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Ukraine's Black Sea grain export success tested by Red Sea crisis

Ukraine has achieved a notable resurgence in Black Sea grain exports, reaching pre-invasion levels, despite facing a new challenge with the Red Sea shipping crisis.

Red Sea shipping costs rising after Houthis target more commercial vessels

As reported by Reuters, the cost of shipping goods through the Red Sea is increasing due to the escalating attacks by Yemen's Houthis on ships they believe are connected to Israel.

Philippines continues to assert sovereignty, rights in South China Sea

MANILA, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said on Monday the country continues to assert its sovereignty and territorial rights despite challenges in the South China Sea...

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Ukraine says Russia prevents Black Sea grain deal port operating

The Ukrainian port of Pivdennyi has halted operations because Russia is not allowing ships to enter it, in effect cutting it out of a deal allowing safe Black Sea grain exports.

Philippines urges China to prevent any 'provocative act' after complaint over laser

China should restrain its forces to prevent them committing any "provocative act", the Philippine military said on Monday, after Manila accused China's coast guard of using a laser to try to disrupt..

Ukraine grain deal unlikely to include new ports in near term

United Nations aid chief Martin Griffiths said it was unlikely the Black Sea grain deal would be expanded in the near term to include more Ukrainian ports or reduce inspection times.

U.N. Secretary General says Black Sea grain deal extended

A deal aimed at easing global food shortages by facilitating Ukraine's agricultural exports from its southern Black Sea ports was extended for 120 days on Thursday.

Lebanon, Israel clinch maritime border deal, Lapid says

Lebanon and Israel have reached a historic agreement demarcarting a disputed maritime border between them following years of U.S.-mediated negotiations, Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid said on..

U.S. mediator: progress, but more work needed in Lebanon-Israel maritime talks

The U.S. mediator in a longstanding maritime border dispute between Israel and Lebanon said on Friday that the negotiations to resolve the conflict have made "very good progress" but more work was..

Papua New Guinea wants security treaty with Australia

Australian Defence Minister Richard Marles said on Wednesday Papua New Guinea had proposed a security treaty between both countries amid increasing tensions in the Pacific islands after China struck..