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Philippines' Duterte vows unrelenting drug war

Jul 24, 2017

Philippines' Duterte vows unrelenting drug war

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Monday to press on with his controversial drug war that has claimed thousands of lives, as he outlined his vision of an "eye-for-an-eye" justice system. Duterte devoted large chunks of his annual State of the Nation Address to pushing his ...

China anti-graft watchdog probes Politburo member

/ Jul 24, 2017

China anti-graft watchdog probes Politburo member

The Chinese Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog has launched an investigation into a Politburo member who was once seen as a contender for a top leadership post, state media reported Monday. The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection is investigating Sun Zhengcai, who until a week ago ...

China warns India of its 'resolve' amid tense border standoff

Jul 24, 2017

China warns India of its 'resolve' amid tense border standoff

China on Monday warned India not to "push your luck" by underestimating Beijing's determination to safeguard what it considers sovereign Chinese territory, amid an ongoing standoff between the two neighbors over a contested region high in the Himalayas. Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Wu Qian reiterated ...