Video shows Chinese soldiers crying as they allegedly head to Sino-Indian border

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As tensions continue to simmer on the Sino-Indian border, a video surfaced on Sunday (Sept. 20) showing People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers crying as they are alle...

Taiwan's foreign minister slams Beijing for damaging cross-strait status quo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has accused its Chinese counterpart of destabilizing the cross-strait status quo through its recent remarks refusing to r...

Coronavirus takes it slow and steady in Australian football

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Slowly but surely, the four football sporting codes in Australia are completing their delayed seasons due to coronavirus shutdowns around the country. The ...

Taiwan says missiles sufficient to survive Chinese saturation attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday (Sept. 21) denied reports that it lacked sufficient missile supplies to defend against a "saturation attack&...

China denies existence of median line in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a highly controversial move, Beijing on Monday (Sept. 21) claimed that there is no median line in the Taiwan Strait, adding to the already tense situation in the region...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 22, the 266th day of 2020. There are 100 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept....

Critic of Chinese leader sentenced to 18 years in graft case

BEIJING (AP) — The former chairman of a state-owned real estate company who publicly criticized President Xi Jinping’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Tuesd...

Asia Today: Duterte extends virus calamity status by a year

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Rodrigo Duterte says he has extended a state of calamity in the entire Philippines by a year to allow the government to draw emergency funds faster to fight the CO...

Born to prevent war, UN at 75 faces a deeply polarized world

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations marked its 75th anniversary Monday with its chief urging leaders of an increasingly polarized, go-it-alone world to work together and preserve the organization...

Review: 'Agents of Chaos,' from Russia, but not with love

Let's take a trip back in American history, but not too way back. To a time not that unfamiliar — the last presidential election. Do you remember all the stuff swirling around in 2016? ...

Israeli defense chief heads to US to discuss military edge

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz headed to Washington on Monday for talks with his U.S. counterpart on maintaining Israel’s qualitative military edge in the Middle East following ...

Head of Mali's junta to be veep in interim government

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The head of Mali’s military junta said Monday he will serve as the vice president in a transitional government that is supposed to bring about a return to democracy more than a mon...

EU sanctions Turkish firm over Libya arms embargo violations

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Monday slapped sanctions on three transport companies for violating the U.N. arms embargo on Libya, including the Turkish shipping firm that operates a vessel at ...

German military opens new space operations center

BERLIN (AP) — The German military on Monday officially opened its first 'Air and Space Operations Center,' a nod to the growing importance of satellites for the country's national security. ...

Navalny says nerve agent was found 'in and on' his body

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny demanded Monday that Russia return the clothes he was wearing on the day he fell into a coma in Siberia, calling it “a crucial piece of evidence”...