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Ukraine: Germany's Baerbock cuts short visit to Mykolaiv

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock on Sunday was forced to cut short a visit to a water treatment plant paid for with German aid, in the southern Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv. The incident occur...

In third year of war, why Ukraine's fate hinges on West

BRUSSELS, Feb 22 (Reuters) - As the war in Ukraine enters its third year, the conflict will be determined not just on the battlefield but also in Western capitals and other places far from the front l...

US and China officials discuss Russia-North Korea military cooperation, State Department says

WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - A top U.S. official on North Korea held a video call this week with China's envoy on Korean Peninsula affairs in which they discussed the growing military cooperatio...

Fate of US aid to Ukraine package discussed on Taiwan trip, lawmakers say

TAIPEI, Feb 23 (Reuters) - A stalled U.S. bill on military aid to Ukraine which will also help fund weapons for Taiwan was discussed this week during a visit to Taipei by U.S. lawmakers, two of the pa...

US delegation calls for coproduction of weapons in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To address the backlog of American weapons deliveries to Taiwan, a U.S. House delegation on Thursday (Feb. 22) called on allocating long-term budgets for annual shipments ...

UK announces new Russia sanctions to mark Ukraine invasion anniversary

Britain announced a new package of sanctions against Russia on Thursday, saying it was seeking to diminish President Vladimir Putin's weapons arsenal and war chest two years after the invasion of ...

Ukraine updates: UN decries 'horrific human cost' of war

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says the damage caused by Moscow's invasion of Ukraine will be felt for generations. Volker Türk was speaking ahead of the second anniversary of Russia&...

Germany's Bundestag debates Taurus missiles to Ukraine

German Bundestag to hold debate on delivery of Taurus cruise missiles to Ukraine Debate comes shortly before second anniversary of Russian invasion Parties both in Scholz's three-way coalition...

US Republican lawmaker says China 'bullying' Taiwan

A US delegation led by Republican lawmaker and vocal China critic Mike Gallagher arrived in Taiwan on Thursday for meetings with the island's top leadership. Gallagher, the chair of the House of ...

Taiwan to conduct live-fire drills, UAV flight trials next month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) will conduct a live-fire drill and a UAV test flight next month, the Maritime Port Bureau (MPB) announced ...

Zelenskyy campaigns for more support in Munich

While standing ovations are commonplace for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the one he received at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday was still an important boost to his mission. Ukr...

While land war is frozen in stalemate, Ukraine still achieves victories against Russia at sea

The Russian warship Caesar Kunikov (pictured above) had been in several conflict situations throughout its commission, including being deployed off the coast of Syria during Russia's 2008 war in G...

Taiwan to spend NT$3.49 billion on parts for domestic fighter jets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Air Force is budgeting NT$3.49 billion (US$111.29 million) to buy spare parts for its aging Indigenous Defense Force (IDF) fighter jets, reports said Saturday (Feb. 17...

MSC 2024: Ukraine's Zelenskyy rallies leaders for support

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz opens discussions at the Munich Security Conference, saying Europe must be able to defend itself Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy calls on the world to support hi...

Decoding China: Inevitable Taiwan tensions in 2024

Members of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) are apparently not taking a vacation to mark the Chinese New Year, which began on February 10. Taiwan's Ministry of Defense has counted a...