Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay says the tariff hikes were ordered 'within the framework of reciprocity in retaliation for the conscious attacks on our economy by the US administration'
President Donald Trump ratchets up the war of words to a level of nastiness rarely seen, even from a president who has shown he does not pull punches when insulting his critics
China's commerce ministry accuses Washington of erecting trade barriers while subsidizing its domestic industry
Stepping up its rivalry with China, India has invested heavily in its space program in the past decade
'Conversations with the government of North Korea are becoming a far more normal matter,' State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert says
Beijing says that it has lodged an official protest with the United States over Tsai Ing-wen's August 13 speech in Los Angeles where she says Taiwan's freedom and future is not negotiable
The dispute between the US and Turkey raises questions over the future of their partnership and fans fears of a looming economic crisis in Turkey
The United States cites information from the Western Command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines 'on probable kidnapping' in Palawan
'We can use this for surveying areas devastated by typhoons, before and after, so that we can assess the damage,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
The recording by former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman represents another stunning breach of presidential trust
United States President Donald Trump tweets a generic condemnation of racism a year after the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia
(UPDATED) The unmanned Parker Solar Probe aims to get closer than any human-made object in history to the center of our solar system
'While Americans are blessed to live in a nation that protects liberty, freedom of speech and diversity of opinion, there is no place for white supremacy, racism and neo-nazism in our great country,' says the daughter of US President Donald Trump
Asia's Post-World War II order is on the verge of a terminal decline. What can the region do in response?
New York Representative Chris Collins has initially said he would seek to clear his name and continue his bid to keep his seat in the November midterm elections
Here is the state of play regarding lawsuits and restrictions on the use of glyphosate around the world
'The riots in Charlottesville a year ago resulted in senseless death and division,' Trump writes on Twitter
(UPDATED) Meanwhile, Iran also slams Washington for its 'addiction to sanctions and bullying'
The next launch window for the Parker Solar Probe opens at 3:31 am (0731 GMT or 3:31 pm Philippine time) on Sunday, August 12
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif adds there are also no plans for a meeting with US officials on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York next month
(3rd UPDATE) 'This is not a terrorist incident,' says the Pierce County Sheriff's office
An official says the Taliban began the attack late Thursday, August 9, from several positions around the city
The State Department says the action is aimed at punishing President Vladimir Putin's government for having 'used chemical or biological weapons in violation of international law'
'VFF intentionally engaged in conduct that constituted serious violations of the terms of its agreement,' says the United States Agency for International Development
The first of two rounds of US sanctions kicked in at 12:01 am Tuesday, August 7, targeting Iran's access to US banknotes and key industries, including cars and carpets
Muling ipinaaalala sa atin ng US grand jury case ang mapait na leksyong hatid ng pork barrel scam at ang swindler sa likod ng operasyong ito
The Philippines says the Cambodian elections were 'successful' – a far cry from the chorus of condemnation from the United States, Australia, and the European Union
The Russian ministry says he would not be paid for his envoy role
Some ministers have called for the early conclusion of talks for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, a 16-nation pact poised to become the world's largest free-trade agreement
It is Turkey's tit-for-tat response to Washington's sanctions on the Turkish interior justice ministers over the detention of an American pastor on terror-related charges
(3rd UPDATE) 'As long as the US does not show in practice its strong will to remove our concerns, there will be no case whereby we will move forward first unilaterally,' says North Korea Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi says the threat of retaliatory tariffs against the United States was a measure taken to 'uphold the interests of the Chinese people'
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Ivanka Trump takes a decidedly different approach than her combative father to stress that the immigration crisis has caused her anxiety. She also distances herself from her father's relentless condemnation of the media.
Data from Bloomberg News in intra-day trade on Friday, August 3, show Chinese stocks are worth $6.09 trillion, compared with $6.17 trillion in Japan. The US market is worth $31 trillion.
The timing of the exercise is unusual, as it appears to be similar in scale and nature to a drill that ordinarily happens later in the autumn
'We continue to see a pervasive messaging campaign from Russia to try to weaken and divide the United States,' says Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence
Protesters say they are determined to keep up demonstrations to force President Daniel Ortega's resignation, or at least to hold early elections
A US official says Washington is 'concerned' by North Korean violations of UN-approved sanctions, including illegal shipments of oil by sea
US District Judge Robert Lasnik in Seattle, Washington grants the motion for a temporary restraining order blocking the release of the digital plans, and schedules a hearing for August 10
(4th UPDATE) The US Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California says Janet Lim Napoles transferred around $20 million of the money she got from the pork barrel scam to Southern California to buy real estate and business shares
Several Iranian public figures say it is impossible to imagine negotiations with Washington after it tore up the nuclear deal in May
In a confidential report to the Security Council, a UN panel of experts says it 'continues to believe' that short-range ballistic missiles and other weaponry were transferred from Iran to Yemen after an arms embargo was imposed in 2015
(UPDATED) Paul Manafort is the first defendant to go to court to fight charges stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election
Northern California's Carr Fire has killed 6 people since July 26, including a 70-year-old woman and her two great-grandchildren, aged 4 and 5
Pyongyang appears to be developing at least one or two liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missiles, The Washington Post reports
Barely a week after warning Iran it would suffer untold 'consequences,' US President Donald Trump says he would meet the country's leader Hassan Rouhani 'any time' and without preconditions
Police officers are searching for two suspects believed to be armed with a rifle and a handgun
'The change of attitude is Trump's problem, not mine,' Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tells journalists during a visit to South Africa, calling the US threats 'psychological warfare'
The government insists the deadline has been met, as the families of those remaining are ineligible for a variety of reasons. Judge Dana Sabraw says that finding the deported parents must be the 'the second stage.'