An arbitration court in the Hague ruled in July that China had no historic title over the busy waterway and had breached the Philippines' sovereign rights there. Ramos said there would be a second round of discussions soon. A statement signed by Ramos, Fu and Wu said that in addition to marine conservation and fishing rights, the two nations should cooperate on tourism, investment, and cracking down on drugs and corruption.
The ban sets out that: "Access to beaches and for swimming is banned to any person wearing improper clothes that are not respectful of good morals and secularism". Anybody found spurning the new administer could confront a fine of €38 (£33). Under a law introduced in 2010 , it is illegal for anyone in France to cover their face in public, but there is no ban on wearing religious symbols or clothing.
Britain joined the praise for the Pacific islanders. And James Davies was left nearly lost for words to describe the "unbeatable" Fijians as they stormed to their country's first-ever Olympic gold on Thursday. "First of all, I thank the Lord, he has been our source of strength". Kicking coach Jeremy Manning and Fijian skipper Osea Kolinisau after the team's seven series win in Dubai in December.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) said the questioning of Pakistani terrorist Bahadur Ali, who was captured recently in North Kashmir, had thrown up leads showing involvement of LeT in aggravating the situation in the Valley. However, the spokesperson added that it is necessary to establish veracity of the Indian claim and details in this regard will be gathered. Indian authorities claim that Bahadur Ali, in a letter addressed to the Pakistan High Commissioner in New Delhi , has ...
Macy's said the 100 store closures will result in a reduction in total sales of about $1 billion, but it said those losses will be offset by even greater reductions in expenses. The plan includes bringing in more brand shops within the stores, improving online search and ordering, and hosting in-store events to drive traffic.
It has been proposed that "non-German hate preachers" be expelled from the country immediately and that the German citizenship of citizens who have joined terrorist organizations to fight overseas be revoked if they have a passport from any other country.