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PM Modi pledges to make India developed country in 25 years

NEW DELHI (AP) — The prime minister on Monday pledged to work with vigor to turn poverty-ridden India into a developed country in the next 25 years. Wearing a flowing, cream-colored ...

US senator Markey leads Congressional delegation to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Senator Ed Markey, representatives John Garamendi, Alan Lowenthal, Don Beyer, and Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen will visit Taiwan from Sunday to Monday (Aug. 14-15), as pa...

US-Taiwan trade initiative talks to kick off soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s top trade negotiator said on Saturday (Aug. 13) that talks on the U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade are expected to start soon. U.S. Indo-Paci...

Taiwan thanks U.S. for maintaining security in Taiwan Strait

Taiwan's foreign ministry on Saturday expressed "sincere gratitude" towards the United States for taking "concrete actions" to maintain security and peace in the Taiwan Strait ...

China sending fighter jets to Thailand for joint exercises

BANGKOK (AP) — The Chinese air force is sending fighter jets and bombers to Thailand for a joint exercise with the Thai military on Sunday. The training will include air support, st...

US, Indonesia, Australia hold drills amid China concerns

BATURAJA, Indonesia (AP) — Soldiers from the U.S., Indonesia and Australia joined a live-fire drill on Friday, part of annual joint combat exercises on Sumatra island amid growing Chinese maritime act...

US to conduct 'freedom of navigation' transit in Taiwan Strait

A senior US official said Friday the US was set to conduct "freedom of navigation" operations in the Taiwan Strait during the coming weeks. Kurt Campbell, the US Indo-Pacific coordinator in...

Analysis: China's Taiwan military drills offer spying opportunity for U.S.

HONG KONG/WASHINGTON, Aug 12 (Reuters) - While China's expanded drills surrounding Taiwan have marked an unprecedented military and political warning against outside interference over the island, ...

At 75, India’s Kashmir challenge shifts foreign policy focus

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — For decades, India has tried to thwart Pakistan in a protracted dispute over Kashmir, the achingly beautiful Himalayan territory claimed by both countries but divided between th...

World must uphold international order to protect democracies like Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The global community must uphold the current international order to protect democracies like Taiwan, Lithuania, and Ukraine, from authoritarian expansion, Lithuanian Forei...

US to hold Taiwan Strait transits in 'coming weeks'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite continued military exercises around Taiwan, the U.S. Defense Department on Monday (Aug. 8) announced that it will hold freedom of navigation operations in the Taiw...

US official says Solomon Islands leader 'missed opportunity'

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The U.S. deputy secretary of state said Monday the prime minister of the Solomon Islands “missed an important opportunity” by failing to attend a memorial service to mar...

Foreign ministry hits back at China's claim Taiwan, US changing status quo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) slammed China’s claim that Taiwan and the U.S. have changed the status quo in a press release issued Saturday (Aug. 6). MOF...

Slovakia foreign secretary urges Taiwan Strait peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Martin Klus, Slovakia State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, on Friday (Aug. 5) called for peace in the Taiwan Strait, following China’s ba...

US, Australia, Japan foreign ministers urge China to 'immediately' cease live-fire drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Top diplomats from the U.S., Australia, and Japan on Friday (August 5) called on China to stop military drills around Taiwan "immediately" and reaffirmed their c...