“Ally” in the news
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· US approves sale of 105 F-35 stealth fighters to Japan →
Washington gave its green light to the transaction, which will improve “the security of a major ally” in the Asia-Pacific region, the statement noted.
· US Army chief of staff signs 'strategic vision' pact with Thailand →
McConville met with Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and also Thai army chief Apirat Kongsompong and signed a Strategic Vision Statement, a US Embassy statement said, as Washington looks to reassure allies about its commitment to the region.
· On my mind: Kerry Armstrong →
For someone who just polished off a second packet of Tim Tams, she's a tremendous ally.
· Ellie Goulding: 'I was made to feel vulnerable, like a sexual object' →
She says she was foolish not to ally herself with the #MeToo movement earlier – “I was a bit too scared, I thought maybe I would be judged” – because she had those experiences, too.
· Exclusive: TIM excludes Huawei from 5G core equipment tender in Italy, Brazil - sources →
The U.S. government has urged its allies to exclude the Chinese telecoms giant from the West's next-generation communications.
· The pandemic and the dawn of an ‘Asian Century’ →
The Trump administration has opted for confrontation, launching a trade war with Beijing, but it has also unnerved traditional allies in Asia.
· US senators press Trump over detention of Saudi ex-spy's children →
Prince Mohammed, who has faced repeated allegations of human rights abuse, is a close ally of Trump.
· Ousted US prosecutor says Barr pressed him to resign →
Democrats have accused Barr of improperly meddling in a number of criminal and antitrust investigations to protect Trump and his allies.
· Hopes and fears as polarised Poles choose president →
Analysts note that Duda and his populist allies have been deftly courting rural voters who have benefited from PiS social spending on the back of more than a decade of generous EU farm and development subsidies.
The Japan Times
· U.S. State Department approves $23.1 billion F-35 sale to Japan →
The U.S. State Department has approved a planned military sale to Japan of 105 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft and related equipment for an estimated price of $23.1 billion (¥2.48 trillion), as the ally moves to strengthen its naval strike capabilities.