• Trump to attend ASEAN, APEC Summits this year
Trump to attend ASEAN, APEC Summits this year

In early December, Duterte phoned Trump to congratulate the latter on his election victory. At least 52 meetings, including an annual gathering of ASEAN foreign ministers on central Boracay Island in February, have been held without any incident, Cuy said.

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  • Turkish election body to evaluate poll result concerns
Turkish election body to evaluate poll result concerns

The deputy chairman of the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) said on Tuesday that his party had done the same, and would use all legal paths to challenge the vote. He added that " we expect the main opposition party's leader to act more responsibly ". Thousands took to the streets in Istanbul, Ankara and elsewhere in Turkey to protes...

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  • Iran's Rouhani calls Assad to stress backing for Syrian state
Iran's Rouhani calls Assad to stress backing for Syrian state

I don't see how that's in Russian interests. "We're not going to have you cover for this regime anymore", she said. Britain said Russian Federation bore responsibility by proxy for civilian deaths in Syria caused by the chemical weapons attack in which at least 70 were killed.

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  • China, Russia send spy vessels after United States in Korean Peninsula
China, Russia send spy vessels after United States in Korean Peninsula

White House press secretary Sean Spicer defended a mix-up involving an aircraft carrier that members of the Trump administration said had been ordered to sail toward the Korean Peninsula amid threats from North Korea. It did not conduct a nuclear weapons test or attempt an attack on South Korea or Japan, which might have prompted a military crisi...

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  • Victoria Beckham humbled by OBE
Victoria Beckham humbled by OBE

Beckham was there to be aware the title of an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. "I'm proud to be British", she said in a statement. Spice Girl Victoria Beckham celebrates her 41st birthday today! "If you dream big and work hard you can accomplish great things", she added.

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  • Pakistan braces for Supreme Court decision that could remove PM
Pakistan braces for Supreme Court decision that could remove PM

Meanwhile, Sharif's PML-N is weighing the option of early elections in case of an adverse verdict. PML-N leadership today held meetings to chalk out strategy in the wake of Panama verdict. It hopes that the apex court would disqualify Nawaz Sharif as Prime Minister, send home Ishaq Dar and Captain (rtd) Safdar, and pass damaging strictures against ...

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  • More woe for Hartley, Scots as Lions squad for NZ announced
More woe for Hartley, Scots as Lions squad for NZ announced

Lions tour manager John Spencer will announce the squad, being joined by Gatland, his coaching staff and captain, who is expected to be Wales flanker Sam Warburton , at a hotel on the edge of the 200-acre Syon House Estate in west London. There was no room for three key players for England: lock Joe Launchbury, flyhalf George Ford or fullback Mike...

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  • Penguins want to start fast, finish off Blue Jackets
Penguins want to start fast, finish off Blue Jackets

No word on whether the Bee Gees were blaring in the Blue Jackets' locker room following their 5-4 win over the Penguins in Tuesday's do-or-die Game 4, but it would have been appropriate. They've gone through a transformation here to play as a team. The Blue Jackets aren't known as a dazzling transition team, but the Penguins made them look that...

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  • Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers
Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers

Still, some immigration experts say the new visa requirements will have little overall impact on immigration levels in Australia. The changes are not expected to affect current visa holders. As the economy has tightened - particularly in Western Australia where the mining industry has contracted considerably - the programme has come under fire,...

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  • BJP leaders to face trial for violence
BJP leaders to face trial for violence

According to the NDTV , Kalyan Singh, former Chief Minister, is now a governor, so he has immunity from prosecution. The Allahabad High Court had earlier dropped the criminal conspiracy charges. Many Hindus believe that the mosque was built over the birthplace of Hindu god - Lord Ram. The razing of the mosque on December 6, 1992 led to religio...

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  • Delhi police serve summons to AIDMK leader Dinakaran over symbol case
Delhi police serve summons to AIDMK leader Dinakaran over symbol case

The then surrogate chief minister OPS was asked to resign and make way for Jayalalithaa's long-time companion Sasikala. Meanwhile, the Delhi Police is likely to send a team to Chennai with summons for Dinakaran, accused of allegedly trying to bribe an Election Commission official to obtain the "two-leaves" symbol for his faction.

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  • Russian Federation on 'wrong side' of Syria argument, Theresa May says
Russian Federation on 'wrong side' of Syria argument, Theresa May says

He also said that Putin had agreed to reactivate a U.S. "Every administration tries to improve relations, but there is a very basic fundamental fact: Across the geopolitical chessboard the US and Russian Federation have fundamentally very different interests", said Harry Kazianis, a senior fellow for defense policy at the Center for the National ...

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  • One person injured in vehicle ramming attack in Israel
One person injured in vehicle ramming attack in Israel

He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving to the hospital, an army spokesperson said. According to Ma'an documentation, Mashahra is the 19th Palestinian to have been killed by Israelis since the beginning of the year. Israeli officials have said that numerous attackers have done so due to personal problems, with some, like Friday's attacker...

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  • North Korean missile explodes on launch
North Korean missile explodes on launch

Rows of military bands and goose-stepping and sword-wielding soldiers marched through Pyongyang's main Kim Il-sung square for the " Day of the Sun " celebrations, as a black-suited Kim Jong-un watched. "We call on all parties to refrain from provoking and threatening each other, whether in words or actions, and not to let the situation get to an ...

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  • Ted Cruz: Elizabeth Warren Could Win 2020 Election
Ted Cruz: Elizabeth Warren Could Win 2020 Election

She wasn't in her home state, but Warren couldn't have asked for a friendlier audience to launch her book tour. She went on to explain that the goal of her book has changed since she began writing it. And I saw this little girl, and she was riding on her daddy's shoulders, and she's holding up this sign, and the sign said, "I fight like a girl"...

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  • Merkel calls Erdogan to
Merkel calls Erdogan to "respectful dialogue" in Turkey

He said the party would use all legal paths to challenge the vote. "We have made this history together", he said. In a statement , the foreign ministry said that the observer mission's findings that Sunday's referendum procedures "fell short" of worldwide standards "were unacceptable".

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  • Trump congratulates Turkey's Erdogan on referendum win
Trump congratulates Turkey's Erdogan on referendum win

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said that reintroducing capital punishment would be "synonymous with the end of the European dream". The referendum allows the Islamist-leaning president to have the power to dissolve Turkey's parliament and have control over his country's judiciary.

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  • Playoff experience gives Sharks an edge in Game 1 win over Oilers
Playoff experience gives Sharks an edge in Game 1 win over Oilers

DeBoer said manipulating desperation and urgency is not usually possible, that it's an organic quality to any series. The Sharks are 2-6 in their last 8 road games, 5-1 in their last 6 Conference Quarterfinals games and 4-1 in their last 5 vs.

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  • Suspect in Facebook video killing shoots himself to death
Suspect in Facebook video killing shoots himself to death

After a brief chase, he shot and killed himself. Facebook said it removed the video of the shooting 23 minutes after learning of it. Stephens's vehicle does not have a Global Positioning System or any other locator device, he said, and the roughly 400 tips from the public have included scattered, supposed sightings as far away as Texas.

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  • Hillary Clinton: Misogyny played role in election loss
Hillary Clinton: Misogyny played role in election loss

During her tenure at the State Department and her presidential campaign, Clinton, 69, advocated for more aggressive action to deter Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and said the USA should implement a no-fly zone, the CBS News reported. Clinton singled out the Russian hacking that led to Wikileaks' release of Democratic National Convention leader...

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