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S Korea's next leader faces escalating N Korean nuke threat

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — During his election campaign, South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk Yeol had tough words for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying he would teach his rival some manners and...

EU's Von der Leyen tries to woo India away from Russia

Head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen on Monday called on India to align itself closer with the European Union as New Delhi attempts to balance its ties with Moscow and the West. In ...

Tibetans in India demonstrate against Beijing Olympics

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of Tibetan exiles marched near the Chinese Embassy in the Indian capital of New Delhi on Friday and held a protest rally while denouncing the Beijing Winter Olympics and dema...

EXPLAINER: Why India won't send diplomat to China Olympics

NEW DELHI (AP) — India won’t be sending its top diplomat in Beijing to the Winter Olympics after the honor of carrying the Olympic torch went to a Chinese soldier wounded in a deadly border clash bet...

Reports: 6 wounded in Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border clash

MOSCOW (AP) — Fighting between the border guards services of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan has wounded at least six people, local news reports said Thursday. The conflict reportedly beg...

Jordanian officer dead after Syria border clash with gunmen

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's military said Sunday that an army officer was killed in a shootout with smugglers on the country's northern border with Syria. A Jordanian military web...

China installed fiber-optic network in Himalayas amid India border row: Pentagon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) took advantage of the border clash with India last year to install a fiber-optic network in remote corners of the western Hi...

China says US inflaming tensions with Taiwan and India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As tensions in the Taiwan Strait ratchet up to new heights, China faces a renewed risk of conflict on its border with India, compounding geopolitical pressure on the super...

Chinese, Indian troops deploy on border flashpoint after Chinese raise flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese and Indian troop numbers are surging on either side of their disputed border in recent days, concentrating around the Galwan Valley area where the two sides held a...

Detainee says China has secret jail in Dubai, holds Uyghurs

A young Chinese woman says she was held for eight days at a Chinese-run secret detention facility in Dubai along with at least two Uyghurs, in what may be the first evidence that China is operating a ...

China jails blogger for 'defaming' dead soldiers in India border clash

A popular blogger in China was sentenced to eight months in prison on Monday for "defaming martyrs" after he suggested that the number of Chinese soldiers killed during last year's borde...

Twitter includes Taiwan flag in announcement of Milk Tea Alliance emoji

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Twitter announced on Thursday (April 8) that it is creating an emoji for the Milk Tea Alliance and included Taiwan's flag among other members of the alliance in the st...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan members of Milk Tea Alliance stand with Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Milk Tea Alliance is calling on its Taiwanese members to join with other member nations in supporting Myanmar democracy activists on Sunday (Feb. 28). On Wednesday ...

China says it lost 4 troops in 2020 India border clash

China's military said Friday (Feb. 19) that four of its soldiers were killed in a high-mountain border clash with Indian forces last year, the first time Beijing has publicly conceded its side suf...

India, China begin troop withdrawal from contested border

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — China and India are pulling back front-line troops from disputed portions of their mountain border where they have been in a standoff for months, both countries said. ...