the U.S. and Turkey have been strained by Ankara's decision to purchase the Russian-made S-400 anti-aircraft system.
"But I cannot possess missiles with nuclear warheads? I do not accept that," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
The U.S. has announced a reward of up to $15 million in exchange for information that could disrupt Iranian attempts to sell oil, but the captain of one blacklisted ship didn't respond.
Russia's Foreign Ministry said that the U.S. has used the term "restoration of democracy" in order to "promote its own interests" around the world and Venezuela was the latest example.
A spokesperson from China's central government in Beijing said the U.S. is trying "to exploit the situation and the turbulence in Hong Kong, to destabilize Hong Kong and create trouble for China."
"We are very fearful," Pakistani ambassador to the U.S. Asad Majeed Khan told Newsweek, warning Kashmir is "not just a serious and grave humanitarian crisis, but a danger to peace and security in the region."
Russia has expressed support for the sovereignty of Iraq, Syria and Lebanon following attacks attributed to Israel against regional partners of Iran.
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said American pressure on the Iran nuclear deal is designed to create a pretense for conflict.
North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un has left his post at the Supreme People's Assembly, but has formalized his roles as head of diplomatic and military affairs.
The president told Iran "good luck in determining what happened at Site One," where a recent satellite launch failed.
The U.K., France and Germany condemned "repeated provocative launches" by North Korea, which said "it would be better to keep silence and mind their own turbulent businesses instead."
The head of Iran's aerospace sector said that "the Russians and the Chinese have given us proposals" for fighter jets about a year before a U.N. arms embargo is set to expire.
Pyongyang has conducted seven rounds of short-range missile tests since July with denuclearization talks with the U.S. in limbo.
"I'm not sure I'm ready to call the crisis over yet, but so far so good," Defense Secretary Mark Esper said.
"India should be stopped and it's the duty of the United States of America," Azad Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider told Newsweek as the United Nations also expressed concern.
Russia's Foreign Ministry said "it's possible" Moscow could serve as "a guarantor in the agreement" between the Taliban and the U.S., which was accused of "double standards" in battling terror.
Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said the U.S. and Denmark "are sovereign, they can make different offers to each other."
Trump has been lobbying for Russia to be allowed back into the G7 fold, despite opposition from fellow leaders.
An investigation into alleged U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan was rejected by the International Criminal Court shortly after the U.S. threatened to blacklist and jail its judges.
An influential Iraqi faction has called for a U.S. military exit from the country as the leaders of Hezbollah and Israel swapped threats over a series of suspected Israeli strikes across the Middle East.
The White House was forced to issue a series of clarifying statements following multiple incorrect or misleading claims made by the president during the G7 event.
President Donald Trump said Monday that Iran and North Korea were lands of "tremendous potential" and he'd like to help them explore that.
Israeli forces openly claimed attacks over the weekend in Syria and the Palestinian-administered Gaza Strip and were blamed for two more operations in Lebanon and Iraq.
Russia was set to receive six new submarines in 2020, the most since receiving the same amount in 1992, months after the Soviet Union collapsed.
The U.S. accused China of violating arms control agreements, but Beijing said Washington "is in no place to talk about honoring commitments" after leaving the Iran nuclear deal and a mid-range missile ban.
Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces opened fire on a surveillance aircraft as they threatened to turn on the U.S. in the wake of strikes widely attributed to Israel.