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MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia is not getting involved with the United States in its pursuit of aims in relation to Iran, beyond a commitment to freedom of navigation in the region, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said after talks with U.S. President Donald Trump.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada has sailed a warship through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, the Canadian government said on Tuesday, three months after a similar operation and amid strained ties between Beijing and Ottawa over a series of thorny diplomatic issues.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark's prime minister said on Friday that it is in talks with a number of European allies about an international naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz.
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that it appeared Iran was inching towards a place where talks could be held, days after U.S. President Donald Trump left the door open to a possible meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the upcoming U.N. General Assembly in New York.
MANILA (Reuters) - When Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte visits China this week, he'll need to salvage something from a "pivot" to Beijing that has left him empty-handed, and exposed his neighbours to a new level of brinkmanship in the South China Sea.
HANOI: Vietnam and Malaysia have agreed to work closely with other Asean members to ensure peace, stability, freedom of navigation and overflight in disputed areas in the South China Sea.
HANOI (Reuters) - New allies Vietnam and Australia expressed concern on Friday about China's activities in the South China Sea, where Vietnamese and Chinese vessels are locked in a tense standoff in Vietnamese-controlled waters.
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday Tehran may act "unpredictably" in response to the United States' "unpredictable" policies under U.S. President Donald Trump.
LONDON (Reuters) - British warship HMS Kent set sail for the Gulf on Monday to join a U.S.-led mission protecting commercial shipping vessels in the region amid heightened political tension between the West and Iran.
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's president on Thursday rebuked China over a ban on individual permits for its visitors to the self-ruled island