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Taiwan ex-military chief rejects alleged leaks about submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Chief of the General Staff Lee Hsi-min (李喜明) denied accusations that he was involved in the alleged leak of confidential data about Taiwan’s submarine project...

Top general's dismissal reveals new crack in Russian military leadership

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian general in charge of forces fighting in southern Ukraine has been relieved of his duties after speaking out about problems faced by his troops, a move that reflected new fissur...

Russia's Defense Ministry says Wagner mercenaries are surrendering their weapons to the military

MOSCOW (AP) — Mercenaries of the Wagner Group are completing the handover of their weapons to the Russian military, the Defense Ministry said Wednesday, a move that follows the private army's brief re...

Palestinian militants fire more rockets, as Israeli airstrikes hit Gaza despite cease-fire efforts

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes killed a senior militant commander in the Gaza Strip and Palestinian militants fired rockets toward Jerusalem on Friday, further escalating the most vio...

Israel to 'strengthen' settlements after shooting attacks

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday announced a series of punitive steps against the Palestinians, including plans to beef up Jewish settlements in the occupied West...

Russia plays down West's move on tanks, attacks Ukraine anew

From Washington to Berlin to Kyiv, a Western decision to send battle tanks to Ukraine was hailed enthusiastically. Moscow first shrugged it off — and later launched a new barrage of attacks. ...

Taiwan underscores defense integrity at international forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 International Academic Forum on Military Integrity was held in Taipei on Wednesday (Dec. 7) as the military of Taiwan strives to adhere to the values of integrity...

Japan’s LDP research chief considers visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior official from Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) is considering visiting Taiwan to discuss defense issues, reports said Saturday (Aug. 20). Ha...

Taiwan premier emphasizes continuous defense improvements

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to former United States Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s suggestion to let men and women serve at least one year in the Armed Forces, Premier Su Tseng-chang...

Taiwan-US Monterey Talks to discuss arms sales policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Arms sales policy will be the main topic of discussion when Taiwan’s top National Security Council (NSC) officials meet Biden administration staff at the Monterey Ta...

Japan's new foreign minister pledges to defend universal values amid rising China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s new foreign minister, Yoshimasa Hayashi, vowed on Thursday (Nov. 11) to safeguard universal values as Beijing rapidly expands its military. Hayashi also p...

Japan mulls next generation stealth fighter program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Major Hosomi Akinori vanished on a cool evening in April 2019 while flying one of the world’s deadliest aircraft — the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter. There was...

India announces nuclear, conventional submarine fleet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India’s navy will deploy a mix of both nuclear and conventional submarines to deal with maritime threats, a senior government official said Monday (Oct. 4). The a...

Taiwan congratulates Japan’s presumptive prime minister on victory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) congratulated former Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida Fumio after he won the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's (LDP) leadership...

Lithuania president: We have right to choose which country we want to work with

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania President Gitanas Nauseda said Lithuania is independent and can decide which countries it wishes to develop a relationship with, after China on Tuesday (Aug. 10)...