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China holds massive military parade, to cut troop levels by 300,000

BEIJING - President Xi Jinping announced on Thursday he would cut troop levels by 300,000 as China held its biggest display of military might in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War Two, an event shunned by most Western leaders. | Video

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Guatemalan president Perez resigns - newspaper citing spokesman

LONDON - Guatemalan President Otto Perez has resigned, local newspaper El Periodico quoted his spokesman as saying on Thursday.

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Australia keen to join India, U.S. naval drills

NEW DELHI - Australia wants to join India, the United States and Japan in joint naval exercises in the Indian Ocean, widening participation in multilateral drills as China's influence in the region grows.

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Taiwan to launch homegrown submarine plan with initial T$3 billion budget

TAIPEI - Taiwan has allocated T$3 billion ($92.55 million) over four years, beginning next year, to launch a long-awaited program for the island to build its own diesel-electric submarines.

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Spain's Rajoy says general election will be in December

MADRID - Spain's general election will be held in December, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Thursday, but he did not give an exact date.

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White House says Obama, Saudi's Salman will discuss energy market

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will discuss the global energy market with Saudi's King Salman when the two leaders meet at the White House on Friday, Obama's deputy national security advisor, Ben Rhodes, said on Wednesday.

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