Jul 3, 2017

Chinese naval surveillance ship enters Japanese waters near Hokkaido

A Chinese naval surveillance ship entered Japanese territorial waters southwest of Hokkaido on Sunday, the Defense Ministry said. The ship was sailing eastward in the Tsugaru Strait between the prefectures of Hokkaido and Aomori when it entered Japanese waters southwest off the island of Kojima ...

U.S.-backed forces seize last route to complete siege of Raqqa

Jun 30, 2017

U.S.-backed forces seize last route to complete siege of Raqqa

U.S.-backed fighters have seized the last road into Raqqa and are moving eastward along the river south of the city, almost completing the siege on the militants' de-facto capital, U.S. officials and a Syria war monitor said Thursday. A spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition told ...