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China expected to ramp up military intimidation against Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China will continue to increase intimidation against Taiwan through various means, defense ministry intelligence officer Huang Ming-chieh (黃明傑) said on Tuesday (Jan. 16). ...

Taiwan changes Chinese ADIZ incursion map format

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense on Tuesday (Jan. 16) introduced a new format for its maps depicting the latest intrusions by Chinese military assets in the air defense id...

Taiwan election poses early 2024 test of U.S. aim to steady China ties

WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Taiwan's election next week poses challenges for Washington no matter who wins, with a victory for the ruling party sure to exacerbate tensions with China while an op...

Why the Indian Ocean could be China's Achilles' heel in a Taiwan war

HONG KONG, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Every day, nearly 60 fully loaded very large crude-oil carriers sail between the Persian Gulf and Chinese ports, carrying about half of the oil that powers the world'...

China's Shandong carrier navigates down Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday (Dec. 11) reported that China's Shandong aircraft carrier was detected navigating down the median line of the Taiwan S...

Taiwan Statebuilding Party warns of potential security breach on fishing vessels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) politicians on Tuesday (Nov. 14) urged the government to keep a closer eye on Taiwanese fishing vessels after one was found to be equipped...

Top US military official thinks Xi will not seize Taiwan by force

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) may not necessarily want to take Taiwan by force, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Charles Q. Brown said on Friday (Nov. 10). Xi will try to a...

US forces under fire in Middle East as America slides towards brink

WASHINGTON/BAGHDAD, Nov 9 (Reuters) - A defective drone in Iraq may have helped keep America from being dragged deeper into a widening Middle East conflict. The drone, which was launched at the Erb...

China's Shandong steams up west side of Taiwan Strait median line

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Thursday (Nov. 9) reported that China's Shandong aircraft carrier was detected navigating up the median line of the Taiwan St...

Ukraine updates: Russia taking 'active actions' near Bakhmut

Russia has significantly bulked up its forces around the devastated city of Bakhmut in the east, Ukrainian sources say. "In the Bakhmut area, the enemy has significantly strengthened its groupin...

Israel launches Gaza war's second phase with ground operation, Netanyahu say

JERUSALEM (Reuters) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that Israeli forces had unleashed the second phase of the Gaza war as they pressed ground operations against Hamas milita...

Hamas vows 'full force' after Israel steps up Gaza ground operations

JERUSALEM, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Hamas said on Saturday its militants in Gaza were ready to confront Israeli attacks with "full force" after Israel's military widened its air and ground att...

Biden calls Hamas attack on Israel 'pure evil'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Biden condemned the attack by the Palestinian militant group Hamas on its ally, Israel, as “pure evil” and reiterated Washington's support f...

UN vote on foreign police mission to Haiti set for Monday

The United Nations Security Council is set to vote on Monday to approve the deployment of foreign police to Haiti and authorize the use of force to help the Caribbean country fight violent gangs that ...

Fighting flares again in a breakaway region in the Caucasus Mountains

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Azerbaijan’s forces rained artillery fire on Armenian positions in Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday, and local officials reported that scores of people — both civilians and troops —...