The United States has charged a former Senegalese foreign minister and a Hong Kong man with bribing high-level officials in Chad and Uganda, in exchange for contracts for a Chinese oil and gas company.
North Korea has described as an absurdity, the decision by the United States to re-list North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, with a foreign ministry spokesman warning it was a quote: “serious provocation.”
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has thanked Russia for its “timely assistance” in defeating pro-Islamic State militants who took over a southern city for months, expressing his willingness to buy Russian weapons.
The upcoming meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump will be a “very historic and significant” occasion.This is according to the U.S. Ambassador to China, Terry Branstad.