Daily Archives: August 16, 2016

Guidelines for `New Southbound Policy' adopted

ROC Central News Agency

2016/08/16 21:06:32

Taipei, Aug. 16 (CNA) The Presidential Office approved Tuesday a set of guidelines for the “New Southbound Policy,” an important part of Taiwan’s overall strategy to promote trade and …

Pyongyang Calls on Germany to Scrap Taurus Missile Deliveries to South Korea

Sputnik News

16:00 16.08.2016(updated 16:12 16.08.2016)

North Korea calls on Germany to scrap the planned deliveries of Taurus air-to-ground cruise missiles to South Korea, the North Korean Embassy in Russia said Tuesday.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – …

Mount Whitney Arrives in Theoule-sur-Mer

Navy News Service

Story Number: NNS160816-11
Release Date: 8/16/2016 10:42:00 AM

By Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Alyssa J. Weeks, USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) Public Affairs

THOULE-SUR-MER, France (NNS) — U.S. 6th Fleet command and …

US to Provide Aegis Systems for Three More Sejong-Class S. Korean Warships

Sputnik News

01:15 16.08.2016

The United States will provide Aegis missile defense systems for three additional KDX, or Sejong-class destroyers in the South Korean Navy, and two more Japanese Atako-class destroyers, defense contractor Lockheed Martin

Israeli authorities prepare to build settlement that would cut West Bank in two

Iran Press TV

Iran Press TV

Tue Aug 16, 2016 7:4AM

Israeli authorities are taking preparatory measures for the construction of an illegal settlement in the southern part of the occupied West Bank that would essentially split Palestinian …