Volcanic ash has flattened roofs, contaminated water and corrupted crops.
China confirmed it would be hosting another series of joint exercises with Russia as the two lead U.S. military rivals boost their Pacific cooperation.
China is investing in military bases to project its power across the Asia Pacific and there's little the U.S. can do to stop it.
As a trade war looms, China says it won't tolerate U.S. arms sales to self-ruled Taiwan.
In contrast to the allegedly scaled-down U.S. and South Korean drills, experts have commented on the unusually large formation of Chinese warships heading to the South China Sea.
China is holding drills bigger and more frequent than before at a time when it's making it clear that it will take Taiwan back by force if necessary.
Scientists think the level of plastic is 16 times higher than previously thought.
In 2017, Russia's warships spent four times longer on deployment and drills in the Pacific Oceans than they were planning to.
North and South Korea both agree the islets, called Dokdo, Takeshima or Liancourt Rocks, belong to Korea, but how far will it divide two U.S. allies in Asia?
Su-35 jets that can attack surface combat vessels in this region is "sort of a reaction to the provocation by the U.S.," said a retired Chinese major general.
North Korea said it was able to build nuclear bombs and intercontinental ballistic missiles because it trusts no one but itself.
North Korea said President Donald Trump and his administration had "not yet waken from a sleep" and had not come to terms with reality.
Randy Schriver said he supported talking to the notoriously reclusive, militarized state in order to avoid a war breaking out.
The drills are scheduled to take place November 11-14.
The DF-26 "Guam Killer" is China's first nuclear-capable ballistic missile that could reach the U.S. territory already threatened by North Korea.
Authorities say evacuees will have to wait out the activity.
General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said China's rapid military reforms and economic growth threaten U.S. hegemony.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said a war between the U.S. and North Korea could be worse than World War II.
North Korea reportedly fired a ballistic missile over Japanese territory, prompting major concerns and emergency meetings in Tokyo.
The tiny archipelago nation of Palau agreed to host a massive U.S. radar system at a time when North Korea is threatening U.S. allies in the region.
A day after the Navy's fourth collision in the Asia-Pacific, the head of U.S. forces in the region warned adversaries not to perceive the military as weak.
Two radio stations suddenly broadcast a "civil danger warning" to residents of Guam, amid missile threats from North Korea and local power outages.
After being accused by the U.K. and Australia of not doing enough on North Korea, China said it didn't start the nuclear crisis and didn't have the solution.
North Korea claims it's not scared of President Donald Trump or his "old warmonger" Secretary of Defense James Mattis.