A carrier-based helicopter landed and took off from China's first domestically developed aircraft carrier for the first time on Saturday morning, reported Global Times.
Turkey will retaliate if the U.S. ratifies a bill halting weapons sales to the country, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Sunday.
The guidance system on helicopters on China's second aircraft carrier, also the first home-made one, functions well and the efficiency of transporting troops between two aircraft carriers may be enhanced.
China's Ministry of National Defense Friday refuted the allegations that its base in Djibouti had pointed lasers at U.S. military aircraft there, saying it was in "complete contradiction to the facts."
The Republic of Korea's presidential Blue House on Wednesday dismissed claims that U.S. troops stationed in the country would have to leave if a peace treaty was signed with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
The removal of a public statue in Manila, which was erected last December and commemorates Filipino "comfort women" of World War II, has sparked fury and concern across the globe.
A Chinese provincial maritime authority on Friday announced another weeklong military mission in the Bohai and Yellow seas, after military missions in the same area end on Saturday.
The Defense Ministry warned Taiwan separatists on Thursday that their secession efforts are "dead ends" and the Chinese military will take further action if they continue their "reckless activities".
China and Russia plan to hold a joint naval exercise in waters near the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao this year, Wu Qian, spokesperson for China's Defense Ministry, said Thursday.
A Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) air force formation conducted island patrols during training on Thursday morning.