Although Taiwan is not a party to the case, the ruling could undermine R.O.C.sovereignty claims over Taiping Island and in the South China Sea. Meanwhile, as diplomatic arguments ensue, the US continues to hold patrols over the South China Sea even when China is in the middle of its military drill.
May also appointed other Brexit supporters to major Cabinet posts, including former Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond as finance minister and Amber Rudd to May's old job of home secretary. Davis, a veteran lawmaker who has twice run for the Conservative leadership, is one of the staunchest euroskeptics in British politics. "She's saying 'You wanted this, you do the negotiations, you take responsibility for it, and demonstrate that it will produce the advantages you said it would".
The annual report released by Germany's domestic security agency, the Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz (BfV ), on Thursday said that Iranian attempts to acquire technologies in Germany "continued on a quantitatively high level by worldwide standards" in 2015.
The government is hopeful of the passage of the GST bill in this session amid indications that a number of regional parties have broken ranks with Congress on the issue and are willing to extend their support to the crucial economic reform measure.
For the category outstanding lead actress in a drama series , the nominees are: Taraji P. Henson , Empire; Claire Danes, Homeland; Robin Wright, House of Cards; Viola Davis , How to Get Away with Murder; Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black; Keri Russell , The Americans.
Erdogan, who had been holidaying on the southwest coast when the coup attempt was launched, flew into Istanbul before dawn on Saturday and told thousands of flag-waving supporters at the airport that the government remained at the helm. Turkish police have urgently ramped up their presence in Istanbul , with special forces and military hardware deployed to the streets and orders to down aircraft without warning, following unconfirmed reports of rebel helicopters approaching the city.