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Carpio: Bring China's war threat to arbitral tribunal


Besides China and the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, and Taiwan also have overlapping claims on the South China Sea . "We just hope when relevant countries conduct such exchange and cooperation, they should bear in mind such activities not hurt the interests of other countries or have a negative impact on regional peace and stability", she said . Lire la suite »

North Korea fires another missile


The launch came just one week after the North fired a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range missile, which according to Pyongyang flew nearly 800km and could carry a "heavy" nuclear warhead. The UN Security Council met behind closed doors last Tuesday to discuss tightening sanctions on North Korea after its May 14 launch. "The ongoing testing is disappointing, disturbing and we ask that they cease that", Tillerson said on Sunday in an interview with "Fox News Sunday". Lire la suite »

Trump's wife keeps her head bare during Saudi Arabia visit


Fox News was clear : "Trump shakes hands with Saudi leader, doesn't bow as Obama appeared to do". FILE - In this January 27, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama stand with new Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz they arrive on Air Force One at King Khalid International Airport, in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia. Lire la suite »

North Korea fires midrange missile in its latest test

The paper cited an example of Russian Federation, which it said has endorsed the United Nations sanctions on the North following Pyongyang's missile and nuclear tests but has also engaged in joint economic projects with the North. Pyongyang's aggressive push to boost its weapons program also makes it one of the most urgent foreign policy concerns for the Trump administration, though Washington has struggled to settle on a policy. Lire la suite »

Unruly, 'disheveled' man subdued on jet heading to Hawaii


As the Los Angeles Times reports , Uskanil was arrested In the wee hours of Friday morning, and cited by Los Angeles Airport Police for opening a door that led to the LAX tarmac. Uskanil, a ticketed passenger on an American Airlines flight who had passed through TSA security, was detained after being spotted. Once on board the flight, Uskanil's behavior caused concern for the flight attendants. Lire la suite »

Ransomware attack hit 200000 victims in 150 countries


He noted that Microsoft is calling for a "Digital Geneva Convention" that would require governments to report computer vulnerabilities to vendors rather than store, sell or exploit them. Officials at the Ministry of Defence played down fears that its four Trident-missile carrying submarines, which use the same software which left the NHS exposed, were vulnerable to attack. Lire la suite »

James Comey reportedly believes Trump was trying to influence him

President Trump was hit with another set of Russia-related allegations late Friday moments after departing on his first foreign trip as commander-in-chief, with one report claiming the president trash-talked James Comey in a meeting with Moscow dignitaries and another saying the Russian Federation probe has reached a current White House official. Lire la suite »

Talks on airplane laptop ban end with no ban, more talks

In a secure room in Brussels this week, officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the European Union swapped information about threats involving air travel. The decision to take no action ( at present ) follows strong lobbying from several quarters, including ACI Europe [see:] which represents more than 500 airports in 45 European countries, handling 90% ... Lire la suite »

Former FBI director James Comey to testify publicly in Russian Federation probe


And The New York Times said the U.S. president had told top Russian officials Comey's sacking had relieved "great pressure " on him. The White House on Friday predicted that the investigation would back up Trump's account. Public approval of President Donald Trump has dropped to its lowest level since his inauguration, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Friday, after Trump was accused of mishandling classified information and meddling with an FBI investigation. Lire la suite »

US DHS meets with airlines on electronics ban

The proposed expanded ban is based on growing concern about an explosive getting past airport scanners. The US authorities are set to ban laptops from carry-on baggage on all flights from Europe and the United Kingdom, with an announcement expected as early as today, according to reports . Lire la suite »

Trump appelle les dirigeants musulmans à lutter contre l'extrémisme


Trump a joué l'apaisement devant une cinquantaine de dirigeants du monde arabe. "Des centaines de milliards de dollars d'investissements aux Etats-Unis et des emplois, des emplois, des emplois". "Mais le chemin vers la paix commence ici, sur cette terre ancienne, cette terre sacrée", devait encore dire Donald Trump. La fille aînée du président, Ivanka, et son époux Jared Kushner font partie de la délégation présidentielle, qui comprend aussi Stephen Bannon, conseiller stratégique de M. Lire la suite »

Marco Rubio: 'Cloud' Of Russia Investigation 'Impacting Everything'


This president ran an unconventional campaign and that's what the American people voted for. "That's why I asked the White House to produce those notes to the intelligence committee, so we can review it". He also expressed confidence in the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Lire la suite »

United Nations vows sanctions on N. Korea


Since the last resolution, the harshest to date, was adopted in November, an emphasis has been put on having all countries implement the sanctions measures - including China, which is the North's closest ally and is accused of laxity with loopholes. Lire la suite »

Aisha Buhari meets 82 Chibok school girls in Abuja


The Yaga family, whose daughter Sarah was among the over 200 schoolgirls abducted by the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram in 2014, are however still uncertain about the fate of their daughter. A small number of the schoolgirls managed to escape on their own. Human rights groups have criticized the decision to keep them in custody in Abuja. But Sarah's parents say that whatever condition she is in when they see her they will welcome her back with open arms. Lire la suite »

South Korea Defense Ministry says North fired 'unidentified projectile'


It didn't immediately provide more details. It was the second missile test by North Korea since South Korean President Moon Jae-in took office 11 days ago. On April 29, the North fired a ballistic missile from a Pukchang area but it exploded in mid-air minutes after lift-off, the South Korean and USA militaries announced at the time. Lire la suite »

Melania and Ivanka Trump Forego Headscarves in Saudi Arabia

He added that the agreements signed Saturday would generate "hundreds of billions of dollars of investments into the United States and jobs, jobs, jobs!" The package includes deals begun under President Barack Obama's administration - and initial steps toward others that may take years to complete. Lire la suite »

US first lady ignores Trump criticism and shuns headscarf

The deal includes tanks, combat ships, missile defense systems, radar and communications, and cybersecurity technology. Fanning the flames was a New York Times report that Trump had called Comey a "nut job" in a private meeting last week in the Oval Office with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and ambassador Sergei Kislyak. Lire la suite »

Russian officials bragged they could use Flynn to influence Trump


Russian officials reportedly boasted previous year that they had Michael Flynn in their pocket, and could use him to influence Donald Trump. The Obama administration had been skeptical of Flynn, who is under criminal investigation by the FBI for his foreign contacts and payments, since previous year. Lire la suite »

China protests 'unhelpful' USA sanctions on Iran


In a statement, USA ambassador to the Middle East Stuart Jones said the United States would continue to waive sanctions that were lifted under the Iran's deal. The State Department released today its semi-annual report to Congress detailing sanctions imposed on persons involved in human rights abuses in Iran. Lire la suite »

Firing FBI chief 'eased pressure'


The Washington Post said the unnamed Trump adviser is a "significant person of interest" in the probe that is now led by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller as a special counsel after Mr Comey's sacking. As President Trump takes off today for his first global trip as commander-in-chief, The New York Times and The Washington Post dropped two new reports on the ongoing investigation of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Lire la suite »

" "A Ryad, Donald Trump appelle à " isoler " l'Iran

Utilisera-t-il l'expression " terrorisme islamique radical ", qui provoque des grincements de dents dans le monde musulman mais dont il avait fait l'une de ses signatures durant la campagne électorale, reprochant aux démocrates, qui l'évitent, de manquer de clarté et de détermination. Lire la suite »