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Philippines, communist rebels agree on interim ceasefire

NOORDWIJK AAN ZEE, Netherlands: The Philippine government and communist rebels have agreed in principle on an interim ceasefire to boost ongoing peace talks aimed at ending one of the world’s longest insurgencies, the two sides said on Thursday (Apr 6). The temporary truce would take effect after the two sides iron out the guidelines and… Read More »

Trump, South Korea's Hwang agree to strengthen defences against North Korea – White House

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn agreed to take steps to strengthen joint defence capabilities to defend against North Korea’s nuclear threat, the White House said on Sunday after a telephone call between the two leaders. “President Trump reiterated our ironclad commitment to defend (South Korea), including through the… Read More »

Spain's Socialists agree to abstain in prime minister confidence vote

MADRID: Spain’s Socialists cleared the way on Sunday for the conservative People’s Party (PP) to be sworn in to government, ending a 10-month political deadlock that has paralysed institutions and threatened to derail an economic recovery. Senior members of the centre-left party voted 139 in favour, versus 96 against, of abstaining in a new confidence… Read More »