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Image : Philippine trade minister says Manila keeping economic ties with U.S.

Philippine trade minister says Manila keeping economic ties with U.S.

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 21,2016

The Philippines will maintain its trade and economic ties with the United States, Trade Minister Ramon Lopez said on Friday, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte announced his separation from Washington. In terms of economic, we are not stopping

Image : Japan withholds annual dues to UNESCO

Japan withholds annual dues to UNESCO

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 15,2016

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has withheld its annual UNESCO dues, saying it wants to make sure the U.N. body properly functions to foster trust among member nations.

Image : Texas officials refute 'vote-flipping' after Trump tweet

Texas officials refute 'vote-flipping' after Trump tweet

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 28,2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In his latest attempt to cast doubt on the election process, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump raised suspicions Thursday about the voting machines in reliably Republican Texas despite producing no evidence of an actual

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Kurdish militants claim responsibility for Izmir attack that killed two

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