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World 07 Dec 2020 | 9:59 AM

Japan to put new Aegis radars on warships after cancelling ground stations - Asahi

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will put new powerful Aegis radars on warships to upgrade its defences against possible ballistic missiles fired by North Korea after it cancelled plans to deploy them at two ground-based stations, the Asahi newspaper reported.

World 17 Feb 2020 | 10:51 AM

Battle of Iwo Jima 75 years on

(Reuters) - This month marks the 75th anniversary of the start of the Battle of Iwo Jima, which saw some of the bloodiest fighting of World War Two take place on a small Japanese island 1,200 km (745 miles) south of Tokyo.