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In third year of war, why Ukraine's fate hinges on West

BRUSSELS, Feb 22 (Reuters) - As the war in Ukraine enters its third year, the conflict will be determined not just on the battlefield but also in Western capitals and other places far from the front l...

G20 says two-state solution only answer to Israel-Palestinian conflict

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Foreign ministers at the G20 group of nations meeting in Brazil were nearly unanimous in their support for a two-state solution as the only path to peace in the Isra...

Philippines: Is Marcos Jr. the EU's new best friend?

Since taking office in mid-2022, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has moved the Philippines closer to the US, even risking ire from Beijing by signing a new defense agreement with Washington. Marcos Jr...

US blocks ceasefire call with third UN veto in Israel-Hamas war

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 20 (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday again vetoed a draft United Nations Security Council resolution on the Israel-Hamas war, blocking a demand for an immediate humanitarian...

Singapore air show kicks off amid travel rebound, supply constraints

SINGAPORE, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Singapore on Tuesday kicked off Asia's biggest air show - the first in six years unaffected by pandemic restrictions - as the global aviation industry grapples with a...

US deploying 5 aircraft carriers in western Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. is deploying five aircraft carriers in the western Pacific in a move analysts say is meant to send a message of deterrence to escalating military activities in th...

EU foreign ministers approve Red Sea naval mission

European Union foreign ministers have given final approval to a naval mission to protect international shipping in the Red Sea area. President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, welcom...

75% of Americans think China-Taiwan tensions important to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Pew Research Center poll released on Friday (Feb. 16) shows the majority of Americans believe tensions between China and Taiwan impact U.S. interests and themselves pers...

MSC 2024: Ukraine's Zelenskyy rallies leaders for support

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz opens discussions at the Munich Security Conference, saying Europe must be able to defend itself Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy calls on the world to support hi...

Canada, Australia, NZ call for immediate ceasefire in Gaza ahead of Rafah assault

SYDNEY, Feb 15 (Reuters) - The leaders of Canada, Australia and New Zealand on Thursday called for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza, according to a joint statement released in response to r...

US Senate lurches toward possible early passage of Ukraine aid bill

WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - The Democratic-led U.S. Senate moved towards the final passage of a $95.34 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan on Monday, amid growing doubts about the le...

Swiss police probe antisemitism at Davos ski shop

Swiss police have launched an investigation into reports of antisemitism in the plush alpine ski resort of Davos, after a ski hire shop was allegedly refusing to sell sports equipment to Jews. Swiss ...

Republicans blast Trump over threat to abandon NATO allies

WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Some of former President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans on Sunday lashed out at him for saying he would not want to protect NATO members from a future attack by R...

Dutch court bans export of F-35 fighter jet parts to Israel

The Dutch government must halt all exports of F-35 fighter jet parts to Israel due to concerns over the military offensive in Gaza, an appeals court ruled on Monday. "It is undeniable that there...

More US military aid for Taiwan inches closer despite Trump's opposition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. lawmakers have come one step closer to securing an aid package that would provide around US$1.9 billion in weapons sales to Taiwan, while also providing more weapons ...