China, India disavow clash but pledge to end border standoff

BEIJING (AP) — China and India accused each other Wednesday of instigating deadly border clashes between their forces along the disputed Himalayan frontier, pledging to safeguard their territory...

Aftermath of India-China deadly border clashes uncertain

NEW DELHI (AP) — As some commentators clamored for revenge, India's government was silent Wednesday on the fallout from clashes with China's army in a disputed border area in the high Himalayas that t...

PLA suffers '43 casualties' in border clash with India: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India's Asian News International (ANI) on Tuesday (June 16) cited intercepts of Chinese communications as revealing that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) had suf...

India: 20 troops killed in Himalayas clash with Chinese army

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A clash high in the Himalayas between the world’s two most populated countries claimed the lives of 20 Indian soldiers in a border region that the two nuclear armed ...

Beijing's Taiwan policy has failed: US think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Department of Defense Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Randy Schriver stated at a seminar on Thursday (May 21) that Beijing&rsq...

New Jersey, other states, work to fight virus misinformation

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s top homeland security official received nearly nonstop calls in early March from grocery chains, trucking companies and other logistics firms wanting to know if rumor...

Saudi cease-fire takes effect in Yemen, no word from Houthis

CAIRO (AP) — A cease-fire proposed by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen went into effect Thursday, potentially paving the way for an end to the more than 5-year-old c...

Failed mission raises doubts about Mexican security strategy

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A sloppy operation that failed to nab Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's son followed by days of changing explanations has revealed not so much that Mexico's government has a failing secur...

Ukraine entangled yet again in American political storm

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's withholding of military aid from Ukraine and his calls for the country's new president to investigate the family of a political rival have thru...

Ukraine entangled yet again in American political storm

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's withholding of military aid from Ukraine and his calls for the country's new president to investigate the family of a political rival have thrust the East Eu...

Trump's Afghanistan decision pushes country toward vote

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — President Donald Trump's sudden halt to U.S.-Taliban talks looks like a gift to the beleaguered Afghan president, who has insisted on holding a key election in less than thre...

AP Explains: How Trump upended US-Taliban peace talks

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — With a series of tweets, President Donald Trump has upended nearly a year of U.S.-Taliban negotiations on ending America's longest war. He has "called off" the talks and asse...

US military prepares to meet China in Arctic Ocean

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the recent “8th Symposium on the Impacts of an Ice-Diminishing Arctic on Naval and Maritime Operations” hosted by the Wilson Center in Washington D.C. last ...

Dear Washington, do not seek to appease the Chinese Communist Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On July 3, the Washington Post published an op-ed entitled “China is not an enemy” addressed to the White House and Congress, which was endorsed by 100 signato...

Americans think fake news is big problem, blame politicians

NEW YORK (AP) — Half of U.S. adults consider fake news a major problem, and they mostly blame politicians and activists for it, according to a new survey. A majority also believe jou...