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United States analysts sceptical over S. China Sea code of conduct

United States analysts sceptical over S. China Sea code of conduct

North Korea has long accused the United States and South Korea of escalating tensions by conducting military drills. He is likely to wait at least until the end of his working vacation in Bedminster, New Jersey, in late August before taking any further steps on an investigation, the official said.


Beijing to Expand Ties With Canberra, Kuala Lumpur - Chinese Foreign Minister

Beijing to Expand Ties With Canberra, Kuala Lumpur - Chinese Foreign Minister

Asean expressed "serious concern" in that text, and "emphasized the importance of non-militarization and self-restraint in all activities, including land reclamation". China has long denied interfering. They also chose to maintain "respect for each other's independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity in accordance with global law, and the principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of other states".


Jennifer Rubin: Mueller's grand juries are a key milestone in Trump investigations

Jennifer Rubin: Mueller's grand juries are a key milestone in Trump investigations

The investigation into Russian connections also took a serious turn last week with news that Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III has begun issuing subpoenas from a Washington-based grand jury . But Trump could well become incensed by news stories praising Kelly for bringing order to the White House . Revelations that a grand jury has been impaneled to investigate his finances and his campaign's ties to Russian Federation raises the specter of indictments and subpoenas that ...


China's July forex reserves hit $3.08tr

China's July forex reserves hit $3.08tr

Imports rose 11% to Dollars 146.9 billion, down from the previous month's 17.2%. For July, the economists had expected a rise of $12 billion, added the report. In yuan-denominated terms, Customs said exports grew by 11.2% year-on-year. During this period, trade with the EU, China's biggest trade partner, climbed 17.1 percent from a year earlier to 2.33 trillion yuan.


Kenyans flock to polling stations to vote for next president

Kenyans flock to polling stations to vote for next president

In Laikipia county, more than 30 people have died. We the Heads of the following worldwide observer missions present in Kenya: African Union (AU), Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA), the Commonwealth, East Africa Community (EAC), European Union (EU), global Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD), National Democratic Institute (NDI) and The Carter Center (TCC).


ASEAN communique a message to China

ASEAN communique a message to China

A year ago, the Chinese were on their heels in this region. They urged rival claimant states in the South China Sea "to refrain from land reclamation, construction of outposts, militarization of disputed features, and undertaking unilateral actions that cause permanent physical change to the marine environment in areas pending delimitation".