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TOKYO (Reuters) - China is unlikely to take part in an Asian security drill scheduled to begin off Shanghai on Saturday, following a misunderstanding over the purpose of the exercise, the Japan Coast Guard said.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Six countries including Japan, China, South Korea and the United States are to hold a series of joint maritime exercises, just weeks after Tokyo and Seoul were locked in a tense stand-off over some tiny disputed islands.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A senior Pakistani naval officer said on Thursday the country was fully committed to the war on terror and was reviewing the U.S.-led initiative to stop the spread of weapons of mass destruction.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).