Taiwan Navy changes course to save historic warship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A contractor who won a bid to purchase a historic battleship for scrap metal said on Monday (July 13) the company was negotiating with the Navy about the future of the shi...

West Indies 159-3, closing in on England's total in 1st test

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — West Indies stayed in control of the first test against England on Friday by reaching lunch on Day 3 at 159-3 to trail by 45 runs. Resuming on 57-1, the t...

Taiwan military holds rehearsal drill ahead of 36th Han Kuang exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan military held live-fire rehearsal drills at Taichung’s Ta Chia river and Chia Nan beach on Thursday (July 2), ahead of the 36th Han Kuang exercise. Ove...

Pakistan: Exchange of fire with India kills boy in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani and Indian troops have traded fire in Kashmir in an exchange that killed a boy in the Pakistan-controlled section of the disputed Himalayan region, officials said Wednesday....

Australia plans $190 billion defense boost over decade

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister on Wednesday announced 270 billion Australian dollars ($190 billion) in additional defense spending over the next decade, which will include long-...

Clashes between Yemen's gov't, separatists mar ceasefire

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Fierce fighting continued in southern Yemen between Emirati-backed separatists and the country’s internationally recognized government Thursday, security officials said, a blow to ...

Pentagon identifies US Army soldier who died in Jordan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has identified a U.S. Army soldier who died Tuesday in Jordan. The Defense Department announced Wednesday that Spc. Nick Bravo Regules, 20, from Largo,...

North: Kim suspended action against South for Korean impasse

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday its leader, Kim Jong Un, suspended planned military retaliation against South Korea in an apparent slowing of a pressure campaign it has waged agai...

8 Taiwanese Coast Guard ships outfitted with 40mm guns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ocean Affairs Council announced in a humorous Facebook post that eight Coast Guard ships have each been fitted with a 40mm gun, which has a maximum range of 12000 mete...

Indian fire kills Pakistani girl, wounds family in Kashmir

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Indian troops backed by artillery and long-range guns fired on villages along the border in the Pakistani-administered side of the Kashmir region, killing a 13-year-old-g...

Fatal clash in the Himalayas ups ante for China and India

NEW DELHI (AP) — India and China sought Wednesday to de-escalate tensions after flexing their muscles in a fatal clash along a disputed border high in the Himalayas that left 20 Indian soldiers dead. ...

AP Analysis: North Korea gambling with latest standoff

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Only two years ago the leaders of North and South Korea shared drinks, laughs and vows for peace during three highly orchestrated summits that lowered fears of war that had r...

Protesters in Richmond tear down another Confederate statue

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Demonstrators in Richmond tore down another Confederate statue in the city Tuesday night, news outlets reported. The Howitzers Monument located near Virginia Com...

The Latest: Another Confederate statue torn down in Richmond

TOP OF THE HOUR: — Another Confederate statue torn down by protesters in Richmond, Virginia — Two Portland reporters injured by police at protests against police br...

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...