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Mattis visits China amid Korea talks, strategic tensions

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis says he wants to 'take measure' of China's strategic ambitions after it positioned weaponry on disputed islets in the South China Sea and is seeking to project its military power deep into the Pacific

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis says he wants to 'take measure' of China's strategic ...

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Mattis visits China amid Korea talks, strategic tensions

Five people, including a Chinese national, were arrested during the operation in the ...

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Cambodia finds 33 surrogate mothers in raid on illegal business

Kim Jong-pil, founder of South Korea's once-infamous spy agency and former prime minister ...

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South Korea ex-PM and spy agency founder dies at 92

Japan is often viewed as the Holy Grail of gaming in Asia due to a wealthy population, ...

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Japan dreams of jackpot with legal casinos

The resumption of the reunions is among the agreements between North Korean leader Kim ...

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Koreas to hold reunions for war-separated families in August

Nepal is seeking closer ties and much-needed energy and infrastructure investment from ...

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China, Nepal to build Tibet-Kathmandu rail link

An official in charge of maintenance says the budding crop of 4 plants was found by a ...

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Joint session: Pot found growing at Japan MPs' building

'Following achievements made in the US-North Korea summit, we will halt drills involving ...

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Japan says halting missile drills after Trump-Kim summit

'[The defendant] has been proven to have committed a criminal act of terrorism,' says ...

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Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over 2016 terror attack

'They've already blown up one of their big test sites. In fact, it was actually 4 of ...

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North Korea 'already starting' denuclearization – Trump