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Premier: China to increasecooperation withPhilippines

Premier Li Keqiang met with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippine capital, Manila, after attending a series of leaders’ meetings on East Asia cooperation, and starting his official visit to the country on Nov 15. The Premier conveyed President Xi Jinping’s g...

Why Russia is back in Afghanistan

Three decades after a humiliating military defeat in Afghanistan, Russia has returned to the scene. This adds Afghanistan to a long list of hotspots – from Syria and Libya to Venezuela and Ukraine – where Moscow's low-cost, high-impact foreign policy is challenging the West....

Peru's president denies bribe allegations

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Kuczynski took office in July 2016 Peru's President Pedro Pablo Ku...

Mugabe under house arrest

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe remained in detention last night at his home in Harare, after the military declared on national television that it had temporarily taken control of the country to “target criminals” around the head of state. The move by the armed forces appea...

Aussies told to rethink Zimbabwe travel

Australians are being urged to reconsider any planned trips to Zimbabwe’s capital Harare after the military seized control of the African country. Zimbabwe’s long-time ruler President Robert ...

Mugabe under house arrest, army in control

Zimbabwe's military has seized power and says it's holding President Robert Mugabe and his family safe while targeting "criminals" in the entourage of the man who has ruled the nation since indep...

Cebu City mayor withdraws P12-M aid to quake-hit areas in Leyte, Surigao

CEBU CITY — Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he was withdrawing at least P12 million worth of assistance program to the earthquake-stricken areas of Ormoc City and a town in Surigao del Norte province,...

Mugabe under ‘house arrest’

"President Zuma spoke to President Robert Mugabe earlier today who indicated that he was confined to his home, but said that he was fine," the South African government said in a statement. Mugab...

In Succession Battle, Zimbabwe Military Coup Topples 37-Year Dictator Mugabe

It appears that the reign of one of the world’s worst rulers is finally over. The military of Zimbabwe began moving into the nation’s capital of Harare on Tuesday, and appeared Wednesday mor...

Peru's Kuczynski denies allegations of Odebrecht links

© Reuters. Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski attends the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in Danang, Vietnam LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian President Pedro Pablo K...

Town officials cancel vote on town manager amid criticism

EAST GREENWICH, R.I. (AP) - Officials in a Rhode Island town have postponed a vote to reinstate a town manager whose appointment was voided by a judge.The East Greenwich Town Council canceled its...

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