Category: Asia

Chinese military reaches out amid South China Sea tensions

South China Sea. As expectations grow that the U.S. Navy will directly challenge Beijing’s South China Sea claims, China is…

Chinese military reaches out amid South China Sea tensions

South China Sea. As expectations grow that the U.S. Navy will directly challenge Beijing’s South China Sea claims, China is…

Taliban promised protection but later killed those who stood in their way in Kunduz: residents

The Taliban’s brief foray into the city of Kunduz offered a chilling reminder of its violent Islamic rule in the…

Philippines backs US plan to sail ship near Chinese island on South China Sea

An aerial photo taken through a glass window of a military plane shows China’s alleged on-going reclamation of Mischief Reef…

China: Blast rocks Tianjin port city two months after fatal explosions

Smoke rises from a blast site at Xiditou Village in the Beichen District of Tianjin, north China, Tuesday, Oct. 13,…

Afghanistan: Taliban withdraw from Kunduz, says retreating to avoid civilian casualties

Afghanistan’s security forces inspect the site of a U.S. airstrike, in Kunduz city, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Oct. 1,…

Blast rocks Tianjin port city again, two months after fatal explosion

In this photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, people run near a blast site at Xiditou Village in the…

China starts operating lighthouses on South China Sea reef

South China Sea islands. China has started operating two lighthouses on a reef on a disputed island chain in the…

Afghan president appoints investigators for Kunduz airstrike

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani. Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has appointed a commission to investigate a U.S. airstrike in northern Kunduz…

Ready to respond to any kind of war the US imperialists want: N Korea

In this image made from video, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un salutes during the ceremony to mark the 70th…