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Philippines pledges to build stronger army amid territorial tensions

The Philippines’ President Benigno Aquino has pledged to build a stronger army to face maritime challenges amid growing territorial tensions in the region. “We’re planning to acquire new frigates, Strategic Sealift Vessels, long-range patrol and close air support aircraft and other equipment,” Aquino said on Monday at the 80th founding ...

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China huge landslide leaves 100 people missing

Nearly 100 people have been reported as missing after a massive landslide in southern China hit an industrial park, burying dozens of buildings, Chinese authorities say. According to the official Xinhua news agency, the landslide hit Hengtaiyu Industrial Park in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen in Guangdong province on ...

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China accuses US of serious military provocation

BEIJING: China on Saturday accused the United States (US) of committing a “serious military provocation” by flying an Air Force B-52 strategic bomber over a Chinese-controlled man-made island in the South China Sea. China’s Defence Ministry said in a statement that the US is deliberately raising tensions in the disputed ...

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Formation of anti-ISIL showy coalition by ISIL’s God-father

  The Saudi defence minister, whose country is the main breeder and financier of terrorist groups, announced the formation of “Islamic Military Coalition”, so to speak, against ISIL. According to Mohammad bin Salman, the Saudi Crown Prince and minister of defence, the so-called Islamic military coalition for campaign against ISIL ...

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North Korea slams ‘hostile’ US sanctions

North Korea has warned the United States of “unimaginable consequences” if it continues “hostile” policies after Washington imposed a fresh round of sanctions against the Asian state. “If the US persistently pursues its anachronistic hostile policy toward the DPRK (North Korea) this way, this would only entail unimaginable consequences quite contrary ...

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N Korea sentences Canadian pastor to life behind bars

A North Korean court has sentenced a South Korea-born Canadian pastor to life imprisonment with hard labor after being convicted of committing crimes against the East Asian country. The North’s Supreme Court sentenced Hyeon Soo-lim after a brief trial, China’s Xinhua news agency reported from Pyongyang on Wednesday. The Toronto-based pastor ...

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Turkish troops withdrawn from camp near Iraq’s Mosul

ARBIL (AFP) – Turkey withdrew forces Monday from a north Iraq camp where Baghdad said they were deployed without itspermission, a move that may help defuse a bitter diplomatic row with Ankara. It was not immediately clear how many soldiers were removed from the camp, where Ankara sent troops and ...

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Philippines powerful typhoon prompts mass evacuation

Nearly 750,000 people have been evacuated in three provinces in the central Philippines as a powerful typhoon has struck the country. The evacuation took place on Monday when Melor with winds of up to 150 kph (95 mph) made landfall, bringing heavy rain that could cause flooding, landslides and storm ...

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Two Koreas hold second day of high-level talks

Officials from North and South Korea have met for a second day of high-level talks aimed at normalizing relations soured by cross-border military tensions. On Saturday, officials from North Korea and South Korea began vice-minister-level talks with an agenda to discuss a wide range of undisclosed inter-Korean issues in the ...

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