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Britain is wooing China to increase trade as Beijing has pressed forward with its ambitious Silk Road plan aimed at developing worldwide growth. Chinese state-run media has spared no effort to laud the summit, including broadcasting an awkwardly-named English-language music video "The Belt and Road is How" sung by children from countries on the new Silk Road.
  • Trump meets Lavrov at White House amid US-Russia tensions

    Trump meets Lavrov at White House amid US-Russia tensions

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    Earlier in the day, Russian President Vladimir Putin, referring to Comey's firing, said , "We had nothing to do with that". "There is no compelling evidence given to anyone regarding Russian intervention". The White House has not yet posted its visual record. The president's first meeting with a senior Russian aide was closed to the US news media. And, at the State Department, there was no briefing on an earlier meeting between Lavrov and Secretary of State Rex W.
  • DFA: No insistence to tackle ruling on PH-China dispute

    DFA: No insistence to tackle ruling on PH-China dispute

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    An unpublished draft of the statement dated Friday included "land reclamation and militarization", with Reuters reporting that four Asean member states had objected to it being omitted. "Since a year ago, with the joint efforts of China and ASEAN countries including the Philippines, temperatures in the South China Sea situation have gone down and things have eased up".
  • North Korea test firing of missiles is a threat to International Peace

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    In June, Pyongyang was seen as having successfully launched an intermediate-range missile with a maximum flight altitude of 1,400 km. Analysts were still working to identify the kind of missile launched Sunday morning local time. The Chinese Foreign Ministry said China opposed the missile test as it violated United Nations Security Council resolutions, and called on all parties to exercise restraint and do nothing to further worsen regional tensions.
  • North Korea Missile Lands Near Russia

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    Earlier on Sunday the White House press secretary's office said in a statement that "North Korea has been a flagrant menace for far too long". In Tokyo, the Japanese government said that the missile flew for 30 minutes. Moon, the first liberal leader in Seoul in almost a decade, said as he took his oath of office that he would be willing to visit the North if the circumstances were right.
  • Next global cyber-attack likely on Monday

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    She said: "Europol has said that it is unprecedented in terms of the scale of the cyberattack that has taken place". The ransomware, called WannaCry, locks down all the files on an infected computer and asks the computer's administrator to pay in order to regain control of them.
  • BC political parties ponder common issues after close vote, possible deals

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    Horgan said he and Weaver agree that the Liberals have failed British Columbians on many issues. "None of the leaders wants to be the one who causes an election". If one party does not emerge with a majority of seats after an election, convention dictates the Lieutenant Governor offer that opportunity first to the person who previously held the job.
  • U.S. institutions 'under assault' from Trump: former spymaster

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    Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told CNN's Jake Tapper on Sunday that President Donald Trump is leading an internal assault on the U.S.' institutions at the same time Russian interference in the 2016 presidential elections weakened them, saying both are "eroding" the nation's system of governance.