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China Says Visit by Philippine President Restores Trust

BEIJING — This week's visit to China by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte points toward a restoration of trust between the sides following recent tensions over their South China Sea territorial dispute, China's official news agency said Tuesday. The visit by the recently elected Duterte, who...

Philippine leader says will raise arbitration case with China, won’t bargain

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday he would raise a controversial arbitral ruling on the South China Sea with China's leaders, and vowed not to surrender any sovereignty or deviate from the July award by the tribunal in The Hague. Duterte said his trip...

Yemen conflict: The United Nations announces 72-hour ceasefire

Envoy confirms getting assurances of commitment from all parties to truce, which will go into effect on Wednesday night. The UN has announced that a 72-hour ceasefire in Yemen will go into effect on Wednesday night. In a statement on Monday, the office of the UN's...

Liverpool v Man Utd ratings: Coutinho close; Pogba disappoints

  Philippe Coutinho came close but the visitors disappointed as Liverpool were forced to settle for a point against a resolute United defence. Philippe Coutinho and Emre Can came closest for the hosts, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic headed wide with the Red Devils’ best chance. Liverpool Loris Karius: Never...

Klopp admits ‘mixed emotions’ as Liverpool held by Man Utd

  Jurgen Klopp admitted Liverpool did not play ‘as well as they could have played’ as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Manchester United at Anfield. “I have mixed emotions,” said Klopp. “I’m not happy about the game – we didn’t play as well as...

State Department official sought FBI declassification of Clinton email

Washington (CNN)A top official at the State Department repeatedly sought to have the FBI back down on classifying the contents of an email from Hillary Clinton's private email server, documents released Monday revealed. According to notes from interviews conducted during an FBI investigation into Clinton's...

‘They’re Lies’: Melania Trump Rejects Women’s Claims That Husband Groped Them

By MAGGIE HABERMAN and ASHLEY PARKEROCT. Melania Trump, who has been all but invisible as her husband confronts a campaign crisis over allegations that he sexually assaulted women, emerged on Monday to forcefully defend him and question the honesty of the women making the accusations. Ms....

Somalia is Obama’s Latest Victim as US Expands Army Presence

Hundreds of raids and airstrikes are being secretly carried out by the U.S. in the country as Obama prepares to leave office. Despite his repeated public statements opposing “American boots on the ground,” President Barack Obama—just shy of the end of his time in office—...

26,000 Somali refugees confirm intention to return home

The UN refugee agency said a total of 26,819 Somali refugees have confirmed their intention to voluntarily return home and are waiting to be facilitated to return to the Horn of Africa nation. The UNHCR said in its bi-monthly report released on Sunday that some...

IGAD ES Congratulates the new UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres

16-10-2016, Djibouti: It is on his own behalf and that of the entire IGAD family that the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), HE Amb. (Eng.) Mahboub Maalim, congratulated the new Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Antonio Guterres. “I wish...