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U.S. mulls sailing near disputed South China Sea islands: Pentagon official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is considering sailing warships close to China’s artificial islands in the South China Sea to signal it does not recognize Chinese territorial claims over the area, a U.S. defense official said on Thursday.<p>The Financial Times newspaper cited a senior U.S. …

China

'Super typhoon' Dujuan nears Taiwan, as thousands evacuate from islands

Torrential rains and high winds are predicted across Taiwan from Monday as Dujuan nears the east coast, with landfall predicted around 11pm local time<p>“Super typhoon” Dujuan was swirling towards Taiwan on Monday, with thousands of people evacuated from outlying islands as the storm gathered strength …

Natural Disasters

To Catch A Bomb-Maker

This is the story of a little-known FBI forensics lab and how it changed the war on terror<p>The insurgent began with a cordless phone—one of the knockoffs of a Chinese-built Senao so popular in northern Iraq. Hunched over a worktable somewhere near the refinery town of Baiji, about 150 miles north of …

Terrorism

The South China Sea Is Ours Because It's Got 'China' in the Name, Chinese Admiral Says

What’s in a name? An entire sea, says Chinese Vice Admiral Yuan Yubai. On Sept. 14, at a defense conference in London, Yuan said that “the South …

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Bank Of Japan Announces More Quantitative Easing: The Next Chapter In Abenomics

Last week, as the Federal Reserve officially announced the end of its long-term asset purchase program (commonly known as QE3), the Bank of Japan significantly ratcheted up its own quantitative easing program, in a surprising 5-4 split decision. Starting next year, the Bank of Japan will increase …