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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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Argentina, Russia Discuss Oil, Gas Exploration, Infrastructure Projects

Anastasia Dmitrieva – Argentine and Russian companies are examining not only projects to explore oil and gas fields in the South American state, but also infrastructure ones, like the plans to construct a railway to Argentina’s Vaca Muerta shale deposit, Argentine Energy Secretary Gustavo Lopetegui told Sputnik in an interview.

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Trump says Korea has no economic future if it has nuclear weapons

North Korea has no economic future with nuclear weapons, US President Donald Trump said, as the Pentagon confirmed the United States and South Korea had agreed to end joint large-scale spring military exercises.

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US National Security Adviser Cancels Visit to S. Korea

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton has canceled a planned visit to South Korea.

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S. Korea scraps plans for new strategic command to counter N. Korean WMD threats

The South Korean military has withdrawn plans to establish a new strategic command to counter nuclear and missile threats from North Korea, the country’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed on Tuesday.

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Japan cancels port call in South Korea as relations with neighbor remain tense

Japan’s Defense Ministry announced Tuesday that it will cancel a port call in South Korea amid tense relations between the two countries.

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US and South Korea agree ‘in principle’ on sharing troop cost

The United States and South Korea have reached an agreement “in principle” on sharing the cost of stationing U.S. troops in the Asian country, the State Department said on Monday.

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Iran: Daily Gas Output From South Pars Hits 600mln Cubic Meters

The total volume of natural gas daily produced in Iran’s South Pars gas field has reached 600 million cubic meters (mcm), the Managing Director of Pars Oil and Gas Company Mohammad Meshkinfam announced.

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