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Joe Ingles signs 4-year, $52 million contract to stay with Jazz

It comes 24 hours after fellow Boomer Patty Mills struck a four-year, $US50 million ($A65 million) contract to stick with the San Antonio Spurs. Ingles also proved to be an invaluable defender, especially in the playoffs. "So, hopefully it all works out, and it's a nice quick process, and we can all be back here as soon as possible". The deal can not be finalized until July 6.


Qatar Says NO to Arab List of Demands, Announces Readiness for Dialogue

Qatar Says NO to Arab List of Demands, Announces Readiness for Dialogue

The minister particularly said that Qatar would not close down a Turkish military base or shut the Doha-based satellite channel Al Jazeera as demanded by the Arab countries. "Everyone is aware that these demands are meant to infringe the sovereignty of the state of Qatar, shut the freedom of speech and impose auditing and probation mechanism for Qatar", he said.


China protests USA approval of arms sales to Taiwan

China protests USA approval of arms sales to Taiwan

The United States has planned to sell Taiwan $1.42 billion in arms, the first such sale under the administration of Donald Trump and a move sure to anger China , whose help the president has been seeking to rein in North Korea . China also said that the sale of arms to Taiwan would send the wrong signals to Taiwan's independence forces and it could disturb peace in the region.


Washington approves $1.3B arms sale to Taiwan

Washington approves $1.3B arms sale to Taiwan

China's ambassador to Washington, Cui Tiankai, said that U.S. arms sales to Taiwan and a recent series of sanctions against a Chinese bank had undermined bilateral relations between the two sides. They reflect no change in the long-standing "one China " policy that recognizes the People's Republic of China , he added. "They're doing things to try to tweak their trade relationship with the US, but more importantly, their newfound strength globally, both economically and as you see ...


S. Korean President: North Korea 'Most Serious Threat'

S. Korean President: North Korea 'Most Serious Threat'

Earlier in the morning, Moon and Trump sat down for their first summit at the White House . Amid his remarks, Trump additionally said he would move in the direction of leveling the U.S. "It was a significant success", Bong Young-shik, a research fellow at Yonsei Institute for North Korean studies in Seoul, told Xinhua Saturday, referring to the new South Korean leader's first face-to-face talks with the USA president since he took office on May 10.


Israel retaliates after stray Syrian fire in Golan

Israel retaliates after stray Syrian fire in Golan

Israel ultimately hold the Syrian regime responsible for violations of its sovereignty. IDF said it targeted the " Syrian military artillery position " on Saturday as retaliation for two stray shells hitting the Israeli-controlled part of the disputed Golan Heights.