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Two Russian strategic nuclear bombers carried out a fourth high-profile training flight last week, flying near South Korea, where large-scale war games are under way, and near Japan and the U.S. military bases on Okinawa.
The face of dissatisfaction with China's Communist Party is the face of the man synonymous with it: Mao Zedong.
China's top defense chief said Tuesday that the communist nation's leaders "reserve rights for further actions" in asserting China's claim to a small chain of islands recently purchased by Japan, but he added that he hopes peaceful negotiations will resolve the dispute.
Officials from Japan and North Korea held their first government-to-government talks in four years Wednesday amid hopes that new North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will adopt a less confrontational approach to relations between his isolated, impoverished nation and the outside world.