Two US officials confirm that a Chinese warship carried out an unsafe encounter by coming within 45 yards of the USNavy destroyer USS Decatur as it sailed through the Spratly Islands this weekend during a freedom of navigation operation

Map. History of Pacific conflict

23 January 2019
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 50km WSW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 - 33km SSW of Nggongi Satu, Indonesia
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"US repeatedly sends military ships without permission close to South China Seas islands, seriously threatening China's sovereignty and security, seriously damaging Sino-U.S. military ties and seriously harming regional peace and stability," responds China defense ministry.
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Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 - 30km SSW of Nggongi, Indonesia
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 - 37km S of Nggongi, Indonesia
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 25km N of Palu, Indonesia
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - 31km S of Nggongi Satu, Indonesia
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - 32km SSW of Nggongi, Indonesia
Taiwan Navy to commission two Perry-class frigates next month3 month ago
Taiwan Navy to commission two Perry-class frigates next month
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[email protected]: The Chinese warship "approached USS Decatur in an unsafe and unprofessional maneuver in the vicinity of Gaven Reef in the S. China Sea"the Chinese ship "conducted a series of increasingly aggressive maneuvers accompanied by warnings for the Decatur to depart"
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Two US officials confirm that a Chinese warship carried out an unsafe encounter by coming within 45 yards of the USNavy destroyer USS Decatur as it sailed through the Spratly Islands this weekend during a freedom of navigation operation
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While one official initially said the Chinese destroyer came as close as 45 feet to the USS Decatur, two defense officials put the distance between the US and Chinese ships at approximately 135 feet
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The USS Decatur had an "unsafe" interaction with a Chinese warship Sunday while the US ship was sailing within 12 miles of the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, according to US officials. One official said the Chinese destroyer came as close as 45ft
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 53km NW of Kefamenanu, Indonesia
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KCNA: "Kim Yong NamMonday sent a message of sympathy to Joko Widodo, president of the Republic of Indonesia, as regards a strong earthquake and tsunami that hit Central Sulawesi Province of Indonesia, claiming hundreds of lives."
A city of 350,000 in ruins.  . @MattRiversCNN reports from Palu, Indonesia3 month ago
A city of 350,000 in ruins. . @MattRiversCNN reports from Palu, Indonesia
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La Union mayor Buquing ambushed
Typhoon KongRey is rapidly intensifying. CIMSS automated Dvorak estimates give a raw T of 7.7. Kong-Rey may claim the title of the strongest TC of 2018.3 month ago
Typhoon KongRey is rapidly intensifying. CIMSS automated Dvorak estimates give a raw T of 7.7. Kong-Rey may claim the title of the strongest TC of 2018.
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 216km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia
Russian Air Force  Il-96-300 departed Brunei Russia's Security Council Nikolai Patrushev3 month ago
Russian Air Force Il-96-300 departed Brunei Russia's Security Council Nikolai Patrushev
Death toll of tsunami and earthquake in Indonesia reached 12003 month ago
Death toll of tsunami and earthquake in Indonesia reached 1200
Indonesia Navy' patrol boat KRI Andau (FPB-57 class) washed ashore by Palu' Tsunami3 month ago
Indonesia Navy' patrol boat KRI Andau (FPB-57 class) washed ashore by Palu' Tsunami
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 101km NNW of Palu, Indonesia
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 106km NNW of Lae, Papua New Guinea
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 54km SE of Palu, Indonesia
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 54km WNW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia
Singapore's President Halimah Yacob, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong send best wishes for China's national day3 month ago
Singapore's President Halimah Yacob, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong send best wishes for China's national day
Atty. Jude Sabio believes that Duterte's recent sin remark is clearly an admission of guilt by the President on his involvement on extrajudicial killings. ANCRecap  Atty. Jude Sabio accused the President of crimes against humanity and filed a complaint at the ICC.3 month ago
Atty. Jude Sabio believes that Duterte's recent "sin" remark is clearly an admission of guilt by the President on his involvement on extrajudicial killings. ANCRecap Atty. Jude Sabio accused the President of crimes against humanity and filed a complaint at the ICC.
Indonesian Vice-President Jusuf Kalla says the final number of dead from a quake and tsunami could be in the thousands as President Joko Widodo arrives to see the devastation for himself3 month ago
Indonesian Vice-President Jusuf Kalla says the final number of dead from a quake and tsunami could be in the "thousands" as President Joko Widodo arrives to see the devastation for himself
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Rescue helicopters have been sent to Blackdown Tableland in central Queensland following reports 12 people are trapped by a bushfire.
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