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ASEAN to adopt Code of Conduct framework for South China Sea

ASEAN to adopt Code of Conduct framework for South China Sea

In a draft of a joint statement to be issued after an Asean foreign ministers meeting Saturday in Manila, the 10 ministers will express "grave concern" about North Korea's test ICBM launches on July 4 and last Friday. Mr Tillerson is scheduled to participate in a US-Asean foreign ministerial meeting and a Lower Mekong Initiative ministerial meeting on Sunday, as well as a foreign ministerial meeting of the East Asia Summit and the Asean Regional Forum on Monday.


Donald Trump dictated son's 'misleading' Russian lawyer meeting statement, USA media reports

Donald Trump dictated son's 'misleading' Russian lawyer meeting statement, USA media reports

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders referred CNN to Trump's outside counsel for a response to the report. Mr. Trump Jr released emails earlier in July that showed he eagerly agreed previous year to meet a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have damaging information about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as part of Moscow's official support for his father, The Telegraph reported .


No troop withdrawal at Doklam, says India as it rejects China's claims

No troop withdrawal at Doklam, says India as it rejects China's claims

India should immediately and unconditionally withdraw its trespassing border troops back to the Indian side of the boundary. On Wednesday, China had also said that it had informed India in advance about the building of roads in the Doka La region on the Sikkim border and also dismissed India's claims that China was trying to change the status quo of the region by carrying out its road-building activity.


White House says Trump yet to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill

White House says Trump yet to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill

Advisers to President Donald Trump are reportedly concerned that he fed his son a misleading statement about a meeting during the campaign with a lawyer connected to the Russian government-a fact that could be used to allege a cover-up-amid an investigation that's looking into the leader of the free world potentially obstructing justice.


USA probe into China trade practices may lead to sanctions

USA probe into China trade practices may lead to sanctions

US and other Western governments and business groups accuse Beijing of blocking access to promising industries by requiring foreign companies to hand over proprietary technologies in exchange for being allowed to operate in China. President Trump and members of his economic team have long accused China of engaging in trade practices that have harmed American businesses, from excess steel imports to theft of intellectual properties.


Explosion rocks near Kandahar airport in Afghanistan

Explosion rocks near Kandahar airport in Afghanistan

The attack, claimed by the Taliban , took place at 12.20 p.m.in the provincial capital also called Kandahar, Efe news reported. Kandahar police spokesman Zia Durrani said he could only confirm the attack, which took place on Wednesday, but had no more details.