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June 16, 2016
Turkey, Russia leaders in first contact since plane crisis
Ankara (AFP) June 14, 2016
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a letter to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin marking Russia's national day, in their first contact since Ankara downed a Russian warplane in November, an official said Tuesday. The letter was the most significant in a series of signals from Ankara in recent weeks that it is keen to repair ties that plunged to historic lows after Turkey shot down the Russian war plane on November 24. "We confirm media reports the president sent a letter to Russia ... read more

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US charges Chinese worker for IBM with 'economic espionage'
US authorities charged a former Chinese employee of tech giant IBM with economic espionage Tuesday for allegedly stealing proprietary source code to hand over to a Chinese government agency. ... more
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NATO boosts eastern presence ahead of key summit
NATO defence ministers on Tuesday approved sending battalions to the three Baltic states and Poland just weeks before a landmark summit in Warsaw endorses a major build-up to counter a more assertive Russia. ... more
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Chinese 'political prisoner' released from jail in Australia
An Australian businessman jailed in China on bribery and embezzlement charges before being sent home to serve out his sentence was released Wednesday on compassionate grounds. ... more
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NATO to deploy 4 'robust' battalions in Baltics, Poland
NATO will deploy four international battalions to Poland and the three Baltic states as part of the wider pushback against Russia's intervention in Ukraine, alliance head Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. ... more
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Philippine protesters say harassed by Chinese during flag stunt
Filipino protesters said Monday that Chinese coastguard ships blocked and sprayed them with water as they sailed to a disputed South China Sea shoal to plant a Philippine flag for independence day. ... more
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Chinese spy ship entered Japan waters: Tokyo
A Chinese spy ship entered Japan's territorial waters on Wednesday as Tokyo conducted a joint exercise with the United States and India, Japanese officials said. ... more
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S. Korea launch military patrol against Chinese fishing boats
South Korea launched an operation Friday to drive out illegal Chinese fishing boats from neutral waters close to the disputed sea border with the North, in a move that could further escalate cross-border tensions. ... more
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China says US 'hyping' spy plane intercept
Beijing accused Washington of "hype" on Wednesday after the US said two Chinese jets conducted an unsafe intercept of one of its spy planes over the East China Sea. ... more
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Japan protests as Chinese navy sails near disputed isles
A Chinese naval ship sailed into waters surrounding disputed East China Sea islands for the first time early Thursday, prompting Tokyo to summon the Chinese ambassador to protest, the Japanese government said. ... more
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NATO chief presses allies on defence spending vows
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Thursday called on allies to meet commitments made two years ago and boost defence spending as the alliance deals with a "challenging security environment." ... more
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China blasts 'unilateral' Philippine move ahead of ruling
China accused the Philippines Wednesday of ignoring requests for dialogue about their maritime dispute, as tensions rise before an international tribunal's ruling on the territorial row. ... more
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One killed in Poland crash during NATO exercises
A Polish motorist died Wednesday after crashing into a United States military truck on a motorway in western Poland, where large-scale NATO war games are underway. ... more
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Russia to set up joint air defence system with ex-Soviet allies
Russia is working on setting up a joint air defence system with all of its ex-Soviet military allies, a senior official said Wednesday. ... more
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Prince Philip, the 'strength' behind Britain's throne
Britain's Prince Philip, who turns 95 on Friday, has been Queen Elizabeth II's constant companion for almost 70 years, offending and amusing in equal measure with his salty off-the-cuff comments and gaffes. ... more
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US firms 'increasingly unwelcome' in China
US firms feel increasingly unwelcome in China, top American officials said Tuesday, as disagreements overshadowed an annual dialogue in Beijing. ... more
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Beijing refuses to move on sea disputes as US meet ends
Beijing will not budge on its claims of ownership over a vast tranche of the South China Sea, a top official insisted Tuesday, as a key annual meeting with the US ended with no movement on the issue. ... more
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Beijing's artificial island includes operational farm
While Washington has continuously accused Beijing of constructing islands in the South China Sea for military reasons, the true purpose may be agricultural. Ever since China began its land reclamati ... more
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Poland, NATO kick-off biggest manoeuvres amid Russia tensions
Troops were set to hit the ground in Poland Tuesday as Warsaw kicks off its largest-ever joint military exercises with its NATO allies, aimed at shoring up regional security amid the West's worst standoff with Russia since the end of the Cold War. ... more
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NATO irks Russia with massive war games in Poland
US, British and Polish soldiers parachuted to the ground in Poland on Tuesday in a mass show of force as NATO launched its biggest war games in eastern Europe since the Cold War. ... more
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Obama offers Modi warm farewell embrace
Barack Obama and Narendra Modi vowed cooperation between the United States and India on nuclear power and climate change during a meeting at the White House Tuesday. ... more
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Carrier spearheads US show of strength in eastern Med
US planes operating from an aircraft carrier in the eastern Mediterranean have mounted at least 35 air strikes on Islamic State jihadists since relocating last week from the Gulf, officers on board told AFP Tuesday. ... more
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South China Sea casts shadow over opening of key US-China talks
President Xi Jinping said China and the US needed to trust each other more as both sides sought to minimise tensions over the South China Sea at the opening Monday of key annual talks in Beijing. ... more
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Poland, NATO launch biggest manoeuvres amid Russia tensions
Poland and its NATO partners on Monday kicked off their largest-ever joint military exercises aimed at shoring up security on the alliance's eastern flank amid the West's worst standoff with Russia since the end of the Cold War. ... more
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NATO chief warns of Brexit 'instability'
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday that both the alliance and the EU were stronger with Britain inside, and warned that a "Brexit" could cause instability. ... more
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