‘LOUSY’ COUNTRY | Duterte says he will never again set foot in the U.S.

Mark his words: President Rodrigo Duterte will never ever set foot again in the U.S., which he described as a "lousy" country, even if it's President Donald Trump who would request him to do so.

2 killed as magnitude 6.7 quake strikes off Turkish and Greek coasts

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 killed two people when it struck near major Turkish and Greek tourist destinations in the Agean Sea on Friday, Turkish and Greek officials said.

US attorney general brushes off Trump criticism of recusal from Russia probe

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday brushed off sharp criticism from President Donald Trump over his recusal from the Justice Department's Russia investigation, saying he loved his job and planned to continue serving.

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The world is watching and thus the Duterte regime can’t just do anything based on “one man’s whim.”
Army troops street fighting Marawi

Singapore offers cargo plane, drones to help Philippines fight terrorists

Singapore has offered a military transport airplane, drone surveillance aircraft and use of combat training facilities to support the Philippines' fight against the rising threat of Islamist militancy, the Department of National Defense said on Wednesday.

Thai judge hands down 21 guilty verdicts in major human trafficking trial

A judge handling Thailand's biggest human trafficking trial on Wednesday had announced 21 guilty verdicts by mid-morning from 103 defendants, with judgments expected to last late into the day.
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Defiant Erdogan attacks EU, backs restoration of death penalty

President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday defiantly stepped up his attacks on the European Union, saying Turkey had to go its own way and vowing to bring back the death penalty if parliament passed it.

Singapore protest seeks probe of ‘abuse of power’ claims in Lee siblings vs PM Lee

Around 400 protesters gathered at Singapore's Speakers' Corner on Saturday calling for an independent inquiry into whether Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong abused his power in a battle with his siblings over what to do with their late father's house.
Renaming to North Natuna Sea

Indonesia renames part of South China Sea

JAKARTA - Indonesia renamed the northern reaches of its exclusive economic zone in the South China Sea as the North Natuna Sea on Friday,...

Groups linked by Turkish envoy to terror deny claims

Two educational foundations that Turkey’s ambassador claimed have links to an alleged terror organization have denied the accusation.

Old foes Humala, Fujimori share same Peru prison

Peru's former left-leaning President Ollanta Humala, ordered to spend 18 months in pre-trial detention, was moved on Friday to a prison built for his longtime foe, ex-autocrat Alberto Fujimori.

North Korea may have more nuke bomb material than thought – think tank

Thermal images of North Korea's main nuclear site show Pyongyang may have reprocessed more plutonium than previously thought that can be used to enlarge its nuclear weapons stockpile, a U.S. think tank said on Friday.