China's top diplomat says hopes South Korea can resolve THAAD issue

China's top diplomat says hopes South Korea can resolve THAAD issue

China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, told a visiting South Korean envoy on Friday that he hoped South Korea could respect China's major interests and concerns and appropriately resolve differences over the THAAD missile system issue. China says its influence has been exaggerated and has called on South Korea and the end large-scale wargames seen as threatening by North Korea in exchange for the North suspending its missile launches and nuclear tests.

Heavy gunfire erupts in Ivory Coast's two main cities

Popular opposition to the revolt is gathering momentum. "These acts of an extreme seriousness are contrary to the mission of protection assigned to the armed forces". But in a surprise televised announcement Thursday, a spokesman for the soldiers apologized and declared they would be dropping their demands for the rest of their payment.

United Kingdom general election: Theresa May launches manifesto

May reiterated that Britain would be leaving the European single market and the customs union and warned of tricky battles over the next two years as the country negotiates its departure from the European Union. She has promised fundamental - though yet to be detailed - reforms to fix problems ranging from arrogant elites and venal bosses to workers' rights, immigration and Britain's obsession with class privilege.

Graham: Russia investigation now a criminal one

Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, after the briefing. Even Republicans who had said they were opposed to the creation of a new investigator signaled support of the move. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said. "He knew the day before", Durbin answered when asked about Rosenstein's prior knowledge. Democrats disagree. Virginia Sen.

Senator Lindsey Graham: Special Russia probe appears to be 'criminal investigation'

Trump clearly knew what he wanted to say as he took a few questions at a news briefing with visiting Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. "And I think this shows a very divided country". "This was a very good first step. Mr. Rosenstein has done the right thing", Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY said on the Senate floor. "What I have determined is that based upon the unique circumstances the public interest requires me to place this investigation under the authority of a person who ...

China's Xi Jinping willing to put South Korea ties back on track

China's Xi Jinping willing to put South Korea ties back on track

Earlier in the day, South Korean President Moon Jae-in's special envoy Lee Hae-chan arrived in China to meet with country's leadership. North Korea on Friday sent a critical message via its official media to the newly launched liberal South Korean government over its policy that pursues the North's denuclearization and seeks dialogue at the same time, claiming that dialogue can never be compatible with confrontation.