There is growing anger in the Philippines after a Chinese vessel seemingly rammed a fishing boat in the South China Sea and left its crew to fend for themselves.
"China can and should have a cooperative relationship with the rest of the region," US Acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore.
After a long campaign to urge Canada to take back the rotting waste, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out at Ottawa last week and ordered the refuse be returned immediately.
Amid suspicions of voting irregularities, Duterte’s candidates get a clean sweep in midterm elections.
Legal community and human rights activists demand justice after murder of fifth judge under Duterte’s watch.
China and the US have repeatedly traded barbs in the past over what Washington says is Beijing's militarisation of the South China Sea. China blames the US for sending warships and military planes, saying they ratchet up tension in the region.
Many see the elections as a referendum on President Duterte's unorthodox leadership style and his rise to power with a brutal crackdown on illegal drugs that has left thousands dead.
Greek Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades' decision comes after justice minister resigned amid criticism of police for mistakes in following up on the disappearances of some of the women and girls that an army captain claims to have killed.
The US Geological Survey puts the magnitude of Tuesday’s quake at 6.4. At least 11 people were killed when a 6.1 magnitude hit the north of the country on Monday.
Algerian state TV said five billionaires, including the country’s richest businessman Issad Rebrab and four brothers from the Kouninef family, have been arrested as part of an anti-graft investigation.
Sacred structures have become the repeated scenes of trauma from Iraq, New Zealand, France to Sri Lanka.
US DNA tests have confirmed the death of a pro-Daesh commander who was a key leader of the terrorist group that laid siege to Marawi City in the southern Philippines in 2017.
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