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Philippines joint air patrol with U.S. to 'protect territory'

A joint air patrol by the Philippines with the United States was aimed at protecting territory and national interests in the South China Sea, a Philippine military official said Tuesday, after Beijing...

Ukraine updates: Russian bomber destroyed by air defenses

Ukraine's forces destroyed 12 Russia-launched attack drones overnight as well as one Kh-59 cruise missile and one Su-34 fighter-bomber, Ukraine's Air Force chief said on Sunday. "I want ...

Taiwan to spend NT$3.49 billion on parts for domestic fighter jets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Air Force is budgeting NT$3.49 billion (US$111.29 million) to buy spare parts for its aging Indigenous Defense Force (IDF) fighter jets, reports said Saturday (Feb. 17...

Australian military focusing on 'single threat': NZ Air Force chief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Zealand’s Air Force chief told local lawmakers on Thursday (Feb. 15) that the Australian military is “reshaping” for “a singular threat from a ...

Ukraine updates: Russia decries Belgorod attack

A missile strike on the Russian city of Belgorod near the Ukraine border killed at least six people and wounded another 17 in the Russian city of Belgorod, officials said. Russia said Ukraine carrie...

Taiwan's 2nd Tactical Fighter Wing conducts drills during Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mirage 2000-5 fighter jets from the Air Force’s 2nd Tactical Fighter Wing have been training throughout the Lunar New Year. Based in Hsinchu, the w...

Ukraine updates: Germany, Poland, France meet on Ukraine

Monday sees the foreign ministers of Germany, Poland and France meet near Paris to discuss the aid situation for Ukraine. The ministers are hoping to revive the so-called Weimar Triangle format, cons...

South Korea's Black Eagles aerobatic team to transit in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korea’s Black Eagles aerobatic team will make a pitstop at Kaohsiung International Airport on Monday (Feb. 12) before heading to Singapore ahead of the 2024 Si...

Ukraine updates: Frontline situation is difficult, Kyiv says

The Ukrainian military described the situation along the war's frontlines in the east and south as difficult late Saturday, with the Ukrainian army repulsing 87 attempted attacks by Russian forces...

Ukraine updates: 7 killed in Russian drone strike on Kharkiv

Three children were among seven people killed overnight into Saturday when Ukraine's northeastern city of Kharkiv was struck by a Russian drone. In an interview with a German newspaper, NATO chie...

Can India's airports cope with rapid passenger growth?

The airline business is booming in India, where the government has earmarked around $11 billion (€10.22 billion) to build new airports and refurbish existing ones. The goal is to have about 200 ...

US starts retaliatory strikes in Iraq and Syria against Iran-linked targets

WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. military launched airstrikes on Friday in Iraq and Syria against more than 85 targets linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) and the militias it backs, ...

US State Department, congressmen slam China over M503 flight route action against Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department and members of Congress are condemning China's unilateral alteration of three flight routes to come closer to the Taiwan Strait median line, ...

Taiwan Army carries out joint exercise in Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Army’s Taitung Area Command conducted a joint exercise consisting of target protection and anti-infiltration drills on Wednesday (Jan. 31) to enhance combat read...

How the US is preparing for a Chinese invasion of Taiwan

WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - When U.S. and Australian troops practiced amphibious landings, ground combat and air operations last summer, they drew headlines about the allies deepening defense coope...