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China launches first domestically-made aircraft carrier

Newly-built 50,000-tonne carrier demonstrates the growing technical sophistication of China's defence industries.

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South Korea deploys parts of US THAAD system

News agency says launchers, intercept missiles and radar of controversial THAAD system have been installed.

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US submarine arrives in South Korea as envoys meet

Flurry of diplomacy under way as North Korea reportedly marks military anniversary with large-scale artillery drill.

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China urges restraint in dealing with North Korea

Appeal comes during Xi phone call to Trump following rising speculation N Korea may hold a sixth nuclear test this week.

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Abu Sayyaf beheads kidnapped Philippine soldier

Decapitation comes hours after troops killed three Abu Sayyaf fighters on the run on the resort island of Bohol.

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North Korea 'arrests US citizen' at Pyongyang airport

Amid regional tensions, Korean-American aid worker reportedly arrested on Friday while trying to leave North Korea.

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North Korea threatens to sink approaching US carrier

Rhetoric rises as Pyongyang also warns Australia of a nuclear attack if it joins any US strike on the communist nation.

USS Carl Vinson

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China, Philippines spar over military visit to island

China voices displeasure after high-profile Philippine military brass visit to disputed island in the South China Sea.

Pag-asa island

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North Korea: 'US has now gone seriously mad'

US strike group to arrive off Korean peninsula in days amid concerns the North is ramping up for a sixth nuclear test.

USS Carl Vinson

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March for Science kicks off in Asia-Pacific

More than 600 marches planned around the world on Saturday, with the main event to be held in Washington, DC.

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