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NKorea deports US citizen detained since October

North Korea deported a US citizen who was detained last month after he "illegally entered our country through the border between North Korea and China," the state-run Korean Central News Agency said Friday.

Xi Jinping starts Pacific good will tour

Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off a packed itinerary in Papua New Guinea Friday at the start of a tour which marks Beijing's latest diplomatic foray into a region once considered outside of China's sphere of influence.

US to reduce number of troops in Africa

The Pentagon has approved a long-awaited plan to reduce the number of U.S. troops conducting counterterrorism missions in Africa over the next three years, three U.S. officials tell CNN.

Experts warn US at risk of losing war with Russia or China

The Trump administration's new National Defense Strategy is insufficiently resourced and the US runs the risk of a military defeat by China or Russia, according to a report by a congressionally mandated panel of bipartisan experts that was released Wednesday.