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N. Korea fires 3 ballistic missiles amid 1st virus outbreak

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired three short-range ballistic missiles toward the sea on Thursday, its neighbors said, in the latest of a series of weapons demonstrations this year that cam...

Analysis: Marcos as Philippine president a boon for China, awkward for U.S.

The decisive victory of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in the Philippines' presidential election on Monday is set to re-shape the Southeast Asian country's relations with China and the United States as ...

South Korea: North Korea test-fired missile from submarine

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea flight-tested a ballistic missile that was likely fired from a submarine on Saturday, South Korea’s military said, continuing a provocative streak in weapons demo...

North Korea fires suspected submarine-launched ballistic missile

North Korea on Saturday fired a short-range ballistic missile into the sea off it eastern coast, South Korea's military said. South Korean military said it believed the North may have tested a su...

North Korea fires ballistic missile amid rising animosities

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea launched a ballistic missile toward its eastern waters on Wednesday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, days after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to...

What does Ukraine mean for Taiwan?

Russia and the PRC are mirror images of aggression The similarities between the Russian invasion of Ukraine and a possible People's Republic of China (PRC) invasion of Taiwan are self-evident. ...

Japan, Russia settle salmon quota amid tensions over Ukraine

TOKYO (AP) — Japan and Russia have reached an agreement over Tokyo’s annual catch quota for Russian-born salmon and trout, the Japanese Fisheries Agency said Saturday, despite delays and chilled relat...

Japan, Russia sign fishing deal despite Ukraine tensions

April 23 (Reuters) - Japan and Russia struck a deal on Tokyo's fishing quota to catch salmon and trout born in Russian rivers, Japan's fisheries agency said on Saturday, despite worsening ties...

UN court: Colombia infringed Nicaragua's rights in Caribbean

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' highest court ruled Thursday that Colombia breached Nicaragua's rights in waters of the Caribbean Sea, including by hindering Nicaraguan fishing vesse...

Lebanon ready to work with Cyprus on potential offshore gas

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Lebanon is ready to work with Cyprus to exploit potential gas deposits in waters between the two east Mediterranean countries, Lebanon’s top diplomat said Friday, even though a ...

US diplomat: Mediterranean gas pipeline to Europe not viable

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A proposed pipeline to deliver natural gas from deposits in the east Mediterranean to European markets is too expensive, not economically viable and will take too long to help c...

Fights over illegal fishing lead to armed conflict, deaths

Protesters from across Sri Lanka descended on the nation’s capital in February, shouting above the street noise and pumping their fists in the air in frustration. The group was made ...

Fights over illegal fishing lead to armed conflict, deaths

Protesters from across Sri Lanka descended on the nation’s capital in February, shouting above the street noise and pumping their fists in the air in frustration. The group was made ...

Philippine coast guard: Chinese maneuvers endangered ships

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Chinese coast guard ships maneuvered dangerously close to Philippine coast guard ships at least four times near a disputed shoal over the past year, in moves that increased ...

Dialing up pressure, North Korea tests long-range missile

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea test-fired possibly its biggest intercontinental ballistic missile toward the sea Thursday, according to its neighbors, raising the ante in a pressure campaign ai...