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North Korea vowed Wednesday to strengthen military ties with China, days after the its leader, Kim Jong-il, finished a visit aimed at bolstering the bond with his isolated country's sole major supporter.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai's recent complaints that international forces should focus on militant leaders hiding in neighboring Pakistan instead of Afghan villages doesn't mean his government no longer supports the U.S. war strategy, General David Petraeus says.
The Chinese navy will hold a live-ammunition exercise this week in the Yellow Sea, where the United States and South Korea earlier announced their own plan for a military exercise that has riled Beijing, China's Ministry of Defense said on Sunday.
A piracy suspect from Somalia pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Virginia to criminal charges over an April attack on the USS Ashland off the coast of Africa, according to the court and the U.S. Justice Department.
Yemeni forces do not need foreign parties to take the lead in the crackdown on al Qaeda, an official said on Thursday, responding to reports that the U.S. may increase strikes on the militant group's Yemen wing.
Iran began fueling its first nuclear energy plant in the southern city of Bushehr Saturday, the nation's state media reported. The effort will help the country create nuclear-generated electricity, Press TV said.