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Russia Offers Guns At 'Buy One, Get One Free': Philippines President

Russia Offers Guns At 'Buy One, Get One Free': Philippines President

Padilla said the two militaries looked forward to closer cooperation in disaster relief, counter-terrorism, cybersecurity and maritime security. But even with Duterte's anti-American sentiment, Philippine-US joint exercises have continued to take place and Harris said at a Washington event last week: "There has been no change in anything with the Philippines ".


China, Chile agree to initiate talks on FTA upgrade

China, Chile agree to initiate talks on FTA upgrade

Against this backdrop, the summit in Chile aims to dispel "misinformation" about Chinese activities in the western hemisphere, seeing media companies as a first line of defence in accomplishing this goal. Second, the fact that Chinese investment concentrates only on a few Latin American nations continues to be a problem, creating an imbalanced overall investment situation in Latin America.



Iraqis advance in Mosul as bomb south of Baghdad kills 21

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jaafari said Thursday that Iran has not deployed forces in Iraq's Mosul as the Iraqi forces are operating powerfully needless of any foreign forces.


Tsunami warning after natural disaster hits Central America

Tsunami warning after natural disaster hits Central America

People living along the country's Pacific coast have been advised to move at least 1km from the shore. Waves reaching three metres high might hit the coastal areas within 300km of the quake's epicentre. The National Weather Service based in the United States said in a tweet that possible tsunami warnings could be issued for the Pacific coasts of El Salvador, Nicaragua and Honduras.



Colombia and FARC sign revised peace deal

The FARC, which began as a rebellion fighting rural poverty, has battled a dozen governments as well as right-wing paramilitary groups.An end to the war with the FARC is unlikely to end violence in Colombia as the lucrative cocaine business has given rise to criminal gangs and traffickers.