Category: Asia

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staffApril 26, 2017

China launches first domestically made aircraft carrier

China has launched its first domestically made aircraft carrier, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defence ...

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staffApril 24, 2017

China urges restraint in dealing with North Korea

China’s President Xi Jinping has called for restraint when dealing with North Korea during a telephone call with President Donald ...

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staffApril 24, 2017

Afghan officials resign after Taliban attack

Afghanistan’s army chief and defence minister have resigned following a Taliban attack on an army base over the weekend that ...

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staffApril 24, 2017

U.S. citizen detained at North Korean airport

A Korean-American man has been detained by North Korean authorities at Pyongyang International Airport. The man has only been identified ...

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staffApril 24, 2017

North Korea warns it could sink U.S. warship

North Korea offered the United States and its supercarrier, the USS Carl Vinson, a thinly veiled threat in an op-ed ...

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staffApril 20, 2017

‘Light’ sentence sought for Ahok over alleged blasphemy

Jakarta’s Christian governor may escape jail for alleged blasphemy after prosecutors recommended probation, a day after he lost an election ...

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staffApril 15, 2017

Afghanistan: Scores of ISIL fighters dead in MOAB raid

The number of ISIL fighters killed after the United States’ army dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb was at least 90, Afghan ...

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staffApril 15, 2017

North Korea warns of ‘full scale war’ if U.S. attacks

North Korea will not stand by and watch the United States launch a preemptive strike, a Pyongyang foreign ministry official ...

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staffApril 13, 2017

U.S. drops ‘mother of all bombs’ on rural Afghan IS compound

The U.S. Air Force dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb for the first time in combat on Thursday, targeting an underground ...

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staffApril 13, 2017

North Korea activity at nuclear site in progress, report says

North Korea may be preparing for its next nuclear test at its site in Punggye-ri. Commercial satellite images taken Wednesday ...