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February 07, 2013
Japan PM says China dialogue window must stay open
Tokyo (AFP) Feb 7, 2013
Japan's prime minister said Thursday the "window of dialogue" with China must remain open, even as he reiterated his rebuke to Beijing over a naval confrontation on the high seas. Shinzo Abe said an incident in which a Chinese frigate locked its weapons-targeting radar on a Japanese warship was "extremely regrettable", as tension grows over the sovereignty of islands in the East China Sea. "But we will not close the window of dialogue. This is most important," Abe said. "I would like China to re ... read more
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North Korea's expected atomic test will offer a rare chance to gauge where its nuclear programme is headed, with most expert attention focused on what type of device is detonated and how. ... more

Iranians can 'wipe out' Israel if attacked: Ahmadinejad
The Iranian people are ready to march on Israel to "wipe it out" if the Jewish state attacks the Islamic republic, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in statements published Wednesday by Egypt's state news agency. ... more

Kurds' feud could ruin independence dream
Iraq's Kurds, part of the world's largest stateless ethnic group, are pushing closer to what has long seemed the impossible dream of independence. ... more
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Four dead in attacks on Iraq security forces
Attacks targeting security forces across Iraq left three policemen and an army officer dead on Wednesday, officials said, amid a spike in unrest as the country grapples with a political crisis. ... more


India uses Russian avionics in new fighter
India's new Perspective Multirole Fighter will be equipped with Russian avionics. ... more
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N. Korean nuclear test could be tricky to detect
North Korea has vowed to carry out a third nuclear test, but scientists and concerned foreign governments may have a tough time verifying the actions of the reclusive state. ... more

New Waterjets Could Propel LCS to Greater Speeds
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US expands sanctions on Iran to press nuclear case
The United States on Wednesday tightened sanctions on Iran to further choke off its oil income, saying it was necessary to increase pressure on Tehran over its suspected nuclear weapons program. ... more

Iran supreme leader rejects US offer of talks
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei rejected Thursday a US offer to negotiate one-on-one on Tehran's disputed nuclear programme so long as Washington continues to impose sanctions on Iran. ... more

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Asian astrologers warn of sss-stormy Year of Snake
A stock market slide, escalated conflict between Japan and China and more Gangnam-styled success for South Korean singer Psy will shape the incoming Year of the Snake, say Asian soothsayers. ... more

Israel-Palestinian talks central to Obama trip: analysts
Reviving Middle East peace talks will be a key element of Barack Obama's first trip as president, and despite US caution he will seek to build on the centre's strong showing in Israel's election, analysts say. ... more
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US scales back to one carrier in Gulf: officials
The US military will maintain only one aircraft carrier in the Gulf instead of two due to potential deep budget cuts that could kick in next month, Pentagon officials said Wednesday. ... more

Dassault sweats on Rafale deal in India, hopes for 2013
France's Dassault Aviation hopes to conclude its $12-billion deal to sell Rafale jets to India this year, with negotiations set to be taken up by President Francois Hollande next week. ... more

Yemen weapons depot blast kills 10 civilians
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China media vents North Korea frustration
China should exact a "heavy price" from North Korea if an imminent nuclear test goes ahead, state-run media said Wednesday in their strongest call yet, but analysts say Beijing appears unable to restrain its wayward ally. ... more

China radar-lock on Japan ship 'dangerous': PM Abe
The radar-lock that a Chinese frigate put on a Japanese warship was "dangerous" and "provocative", Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday, as tensions rose in a territorial row. ... more

India 'concerned' over China running Pakistan port
India's defence minister said Wednesday that New Delhi was concerned by Pakistan's decision last month to transfer management of a strategically located deep-sea port to China. ... more
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