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'Nowhere to hide' if war comes to Taiwan's front-line islands

NANGAN/DONGYIN, Taiwan, Aug 18 (Reuters) - On Taiwan's windswept Matsu islands, close to China's coast, one topic has been driving conversations in recent days: prospects of an invasion by Chi...

EU to host Serbia-Kosovo talks in Brussels amid tensions

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Wartime rivals Serbia and Kosovo are holding high-level crisis talks on Thursday which European Union mediators hope will de-escalate growing tensions in the Balkans, where Rus...

Stoltenberg: NATO ready to intervene if Kosovo tensions escalate

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday that the alliance had increased its presence in northern Kosovo, ahead of talks between Belgrade and Pristina scheduled for Thursday. EU mediators are ho...

Sri Lanka permits China's space-tracking vessel to land at Chinese-run port

The Chinese space-tracking vessel Yuan Wang 5 was given permission to dock early next week at Sri Lanka's southernmost port, Hambantota, Sri Lanka said Saturday. Hambantota has been a Chinese-ru...

Family of slain Texas soldier seeking $35 million in damages

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The family of a Texas soldier who was was sexually harassed and killed at a military base near Killeen in 2020 filed a lawsuit Friday seeking $35 million in damages from the U.S. ...

Taiwan's perspective on Chinese ADIZ intrusions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan must make strong military preparations as China ramps up its gray-zone tactics against the nation, experts say. After 2020, Taiwan’s southwestern air defen...

India: 2 suspected militants, 3 soldiers killed at Kashmir military base

At least two suspected militants were shot dead by Indian soldiers in a border district in Indian-administered Kashmir on Thursday, police officials said. Three Indian soldiers were also killed in a ...

Sri Lanka asks China to defer military ship visit after India protests

Sri Lanka said on Monday it had asked China to defer the planned visit of a Chinese ship to the island country after initially approving its arrival this week, yielding to diplomatic pressure from nei...

Japan's wildlife turns on the human population

Dramatic changes in the landscape of rural Japan have caused significant changes in the behavior of the nation's wild animals, leading to more frequent — and more violent — clashes wit...

China stresses ties with Southeast Asia in Cambodia meeting

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi stressed his country's efforts to strengthen ties with Southeast Asian countries at a meeting Thursday with their foreign ministers, which ...

Mali's capital Bamako boosts security fearing jihadi attacks

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — In Bamako's popular Darsalam neighborhood, a young gendarme stands by a newly barricaded street, his hand on the trigger of a rifle pointed slightly to the ground. ...

In graphics: The Taiwan-China conflict

China and Taiwan were trading stark warnings about potential military action ahead of the visit of United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taipei on Tuesday. Beijing has threatened to respond to ...

World one step from `nuclear annihilation,' UN chief warns

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sounded the alarm over the war in Ukraine, nuclear threats in Asia and the Middle East, and other tensions, warning that “humanity is just one ...

UN chief warns world is one step from `nuclear annihilation'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations chief warned Monday that “humanity is just one misunderstanding, one miscalculation away from nuclear annihilation,” citing the war in Ukraine, nuclear threats...

Chinese company eyes Solomon Islands deep-water port

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A Chinese state-owned company is negotiating to buy a forestry planation with a deep-water port and World War II airstrip in Solomon Islands amid persistent concerns that Ch...