International Agencies / Treaty Groups

UPDATE 1-Vietnam, Philippines denounce China military drills in disputed waters

* Exercises “sound the alarm bells” – Philippine minister * Vietnam says could impact China-ASEAN ties * Exercises in contested area provocative – Philippines (Recasts … Read more

UPDATE 1-Vietnam, Philippines denounce China military drills in disputed waters

* Exercises “sound the alarm bells” – Philippine minister * Vietnam says could impact China-ASEAN ties * Exercises in contested area provocative – Philippines (Recasts … Read more

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks set to track U.S. gains but Hong Kong jitters weigh

NEW YORK, July 1 (Reuters) – Asian stocks were set to track Wall Street gains on Thursday as investors cheered signs the global economy was … Read more

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks near 4-month highs on vaccine hopes, eyes on U.S. payrolls

* MSCI ex-Japan rises, all major Asian indexes in black * Shanghai copper at 6-month highs on supply fears * Investor focus on U.S. employment … Read more

After Turkish incident, France suspends role in NATO naval mission

PARIS (Reuters) – France has informed NATO that it is suspending its involvement in a naval operation in the Mediterranean after the results of an … Read more