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Beijing warns US over South China Sea dispute

Sky News Australia reports: Beijing has warned that it will ‘firmly oppose’ infringement of its sovereignty after indications Washington will soon send warships close to its artificial islands in the South China Sea. Tensions have mounted since China transformed reefs … Continue reading

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No sign of end to Korea talks

Australian Financial Review reports: “Talks between North Korea and South Korea on how to lower tensions continued into the early hours of Monday, as Kim Jong Un stepped up the mobilisation of his forces. Neither side showed any indication of … Continue reading

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Germany expecting 800,000 migrants this year, 4 times as many as 2014

The Star reports: “Germany may receive as many as 800,000 people fleeing war and poverty this year, about quadruple last year’s number, as Europe’s refugee crisis forces policy-makers to shift attention from Greece’s debt woes. With Syria and the Balkans … Continue reading

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