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Amid cost-sharing talks, U.S. military warns it may run out of funds to pay South Koreans

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In a move likely watched closely by Japan, the U.S. military has begun issuing furlough warnings to almost 9,000 civilian South Korean employees as Washington ...

First love on the front lines: Coming of age in the Hong Kong protests

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Many years from now, far from the spray of water cannons and the unmistakable smell of tear gas, they will look back on their season ...

U.S. developing vaccine against deadly China virus, urges Beijing cooperation: officials

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The United States said Tuesday it was developing a vaccine against a deadly virus that originated in China, and urged Beijing to step up its ...

U.S. charges target alleged Chinese spying at Harvard and Boston institutions

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A Harvard University department chair and two Chinese nationals who were researchers at Boston University and a Boston hospital were charged on Tuesday with lying ...

U.S. beefs up screening of travelers for new virus from China

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U.S. health officials offered a reality check Tuesday about the scary new virus from China: They’re expanding screenings of international travelers and taking other precautions ...

U.S. and other nations prepare evacuations as virus spreads from China

Tue, 01/28/2020 - 23:10
The United States and several other nations prepared Tuesday to airlift citizens out of a Chinese city at the center of a virus outbreak that ...

Remains of two U.S. service members retrieved from Afghan air crash site in Taliban territory

Tue, 01/28/2020 - 21:31
A U.S. defense official says the United States has recovered the remains of two American service members killed in the crash of an Air Force ...

‘Like I’m trapped’: Africans in China lockdown see no escape

Tue, 01/28/2020 - 20:13
The normally bustling supermarket in Wuhan was deserted, looking more foreign than ever. Khamis Hassan Bakari walked the aisles and saw just two other shoppers, ...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern calls September election

Tue, 01/28/2020 - 08:47
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has called a general election for September, in a vote that will test whether her widespread popularity overseas is ...

U.S. Navy sails warship near disputed islands in South China Sea for first time in 2020

Tue, 01/28/2020 - 03:51
The U.S. Navy told The Japan Times on Tuesday that it had sailed a warship near the contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea ...

Germany plans to evacuate citizens from coronavirus-hit Wuhan: Der Spiegel

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 21:32
Germany will become the latest country to evacuate its citizens from China’s coronavirus-struck Wuhan region, with the German air force repatriating 90 Germans living in ...

Confusion and lost time: How testing woes slowed China’s coronavirus response

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 21:31
Yang Zhongyi was still waiting on Monday for a coronavirus test in the Chinese city of Wuhan two weeks after she started to show signs ...

Chinese woman Sri Lanka’s first confirmed case of coronavirus: health official

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 20:17
Sri Lanka has confirmed the first case of coronavirus in the country, a senior Sri Lankan health official said on Monday.“A Chinese lady, who is ...

Global alarm grows as Beijing reports first coronavirus death; Trump offers ‘any help that is necessary’

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 20:15
China’s capital on Monday recorded its first death from a deadly coronavirus as it struggles to contain a rapidly spreading disease that has sparked global ...

Taliban say mystery crash in Afghanistan was U.S. military aircraft

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 20:13
A U.S. military aircraft crashed in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, a Taliban spokesman and Afghan journalist affiliated with the militant group said.A U.S. Army spokeswoman ...

‘Football Leaks’ whistleblower also behind ‘Luanda Leaks,’ Rui Pinto’s lawyers say

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 11:29
The Portuguese hacker involved in the “Football Leaks” revelations is also the whistleblower behind the “Luanda Leaks” scandal embroiling the daughter of an ex-president, his ...

Small suspected homemade bomb explodes at Hong Kong hospital

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 11:21
A suspected small-scale homemade bomb exploded at a general hospital in Hong Kong on Monday, causing the temporary evacuation of some patients but no injuries, ...

Australia’s rainy respite from bush fires forecast to end this week

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 09:59
A recent respite for Australian firefighters that brought rains and cooler weather is set to end, meteorologists warned on Monday, with hot conditions forecast for ...

North Korea urges citizens to ‘break through barriers’ as nuclear standoff continues

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 09:12
While a North Korean deadline for the United States to soften its stand on denuclearization talks passed uneventfully over the New Year, state media and ...

China now world’s second-biggest weapons producer, report says

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 06:43
The opaque Chinese arms industry has made the Asian nation the world’s second-largest producer of munitions, a clear shift from a decade ago when China ...

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