The United States on Tuesday shut its airforce base in Kyrgyzstan that had been the main transit point for military personnel and cargo headed to Afghanistan for 12 years.
Kazakhstan's geological exploration will focus on precious metals, especially gold, rare earth metals and copper.
Japan said Monday it was sticking with plans to relocate a controversial US military base in Okinawa, despite the election of a local politician strongly opposed to the move.
The U.S. consider it premature to discuss relocation of Manas air base from Kyrgyzstan to some other Central Asian country.
Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry dismissed the rumors of alleged relocation of the American military air base Manas from Kyrgyzstan to Kazakhstan.
The US military command may relocate Manas military air base from Kyrgyzstan to Kazakhstan.
The US would be allowed to station forces at military bases in the Philippines if it went to war with North Korea, Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said Saturday citing a treaty between the allies.
The United States' pivot to Asia will not mean any new bases in the region, but existing alliances will be strengthened and modernised.
A suicide car bombing hit a US-run base in eastern Afghanistan Wednesday, killing at least three Afghans and wounding seven others.
A Libyan crackdown on lawless militias spread to the capital on Sunday after armed groups that have not been integrated into state institutions were ordered to disband and evacuate their bases.
A US soldier accused of killing 13 people at a Texas army base on Wednesday tried to plead guilty, but the judge refused to accept it and the trial was unexpectedly adjourned until next week.
From deformed infants to grandparents with cancer, families near Vietnam's Danang Airbase have long blamed the toxic legacy of war for their ills.
More than 1400 military men from Kazakhstan, the United States, Great Britain, Lithuania and Kyrgyzstan are taking part in the event.
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