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Explosions at ammunition warehouse kill one and injure 29 in South Baghdad

A series of explosions at a warehouse storing weapons and ammunition killed one person and injured 29 people in South Baghdad on Monday.

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Kim Says North Korea’s Missile Launches Were Intended to Send a Warning

North Korea said Wednesday leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic missiles intended to send a warning to the United States and South Korea over their joint military exercises.

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South Korea to send naval unit to Strait of Hormuz: Report

South Korea plans to join a United States-led maritime force in the Middle East by sending a naval unit, which includes a destroyer, to help guard oil tankers sailing through the Strait of Hormuz, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday (July 29).

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South Korea says it fired warning shots after Russian military aircraft violated airspace

The South Korean military fired two warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul said, and Chinese military aircraft had also entered South Korean airspace.

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Gun megastore plan in New Zealand’s Christchurch sparks backlash: media

New Zealand retailer Gun City, which sold weapons to the man accused of shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 51 people and injured dozens, has aroused concern with plans for a mega store in the South Island city, media said on Wednesday.

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Analyst: Japan dispute with Korea could cripple U.S. China tech policy

Japan’s trade restrictions targeting South Korea could ultimately undermine U.S. policy designed to rein in Chinese technology practices.

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China’s South China Sea Anti-Ship Missile Tests Up the Stakes

In the final days of June, soon after the G20 encounter between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping in Japan, the People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force conducted missile tests in a disputed part of the South China Sea.

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US did not request S. Korea troop deployment to Strait of Hormuz: official

A top South Korean presidential official said Friday that he did not receive any request from the United States to send troops to protect strategically vital waters off Iran.

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Australian navy pilots hit with lasers during South China Sea military exercise

Australian navy helicopter pilots have been hit with laser beams from fishing boats suspected of being part of China’s maritime militia during a recent military exercise in the South China Sea.

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Political chaos results in fall of Papua New Guinea PM

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill formally resigned on Wednesday after losing the support of parliament during weeks of political turmoil in the South Pacific island nation.

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FM Kang Furious over Leaked Moon-Trump Phone Talk

Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has stressed the need for stern disciplinary measures over the leak of telephone talks held between South Korean and U.S. leaders by a diplomat serving at the South Korean embassy in Washington.

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US says warship sails in South China Sea amid trade tensions

The United States military has said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world’s two biggest economies.

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South Sudanese Civil War suffers long history of fierce conflicts

The end of the South Sudanese Civil War was declared in 2005. Sudan’s government signed a peace treaty with what is now South Sudan, ending one of Africa’s longest and deadliest civil wars.

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Pakistan to receive $9 billion bailout from IMF

Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund reached an agreement on a loan of about NZ$9 billion designed to help the South Asian nation avert an economic crisis.

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Iran’s Bushehr nuclear plant restarts operation after maintenance

Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant in the south of the country restarted operation after temporarily shutdown for technical overhaul, Eghtesad online news website reported Tuesday.

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Five things to know a week after the Sri Lanka bombings

A week after Islamist suicide bombers attacked three churches and three luxury hotels in Sri Lanka, the South Asian island nation is still struggling to deal with the aftermath.

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