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Russian cruiser to lead foreign ships in China naval parade

VLADIVOSTOK: The missile cruiser Varyag, the flagship of Russia's Pacific Fleet, will lead a fleet of foreign warships participating in a parade to mark...

China celebrates navy’s 60th anniversary

BEIJING: China's navy will mark its 60th anniversary with a ceremony starting Thursday dubbed the "naval Olympics" that will display the country's nuclear-powered submarines...

China planning huge navy upgrade: commander

Beijing: China's navy will develop a new generation of warships and aircraft to give it much longer-range capabilities, its commander-in-chief said in comments published...

China posts slowest economic growth in 10 years

BEIJING: China announced its slowest economic growth in at least a decade on Thursday, but analysts said there were some signs that the worst...

China wary of ‘G2’ with US: analysts

Beijing: A week after some saw the advent of a new world order at the G20 in London, the idea of a "G2" that...

Chinese businessman indicted in Iran military sales

NEW YORK: Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged a Chinese businessman with conspiracy in the sale of materials to Iran that could be used in...

North Korea Fires Missile over Japan

TOKYO: North Korea defied demands from Japan, South Korea and the United States not to go ahead with a planned launch of what...

Asia forking out on defence despite slowdown

Singapore: Increased military spending by China and India is forcing other Asia-Pacific countries to modernise their armed forces despite the severe impact ...

China aggressive on sea: US commander

Washington: The commander of US forces in the Pacific on Thursday accused China of "aggressive" behavior after a showdown between the two nations' navies. The...

Taiwan Renews Push for F-16 Fighter Jets

Taiwan has renewed a drive to buy advanced U.S.-built F-16 fighter aircraft, confronting President Barack Obama with a delicate decision. Detailing its arms shopping list...