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Taiwan declassifies secret government files

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The permanent classification of secret government documents came to an end on Wednesday (Feb. 28), the 77th anniversary of the 228 Massacre. The relevant amendments to ...

Ukraine updates: US to impose 'major sanction package' on Russia

The United States, on Friday, plans to announce sanctions against 500 entities involved in Russia's "war machine." Here's a look at the latest developments in Russia's war in Uk...

China says Philippine vessel 'illegally' landed on disputed atoll

SHANGHAI (Reuters) — China said on Saturday a small civilian vessel from the Philippines had "illegally placed itself on the beach" of an atoll in the South China Sea that both countri...

UN urges Philippines to curb killings of journalists

A United Nations expert has called for abolishing an anti-communism task force in the Philippines, following a nearly two-week visit in the country to assess the state of free speech and media rights....

China claims US could abandon Taiwan 'pawn' at any time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China said the U.S. could cast off Taiwan like an "abandoned pawn." During a Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) press conference on Wednesday (Jan. 31), a reporter s...

'Donald Trump didn't care about Taiwan': Ex-White House security official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A second Donald Trump presidency would likely mean further criticisms of Taiwan from the White House and less reliable U.S. support for Taiwan, experts have warned. A f...

China steps up military pressure on Taiwan after US visit

Beijing has sent 33 fighter jets and a group of six naval vessels toward Taiwan, the island's Defense Ministry said on Saturday, adding that Taiwan responded by deploying its own forces. The numb...

Lithuania parliament delegation visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation from Lithuania’s parliament will visit Taiwan from Sunday (Jan. 21) to Friday (Jan. 26). Head of the Lithuanian Parliamentary Group for Relations wit...

US and Chinese security officials discuss bilateral relations, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor Jonathan Finer met with Director of the International Liaison Department of the Chinese Communist Party Liu Jianchao (劉建超) on Wednesd...

Kim Jong Un calls for expanded missile launcher production

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has pushed for an increase in production of mobile missile launchers and said the country needed to be "more firmly prepared for a military showdown with the enemy...

Poland says Russian missile entered then exited its airspace

A Russian missile briefly entered Polish airspace, traveling some 40 kilometers (roughly 25 miles) over Warsaw's territory, early on Friday, according to the country's top military officials. ...

Over 5,000 Taiwanese servicemembers to remain on duty on election day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 5,000 military personnel will remain stationed at their post on election day (Jan. 13), a number consistent with previous years, the Ministry of National Defense...

Ukraine updates: Biden says Putin 'banking' on US aid lapse

In a joint press conference with Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Joe Biden insisted that the United States "will not walk away" from Ukraine, adding that "Putin must lose.&...

Russia: Navalny's team says whereabouts unknown

Allies of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Monday they have been unable to locate him for six days and that he has likely been transferred. Navalny's spokeswoman, Kira Yarmysh...

Israel increases Gaza strikes, UN decries 'humanitarian nightmare'

GAZA/CAIRO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Israel sharply increased strikes on the Gaza Strip, pounding the length of the Palestinian enclave and killing hundreds in a new, expanded phase of the war, as the U.S. o...