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China military parade marks 90th anniversary of PLA

China on Sunday held the first-ever Army Day parade to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The venue was a remote Zhurihe Combined Tactics Training Base in northern China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, 400km from Beijing. 12,000 PLA troops took part in the parade. 100-plus planes ...

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North Korea detains U.S. citizen; at least 3rd American being held

PYONGYANG: A U.S. citizen has been arrested in North Korea, raising to three the number of Americans now detained by Kim Jong Un’s regime and adding to rising tensions between Washington and Pyongyang. South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported that a former Korean-American professor was arrested at Pyongyang International Airport ...

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Haqqani says facilitated presence of CIA men in Pakistan

WASHINGTON: Former Pakistani ambassador to Washington Hussain Haqqani admits that he had helped the United States station a large number of CIA operatives on the ground in Pakistan with the authorisation of the then civilian government. Haqqani, who had served as Pakistan’s ambassador to the US from April 2008 to ...

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