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Recent articles by Ben:

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There's talk of a new Cold War. But China is not the Soviet Union

In the battle for global dominance, all eyes are on China and the United States. → Read More

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China, Russia and Iran hold joint naval drills in Gulf of Oman

China, Russia and Iran began a four-day joint military exercise in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Oman on Friday amid ongoing friction in the economically important region between Tehran and Washington. → Read More

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Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes Iran near nuclear power plant

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Iran early Friday morning in a region which houses the country's first nuclear power plant. → Read More

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Turkey can't handle a fresh wave of Syrian migrants, Erdogan warns

Turkey cannot handle a fresh wave of migrants from Syria and "will not bear all alone the burden," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday, warning that Europe would feel the impact as tens of thousands of refugees headed toward the Turkish border. → Read More

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Chinese government cuts US Democratic debate feed during Xinjiang discussion

The live feed of the sixth Democratic presidential debate was cut without warning in China Thursday night during a discussion on allegations of human rights abuses in the country's western region of Xinjiang. → Read More

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China's first domestically-built aircraft carrier officially enters service

China has officially commissioned its first domestically-built aircraft carrier, the Shandong, a significant step forward in Chinese President Xi Jinping's ambitions for the country to field a world-class navy. → Read More

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Survivors of volcanic eruption in New Zealand suffer extensive burns

Almost all patients who were injured in the deadly New Zealand volcanic eruption have suffered extensive burns to their bodies and lungs, as questions mount over the circumstances surrounding the tragedy that has left at least six people dead. → Read More

Five dead, others missing in New Zealand volcano eruption

Efforts are underway to locate people who are still missing on New Zealand's White Island after a deadly volcanic eruption. → Read More

Five dead, others missing in New Zealand volcano eruption

Efforts are underway to locate people who are still missing on New Zealand's White Island after a deadly volcanic eruption. → Read More

Five dead, others missing in New Zealand volcano eruption

Efforts are underway to locate people who are still missing on New Zealand's White Island after a deadly volcanic eruption. → Read More

Five dead, others missing in New Zealand volcano eruption

Efforts are underway to locate people who are still missing on New Zealand's White Island after a deadly volcanic eruption. → Read More

Five dead, others missing in New Zealand volcano eruption

Efforts are underway to locate people who are still missing on New Zealand's White Island after a deadly volcanic eruption. → Read More

Five dead, others missing in New Zealand volcano eruption

Efforts are underway to locate people who are still missing on New Zealand's White Island after a deadly volcanic eruption. → Read More

Five dead, others missing in New Zealand volcano eruption

Efforts are underway to locate people who are still missing on New Zealand's White Island after a deadly volcanic eruption. → Read More

Five dead, others missing in New Zealand volcano eruption

Efforts are underway to locate people who are still missing on New Zealand's White Island after a deadly volcanic eruption. → Read More

Five dead, others missing in New Zealand volcano eruption

Efforts are underway to locate people who are still missing on New Zealand's White Island after a deadly volcanic eruption. → Read More

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Volcano eruption on New Zealand's White Island leaves at least five dead

Desperate efforts are underway to locate any additional survivors of a deadly volcanic eruption on New Zealand's White Island Monday, which killed at least five people and injured at least a dozen more. → Read More

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Lonely Beijing citizens are spending big on their pets

Li Chao's life changed forever the evening he returned home from a late night at the office and found his beloved husky JoJo dead on the floor. → Read More

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Mulan live-action trailer is out and people seem excited. Except Hong Kong

A new trailer for Disney's live-action remake of the movie "Mulan" is receiving positive reviews on social media, except in Hong Kong where protesters are calling for a boycott. → Read More

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US House passes Uyghur Act calling for tough sanctions on Beijing over Xinjiang camps

The US House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday demanding a tougher response from the Trump administration over reports of mass detention centers run by the Chinese government in Xinjiang. → Read More