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Beijing: China accused the US of “provocative” conduct after two US warships sailed near islands claimed by Beijing this week, adding to tensions between the global powers.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - China on Monday called on the U.S. military to stop flexing its muscles in the South China Sea and to avoid adding "new uncertainties" over Taiwan, during high-level talks that underscored tension between the world's two largest economies.
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte should allow the United Nations to investigate his war on drugs, and abandon a deadly campaign that has been failure and a dent on the country's international image, its vice president said on Wednesday.
BEIJING: China’s defence minister Wei Fenghe said that resolving the “Taiwan question” is his country’s “greatest national interest”, and that no force could prevent China’s “reunification”.
BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States is not seeking to "decouple" from China and not asking any country to choose sides, a senior U.S. defence official said on Monday, offering a softer outlook on relations bruised by a bitter trade war.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's defence minister, Wei Fenghe, said on Monday that resolving the "Taiwan question" is his country's "greatest national interest", and that no force could prevent China's "reunification".
DUBAI (Reuters) - Gulf military leaders on Thursday met at the request of Saudi Arabia and condemned the use of some members' airspace to carry out attacks last month against Saudi Aramco's oil infrastructure.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will cooperate with its overseas partners to protect shipping and uphold international laws, its foreign minister said on Friday, following the release by Iran of the seized British-flagged tanker Stena Impero.
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.