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China-backed militia new powerbrokers in Myanmar peace process

Analysts say the United Wa State Army's growing muscle in the peace talks is strengthening Beijing's hand as it looks to tap Myanmar's vast natural resources and secure new energy projects.

Analysts say the United Wa State Army's growing muscle in the peace talks is ...

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China-backed militia new powerbrokers in Myanmar peace process

'It's a big problem, it's a world problem,' Trump says in the Sicilian town of Taormina, ...

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Trump says North Korea problem 'will be solved'

The last message on the phone asked whether the person had been rescued, urging them to ...

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Last message to South Korea ferry victim: 'Have you been rescued?'

The Unification Ministry gives the green light to a request by the Korean Sharing

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Seoul approves civilian contact with North Korea

The US is worried that if North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is not stopped, other countries ...

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U.S. fears nuclear arms race in Asia-Pacific – Australia

Cho Eun-Hwa, a 17-year-old girl from Danwon High School, is named by the maritime ...

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Dead student from sunken South Korea ferry identified

The annual drills are Taiwan's biggest military exercise and mocked up a scenario in ...

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Taiwan war games simulate China invasion

Pyongyang's state-run newspaper slams the ousted South Korean president, who is on trial ...

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North Korea reports on 'bitch' Park Geun-Hye's trial

(3rd UPDATE) China claims the USS Dewey 'trespassed' in its territorial waters

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China condemns U.S. after warship sails near South China Sea reef

Two suicide bombers attacked a bus terminal in East Jakarta on Wednesday night.

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At least 5 dead, 10 wounded in Jakarta bus terminal suicide bombing