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North Korea still ‘serious and imminent threat’: Japan

North Korea still poses a "serious and imminent threat", Japan said Tuesday in its first annual defence review since an outbreak of diplomacy on...

No plans to cut back US-South Korea drills: Pentagon

The Pentagon is not considering cutting back the joint US-South Korean military exercises that have drawn angry condemnation from Pyongyang ahead of a planned...

China’s Z-19E Armed Helicopter Completes Firing Tests

China's domestic Z-19E armed helicopter has completed firing flight tests, its developer the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) said Wednesday. "The Z-19E...

North Korea casts doubt on Trump summit

North Korea on Wednesday (May 16) called into question a much-anticipated and unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald...

North Korea’s Kim greets Chinese official, calls for stronger ties

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un personally greeted a top Chinese official in Pyongyang and called for stronger ties with Beijing, state media from...

China warns US it will unveil retaliatory tariffs soon

China warned the United States on Wednesday that it will announce retaliatory measures "in the coming days" after Washington published a list of $50...
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US, South Korea begin low-key army drills amid diplomatic thaw

The United States and South Korea kicked off a low-key joint military drill Sunday as a diplomatic thaw over North Korea gathered pace. Tension on...

US gives Philippine’s air force first drone system

The United States gave the Philippine air force on Tuesday its first surveillance drone system, as the two nations step up co-operation in the...

SIPRI: Conflicts fuel weapon deliveries to Middle East, Asia

Weapons imports to the Middle East and Asia have boomed over the past five years, fuelled by war and tensions in those regions, a...

China Tests Ground Missile Defense System

China launched its first ground-based midcourse missile defense interception test in four years on Monday, a move experts said would further improve China's long-range...