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Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the U.S. does not want to see a rise in tensions but "freedom of navigation" must be respected.
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Japan's coalition government faces a key test at parliamentary elections on Sunday as Prime Minister Abe seeks support for constitutional reforms.
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Mongolia's mining sector is set for a comeback after the investor-friendly opposition party regained control of parliament.
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Declining coal consumption will help clear China's smog, but coordination on alternative power is needed, WEF Tianjin hears.