China says it issued warning to U.S. warship that sailed through Taiwan Strait

China’s military said on Wednesday that it had monitored and warned a U.S. warship that had sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, a mission that happened shortly after China carried out drills near the island. The U.S. Navy’s 7th Fleet said the guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal conducted a “routine” Taiwan Strait transit through international… Read More China says it issued warning to U.S. warship that sailed through Taiwan Strait

Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh killed by Israeli army gunfire in West Bank

An Al Jazeera reporter was killed by Israeli army gunfire in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, the Qatar-based news channel said, but the military said she may have been shot by Palestinians as they clashed with its troops. One Palestinian official said Shireen Abu Akleh had been “assassinated” by Israeli forces while reporting on… Read More Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh killed by Israeli army gunfire in West Bank

Ferdinand Marcos Jr. wins Philippines presidential election

The son of the disgraced late Philippines dictator Ferdinand Marcos vowed on Tuesday to work for all people after his stunning election victory, and told the world to judge him by his presidency, not his family’s past. Ferdinand Marcos Jr, better known as “Bongbong”, become the first candidate in recent history to win an outright… Read More Ferdinand Marcos Jr. wins Philippines presidential election