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Chinese destroyer on long-distance exercises in Sea of Japan

Jun. 15, 2022 23:08 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — One of China's largest and most capable combat ships is conducting long-distance exercises in the Sea of Japan, state media reported Thursday, in a display of China's increasing naval reach. The Communist Party newspaper Global Times said the mission was the first...

Japan, US fly fighters after China drill, N. Korean missiles

May. 26, 2022 06:20 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese and U.S. forces have conducted a joint fighter jet flight over the Sea of Japan, Japan’s military said Thursday, in an apparent response to a Russia-China joint bomber flight while U.S. President Joe Biden was in Tokyo. The Japan-U.S. joint flight on...

New Australian leader Albanese makes whirlwind world debut

May. 24, 2022 09:30 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Hours after being sworn in as Australia's new prime minister, Anthony Albanese found himself fresh off a jet and thrown into the glare of a global spotlight Tuesday. He was rewarded with a warm welcome, as well as a bit of a gentle ribbing, from U.S. President Joe Biden and other...

As Biden visits Asia, China launches South China Sea drills

May. 20, 2022 09:31 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China is holding military exercises in the disputed South China Sea coinciding with U.S. President Joe Biden’s visits to South Korea and Japan that are largely focused on countering the perceived threat from Beijing. China's Maritime Safety Administration office in...