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In this Saturday, July 26, 2014 frame grab from video obtained from a freelance journalist traveling with the Misarata brigade, fighters from the Islamist Misarata brigade fire towards Tripoli airport in an attempt to wrest control from a powerful rival militia, in Tripoli, Libya
Libya Conflict   Photos   US Foreign Policy   Vietnam War   Wikipedia: Foreign policy of the United States
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Libya and Vietnam: Two Lessons in Geographical Ignorance and Projection
Wed 30 Jul 2014
Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling This week when the Obama Administration announced it had evacuated its personnel from its embassy in Tripoli, it brought back memories of Saigon. But... (photo: AP)
Typhoon Rammasun 2014
2014 Pacific typhoon season   2014 Typhoon Rammasun - China   Photos   Storm   Wikipedia: Typhoon Rammasun (2014)
 The Guardian 
Typhoon Rammasun kills at least eight in China
Sat 19 Jul 2014
Typhoon thought to be strongest to hit southern China in 41 years moves north after claiming at least 77 lives in Philippines Link to video: Typhoon Rammasun makes landfall in China A typhoon believed... (photo: Creative Commons / Keith Edkins)
This May 21, 2008 photo, Microsoft Senior Vice President of Portal and Advertising Platform Group Satya Nadella demonstrates some of the features of Live Search on a mobile device during the advance08 Advertising Leadership Forum at the company's campus in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft announced Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, that Nadella will replace Steve Ballmer as its new CEO. Nadella will become only the third leader in the software giant's 38-year history, after founder Bill Gates and Ballmer. Board member John Thompson will serve as Microsoft's new chairman.  The Independent  Fri 18 Jul 2014
Microsoft cuts 1 in 7 jobs as Nadella wields the axe
Microsoft’s new chief executive, Satya Nadella, announced the deepest cuts in the software giant’s history yesterday, axeing 18,000, or one in seven, of its global staff. The move comes as it... (photo: AP / Stephen Brashear)
Microsoft   Photos   Satya Nadella   Technology   Wikipedia: Satya Nadella
Business district area in Ho Chi Minh City,Vietnam  Xinhua  Sun 13 Jul 2014
Xinhua Insight: Vietnam's provocations sour economic ties
HAIKOU, July 13 (Xinhua) -- The once-bustling mahogany furniture trade fair at a port in south China's Hainan Province is seeing shrinking orders as recent clashes between China and Vietnam in the... (photo: WN / RTayco)
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In this photo taken on Friday, July 20, 2012, Chinese fishing boats sail in the lagoon of Meiji reef off the island province of Hainan in the South China Sea. Canberra Times Sun 22 Jun 2014
Sea disputes should be settled through direct talks, Chinese official says
Vietnamese protesters chant anti-China slogans at a demonstration in Hanoi. Photo: AP Beijing: China will be firm in upholding its territorial integrity and believes... (photo: AP)
China - Vietnam   Photos   South China Sea disputes   Wikipedia: Territorial disputes in the South China Sea   Yang Jiechi
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks during a press conference The Times of India Fri 20 Jun 2014
Expansion not in Chinese DNA, says Premier Li Keqiang
BEIJING: Seeking to allay fears over China's expansionist agenda, Premier Li Keqiang said territorial expansion is not part of the Chinese DNA and the country will never... (photo: AP / Ng Han Guan)
Japan   Photos   South China Sea   Vietnam   Wikipedia: Territorial disputes in the South China Sea
A chicken is seen as its owner waits for officers from the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department to collect at a backyard of the villager in a Hong Kong border village near mainland China, Monday, Feb. 13, 2006. In a precaution against bird flu, a ban against raising poultry at home took effect in Hong Kong Monday. The territory has seen a series of avian flu cases in birds lately. The Siasat Daily Wed 18 Jun 2014
Deadly bird flu H7N9 at risk of spreading from China to India, Bangladesh
Washington, June 18: A new research suggests that a dangerous strain of avian influenza, H7N9, that's causing severe illness and deaths in China may be inhabiting a small... (photo: AP / Vincent Yu)
Bird Flu - China   H7N9 Virus   Health Risk   Photos   Wikipedia: Influenza A virus subtype H7N9
Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, left, and Chinese counterpart Gen. Fang Fenghui salute during a welcoming ceremony at the Bayi Building in Beijing Chosunilbo Tue 17 Jun 2014
China to Join Naval Exercise as Regional Tensions Rise
Later this month, China will for the first time join the massive U.S.-led Rim of the Pacific international maritime exercise, known as RIMPAC. Beijing's participation... (photo: AP / Andy Wong, Pool)
Military   Photos   South China Sea disputes   Wikipedia: Territorial disputes in the South China Sea   US - China Naval Exercise
G7 expresses concern over Asian maritime tensions The Hindu Thu 5 Jun 2014
G7 expresses concern over Asian maritime tensions
Leaders of the Group of Seven industrialised nations have said that they are deeply concerned by tensions in the East and South China Sea. The G7 leaders meeting in... (photo: US Navy)
Photos   Wikipedia: Maritime Southeast Asia   G7 Summit   Senkaku Islands   South China Sea Dispute
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey, and Department of Defense Comptroller Robert Hale testify before the House Armed Service Committee at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington D.C. on March 6, 2014. Hagel addressed the 2014 Department of Defense Budget Proposal as remarked on the steps the Department has taken to separate itself from military cooperations with Russia in response to the situation in Ukraine.  DoD Photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo BBC News Sat 31 May 2014
Chuck Hagel: Beijing 'destabilising' South China Sea
The US defence secretary has accused China of "destabilising" the South China Sea, saying its action threatened the region's long-term progress. Chuck... (photo: US DoD / Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo)
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