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What is next in the China-India border conflict?

The disputed Himalayan border between India and China sees little activity this time of the year. Large swaths of the area are snowed in, and troops patrolling the border endure sub-zero conditions, ...

China's demographic decline to stunt PLA's growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Earlier this month, a report surfaced in Chinese state media outlet China Reports Network, which said it is every Chinese Communist Party (CCP) member’s obligation t...

India's satellite deal with China's Oppo raises security alarms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new deal between India’s space agency and China’s Oppo has raised security concerns as China continues to erode India’s control of its territory in the...

Teen with US ties again on the run from China with fiancee

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A teenager who says he’s a U.S. permanent resident and his fiancée are once again on the run from the threat of extradition to their homeland, China, in a sign ...

India-China tensions drive Ladakh infrastructure overhaul

As the stalemate between India and China along the fiercely contested Line of Actual Control, the de facto border between the two countries, drags on, the mountainous region of Ladakh is seeing a majo...

China could invade Taiwan by 2027: US admiral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Admiral Philip Davidson, commander of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, on Tuesday (March 9) said China could take military action against Taiwan within the next six years. ...

UAE weapons show draws major deals, traders amid pandemic

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In spite of the surging coronavirus pandemic, major arms makers descended Sunday on a convention center in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, ho...

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...

Jihadists in Niger kill at least 100 in mounting violence

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — More than 100 civilians were killed in Niger over the weekend by extremists who attacked two villages, as insurgent violence mounts in the West African nation. ...

China tensions push India and Taiwan closer together

When the Chinese embassy in New Delhi sent an advisory to journalists in India earlier this month, it could not have anticipated the move to backfire so spectacularly. An event that would have otherwi...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 11, the 285th day of 2020. There are 81 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 11,...

Full text of President Tsai Ing-wen's Taiwan National Day address

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered her National Day address Saturday, in which she stressed her administration's determination to safeguard Taiwan's national security and outlined the coun...

Journalist arrested for leaking India's border strategy to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior journalist based in India's capital New Delhi was arrested this week after allegedly selling information about India's border strategy and military deploy...

Tense India-China border raises fears of inadvertent escalation

Over the past few months, Chinese and Indian troops have been engaged in aggressive posturing at multiple locations along the two nations' de facto border, known as Line of Actual Control (LAC), r...

China accuses Indian troops of firing warning shots in border dispute

China accused Indian troops of violating a bilateral agreement and firing warning shots in the air during a confrontation with Chinese personnel on the disputed border on Monday, amid renewed tensions...