Trump pushes forward with sale of F-16V warplanes despite China complaints

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After numerous delays, the Trump administration is again moving ahead with the sale of 66 F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, despite renewed trade talks with Beijing over the U.S.-C...

Rouhani: Iran will enrich uranium to 'any amount we want'

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president warned that Tehran will increase its enrichment of uranium to "any amount that we want" beginning on Sunday, putting further pressure on Europe...

Esper: Turkey faces sanctions if it buys Russian system

BRUSSELS (AP) — Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper is making it clear to Turkey that it will face economic sanctions if it goes ahead with the purchase of a Russian missile defense system. ...

US issues Turkey new warning over Russian missile purchase

BRUSSELS (AP) — The U.S. envoy to NATO says Turkey will be axed from the advance high-tech F-35 fighter jet program if it goes ahead with plans to buy Russian S-400 air defense missiles. ...

Turkey expects Russian missile systems in 1st half of July

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president says the country expects to take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defense systems in the first half of July, despite U.S. objections to the deal. ...

AP Interview: Russia's MiG sees drones as fighter jet future

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The head of Russia's MiG warplane manufacturer says his company is entering the drone market, and sees pilotless fighter jets as the future. Ilya Tarasenko ...

France, Germany sign European jet fighter deal

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — France, Germany and Spain agreed Monday to develop a European fighter jet and air combat system, as they bolster efforts to reduce their dependency on the United States. ...

Japan protests Chinese activity near disputed islands

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is protesting what is says was an unauthorized Chinese maritime survey within its economic waters near disputed East China Sea islands. Japan's Foreign Ministry sa...

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400 missile defense system. ...

Turkey won't bow to US 'ultimatums' on Russia missile system

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister said Thursday his country won't bow to "ultimatums" after the United States warned Turkey it was excluding it from the F-35 fighter jet program over its...

Business Highlights

___ US employers hired a record number of people in April WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers hired the most people on record in April, while the number of open jobs w...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 8, the 159th day of 2019. There are 206 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 8, 1...

Photo of the Day: Cockpit view inside Taiwan-made warplane

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A missile can be seen being launched in this photograph taken inside of a Taiwanese-built Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF) on Wednesday (May 29). In the photo, a pilot takin...

Erdogan and Trump to meet at G-20 summit in Japan

ISTANBUL (AP) — A senior Turkish official says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to meet on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Japan being held June 28-29. ...

Video shows Taiwan fighter jets land on freeway to counter simulated 'Chinese attack'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's three major fighter jet models successfully made emergency takeoffs and landings on a section of freeway in western Taiwan on Tuesday morning (May 28), as part of ...