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Bilateral talks with China may start 'within the year,' says Duterte

Last month, an worldwide arbitral tribunal issued a ruling invalidating China's historical claims in the South China Sea in a territorial case filed by the Philippines against Beijing in 2013. Duterte said the Philippines had not "insisted" on the judgement, but signalled that stance would change. Asked if there is already a date for the start of the talks, Duterte told reporters at the Malacanang presidential palace that, "Yes".

Biden: US committed to protecting Baltic states from Russian Federation

A team from the United States was due to arrive in Turkey ahead of Biden's visit and meet with judicial institutions about the extradition, he said. Last month, Trump suggested he might not be a supporter of Article 5. In July, NATO leaders agreed to deploy military forces to the three Baltic states and eastern Poland for the first time and increase air and sea patrols to reassure allies in the region anxious about the threat from Russian Federation.

Nigerian Airforce kills Senior Boko Haram terrorists

While their leader, so called "Abubakar Shekau", is believed to be fatally wounded on his shoulders . Shekau has been described as having an "intense ideological commitment and ruthlessness". "Sadly, today we have been here again at the seat of power to drum up our pain to the president and his team that we are exhausted and are not ready to view any other video again from the abductors or from my girls", she said .

Boy Dies of Neck Injury at Kansas Water Park

State inspectors said they do a thorough check of all of these slides before the season starts plus lifeguards ride each of the slides every morning before the park opens to make sure everything is operating safely. State Sen. Pat Pettey of Kansas City said the park provided a buffet lunch of hamburgers and hot dogs and thanked elected officials for their service to the state and their communities.

J&K Opp delegation to meet PM today

The BJP Spokes-person further said that these parties were only misleading the people of the valley and it was astonishing to note that none from these parties ever appealed the misguided youth in Kashmir to desist from violence nor did they showed any concern or yearning for restoring peace.

Indian forces fire at Kashmir protesters, killing 1

He admitted that mere issuing statements over the very serious situation in IHK was not sufficient by the world bodies, and reiterated a political situation to the worsening issue. Prior to the joint press conference Sartaj Aziz and Mr. Madani held a meeting where they discussed matters related to mutual interests, Afghan situation, cooperation among Muslim countries and the Kashmir situation.

Trump pitches black voters: 'What the hell do you have to lose?'

It still falsely accused Hillary Clinton of being personally corrupt. Recent polls suggest a comfortable lead for Democrat Hillary Clinton among MI voters. It's a political challenge that mirrors the one her husband, former President Bill Clinton, faced almost a quarter century ago. "She will have a significant challenge in persuading the voters of the country that she is indeed honest and trustworthy", said Republican pollster Whit Ayres, who worked for GOP primary candidate Marco ...

US scrambles jets to protect advisers in Syria: Pentagon

The fighting has forced thousands of civilians to flee north and killed dozens, Kurdish media and officials said. On Thursday, Syrian government aircraft bombed Kurdish positions in the divided northeastern city of Hasakah, the first such strikes against a Kurdish-held area of Syria .

Haunting image of dazed, bloodied Syrian boy provokes global outrage

Since the image's release, the photo has reverberated around the globe, much like that of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi , whose body washed ashore on a Turkish beach a year ago. None sustained major injuries, but the building collapsed one hour after the family was rescued. Syrian activist Kenan Rahmani said the "same Russian airstrike" that caused Omran's injuries also resulted in the death of his 10-year-old brother.

Colin Powell told Clinton he used private email at State

Judge Emmet Sullivan wrote that " Judicial Watch has failed to demonstrate that it can not obtain the discovery it seeks through other, less burdensome or intrusive means such as interrogatories". U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan also ordered that John Bentel, a retired State Department employee who managed IT security, be deposed.

Trump asks black voters to take a chance on him

What do you have to lose?" he asked. The declaration appears to be highly unlikely after an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll put Clinton streaks ahead of Trump among the African-American community at 91% to Trump's 1%. Five black and Hispanic teens were falsely convicted in the crime and later exonerated, but Sessions said Trump's push to reinstate capital punishment in the Empire State proved he's always been tough on crime.

World's Highest and Longest Glass Bridge in China set to be Launched

Zhangjiajie's pillar-like mountain formation featured in the Hollywood blockbuster movie Avatar , the report said. "But I'm not afraid - it seems safe!" visitor Wang Min told Agence France Presse . Officials have staged high-profile events to try and reassure the public of the bridge's safety, bashing at it with sledgehammers and driving a vehicle filled with passengers across it.

Houthi shelling kills civilians in Saudi border city

MSF said yesterday's attack was the fourth on one of its facilities in less than a year. MSF said it had shared the hospital's Global Positioning System coordinates with all parties involved in the conflict. There are now more than 2.5 million internally displaced people in Yemen, with a health service that struggles to cope and intermittent food and water supplies.

Top moments from Day 13 at Rio Olympics

Maroulis , a reigning world champion competing in her first Olympics, made the United States' first-ever women's wrestling gold one to remember with her victory over the 13-time world champion, calling it "an honor" just to meet Yoshida on the mat.

