MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine marine officer says he and his men watched from a ship outpost as Chinese coast guard vessels repeatedly blocked or chased Filipino and Vietnamese fishermen from a disputed South China Sea shoal. Marine 1st Lt. Mike Pelotera said Tuesday that they saw how Chinese
SYDNEY (AP) — Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, have received a traditional Aboriginal welcome during a visit to the Australian Outback. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived Tuesday in the tiny town of Yulara, near the bright red sandstone monolith Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United says manager David Moyes has left the Premier League club after less than a year in charge, amid heavy speculation he was about to be fired.
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese and U.S. negotiators have not managed to reach a basic agreement on a free trade pact that might have served as a centerpiece for President Barack Obama’s visit to Tokyo this week. Japan’s economy minister Akira Amari told reporters Tuesday that the two sides remained “at
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese authorities say they are meeting with Sherpa mountain guides in an attempt to avert a climbing strike after the deadliest avalanche ever recorded on Mount Everest. Sherpas have threatened to boycott the climbing season after an avalanche ripped through the mountain Friday, killing at least 13 Sherpa guides.