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UK summons North Korean ambassador over missile launch

LONDON - Britain said on Thursday it had summoned the North Korean ambassador to the foreign ministry to condemn its launch of a ballistic...

U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula after North Korea missile test

SEOUL (South Korea) - The United States flew two supersonic B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force on Sunday after...

Chinese jets intercept U.S. surveillance plane: U.S. officials

WASHINGTON - Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plane over the East China Sea at the weekend, with one jet coming...

U.S. to supply arm to Syrian Kurds battling Islamic State

Despite fierce opposition from NATO ally Turkey, U.S. President Donald Trump has approved supplying arms to Kurdish YPG fighters to support an operation to...

PH President’ Duterte says chat with Pres’ Xi of China was...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday his telephone conversation this week with Chinese leader Xi Jinping to discuss the Korean peninsula crisis was...

China lodges protest after Trump call with Taiwan president

China lodged a diplomatic protest on Saturday after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, but blamed the...

Immigration hardliner says Trump team preparing plans for wall, mulling Muslim...

An architect of anti-immigration efforts who says he is advising President-elect Donald Trump said the new administration could push ahead rapidly on construction of...

U.S. warship challenges China’s claims in South China Sea

A U.S. navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Friday, drawing a warning from Chinese warships to...

President Duterte to UN, EU, US’ Questions to rights probers will...

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said that he had questions for human rights investigators from the United Nations, European Union and the United States...

‘I’ll humiliate you’: Duterte challenges West to probe Philippines drugs war

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte called U.S. President Barack Obama, the European Union and United Nations "fools" on Thursday, and warned they would end up...

Hurricane Matthew kills almost 900 in Haiti before striking U.S.

Hurricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and displaced tens of thousands in Haiti before plowing northward on Saturday just off the southeast U.S. coast,...

Duterte wants to liberate Philippines from U.S. shackles – foreign minister

The president of the Philippines wants to liberate his country from a "shackling dependency" on the United States which can not guarantee its help...