Here's how to watch the great Perseid meteor shower tonight

The meteor shower's name comes from the constellation Perseus , where the meteors appear to originate from in the night sky. While Earth typically grazes the edge of the comet, this year Jupiter's gravity has tugged some streams of the comet's material closer to Earth.

Trump calls for 'extreme vetting' of immigrants to fight Muslim extremism

Biden said of Trump , "He's even showered praise on Saddam Hussein, one of the vilest dictators of the 20th century, a man who repeatedly backed terror attacks against Israel because he was supposedly-the reason he admires him-he was a killer of terrorists".

Tigers lose to Royals, Cabrera out with new injury

He's considered day to day, but could return as soon as Tuesday. "Injuries are a part of the game, and we're not going to bury our faces in our sand", Ausmus said. ARLINGTON, Texas - Adrian Beltre hit a grand slam not long after Texas ended a 24-inning scoreless streak, and Martin Perez earned his first win since late June to lead the Rangers over Oakland.

Third French burqini ban after clashes in Corsica

The decision was made at a special council session held yesterday to assess the situation after the beach brawl the day before in which five people were injured and several cars burned. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve pledged a full investigation "to shed light on these intolerable deeds and to arrest those responsible".

Sequence of events leading to Canada police thwarting attack

Adam Driver, the terrorism suspect killed by Canadian police Wednesday night, had planned to detonate explosives in an urban center during rush hour within 72 hours , police said . He had been under the spotlight for at least a year, as authorities believed he was a threat because he could help terror groups. Driver was arrested past year for associating with terrorist groups.

South African jailed for 10 years for newborn kidnapping

Zephany was three days old when she was snatched from a Cape Town hospital while her mother was asleep in April 1997, state prosecutors said. Judge John Hlophe said that the defendant had "betrayed" Zephany by her actions. The family of the accused in the Zephany Nurse kidnapping case have vowed to stand by her "150 percent". The girl is known publicly, by the name given to her by her biological parents at birth.

People offer to walk Muslims to mosques after Imam killed

In Queens, as arrangements proceeded for the the burial of 55-year-old imam, Maulama Akonjee, and 64-year-old assistant, Tharam Uddin, members of the community said there was no reason for the men to be attacked. An NYPD Regional Fugitive Task Force then conducted what turned out to "brief surveillance" of the suspect, who rammed an unmarked police auto shortly after they began spying on him, sources said.

Hillary Clinton releases income tax returns

The newly released tax documents show that the Clintons in 2015 paid a combined federal, state and local effective tax rate of 43.2 percent. Hillary Clinton released her 2015 tax filings on Friday morning, shedding light on her ample earnings and putting more pressure on Donald Trump to reveal his own.

Two killed, six injured as ULFA militants attack Assam village

A group of five armed militants of the anti-talk ULFA faction came to the house of Arvind Shah, a small trader, of the village under Philobari police station, and opened fire at some people sitting outside, police said. Tinsukia district police and army have rushed to the area and launched operation against the militants. Assam has witnessed intensified militant violence in the last one week.

Turkey issues arrest warrant for former football hero Hakan Sukur

Speaking to media at Çankaya Palace in Ankara on Saturday, Yıldırım also confirmed US Secretary of State John Kerry's visit sometime in October. Turkey's Justice Ministry passed on the letter to the USA, which accuses Gulen of 10 charges including attempting to overthrow the government, according to reports.

US declares health emergency in Puerto Rico due to Zika

Three new non-travel related cases of the Zika virus have been accounted for in Miami-Dade County. The House passed a $1.1 billion package, but Senate Democrats are holding up the legislation, complaining the bill doesn't offer enough money and does away with environmental protections in seeking to reduce the mosquito population.

Clinton promises to oppose TPP

Clinton did oppose one multilateral deal (CAFTA) and opposed another that could be characterized as a multilateral deal (the Trade Act of 2002). Covering about 40 percent of the global economy, the TPP groups Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam.

Bombs in Thai resort kill one, injure nine, including foreigners

The reported fatality was a female street food vendor. "There was a lot of blood, towels, tissues, I mean all kinds of stuff that people use to stop the bleeding of the wounded people", he said from Hua Hin. Hua Hin is about 120 miles (200km) south of Bangkok. Police have asked locals to shelter in place or return home if they are near their places of residence.

Afghan Taliban close in on Helmand capital

Hamdard said 4,000 families were displaced in Helmand as food and household good prices doubled or tripled. Officials in Lashkar Gah have suggested that time is running out for the city: "If we don't receive support from the central government, the province will collapse soon", Karim Atal , the provincial council chief, told Reuters .

Russia's Putin meets top brass to discuss security in Crimea

Last week, the Ukrainian State Border Service said that Russian Federation was building up troops levels along the contact line separating Crimea and Ukraine's southern Kherson region. A North Atlantic Treaty Organisation official says the USA -led alliance is deeply concerned by rising tensions between Russian Federation and Ukraine and is monitoring the situation closely.

Froome chasing time trial gold in Rio after Tour triumph

There was frustration for Australian Rohan Dennis who needed a bike change during the race, ultimately costing him a medal as he finished fifth, eight seconds behind Froome. I didn't want to fail. "I don´t have words to describe it". Dumoulin and Froome were considered the favorites heading into the race, and the Dutchman didn't look bothered by his ailing hand.