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China to open first overseas military base in Djibouti

Ships carrying personnel for China’s first overseas military base have set sail to begin setting up the facility in Djibouti, as the country’s rapidly modernising military extends its global reach. The warships departed Zhanjiang in southern China to set up a “support base” in the Horn of Africa nation, state media reported late on Tuesday. China’s…