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US: Turkey's NATO issues with Sweden, Finland will be fixed

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday he’s confident Turkey’s objections to Finland and Sweden joining NATO can be overcome swiftly, possibly in time f...

Live updates | Putin calls on Ukraine to remove sea mines

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Ukraine should remove sea mines from areas near its ports to allow safe shipping. Putin made the statement in Friday’s call with A...

China criticizes US as tensions rise in South Pacific

BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday criticized a speech by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken focused on relations between the world’s top two economic powers, saying the U.S. was seeking to smear Beij...

Chinese ambassador accuses US of turning Taiwan Strait into powder keg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an op-ed piece published before U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said China’s words and actions were “deeply destabilizing," Chinese ambassador t...

Asia shares join global rebound on easing of Fed hike fears, China tech boost

BEIJING/TOKYO, May 27 (Reuters) - Asian shares extended overnight global gains thanks to strong results from regional tech firms and U.S. retailers, while investors also took comfort from Federal Rese...

China rejects Blinken speech as 'smear'

China on Friday criticized a speech by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken that focused on the balance of power between the world's two biggest economies. Blinken delivered an address the prev...

US says China’s actions toward Taiwan threaten peace in region

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing’s growing coercion of Taipei threatens peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday (May 26). Bli...

Taiwan vows to work with US, like-minded partners to counter authoritarianism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will continue to work closely with the U.S. and other like-minded countries to counter authoritarian expansion, maintain Taiwan Strait security, and uphold peace, s...

China strategy is about rules-based order, not 'new Cold War,' Blinken says

The United States will not block China from growing its economy, but wants it to adhere to international rules, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday in a long-awaited speech on U.S. stra...

Russia slams sanctions, seeks to blame West for food crisis

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Moscow pressed the West on Thursday to lift sanctions against Russia over the war in Ukraine, seeking to shift the blame for a growing food crisis that has been worsened by Kyiv’s...

Blinken: US to leverage Russia-Ukraine bloc against China

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Thursday the Biden administration aims to lead the international bloc opposed to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine into a broader coalition to count...

US moving toward 'constructive clarity' on Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to U.S. President Joe Biden's third affirmation that his administration would use force to defend Taiwan on Monday (May 23), a Taiwan analyst said the U.S....

Blinken warns China threat greater than Russia long term

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivered an address Thursday designed to rally the international community to deter and counter China, which the US sees as a long-term threat to global stability...

Brittney Griner's wife tells ABC she wants WNBA star home

Brittney Griner's wife, Cherelle, wants President Joe Biden to secure her partner's release, doing whatever is necessary to get the WNBA star home from Russia where she has been detained for more than...

Davos updates | Polish leader can't see Ukraine ceding land

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Polish President Andrzej Duda says he sees no possibility for neighboring Ukraine to accept any peace terms dictated by Russia or to consent to give any of its territory to R...