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US Republican lawmaker says China 'bullying' Taiwan

A US delegation led by Republican lawmaker and vocal China critic Mike Gallagher arrived in Taiwan on Thursday for meetings with the island's top leadership. Gallagher, the chair of the House of ...

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...

North Korea leader's sister says Japan PM's comments positive -KCNA

SEOUL, Feb 15 (Reuters) - The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said that there is no impediment to closer ties with Japan and that there may come a day Japanese Prime Minister Fum...

Kremlin dismisses US warning about Russian nuclear capability in space

The Kremlin dismissed on Thursday a warning by the United States about Moscow's new nuclear capabilities in space, calling it a "malicious fabrication" and a trick by the White House aim...

Iran marks the 45th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution

Hundreds of thousands of people took part in rallies across Iran on Sunday to mark the 45th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. The commemoration of the toppling of the US-backed monarch and ...

North Korea's economy gets shot in arm from Russia arms deal

North Korea, the world's most isolated state, is this year expected to return to economic growth for the first time since before the pandemic, as weapons deliveries to sustain Russia's invasio...

North Korea tests submarine-launched cruise missiles, KCNA says

North Korea tested its new strategic cruise missiles for the second time in a week on Sunday, calling it a newly developed submarine-launched cruise missile (SLCM), accelerating its navy's nuclear...

Ukraine updates: Russia launches new aerial attacks

Russia hit buildings and infrastructure around Ukraine in fresh strikes on Saturday night. Ukraine's SBU military intelligence agency said officials embezzled millions of dollars under the guise ...

North Korea says it tested new cruise missile

North Korea said Thursday it had carried out its first test of a new generation of "strategic" cruise missiles. The country's official Korean Central News Agency said the Pulhwasal-3-31...

Putin willing to visit Pyongyang soon, North Korea says

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his willingness to visit Pyongyang soon when he met with North Korean Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui in Russia last week, North Korea's state news agency ...

North Korea claims to have fired intermediate-range missile

North Korea has successfully test-fired an intermediate-range solid-fuel ballistic missile, the state-run KCNA agency reported Monday. The aim of the launch on Sunday was to examine "the glidi...

Ukraine updates: Kyiv pushes Ukraine peace plan in Davos

National security advisors of 81 countries and international organizations are meeting in Davos to discuss Ukraine's plan for peace. The initiative calls for the restoration of Ukraine's terr...

Only 'unification' Taiwan needs is with itself

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Only one country in the world openly and consistently threatens to wipe Taiwan off the face of the map, and this is the nation former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) thinks T...

Ukraine updates: UK pledges extra aid as Sunak visits Kyiv

Ahead of his Friday trip to Kyiv, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's office has said it will increase its military aid to Ukraine to £2.5 billion (€2.91 billion/$3.19 billion) in the comin...

US, partners condemn arms transfers between North Korea and Russia

A joint statement by the United States and its partners on Tuesday condemned arms transfers between North Korea and Russia, including what it termed as Russia's procurement of North Korean ballist...