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United States wants to de-escalate tensions with Iran – Esper

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday the United States wants to de-escalate tensions with Iran, but the country is ready to finish any war that could be started.

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Asian shares fall as Iran, China-US trade tensions loom

Stocks got a downbeat start to the week as investors kept a wary eye on tensions with Iran and on signals from China and the U.S. on prospects for a resolution of their tariffs war.

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Trump nominates Mark Esper as Secretary of Defense: White House

Donald Trump has nominated Mark Esper to be the US Secretary of Defense, the White House said late Friday, as Washington navigates a spike in tensions with Iran.

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US deploys B-52 heavy bombers to Middle East amid rising tensions

The US is deploying a B-52 bomber force alongside an aircraft carrier strike group to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran.

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Asian shares mixed amid silence on China-US trade talks

Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday as officials kept silent on talks in Beijing aimed at resolving trade tensions with the U.S.

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Bahrain holds elections with ban on opposition groups

Bahrainis vote on Saturday in a parliamentary election from which opposition groups have been barred in a crackdown on dissent in the Western-allied kingdom as tensions with the Shi’ite Muslim opposition show no signs of abating.

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Japan pushing forward on missile defense despite North Korea thaw

Cooling tensions with North Korea have some Japanese questioning plans to expand their nation’s missile defense.

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Australia to pass foreign interference bill amid tensions with China

Australia is expected to pass new legislation on Wednesday aimed at preventing interference by foreign governments, a move likely to further stoke tensions with major trading partner China.

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Chinese missiles are transforming balance of power in the skies

For a quarter century, the US and its allies owned the skies, fighting wars secure in the knowledge that no opponent could compete in the air.

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Parts of controversial US anti-missile system moved to South Korean site

Parts of a US-built anti-missile system designed to mitigate the threat of North Korean missiles have been moved to the planned deployment site in South Korea as tensions with the nuclear-armed country escalate.

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