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What Chinas Military Balloons Show About Its Spying Ambitions Chinese military scientists have been looking for ways to make them more durable, harder to detect and even to serve as platforms that fire advanced weapons.
New York Times | 1 hour, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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North Korea Urges Preparedness for War and Displays New Missile Analysts said the new weapon was probably a solid-fuel ICBM, which the Norths leader, Kim Jong-un, has wanted to add to his countrys growing nuclear arsenal.
New York Times | 2 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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He Set Off Across Australia on a Toy Scooter. Then Australia Got on Board. An improbable journey by a Japanese visitor chronicling his adventures on social media has captured the countrys imagination.
New York Times | 3 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
North Korea holds nighttime military parade, satellite imagery shows North Korea held a nighttime military parade on Wednesday, commercial satellite imagery revealed, featuring what appeared to be its newest ballistic missile launchers.
CNN.com | 8 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Your Thursday Briefing: Frustration Mounts in Turkey Also, Volodymyr Zelensky visits Britain and LeBron James breaks a record.
New York Times | 14 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Whats a Japanese Mobster to Do in Retirement? Join a Softball Team. The members of the Ryuyukai have done nearly 100 years of hard time. Now theyre just looking to stay out of trouble.
New York Times | 20 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
New Zealand pilot held hostage by separatist fighters in Indonesia Separatist fighters in Indonesia's restive Papua region have captured a pilot from New Zealand and are holding him hostage after setting fire to his plane, the group said in a statement.
CNN.com | Feb 8, 2023 07:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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China Isnt Ready to Pick Up Phone After Balloon Incident Chinese officials rejected a request from the U.S. defense secretary to speak with his counterpart after an American fighter jet shot down a Chinese spy balloon.
New York Times | Feb 7, 2023 11:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Your Wednesday Briefing: Quakes Death Toll Soars Also, Chinas balloon spin and Russias mounting losses.
New York Times | Feb 7, 2023 9:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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In a First, South Korea Is Ordered to Compensate a Vietnam War Victim A court ruling held that South Korean troops were responsible for a civilian massacre that killed more than 70 villagers in Vietnam during the war.
New York Times | Feb 7, 2023 11:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend