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As its influence continues to grow on the world stage, China has one major demand that the rest of the world is finding more and more difficult to accept: stay away from those people Beijing dislikes and views as undesirable.
The director of the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency (MDA) said Wednesday that the military is moving ahead with deployment of modified sea-based anti-missile interceptors on the ground in Central Europe, something likely to further upset Russia, which opposes U.S. deployments.
Defying international calls for restraint, North Korea launched a three-stage, satellite-tipped rocket early Friday, though military officials in South Korea and elsewhere said the test was a prompt failure.
North Korea's planned launch of what it calls a Kwangmyongsong-3 satellite on a space launcher, scheduled to take place between April 12 and 16 to mark the 100th anniversary of the late dictator Kim Il-sung's birth, has dramatically intensified the already volatile security environment in Northeast Asia, causing a crisis that threatens to bring war to the region.
Seeking to lead by example on the nuclear dangers posed by North Korea and Iran, President Obama said Monday he'll pursue talks with Russia to further reduce U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals.
Across Japan, people paused Sunday at 2:46 p.m. — the moment the magnitude-9.0 quake struck a year ago — for moments of silence, prayer and reflection about the enormous losses suffered and monumental tasks ahead.
Workers in rubber boots chip at the frozen ground, scraping until they've removed the top 2 inches of radioactive soil from the yard of a single home.
China's authoritarian government is restricting the police's power to secretly detain people, at least on paper, announcing stricter revisions to a key criminal law Thursday after a wave of public complaints.
Japan is attempting to make radiation-contaminated communities inhabitable again — a costly and uncertain effort.