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The US aircraft carrier Carl Vinson and other warships started joint exercises with Japan on April 23, the American navy said, as regional tensions rise over North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs
Turkey has condemned an attack on a military base in northern Afghanistan that claimed the lives of dozens of soldiers and injured many others
Chinese leader Xi Jinping has urged U.S. President Donald Trump to peacefully resolve tensions over North Korea’s nuclear program, as the U.S. president touted the power of a naval “armada” steaming towards the Korean peninsula
Instead of a nuclear test, North Korea deploys a large number of long-range artillery units near Wonsan on its east coast for a live-fire drill on the anniversary of the foundation of its military
BEIJING/HONG KONG – Reuters
Hong Kong leader-elect Carrie Lam said on April 11 there is no room for moves towards independence in the former British colony which she said needs the support of the central government in Beijing to boost economic development over the next five years
PYONGYANG - The Associated Press
North Korea paraded its intercontinental ballistic missiles in a massive military display in central Pyongyang on April 15, with ruler Kim Jong Un looking on with delight as his nation flaunted its increasingly sophisticated military hardware amid rising regional tensions
Insurgents have killed at least 13 Afghan security forces in separate attacks, officials said yesterday, as the country struggles to contain a long-running Taliban insurgency and combat a growing threat from a local Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) affiliate.
A conflict over North Korea could break out “at any moment,” China said April 14, warning there would be no winner in any war as tensions soar with the United States.
The United States and South Korea agreed on April 6 to proceed with the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defence system that has angered China, while the U.S. President Donald Trump told Japanese Shinzo Abe they will continue to build their military defenses against North Korea, a day after North Korea’s latest test launch drew condemnation across the volatile region, and one day before Trump’s meeting with Chinese president.
As many as 36 suspected Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants were killed in Afghanistan when the United States dropped “the mother of all bombs,” one of the largest non-nuclear devices ever unleashed in combat, the Afghan Defense Ministry said on April 14.
YANGON – Agence France-Presse
Aung San Suu Kyi has denied security forces have carried out ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, speaking to the BBC after the U.N. rights council agreed to investigate allegations of rape, murder and torture against the army