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Pentagon: few changes to U.S. overseas military 'footprint'

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of study, the Pentagon has decided no immediate major changes are needed in the global positioning of U.S. forces, although it will further analyze force needs in the Mi...

Myanmar threatens jail for buyers of bonds issued by opposition

Myanmar's ruling military threatened on Friday to arrest citizens who invest in bonds offered by a shadow government, warning of lengthy prison sentences for their involvement in what it called &q...

Top U.S. diplomat for Asia to visit four ASEAN countries

The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia will visit Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand from the weekend after President Joe Biden pledged stepped up engagement with Southeast Asia, a key battlegro...

Ex-Japan PM Abe calls for Tokyo's cooperation with AUKUS in AI, cyber

Former Japanese premier Shinzo Abe, who remains influential in the ruling party, said on Friday Japan should cooperate with the AUKUS security partners the United States, Britain and Australia on arti...

'Out of line': Australia's Morrison schools former PM for pro-China comments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says his predecessor Paul Keating was “out of line” in making pro-China comments at a National Press Club on Wednesday...

Macron: France and US starting 'new era' of relations after submarine row

US Vice President Kamala Harris met with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Wednesday to discuss defense cooperation and heal diplomatic rifts. It's the latest attempt by Washington to ...

Australian FM meets with Cambodia's leader, in 4-nation tour

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Australia's top diplomat met Monday with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on issues including the coronavirus pandemic during the second stop of her four-nation Southeast A...

German warship visits Japan for first time in 20 years

The German navy frigate Bayern docked in Tokyo on Friday, with Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi declaring the first visit by a German warship in two decades to be an important demonstration of th...

French ambassador accuses Australia of deceit over submarine deal

CANBERRA/SYDNEY, Nov 3 (Reuters) - France's ambassador to Australia, Jean-Pierre Thebault, said on Wednesday that Australia acted with deceit when it abruptly cancelled a multi-billion dollar deal...

Letter to Editor: Taiwan's urgent need for nuclear weapons

It has become clear over the past few months that Taiwan's sovereignty is in danger. China has been emboldened by the world's failure to punish it for its deceit and complicity in the sprea...

France's Macron says Australia PM lied to him on submarine deal

French President Emmanuel Macron said Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison lied to him over the cancellation of a submarine building contract in September, and indicated more was needed to be done...

The Latest: Macron says Australia's Morrison lied to him

The Latest on the Group of 20 summit in Rome: ROME — French President Emmanuel Macron said Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison lied to him while he was secretly negotiating a su...

Chinese military's AI systems used to wargame Taiwan operations: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new report released by the Centre for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) at Georgetown University reveals China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) is using ar...

UK disputes French statement over fishing row 'deescalation'

The United Kingdom on Sunday rejected a French announcement that their leaders had agreed to deescalate a row over post-Brexit fishing rights. Earlier, a French official said French President Emmanue...

French, Australian leaders have 1st talk since sub fallout

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron told Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison during their first conversation since Australia pulled out of a multibillion-dollar submarine deal that it i...