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Taiwan calls on Solomon Islands not to let China use it as pawn

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Solomon Islands should not let itself be treated as a pawn after its signing of a security agreement with China, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Wednesday ...

Australia says it would keep security ties with Solomons despite China pact

Australia would continue to cooperate with Solomons Islands on matters of security even if the Pacific island nation signs a proposed security agreement with China that Australia opposes, Australian F...

US approves $1B arms sale to Nigeria despite rights concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has given the green light for Nigeria to buy advanced attack helicopters worth nearly $1 billion despite concerns about the country’s human rights record as ...

Western pressure mounts on Solomons to quash pact with China

CANBERRA, Australia: (AP) — Australia and the United States are stepping up diplomatic outreach to the Solomon Islands after China signed a security deal with the South Pacific island nation that coul...

US, Australia discuss Taiwan Strait peace, Indo-Pacific stability in call

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman on Tuesday (April 12) stressed the importance of Taiwan Strait peace in a call with Australian Department of Foreign Affairs a...

Australia sends minister to Solomon Islands over China defense pact

Australia's Minister for International Development and the Pacific Zed Seselja arrived in the Solomon Islands on Wednesday to ask the country not to sign a proposed security agreement between the ...

UK sanctions 2 Bosnian-Serb leader for undermining peace

LONDON (AP) — Britain sanctioned two leading Bosnian-Serb politicians Monday, accusing them of encouraging ethnic hatred and jeopardizing the peace accord that ended the civil war in Bosnia-Herzegovin...

AIT director highlights efforts to strengthen US-Taiwan security, economic ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. is focused on strengthening Taiwan’s role as a regional security partner, promoting global supply chain resilience, supporting efforts to preserve and expan...

Japanese ex-Premier Abe calls for intelligence sharing with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo told President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) during a video conference call Tuesday (March 22) that their countries should share intelligenc...

Taiwan calls on China to help maintain peace, stability in Indo-Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait and Indo-Pacific are the common responsibilities of all nations in the region, Presidential Spokesperson Xavier Chang (張惇涵) said o...

Quad leaders agree Ukraine experience should not be allowed in Indo-Pacific

TOKYO/WASHINGTON, March 3 (Reuters) - Leaders of the Quad grouping of countries - the United States, India, Australia and Japan - agreed on Thursday that what is happening to Ukraine should not be all...

Taiwan thanks UK, Australia for support following virtual summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (Feb. 15) welcomed the support the U.K. and Australia expressed in a joint statement the previous day. British Prime ...

Pelosi in Jerusalem: US support for Israel is 'ironclad'

JERUSALEM (AP) — American support for Israel remains “ironclad,” U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told members of Israel's parliament Wednesday, despite deep differences between the nations on Iran, pe...

Israel PM meets Bahrain's king in push to strengthen ties

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Israel’s prime minister Tuesday said Israel and its Arab allies were forging a regional “ring of stability” as he wrapped up a lightning visit to Bahrain that sought to send a p...

Saudi sees Cyprus as bridge between Europe, Middle East

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Saudi Arabia views Cyprus as a “bridge” between the Middle East and the European Union, helping the 27-nation bloc “understand what’s going on” in the region, the Saudi foreign ...