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Biden, South Korean leader to consult on how to check NKorea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden devoted Saturday to cementing ties with South Korea and its new president Yoon Suk Yeol as the two sides consult on how best to check the nuclear threat f...

14 Chinese military planes enter Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fourteen Chinese military planes entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Friday (May 20), marking the 15th day of intrusions this month. Five P...

Syria says Israel has carried out new attack near Damascus

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Explosions were heard in the Syrian capital Friday night, which Syrian media said were the result of a new Israeli attack near Damascus. State-run news agency...

US wargames show Taiwan drone swarms key to defeating China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wargames conducted by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) and in coordination with think tanks have demonstrated that in the process of defending against a Chinese invasion of Taiwa...

In Ukraine, surviving when your home is blasted

VELYKA KOSTROMKA, Ukraine (AP) — The explosions started in the middle of the night, shaking the house to its foundations. Roof timbers splintered and windows shattered, sending shards of glass hurtlin...

Biden to highlight U.S. chip production — in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden will open his trip to Asia with a focus on the U.S. tech sector, touring a Samsung computer chip plant on Friday that will serve as model for a $17 billio...

US, S Korean leaders meet in face of N Korea nuclear threat

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When the U.S. and South Korean leaders meet Saturday, North Korea’s nuclear weapons and missile program, already a major focus, may receive extra attention if intelligence pr...

N. Korea's low death count questioned amid COVID-19 outbreak

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that nearly 10% of its 26 million people have fallen ill and 65 people have died amid its first COVID-19 outbreak, as outside experts question the val...

7 Chinese military aircraft enter Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven Chinese military aircraft flew into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Thursday (May 19), marking the 14th day of intrusions this month. Fou...

Navalny's team urges more Russian sanctions to help Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s team hit Capitol Hill on Thursday, urging a fresh round of sanctions over the war in Ukraine that moves beyond wealthy oligarchs to spread ...

Biden visits Japan, South Korea carrying warning to China

Joe Biden will visit Japan and South Korea on his first Asian trip as U.S. president, carrying a clear message to China, advisers and analysts say - don't try what Russia did in Ukraine anywhere i...

Biden has an eye on China as he heads to South Korea, Japan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden departs on a six-day trip to South Korea and Japan aiming to build rapport with the two nations’ leaders while also sending an unmistakable message to China: Russ...

4 Chinese military planes enter Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four Chinese military planes entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday (May 18), marking the 13th day of intrusions this month. Two Peo...

Asia security in focus as Biden visits South Korea, Japan

US President Joe Biden is scheduled to arrive in Seoul on Friday for talks with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, although administration officials admit they are concerned North Korea will attemp...

UN chief `hopeful' of Ukraine grain deal to help food crisis

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — With global hunger levels at a new high, the United Nations chief said Wednesday he is in “intense contacts” with Russia and other key countries and is “hopeful” of an agreement ...