U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said on Thursday that the United States would make an "overwhelming" military response if Pyongyang was to ever successfully launch a nuclear weapon.
In advanced and emerging economies, preferences for either Clinton or Trump differ based on the candidates' views on trade, the economy, and foreign policy doctrine.
The visit to China by the Philippines president will be a test of whether he is really switching the diplomatic emphasis towards Beijing and away from Washington.
The FBI on Monday issued nearly 100 new pages of notes and interview summaries from its yearlong probe into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, revealing more about FBI's decision not to launch a criminal charge against the former secretary of state over the matter.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday agreed that the two countries will properly handle differences and achieve full improvement and greater progress in bilateral ties.
China on Thursday urged Slovakia to take measures to address the negative impact resulting from a meeting between President Andrej Kiska and the Dalai Lama.