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ASIA POLITICS: ‘Ready to Use Force’: US Supersonic Bombers, Japan, South Korea Fighters Fly Over Korean Peninsula

ASIA POLITICS: ‘Ready to Use Force’: US Supersonic Bombers, Japan, South Korea Fighters Fly Over Korean Peninsula

“North Korea remains the most urgent threat to regional stability,” Pacific Air Forces Commander General Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy said, as cited by AP.

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ASIA POLITICS: ASEAN Nations Unite Against Islamic State Threat

ASIA POLITICS: ASEAN Nations Unite Against Islamic State Threat

“Our open borders are being exploited by terrorist groups to facilitate personnel and material,” Le Luong Minh, Secretary-General of ASEAN.

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ASIA POLITICS: US Warship Challenges China’s Territorial Water Claims in ‘Freedom of Navigation’ Sail-By: Reports

ASIA POLITICS: US Warship Challenges China’s Territorial Water Claims in ‘Freedom of Navigation’ Sail-By: Reports

Pentagon said it was continuing regular freedom of navigation operations and would do more in the future but gave no details of the latest mission.

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CHINA POLITICS: Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi Jinping

CHINA POLITICS: Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi Jinping

“The joint interests of China and US far outweigh the differences, and cooperation is the only correct choice for us both,” Chinese President Xi said.

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USA POLITICS: Rex Tillerson Faces Tough First Trip to Asia

USA POLITICS: Rex Tillerson Faces Tough First Trip to Asia

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will press China to do more on perhaps the most serious security challenge confronting President Donald Trump.

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CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to Protect South China Sea Sovereignty

CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to Protect South China Sea Sovereignty

China claims most of the South China Sea, while Taiwan, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Brunei claims parts of the sea that commands strategic sealanes and has rich fishing grounds along with oil and gas deposits.

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ASIA POLITICS: How Trump Changed Asia’s Relationship With USA

ASIA POLITICS: How Trump Changed Asia’s Relationship With USA

Win or lose, Donald Trump’s campaign has changed the way countries in Asia view their relationships with Washington.

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ASIA: China, Russia Freak When US Deploys THAAD Anti-Ballistic Missile

ASIA: China, Russia Freak When US Deploys THAAD Anti-Ballistic Missile

People’s Daily states, “If US, South Korea are stiff-necked in the THAAD plan despite China and Russia warnings, they have to pay the price.”

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CAMBODIA: Ath Thorn Demands Decent Wages For Workers

“The campaign calls on government, employers and buyers to provide decent wages to workers and to mark the World Day for Decent Work,” he told reporters.

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JAPAN POLITICS: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Keeps Allies In New Cabinet

JAPAN POLITICS: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Keeps Allies In New Cabinet

Among 19 cabinet posts, Taro Aso, Fumio Kishida, Gen Nakatani, Yoshihide Suga, Akira Amari, remained in their positions.

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AFGHANISTAN: US Admits Its Airstrike Killed Aid Workers (Video)

It says up to 30 are still missing.

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PAKISTAN: Pervez Musharraf Spoke Harshly To Benazir Bhutto On Phone – Mark Siegel

Benazir Bhutto returned after six to seven minutes looking perturbed.

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SYRIA: President Bashar al-Assad Gets Supports From Iranian, Hezbollah Ground Offensive Troops Against Syrian Rebels

“The vanguard of Iranian ground forces began arriving in Syria: soldiers and officers specifically to participate in this battle.”

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CHINA: Two Japanese Spies Arrested By Chinese Authorities

CHINA: Two Japanese Spies Arrested By Chinese Authorities

Chinese President Xi Jinping has overseen a tightening of already strict security laws and regulations.

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AFGHANISTAN: After Loss Afghan Forces Wins Northern City Of Kunduz From Taliban Fighters

“U.S. forces conducted air strike in Kunduz to eliminate threat to coalition and Afghan forces operating in Kunduz,” said Colonel Brian Tribus

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INDIA: Syed Ahmed Manipur Governor Passes Away In Mumbai Hospital

INDIA: Syed Ahmed Manipur Governor Passes Away In Mumbai Hospital

Manipur Governor Syed Ahmed was suffering from cancer and was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra last week, said family sources.

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INDIA: Congress Demands Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Resigns Over Rajasthan Mines Scams

INDIA: Congress Demands Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Resigns Over Rajasthan Mines Scams

PCC Chief Sachin Pilot: “This is the biggest scam in Rajasthan… This is the biggest loot in Rajasthan.”

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JAPAN POLITICS: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Says Japan Can Now Join Forces Abroad To Fight (Video)

JAPAN POLITICS: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Says Japan Can Now Join Forces Abroad To Fight (Video)

The issue has sparked protests, debate and even a scuffle in parliament. Watch the video discussion.

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RUSSIA: President Vladimir Putin To Start Airstrikes Against Islamic State In Syria Without U.S. Support

President Putin preferred U.S. and its allies to agree to coordinate their campaign against Islamic State militants with Russia, Iran and Syrian army.

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INDIA: Daughter Of Army Lieutenant Colonel Vows To Join ISIS

The graduate from Delhi University is planning to go to Syria to fight in the ongoing war.

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