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Tsai 1st president in 40 years to confirm US troops are in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview released on Thursday (Oct. 28), Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) became the first Taiwanese president in 40 years to acknowledge that there are U.S. troops deployed in t...

Experts point out flaws in Taiwan's combat readiness

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Military experts have suggested Taiwan’s armed forces train with the U.S. and other countries’ militaries to improve combat readiness, according to a Wall Stre...

N Korea slams US for supporting Taiwan in nod to ally China

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday accused the Biden administration of raising military tensions with China through its “reckless” backing of Taiwan, and said that the growing U.S. mili...

Ethiopian airstrikes in Tigray force UN flight to turn back

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopian military airstrikes on Friday forced a United Nations humanitarian flight to abandon its landing in the capital of the country’s Tigray region, and a government spokesm...

3rd day of Ethiopian airstrikes in capital of Tigray region

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Ethiopian military struck a target near the capital of the country's Tigray region on Thursday, a government spokesman said, the third day this week of airstrikes as fighting...

New airstrikes hit capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — New airstrikes hit the capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region and another community on Wednesday, as video from Mekele showed injured people with bloodied faces being rushed to vehi...

EU, Ukraine to discuss military training and cyberthreats

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is considering providing a military training mission to Ukraine amid lingering tensions between Russia and its neighbor, officials said Monday. Act...

Afghanistan: What will the Taliban do without an enemy to fight?

In the first half of August, Taliban forces toppled the previous, internationally backed Afghan government in a lightning offensive. This swept Taliban fighters, who had spent years "in the moun...

China's mouthpiece calls for airstrikes to kill US 'invaders' in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head editor of one of the Chinese Communist Party's largest propaganda outlets on Thursday (Oct. 7) called for an airstrike to "eliminate" Taiwan-based U...

US soldiers stationed in Taiwan for at least 1 year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid unprecedented large-scale intrusions into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) by Chinese warplanes earlier this week, reports surfaced on Thursday (Oc...

Pentagon climate plan: war-fighting in hotter, harsher world

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Pentagon plan calls for incorporating the realities of a hotter, harsher Earth at every level in the U.S. military, from making worsening climate extremes a mandatory part of s...

Student taken into custody hours after Texas school shooting

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old student opened fire during a fight at his Dallas-area high school on Wednesday, injuring four people and then fleeing before being taken into custody hours later...

Jan. 6 trials slowed by mounting evidence in US Capitol riot

In the nearly nine months since Jan. 6, federal agents have tracked down and arrested more than 600 people across the United States believed to have joined in the riot at the U.S. Capitol. ...

Concerned United Nations can only sidestep Myanmar crisis

BANGKOK (AP) — In his speech last week to open the U.N. General Assembly, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres bracketed Myanmar with Afghanistan and Ethiopia as nations where "peace and stability remai...

1 of 2 pilots in military jet crash in Texas out of hospital

LAKE WORTH, Texas (AP) — One of the two pilots injured when their military training jet crashed into a suburban Fort Worth, Texas, neighborhood over the weekend has been released from the hospital. ...