Britain scrambled on Monday to stem damage to its relations with Washington by finding the leaker of diplomatic cables in which the UK ambassador called US President Donald Trump “inept.”
The External Affairs Ministry said in statement that a meeting between Indian and Chinese military commanders at a border post in the Himalayan region on Saturday took place in a "cordial and positive atmosphere.”
China had warned it would retaliate after it was this week given 72 hours — until Friday — to vacate its Houston consulate, and had urged the United States to reconsider.
The envoys, including those of the US, Germany and France, last week called for the release of philanthropist Osman Kavala, who has been in a Turkish prison for four years awaiting trial on charges many view as unfounded.
Crisis-ridden Lebanon is embroiled in an unwanted diplomatic crisis because of its Information Minister George Kordahi wrongly criticising the Gulf Arab states for the war in Yemen and defending the rebel Houthis.
The Filipinos’ shipbuilding know-how since the ancient days has been well-documented and forward to these present times, a leading UAE shipbuilding company in the Middle East and North Africa has expressed interest in pushing up the number of its Filipino workforce up to half the total.