October 19, Monday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

  1. Japan’s Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide has asked his Vietnamese counterpart, Ngyuen Xuan Phuc, for close cooperation to realize a free and open Indo-Pacific.
  2. The former Soviet republics of Azerbaijan and Armenia are accusing each other of breaching a second ceasefire agreement over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.
  3. U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden campaigned in key states on Sunday with just over two weeks to go until Election Day.