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US naval ships head toward Korean Peninsula

A United States aircraft carrier-led strike group is headed toward the Western Pacific Ocean near the Korean Peninsula, CNN quoted a US defence official as confirming the same. Admiral Harry......

Strong quake jolts Northern California

A strong earthquake measuring 6 on the richter scale, centredoff the western Pacific coast, hit northern California on Thursday, the United States Geological survey...

A salute to a US commander

US Pacific Fleet commander Admiral Gary Roughead inspects a Navy Guard of Honourat INS Angre, the logistics base of the Western Naval Command in Mumbai on Wednesday. Admiral Roughead, who arrived......

Tillerson says US is India's reliable partner, takes dig at China, Pakistan

The United States is India's "reliable partner" at the world stage in this period of uncertainty and angst, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday, sending a strong signal to side with......

Can India fight China and Pakistan simultaneously?

'Given the present force levels, India cannot fight and win.''India can't hope to terminate the conflict on India's terms and impose the nation's will upon the adversaries,' says Brigadier Gurmeet......

Biggest health risk: Air pollution killed 7 million in 2012

 Poor and middle-income countries in southeast Asia and the Western Pacific region had the largest air pollution-related burden in 2012. Air pollution killed about 7 million people in 2012,......

Wipro on the prowl in US, Europe

IT major Wipro plans to acquire 9-12 companies in the US, Western Europe and the Asia Pacific region. Due diligence in this regard is on and the deals -- worth $50-200 million (Rs 300-1,000 crore)......

Who's afraid of Rosneft India?

A vilification campaign against Rosneft has begun in right earnest, says Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. Image: Russian President Vladimir Putin (left, front) listens to Rosneft chief executive Igor......

Modi's OBOR counter: Asia-Africa growth corridor, backed by Japan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pushed for an "Asia-Africa growth corridor" supported by Japan and India -- a pitch coming days after China's ambitious OBOR (One Belt, One Road)......

The rise and fall of the ultra-right

Financial globalisation - or ultra globalisation - has done more harm than good to the majority of economies, say Anshuman Gupta & Karunakar Jha. After Brexit and Donald Trump winning in the US,......

All you need to know about NBA champion Golden State Warriors

Profile of the Golden State Warriors, who beat the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday to win their second NBA championship in three seasons. IMAGE: Kevin Durant #35 and Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden......

Brazil didn't mess up Olympics, nor did it make most of them

The enduring images of the Games will be not just the great sporting achievements - from US swimmer Michael Phelps' 28th Olympic medal to Usain Bolt's historic sprint 'triple triple' - but also the......

Why the Zika virus is causing alarm

Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year and has spread to many countries in the Americas. IMAGE: Rio 2016......
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Seven missing after Japan boat found capsized off Palau

In Japan, seven crew members of a fishing boat are missing after their boat capsized in high seas off the western Pacific archipelago of... ...

http://newsonair.nic.in/news.asp?cat=International&id=IN19905
Political dynamics

Washington backed the Quadrilateral comprising India, the US, Japan and Australia US President Donald Trump’s grand Asian tour and the APEC and... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/fc-weekend/diplomatic-enclave-political-dynamics
The world has more millionaires than ever before

Asia-Pacific has now clearly pulled ahead of the western hemisphere, in terms of the millionaires it houses, with the fastest addition in ranks in... ...

http://www.businesstoday.in/current/graphics/infographic-world-more-millionaires-than-ever-before-wealth/story/264192.html
Japan, US stage naval drill amid N Korea tension

Japan and the United States launched a joint naval drill on Thursday in a show of force aimed at North Korea, whose nuclear ambitions dominated US... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/643046/japan-us-stage-naval-drill.html
Japan to delay multi-billion dollar fighter jet development

TOKYO: Japan will delay a decision to develop a new advanced fighter jet, four sources said, as military planners struggle to settle on a design... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/japan-to-delay-multi-billion-dollar-fighter-jet-development-news-policy-rlnkE0ajidgah.html

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