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North Korea test-fired missile: sources

North Korea test-fired missile: sources

North Korea test-fired a short-range missile off its west coast last week in the first such launch for 19 months, South Korean sources said Wednesday. The launch was seen as a routine test to improve the country’s missile capability, the […]


Nuclear weapons threat not decreasing, study says

Nuclear weapons threat not decreasing, study says

More than 5,000 nuclear weapons are deployed around the world and nuclear powers continue investing in new weapon systems, making meaningful disarmament in the near future unlikely, a report published Tuesday said. “More than 5,000 nuclear weapons are deployed and […]


China paper blasts Google over hacking claims

China paper blasts Google over hacking claims

Chinese state media hit out at Google Monday, warning it against becoming a political tool after the Internet giant said it had been hit by a cyberspying campaign that originated in China. “Google should not become too involved in an […]


New weapons for ‘robust’ US role in Asia: Gates

New weapons for ‘robust’ US role in Asia: Gates

Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Saturday vowed the US military would maintain a “robust” presence across Asia that includes new high-tech weaponry to protect allies and safeguard shipping lanes. Seeking to reassure Asian countries mindful of China’s growing power and […]


Defense minister denies China behind cyber attacks

Defense minister denies China behind cyber attacks

China’s defence minister denied that Beijing was behind cyber attacks on foreign targets and said the country was also a victim of Internet hackers. “It is hard to attribute the real source of attacks and we need to work together […]


New China missile unit near Taiwan: spy chief

New China missile unit near Taiwan: spy chief

Taiwan’s top intelligence chief said China had deployed a new missile unit near the island, a lawmaker revealed Thursday, sparking concerns about the fragility of ties with the mainland. Tsai Teh-sheng, head of the National Security Bureau, described the new […]


Pakistan asks China to help build naval base

Pakistan asks China to help build naval base

Pakistan wants China to build a naval base at a deep-sea port in southwestern Baluchistan province, its defence minister said Sunday, while also inferring that Washington was a fair weather friend. Ahmad Mukhtar, who accompanied Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani […]


India says Sino-Pakistan ties a ‘serious concern’

India says Sino-Pakistan ties a ‘serious concern’

India views with “serious concern” growing defence ties between China and Pakistan and says it will have to bolster its own military capabilities to meet the challenge. “It is a matter of serious concern for us. The main thing is […]


Arms sales to Taiwan damage US-China ties: Chen

Arms sales to Taiwan damage US-China ties: Chen

A top Chinese general said Wednesday that further US arms sales to Taiwan could damage fledgling military ties between Washington and Beijing, and that it amounted to American meddling. When asked by a reporter if US weapons sales to Taiwan […]


 
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