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ASEAN welcomes progress on framework for South China Sea code of conduct

ASEAN welcomes progress on framework for South China Sea code of conduct

Nevertheless, they noted concerns expressed by some leaders over recent developments in the area. Also absent from Duterte's 25-page statement issued yesterday, a day after the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Manila, was specific mention of the Philippines' landmark arbitration victory against Beijing's South China Sea claims a year ago.



Schumer: No new FBI director without a special prosecutor

The FBI is investigating the Russians' involvement. Schumer was referring to a tweet from Trump last week where he said that Comey better hope there are no tapes of conversations between the president and Comey before he starts leaking to the press.



British Columbia election puts energy projects at risk

The Liberals have produced consecutive balanced budgets, the province's economy is buoyant and Clark's job-creation record is a strong one. The prospect of a minority Liberal government in British Columbia heightened economic uncertainty on Canada's west coast on Wednesday, pitting the future of key energy projects against the ability of the Liberals to work with the third-party Greens.



US says Trump 'can't imagine Russia pleased' with North Korea missile

Donald Trump has been briefed on North Korea's latest missile launch and believes Russian Federation must be unhappy with the firing as the missile fell close to the country, the White House said Sunday. China has called for "restraint" after North Korea's latest missile test , warning against ramping up tensions in the region. Consistent with his party's policy proposal favoring engagement, President Moon subsequently called for a dialogue with the North to discuss ending its nuclear ...


North Korea Accuses US of Assassination Attempt

North Korea Accuses US of Assassination Attempt

North Korean officials said they were beginning an "anti-terrorist attack" that would "sweep away the intelligence and plot-breeding organisations of the USA imperialists and the puppet clique" after the alleged plot was uncovered. The visit from Kim is being reported several days after CIA Director Mike Pompeo visited Yeonpyeong with Gen. Vincent Brooks, the commander of United States forces in South Korea, and other USA and South Korea officials.


Manchester City confirms departure of Zabaleta after the end of the season

Manchester City confirms departure of Zabaleta after the end of the season

Mahrez won a 77th-minute penalty after luring Gael Clichy into a clumsy foul, but despite him sending the ball past Willy Caballero, the eagle-eyed Madley ruled it out. '(Guardiola) has his own philosophy and we have proved already we are able to do what he wants. Arsene Wenger's side are now a point behind Liverpool, who occupy the fourth and final Champions League spot, and three points below third-place Manchester City .