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Zelenskyy campaigns for more support in Munich

While standing ovations are commonplace for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the one he received at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday was still an important boost to his mission. Ukr...

Decoding China: Inevitable Taiwan tensions in 2024

Members of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) are apparently not taking a vacation to mark the Chinese New Year, which began on February 10. Taiwan's Ministry of Defense has counted a...

US State Department, congressmen slam China over M503 flight route action against Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department and members of Congress are condemning China's unilateral alteration of three flight routes to come closer to the Taiwan Strait median line, ...

Ukraine updates: Russia under pressure in Kherson, UK says

Russian invasion forces in Ukraine have come under increased pressure in the southern Kherson region on the Dnipro River, according to the British intelligence update. The deputy commander of the Ru...

US congressional delegation arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. congressional delegation arrived in Taiwan on Monday (July 3). The delegation is led by Representative Kevin Hern, chair of the Republican Study Committee, and a...

US defense chief slams China over rejected military talks

The United States Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, on Saturday, criticized China for its unwillingness to engage regarding military crisis management after Beijing declined an official invitation fo...

Iran-Belgium prisoner swap denounced as 'shameful'

Belgium was accused Friday of paying a "shameful" ransom for hostage-taking after one of its nationals was freed by Iran in exchange for an Iranian diplomat convicted of terrorism. The Pari...

Taiwan political parties gear up for presidential campaigns

Taiwan's next presidential election is still about nine months away but all major political parties have already nominated their candidates and gearing up for what's expected to be a vibrant p...

China continues second day of military drills around Taiwan

China continued military drills around Taiwan for a second day on Sunday as the US said it was keeping an eye on events. Taiwan's Defense Ministry said it had detected nine Chinese warships and ...

US Foreign Affairs Committee chair will lead delegation to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation representing the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, led by committee chair Michael McCaul, will arrive in Taiwan on Thursday (April 6), after stops in Japa...

Ukraine military aid: How much has the West provided?

US President Joe Biden announced plans Monday which will see arms worth $500 million (€468 million) delivered to Ukraine. Speaking during his recent visit to Kyiv, Biden added that Washington wil...

Taiwan to bolster military ties with US

Taiwan and the United States will deepen military cooperation in an effort to curb "authoritarian expansionism," Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday, after meeting with a delega...

Chinese balloon part of major spy program, US says

A senior US official said on Thursday that the balloon that was shot down by the US last week was part of a fleet of balloons that Beijing sent over 40 countries on five continents to collect intellig...

Ukraine's Zelenskiy expected to visit Biden, U.S. Congress on Wednesday - sources

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is expected to travel to Washington, meet President Joe Biden and visit Congress on Wednesday, sources familiar with the matter said, in his first known oversea...

German lawmakers arrive in Taiwan amid tensions with China

A German parliamentary delegation focusing on human rights arrived in Taiwan Sunday in a signal of support for the democratic island republic that China has threatened to invade. The group, led by Pe...