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Tsai visits Taiwan’s military, coast patrol bases ahead of Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) thanked coast guards for their service to the nation ahead of the Lunar New Year while visiting a base in Chiayi County on Satu...

UK to send parliamentary delegation to Taiwan in February

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.K. parliament’s foreign affairs committee has plans to visit Taiwan next month. Taiwan’s representative office in the U.K. said Taiwan’s door ha...

Maldonado scores 31 to carry Wyoming over Air Force 63-61

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Hunter Maldonado scored a season-high 31 points, including a layup at the buzzer, as Wyoming edged past Air Force 63-61 on Friday night. Maldonado inbo...

Y-8 spotter plane from China enters Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One Chinese military aircraft intruded into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on the final day before the Lunar New Year holiday, the Ministry of Natio...

Taiwan president expresses 'empathy' for Ukraine's situation

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday expressed "empathy" for Ukraine's situation due to the military threat the island faces from China, saying force was not the solution to resolving...

Tucson air force base could deploy units to help Ukraine

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson is one of several military units the Department of Defense has identified that could be deployed to help Ukraine if Russian forces invade th...

UN: Syria prison attack shows need to deal with IS detainees

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The attack by Islamic State militants on a Syrian prison holding around 3,000 of its fighters and about 700 children is a predictable tragedy spotlighting the need for urgent int...

9 Chinese military aircraft enter Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nine Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Thursday (Jan. 27), marking the 21st intrusion this month. Six People&rs...

Ukraine crisis updates: What to know as tensions rise

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The United States and NATO have made no concessions to the main Russian demands to resolve the crisis over Ukraine, including giving Moscow a guarantee that its western neighbor ...

Navy discharges 1st active-duty sailors for vaccine refusal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy said Tuesday that it has discharged 23 active-duty sailors for refusing the coronavirus vaccine, marking the first time it has thrown currently serving sailors out of the mi...

Boeing posts $4 billion loss tied to problems with 787 jet

Boeing on Wednesday reported a $4.16 billion loss for the fourth quarter as the financial fallout of production flaws in one of its best-selling planes, the 787 Dreamliner, grew much worse. ...

Guam group fights Air Force plan to blow up bombs, munitions

HONOLULU (AP) — A community group on Guam is challenging the U.S. Air Force's plans to blow up bombs and other waste munitions at a base on the U.S. territory, saying it could contaminate water suppli...

India's Republic Day parade curtailed amid COVID-19

NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of people braved a morning chill Wednesday on a ceremonial boulevard in India's capital to watch a display of the country’s military power and cultural diversity, but the co...

Walker scores 12 to carry Air Force over San Jose St. 63-53

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A.J. Walker had 12 points as Air Force topped San Jose State 63-53 on Tuesday night. Joseph Octave had 11 points for Air Force (10-8, 3-4 Mountain West Confer...

2 Chinese military aircraft enter Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Tuesday (Jan. 25), marking the 20th intrusion this month. One People&rsqu...