Deployment of US THAAD in South Korea Destabilizes Region – Russian...

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UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, the UN Security Council (UNSC) unanimously adopted the resolution tightening the sanctions imposed on North Korea. The document implies...

US Navy Suspends Search for Missing Sailor From USS Stethem in...

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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US Navy and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force ships and aircraft started the rescue mission for a sailor stationed on the USS Stethem who reportedly...

China’s Aid in Search for US Sailor Puts Positive Spin on...

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US and Japanese ships began the search on Tuesday when the sailor was found to be missing; Chinese ships joined the effort Wednesday.  In a statement,...

Moscow Signs Memorandum of City Cooperation With Jakarta

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The authorities of the Russian capital of Moscow signed a memorandum of cooperation for the years of 2017-2019 in such spheres as economy, tourism and culture with their counterparts from Indonesia's...

Chinese Investment Fund to Acquire Russia's Transneft Shares – Transneft CEO

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NOVOBUREISKY (Russia) (Sputnik) — State-owned China Investment Corporation (CIC) is interested in acquiring preferred shares of Russia's Transneft oil company, Transneft President Nikolay Tokarev said Thursday, adding...

Image Booster: China's Military Diplomacy Wins Big Kudos Abroad

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In the first part of that interview, Vasily Kashin said that China leads the world in the number of its troops taking part in UN-authorized peacekeeping and humanitarian...

Sukhoi PAK-FA Could Power India’s Fifth Gen Fighter

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New Delhi (Sputnik) — Industry people involved with the decade-long project expect the deal to be signed in the coming months as most contentious issues have been resolved including...

Japan’s Prime Minister Names Taro Cono as New Foreign Minister

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TOKYO (Sputnik) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Thursday picked former public safety chief Taro Kono to succeed Fumio Kishida as the new foreign minister, the government’s...

South Korea to Raise Tax Rates for Big Firms, Wealthy People

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SEJONG (Sputnik) – According to the Yonhap news agency, South Korean biannual tax revision plan envisages an increase in the income tax rate from the current 40...

Japan's Former Defense Minister to Retake Position After Cabinet Reshuffle

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is determined to appoint Itsunori Onodera, who used to serve as the Japanese Defense Minister in 2012-2014, as the new head of the...

Indian Forces Kill Senior Commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba Militant Group in Kashmir

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NEW DELHI (Sputnik) – A senior commander of the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant group, operating in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, was killed Tuesday during a...

Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan Continue Talks on Border Settlement – Kyrgyz Government

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BISHKEK (Sputnik) — The Kyrgyz-Uzbek frontier has repeatedly become a center of clashes between local residents, sometimes leading to armed conflicts. After Shavkat Mirziyoyev took Uzbekistan's presidential office...
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