Taiwan president visits Army's chemical division amid coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) visited the Amy’s chemical department based in Taoyuan City on Thursday (Feb. 27), as the military has played an important role in the g...

World battles virus epidemic as cases multiply outside China

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Crews scrubbed everything from money to buses, military bases were on high alert and quarantines were enforced Wednesday from a beachfront resort in the Atlantic to a r...

China to buy 1.4 million body armor units for war with Taiwan, US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus spreads across the globe, Communist China on Saturday (Feb. 23) announced that it is purchasing 1.4 million body armor units for war with Taiwan a...

In Brazil, fears that violent police strike could spread

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A violent police strike in northeastern Brazil that led to a senator being injured by gunfire has shed light on dissatisfaction among cops elsewhere in the country who have threa...

Virus spreads in South Korean city as thousands are screened

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Saturday reported an eight-fold jump in viral infections in four days to 433, most of them linked to a church and a hospital in and around the country&rs...

Virus cases balloon in S. Korea as outbreak shifts, spreads

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Schools were shuttered, churches told worshipers to stay away and some mass gatherings were banned as cases of a new virus swelled Friday in South Korea, the newest fro...

Uighur whistleblower: China is 'arresting people without any reason'

It was easy to overlook the narrow, nondescript staircase leading to a brightly-lit basement mosque in Istanbul's busy Sultan Murat neighborhood. Below, a small girl ran around among the white ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2020. There are 319 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 16, 20...

Wilson, Caldwell lead Army past Lafayette

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Wilson scored 20 points with 13 rebounds and Josh Cladwell had a double-double and Army subdued Lafayette 65-48 on Wednesday night. Army (12-12, 7-6 Patr...

Three American military planes fly past Taiwan: MND

Three United States military aircraft flew close to Taiwan early Wednesday, two days after Chinese military planes crossed into Taiwan airspace, according to the Ministry of National Defense (MND). ...

NATO eyes boosting Iraq army training, still needs Iraq's OK

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO is ready to expand its military training effort in Iraq, the alliance’s top civilian official said Wednesday, but the Iraqi government is not yet ready to approve the move. ...

China's intimidation of Taiwan despite its Wuhan woes is a plan

As the number of coronavirus infections in China continues to spike, Beijing has sent multiple military aircraft across the median line in the Taiwan Strait. With a provocative move taking place ov...

US warns China after military aircraft encroach on Taiwanese airspace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Department of State on Tuesday (Feb. 11) issued a warning against China's recent military intimidation of Taiwan and its decision to send military aircraft to...

Couple weds in Northern Ireland's first same-sex marriage

LONDON (AP) — Two women tied the knot Tuesday in Northern Ireland’s first same-sex wedding, after the region became the last part of the United Kingdom to legalize gay marriage. Care...

Malian president acknowledges talk with extremist leaders

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has confirmed that his government is in contact with al-Qaida-linked extremist leaders as the West African country faces some of the worst v...