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In South Sudan: Soldiers accused of rape near United Nations base

It was not clear why the communication was limited between the two top leaders, whether it was for security reasons in fear of being possibly listened to by security personnel. "In accordance with the provisions of the agreement, the SPLM/A-IO is supposed to appoint someone to act on behalf of Riek Machar until that time when he comes back and in case the position falls vacant, then the IO would be required to nominate a candidate to fill the position of the first vice president", said Lueth ...



Trump Biz Staffer Takes Responsibility For Melania Speech Plagiarism

Trump's mouth, but the statement raised more questions than it answered. 'No harm was meant'. Meredith McIver said she offered to resign but Donald Trump refused to accept her resignation. Delegate Aaron Miller, Rochester, said it was exciting to be on the convention floor for Trump's nomination as the party's presidential candidate.



China Will Conduct 3-day Military Drill in South China Sea

China rejected the ruling by the Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration, in a case initiated by the Philippines, and refused to take part in the proceedings. China's Foreign Ministry later said Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen had told Li that Cambodia would uphold a "fair and objective stance" on the South China Sea issue and work to maintain friendly China-ASEAN relations, according to a statement.


Pakistan stands firm with Kashmir, says PM Nawaz on 'Black Day'

Pakistan stands firm with Kashmir, says PM Nawaz on 'Black Day'

The Indian army has resorted to martyring 48 innocent Kashmiris ever since protests erupted. India has stated that the crisis in occupied Kashmir is its internal problem. The Pakistani envoy was informed that the UN Secretary General was concerned about the situation in Kashmir and was ready to mediate peace talks between India and Pakistan provided the two neighbours accept his good offices, the statement said.



Protesters raise Pakistani flags in Indian Kashmir

Asserting that Kashmir is a distant dream for Pakistan which will never get fulfilled, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that Islamabad should forget about Kashmir as it is an integral part of India.


Duterte won't trade PH's territorial rights to China-US senator

Duterte won't trade PH's territorial rights to China-US senator

The suggestion comes despite the Philippines' refusal to enter into talks beyond the scope of last week's ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague. China has rejected the court's ruling and has said it will not abide by it, raising the specter of continued tensions in the region. Meanwhile, a navigation alert issued on Monday on the website of China's Maritime Safety Administration said military exercises will be conducted from Tuesday to Thursday in designated waters ...