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Greece voices concern to Spain on military ties with Turkey

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek foreign minister on Tuesday voiced worries over potential plans by Spain to boost military cooperation with Greece's regional rival, and NATO ally, Turkey. ...

US steps up disclosure pressure on Chinese companies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese companies will have to disclose more information about audits and whether they are controlled by a government or else leave U.S. stock markets under a rule approved by securi...

Taiwan diplomat calls for deeper relations with Central and Eastern Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese envoy to Hungary Liu Shi-chung (劉世忠) on Saturday (Nov. 20) emphasized the importance of Taiwan’s security to the world and called on Central and Eastern Eu...

Airbus strikes 2nd major aircraft deal of Dubai Air Show

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Airbus clinched a major deal on Monday valued into the billions of dollars to sell 111 new aircraft to the Air Lease Corporation, its second blockbuster order at the...

Taiwan unveils its 'Army Iron Man' exoskeleton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Tuesday (Oct. 26) unveiled its new "Army Iron Man" powered exoskeleton system for troops to use on the battlef...

Ambassador pick emphasizes US strengths in countering China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's pick for ambassador to Beijing told lawmakers considering his nomination on Wednesday that Americans should "have confidence in our strength” when dealing with ...

Are the US and China tiptoeing towards an Indo-Pacific Cold War?

The new security partnership between the United States, United Kingdom and Australia, dubbed "AUKUS," has made waves from Asia to Europe. Beijing called the partnership "highly irrespon...

Military analysts praise Taiwan-made cruise missile's potential capabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Military analysts have said the domestically produced Hsiung Feng IIE cruise missile would have the capability to change course mid-flight to avoid interception if paired ...

Chinese students hit by US visa rejections amid tension

After a semester online, Wang Ziwei looked forward to meeting classmates who are returning to campus at Washington University in St. Louis. But the 23-year-old finance student said the U.S. revoked hi...

Japan, UK to expand defense ties at sea, military technology

TOKYO (AP) — The British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth and its strike group will visit Japanese ports in September for joint exercises, defense ministers from Japan and Britain said Tuesday as ...

Judge tosses Roy Moore's lawsuit over Baron Cohen interview

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed failed U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore’s $95 million lawsuit targeting comedian Sacha Baron Cohen filed after Moore complained he was trick...

NSA to NSO: NY filmmakers explore circles of surveillance

BERLIN (AP) — American filmmaker Laura Poitras, known for her award-winning 2014 documentary on former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden and his revelations about the National Security Agenc...

Emails show Trump pressured Justice Dept. over 2020 election

WASHINGTON (AP) — During the last weeks of his presidency, Donald Trump and his allies pressured the Justice Department to investigate unsubstantiated claims of widespread 2020 election fraud that eve...

What the Biden-Putin summit has to do with China

Biden wants to spend time in a room with Putin and the translators to better understand what drives the Russian president and what the real issues are, said Ian Bremmer, a US foreign affairs expert an...

Why is North Korea testing weapons again?

North Korea is often referred to as the "hermit kingdom," because it cuts off communication with the outside world, and a highly censored media inhibits reporting on the country and its gove...