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Manila police detonate IED near U.S. Embassy

Nov 29, 2016

Manila police detonate IED near U.S. Embassy

Philippine police safely detonated an improvised bomb Monday morning near the U.S. Embassy in Manila, with a section of the road where it was found closed off. According to the Manila Police District Information Office, the explosive was found in a rubbish bin at ...

China protests to Singapore over troop carriers in Taiwan

Nov 28, 2016

China protests to Singapore over troop carriers in Taiwan

China said on Monday it had lodged a protest with Singapore after Singaporean armored troop carriers were seized by Hong Kong customs en route back from Taiwan, as a state-owned newspaper warned against Singapore’s “hypocrisy.” The nine troop carriers were impounded in Hong Kong ...

Nov 28, 2016

China plans $2 billion film studio as part of culture drive

China’s government has announced plans to build a $2 billion film studio as part of a national push to expand its cultural influence. The studio in the southwest municipality of Chongqing will include a theme park and tourist attractions, state media reported late Sunday. ...

Indonesian police say Islamist militant was making powerful bombs

Nov 26, 2016

Indonesian police say Islamist militant was making powerful bombs

Indonesian police said a suspected Islamic militant was making explosives more powerful than those used in the 2002 Bali bombings, which killed 202 people. National Police spokesman Rikwanto said Saturday that Rio Priatna Wibawa, 23, was linked to Bahrun Naim, an Indonesian militant fighting ...